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  • New Buffalo announces redevelopment groundbreaking - February 23, 2017 at 11:31 pm

    The City of New Buffalo and the New Buffalo Downtown Development Authority will hold a groundbreaking for the beginning of its $5 million redevelopment of the downtown area. Phase I of the project includes improvements to Mechanic and Barton Streets as well as the creation of new public parking in the central business district. Phase I work will be completed by Memorial weekend 2017. Phase II of the project will Read more…

  • Weekly fishing report released - February 23, 2017 at 11:29 pm

    Now for your WHFB weekly fishing report. In southwest Michigan overall: Ice fishing is done for now. Most lakes are open water or nearly ice free. Boat anglers were out in good numbers. Stay off any remaining ice, it is not safe! In St. Joseph, pier anglers have caught Chinook, coho and brown trout. On the St. Joseph River, steelhead fishing was very good. The fish are starting to move Read more…

  • MDHHS announces new executive director - February 23, 2017 at 11:28 pm

    Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon announced that Dr. Herman McCall will be the new executive director of the department’s Children’s Services Agency. McCall, of Albion, has been director of MDHHS’s Juvenile Justice Programs since 2014. He has more than three decades of experience in child welfare and education. In his new role, he will lead the department’s oversight of Michigan’s child welfare system, providing support Read more…

  • Michigan DNR announce RAP hotline - February 23, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is making it easier for citizens to report fish and game violations through the convenience of text messaging. The Report All Poaching (RAP) hotline (800-292-7800) now accepts text messages in addition to telephone calls. Text messages may include photos. The RAP hotline is a toll-free, 24-hour, seven-days-a-week number that enables citizens to report violations of fish and game laws, as well as other natural Read more…

  • City of St. Joseph seeking proposals for tree planting - February 23, 2017 at 11:26 pm

    The City of St. Joseph Department of Public Works is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to provide spring and fall planting of selected street trees on public road right of way (or on City property) as specified by the City of St. Joseph Public Works Department. located at 1160 Broad Street, Saint Joseph, MI. This project will begin on July 1, 2017 and expire June 30, 2019. All proposals must Read more…


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