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South Shore Update from NICTD - October 2, 2015 at 1:27 pm
Chesterton IN – In a unanimous vote Friday the Board of Trustees of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation passed a resolution (attached) urging Congress to quickly extend the deadline for Positive Train Control. In the same resolution the Board praised Congress for introducing HR 3651, which would provide an extension of the deadline until December 31, 2018, with the opportunity for additional time if good faith progress is demonstrated. Mike Read more…
Applications Being Accepted For Wind Turbine Technician Academy - October 1, 2015 at 11:21 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the next Wind Turbine Technician Academy at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. The 24-week Academy will begin on January 5, 2016 and will be held at Kalamazoo Valley’s Groves Campus. Kalamazoo Valley offers this course as a non-credit, full time program allowing students the chance to be job-ready in less than six months. Classes are held Monday through Friday, eight hours each day for 24 Read more…
Senator John Proos Tele-Town Hall Meeting Reaches 2,200 Residents - October 1, 2015 at 11:18 pm
During a tele-town hall meeting with Senator John Proos on Wednesday, more than 2,200 Southwest Michigan residents were able to express their priorities for the rest of the year. A tele-town hall meeting is a telephone conference call in which residents can speak to and ask questions of Proos. The Sept. 30 meeting was the latest in a series of tele-town halls Proos has held throughout his time in the Read more…
The Niles Scream Park Is Hosting An Undead Wedding Event - October 1, 2015 at 11:12 pm
The Niles Scream Park is hosting a wedding event on Saturday, October 3rd and is pleased to invite any and all to the festivities. Vowing to rot together throughout eternity, “Death” and “Sophia” the undead bride will wed in the best spoof fashion. Events will start at 8:00 pm on the midway of the Niles Scream Park and continue throughout the evening. Entry is free and all are welcome. There Read more…
A New Carpool Lot Has Been Completed To Help With Traffic volumes - October 1, 2015 at 11:10 pm
With traffic volumes increasing on the US-131 and Stadium Drive corridors in Kalamazoo, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has built a new feature for commuters. A new carpool lot has been completed as part of the reconstruction of the Stadium Drive bridge and interchange with US-131. The new lot has 85 parking spaces, including four handicap spaces, and is located at the southeast corner of Stadium Drive and 11th Read more…
- Coast Guard Joins Flood Rescue Efforts in South Carolina
Rain continues to fall on Charleston, South Carolina, one day after the city was slammed by record-setting rainfall.
Priced at $29.99, the toy is a bet that kids will jump on the VR bandwagon.
The U.S. military is investigating an airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan, early Saturday struck a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders.
Frustrated sponsors say legislation like this would help stem the violence.
For Jude Silver, there was nothing more exciting than getting a chance to test out Disney’s new Playmation for Marvel’s Avengers.