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  • St. Joe Public Safety Dept. to hold 2 neighborhood meetings - February 19, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    In St. Joseph, the Public Safety Department will be holding two neighborhood meetings: Tuesday, February 21st at 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, March 1st at 6:00 pm in the City Commission Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 700 Broad Street. The purpose of these neighborhood meetings is because the Public Safety Department is interested in feedback relating to Quality of Life for citizens and their families during the busy and peak season Read more…

  • 2 area blood drives set for Monday - February 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    Michigan Blood is hosting 2 local area blood drives on Monday. One blood drive will be at Benton Harbor High School Room 206 located at 870 Colfax Ave. from 8:30am to 1pm. Another blood drive will be in Kalamazoo at the Bronson Athletic Club Room #2 located at 6789 Elm Valley Dr. from 1:30pm-5:30pm. For more information and to search for a blood drive near you visit: https://donate.miblood.org/donor/schedules/zip or call Read more…

  • Fishing report released - February 17, 2017 at 2:53 am

    Now for your AM 1060 WHFB weekly fishing report. In southwest Michigan overall, some lakes still had enough soft ice to prevent boating, but were not safe to walk on. Gull Lake is open with ice in the protected coves and along the shoreline. In St. Joseph, boat anglers are getting out for some early brown trout, coho and steelhead action on Lake Michigan. The St. Joseph River had high Read more…

  • Michigan DNR seeking volunteers for frog & toad survey - February 17, 2017 at 2:53 am

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers throughout the state to assist with its annual frog and toad survey. Declining populations of frogs, toads and other amphibians have been documented worldwide since the 1980s. Studies suggest amphibians are disappearing due to habitat loss, pollution, disease and collection. Michigan’s annual survey efforts help biologists monitor frog and toad abundance and distribution in the state. The surveys are conducted by Read more…

  • Michigan Department of Treasury works to stop tax-related identity theft - February 17, 2017 at 2:52 am

    In an effort to protect Michigan taxpayers, the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury) continues to implement security measures to stop tax-related identity theft. If an individual income tax return has been selected for identity confirmation, the taxpayer will receive a letter from Treasury asking them to confirm their identity by completing a short online quiz. After confirmation of passing the quiz, tax refunds will be issued between 14 and 21 Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Washington Monument to Remain Closed for Repairs Until 2019

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Washington Monument, one of Washington, D.C.’s most recognizable landmarks and the centerpiece of the National Mall, will remain closed for at least two years as workers modernize the structure’s elevator and construct a permanent screening facility, the National Park Service announced Friday. The monument has been shuttered since August following three separate closures, including one after a cable broke loose from the bottom of its elevator. Efforts Read more…