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  • DNR Weekly Fishing Report - December 13, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    Most of the southwest Michigan area has no safe ice. Many lakes still have open water or very thin ice. Anglers will have to wait until the next big freeze.On the St. Joseph River, Steelhead have been caught; however, the bite was extremely slow because of the cold water. Try fishing the deeper holes. On the Kalamazoo River, Steelhead still are being caught up near the Allegan Dam. Most are floating Read more…

  • New Carlisle, Indiana Man Charged With Mail Fraud - December 13, 2018 at 1:56 pm

    A New Carlisle man has been charged with 4 counts of mail fraud. According to documents in the case, 61 year old Kevin Clinton was employed as the Chief Information Officer at a South Bend business. From about March 2012 through about October 2017, Clinton caused his employer to pay invoices to a sham company that he controlled for services that were never performed. Over the life of the scheme, Read more…

  • Human Remains Found Near I-94 In Van Buren County - December 13, 2018 at 6:50 am

    The Michigan State Police (MSP) are investigating human remains that were located by an employee at a local business near I-94 in Lawrence, Van Buren County. The employee was walking in a wooded area when they noticed the human remains on the property and immediately notified authorities. MSP responded to the 900 block of Crandall Parkway at approximately 1 p.m. to investigate. The Michigan State Police Crime Lab was called Read more…

  • DNR Checking Hemlock Trees Throughout the State - December 13, 2018 at 5:15 am

    Late fall through early spring is the best time to check hemlock trees for the presence of hemlock woolly adelgid, tiny, aphid-like insects that consume a hemlock’s stored nutrients, slowly sucking the life from the tree. The DNR and partners need your help in looking for and reporting signs of this invasive pest that already is confirmed in four southwest Michigan counties. For more information on hemlock woolly adelgid identification Read more…

  • Shop With A Cop Cass County Recap - December 12, 2018 at 4:44 pm

    Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke is proud to report that the second of his Shop With A Cop events took place this past Saturday. Eight Children from Calvin Twp, The Village of Cassopolis and Edwardsburg/Ontwa Twp area were treated to a shopping spree at Wal-mart in Niles. This is the 15th annual event covering these communities. Donations from the community make this program possible. After shopping, the children were treated Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Bomb threats demanding bitcoin funds reported across the country, authorities say

    TinaFields/iStock(NEW YORK) — Multiple bomb threats have been reported across the country, according to authorities. The New York Police Department said it was monitoring multiple bomb threats sent electronically to various locations throughout the city. The threats are not credible at this time, the department said.  The FBI said in a statement that it was aware of “recent bomb threats made in cities around the country.” The agency is in Read more…

  • Trump claims, without evidence, that Mexico will pay for border wall via trade deal

    AlexLMX/iStock(WASHINGTON) — After threatening to shut down the government if Congress does not allot $5 billion for a wall across the southern border, President Trump now says Mexico will be paying for the wall using money the U.S. would “save” from the new United States Mexico Canada Agreement. The president tweeted, “I often stated, “One way or the other, Mexico is going to pay for the Wall.” This has never Read more…

  • Miss Universe announces all its judges this year will be women

    Miss Universe 2018 contestants; NARONG SANGNAK/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Miss Universe Organization has announced that for the first time in its history, its upcoming competition will have an all-women panel of judges. The judges will be comrprised of entrepreneurs, business leaders and industry experts, according to a statement from the organization, which added that some of them will also be former Miss Universe titleholders. “This new format will allow Read more…