health care


The second open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act is underway. 

As of Friday, 17 carriers were offering policies

Effect on plans for a new $70-million hospital outside Hastings is unclear

Federal officials have reported 25 cases involving the D68 virus in Michigan among 500 nationwide.

Portage Woman Helps Fight Ebola

Sep 24, 2014
Abbas Dulleh / AP Photo

A Kalamazoo-area woman has begun a campaign to help people in Africa fight the Ebola outbreak there. Dr. Manjerngie Ndebe (pronounced "man-JANG-ee DEH-bay") is the founder of a faith-based healthcare missionary program based in Portage. She says her campaign is focus on the situation in her native country, Liberia.