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  • Roadwork update - April 28, 2017 at 3:43 am

    In Van Buren County, reconstruction of the westbound I-94 bridge over Paw Paw River starts Monday through July 25th. Reconstruction of the eastbound bridge was completed in 2015. Visit Mi Drive for a project map of this overall $3.5 million investment: Westbound traffic will be shifted onto eastbound I-94, and two lanes will remain open in each direction throughout construction.

  • Weekly fishing report released - April 28, 2017 at 3:42 am

    Now for your WHFB weekly fishing report, overall inland lakes in the region are producing some panfish. Catch and immediate release bass season should start to heat up soon. Catch rates will improve as the waters warm. Until then, target the shallow waters. In St. Joseph, boat anglers caught good numbers of coho well beyond 150 feet with small spoons. Pier fishing was very slow for trout and salmon but Read more…

  • City of Niles flushing hydrants during the day starting Monday - April 28, 2017 at 3:42 am

    The City of Niles will be flushing hydrants during the day, starting Monday, May 1st. Flushing will begin at 7:30 A.M. and continue until 3:00 P.M. each day through Friday, May 5th. The City of Niles hopes that the hydrant flushing will not be an inconvenience to their customers. However, some customers may experience discoloration of water and to reduce any problems this can cause, the following advice is offered: Read more…

  • Dowagiac Police respond to domestic incident - April 28, 2017 at 3:41 am

    The Dowagiac Police Department responded to a report of a female subject who was attempting to stab herself and was suicidal at a dormitory at Southwestern Michigan College. On Thursday, morning, officers were dispatched to McKenzie Hall at Southwestern Michigan College (SMC) on a report of a female subject attempting to stab herself. Officers arrived and were met by a 20 year old male subject who advised that he had Read more…

  • Speed limits to increase via new state law - April 28, 2017 at 3:39 am

    In accordance with new state law, MDOT and Michigan State Police (MSP) have identified 900 miles of non-freeway state highways for speed limit increases to 65 mph, and 600 miles of freeway for speed limit increases to 75 mph. Select freeway routes will have increased speed limits posted beginning May 1st. More information on these speed limit increases, a map of the routes affected, links to the applicable legislation, and Read more…

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