Sheriff’s deputies in southwest Michigan say two people had to be rescued from the water, after one fell in while texting and the other tried to rescue her.
Benton Harbor-based New Products Corp. said it received the first tax abatement in the company’s 90-year history Wednesday night in a hearing with Benton Harbor’s Emergency Financial Manager Joseph Harris.
State-appointed emergency managers say fiscal responsibility, not race, is behind Michigan’s Public Act 4.
The state said it has decided against moving forward with a process that could lead to the appointment of an emergency manager for Benton Harbor’s public school district, citing ongoing efforts to deal with financial problems.
New Products Corp., Benton Harbor’s longest surviving manufacturer, is seeking to raise public awareness and support about ongoing property encroachment and other issues impacting the company.
Whirlpool Corp. announced that it will cut 5,000 positions in North America and Europe despite also reporting net income of $177 million or $2.27 a share, up from $79 million or $1.02 a share a year earlier.
In honor of National Coming Out Day, Whirlpool Corporation’s employees posted a video to share an “It Gets Better” message with LGBT youth who are struggling with bullying and self-acceptance.
Whirlpool Corp. has been named to the 2011-12 Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the seventh consecutive year. In 2011, the company’s centennial year, Whirlpool was named to both the World and North America lists. The DJSI tracks the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide.
A pharmacist who thwarted an attempted armed robbery inside a southwestern Michigan drug store by shooting his own gun is suing after being fired from his job.
Customers in Benton Harbor are expected to experience improved mobile broadband coverage and voice performance as a result of continued investment and innovation by AT&T.