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Sen. Proos to host Vietnam veteran lapel-pinning ceremonies - July 27, 2017 at 12:42 am
Senator John Proos will be hosting Vietnam veteran lapel-pinning ceremonies in Cassopolis on Aug. 18 and in Centreville on Sept. 22. The first event this summer will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18 at Cassopolis VFW Hall, 131 S. Broadway St. in Cassopolis. The second ceremony will take place on Friday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. at the St. Joseph County Fairgrounds, in Centreville. A Vietnam War Read more…
The Bistro on the Boulevard wins “Award of Excellence” - July 27, 2017 at 12:41 am
Wine Spectator’s 2017 Awards have been announced, and The Bistro on the Boulevard accepted their “Award of Excellence”. This selective annual award is presented to restaurants offering a wine list that meets their international standards of quality and variety. The Bistro on the Boulevard is the only restaurant in Berrien County to be recognized with this award. 2,335 restaurants (worldwide) received the 2017 award. Currently, the wine list at the Read more…
New report shows how much is spent on those that reside behind bars - July 27, 2017 at 12:40 am
More than 10 million people are imprisoned around the world and roughly 2.2 million of them reside behind bars in the United States. Because prison populations and costs continue to rise, Backgroundchecks.org released a report about how much the United States is spending on its inmates, per state. Michigan spends $35,809 a year per inmate, which is the 20th highest in the nation, but still above the national average of Read more…
Roadwork update - July 27, 2017 at 12:39 am
In the Kalamazoo are, the southbound US-131 ramp to eastbound I-94 will be closed for bridge sealing from 8 p.m. Friday, July 28, through 6 a.m. Monday, July 31. The detour is southbound US-131, westbound I-94, and 9th Street Exit 72 to eastbound I-94. In Van Buren County, starting August 7th, a restriction of all permitted loads on M-40 to 10 feet wide from county Rd. 665 to St. Joseph Read more…
Accident under investigation - July 27, 2017 at 12:39 am
On Tuesday, just before 3 p.m., Portage Department of Public Safety Police and Fire units responded to the 6500 Blk. of South 12th Street on a reported car/pedestrian injury accident. Upon scene arrival, Fire/Rescue personnel immediately initiated rescue efforts to the child/victim who was identified as 7-year-old Nicolaus Moehle of Texas Township. The child/victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 7:00 p.m. The Read more…
- Rikers Island jail inmate goes missing, complex locked down
New York City’s sprawling and troubled Rikers Island jail complex has been put on lockdown while authorities look for a missing inmate
Amazon is looking for 50,000 people, with unemployment at a 16-year low and wages barely moving
The Latest: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging all political, religious and community Ieaders to refrain from "provocative action and rhetoric" over the holy sites in Jerusalem and is calling on Israel "to demonstrate restraint."
The president announced his intention on Twitter.
The quintuplet dad opened up to ABC News about his secret.