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After church is robbed, pastor says there was ‘no anger’

After church is robbed, pastor says there was ‘no anger’

When Pastor Jerry Back of Community Haven Church in Middletown found out Thursday his church was broken into and robbed, he said he didn’t feel angry about what had happened. “There was no anger,” Back said. “It was more frustration, annoyed because I knew we had to replace everything and get it going by Sunday.”…MORE

Volunteers harvest hundreds of acres for farmer who unexpectedly died

Volunteers harvest hundreds of acres for farmer who unexpectedly died

A community comes together to help one of their own in a time of tragedy. A Mid-Michigan farmer and father died unexpectedly, leaving his family devastated. Along with dealing with the loss, there were hundreds of crops that needed harvesting. So a group of farmers and volunteers got to work and got it done. “Pretty…MORE

Veteran finds new mission, helps other vets with cattle ranch

Veteran finds new mission, helps other vets with cattle ranch

When Zeph Martinez goes to work each day now, he says he feels at home. “I love it. It is really peaceful,” he said. The veteran works at the KC Cattle Company ranch in Weston, Missouri. It’s a very different reality than the five years Martinez served in the U.S. Army. “I went to Iraq…MORE

Families try to stay warm this winter by staying at shelters

Families try to stay warm this winter by staying at shelters

City Union Mission shelter was full Monday night with more than 100 people inside. One family said, if it was not for this shelter, they would have to stay in their vehicle and it does not have heat. Jason Smith and his family relieved to escape the frigid weather. “Yeah, it brings back bad memories,”…MORE

Nonprofit that owes 2 years of back wages to workers delays payment again

Nonprofit that owes 2 years of back wages to workers delays payment again

A nonprofit company that has been deemed responsible for giving back-pay to its workers has delayed payment for a second time. In April of 2018, Self Help Enterprises, a recycling, packing and pallet manufacturer that hires people with disabilities, was found to be in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Payment that was expected…MORE

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