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  • Portage DPS responds to kitchen fire - September 23, 2016 at 2:15 am

    The Portage Department of Public Safety was dispatched to the 4700 block of Norfolk Circle for a possible structure fire on Thursday afternoon. The first arriving unit reported a single story duplex with smoke showing from the structure. Crews were able to make an interior attack and found a small kitchen fire in the one unit that was extinguished quickly. Fire crews performed a search of the structure and found Read more…

  • Gov. Snyder declares September Infant Safe Sleep Month - September 23, 2016 at 2:14 am

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    Governor Rick Snyder has declared September to be Infant Safe Sleep Month in Michigan and in order to recognize this important observance, the Berrien County Health Department is reminding parents and caregivers of techniques that can help to substantially reduce the infant death rate in Berrien County. Sleep-related infant deaths are those where the baby’s sleep environment was likely to have contributed to the death. Babies can easily suffocate while Read more…

  • Threat alert system created by Public Act 235 of 2016 now operational - September 23, 2016 at 2:11 am

    The threat alert system created by Public Act 235 of 2016 is now operational. This new alerting system can be used in cases where there is a public threat, which is defined as a clear, present, persistent, ongoing and random threat to public safety. A public threat includes, but is not limited to, an act of terrorism, an unresolved mass shooting or an unresolved mass shooting spree. Upon activation by Read more…

  • House fire under investigation - September 23, 2016 at 2:10 am

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    On Tuesday, the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office and the Niles Township Fire Department were dispatched to a residence in the 1100 block of Stateline Rd. Township of Niles on a report of a house fire. When the Niles Township Fire Department personnel arrived on scene they extinguished the fire and were able to determine that the structure sustained approximately $60,000 – $80,000 worth of damage as one third of the Read more…

  • Weekly fishing report - September 23, 2016 at 2:09 am

    Now for your WHFB weekly fishing report. In St. Joseph, boat anglers targeting salmon reported slow catch rates. A few fish were caught around the piers and in 100 feet on spoons and J-plugs. Pier fishing was slow with only a few fish taken daily when casting spoons. Perch fishing was slow. On the St. Joseph River, those trolling have caught a few salmon on spoons while others are floating Read more…


News From Around The World

  • J.C. Penney Reports Smaller Loss in 2Q; Sales Improve

    J.C. Penney reported a smaller loss in the second quarter as the department store chain enjoyed an improvement in sales fueled by such moves as bringing back appliances and refreshing certain areas of the store

  • The Note: Campaigns Play the Expectation Game Ahead of Monday’s Debate

    NOTABLES –CLINTON-TRUMP RACE NARROWS ON DOORSTEP OF DEBATES: The race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has narrowed to essentially a dead heat nationally, according to the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, raising the stakes dramatically for the first presidential debate Monday night. The debate is expected to have a huge audience — 74 percent of Americans say they plan to watch. And while eight in 10 say the debate Read more…