In Your Own Backyard: Why Local News Matters

Local NewsWe’ve all been programmed to see national news as the driver while local news takes a back seat, but why? How often does a national story line affect your day-to-day life? Your city government, local businesses, non-profits, citizen organizations and neighbors down the street are the real catalysts to daily life! If that’s the case, why is it so difficult to name our city commissioners in Wyoming and Kentwood? Covering local news and events affects YOU! Become a Citizen Journalist today and make a difference in the community you love and live in. If you’re interested in being a Citizen Journalist, email Mike DeWitt today at