Battle Creek police celebrate chief’s retirement
The Battle Creek Police Department celebrated the retirement of Chief Jim Blocker Tuesday. (Jan. 24, 2023)
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Allegan, Mason, Muskegon, Oceana, Ottawa, and Van Buren Counties from 8:00 p.m. Thursday through 7:00 p.m. Friday. It will be breezy behind the front into the evening with a northwest wind at 10-20 mph. Temperatures will fall into the single digits or subzero overnight. WIND CHILL ADVISORY for Barry, Calhoun, Clare, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Jackson, Kent, Lake, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, and Osceola from 11:00 p.m. Thursday to 9:00 a.m. Friday.
Food manufacturers are now required to list sesame as a potential allergen on nutrition labels for packaged foods. The Food and Drug Administration has added sesame as the ninth major food allergen. The label requirement went into effect Jan. 1 but many people are not yet aware of the change. Older items without new labels may still be on store shelves during the transition. (Feb. 2, 2023)