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  • Hit And Run Schoolcraft - June 19, 2018 at 7:47 am

         A hit and run occurred in Schoolcraft on Friday night at 1130 pm involving a car hitting a motorcycle. This occurred on southbound US 131 at U Avenue. The vehicle that fled is believed to be a dark-colored 4 door sedan and may possibly have minor damage to the rear driver side. The victims were thrown from the motorcycle. At the time of the crash, the male driver Read more…

  • New State Law Allows Free Credit Freezes - June 19, 2018 at 7:46 am

               Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is reminding Michigan residents that free credit freezes became available to all Michigan residents, according to a new state law. A credit freeze is a temporary block on third parties’ ability to access a consumer’s credit report. Credit reporting agencies can no longer charge fees associated with freezing a consumer’s credit report. The benefit of freezing a credit report is Read more…

  • Wanted: Sightings Of State’s Largest Trees For Big Tree Hunt - June 19, 2018 at 7:44 am

           Whether you’re out in the woods or skateboarding through city streetscapes this summer, keep your eyes open – you may spot one of Michigan’s largest trees. The 14th Big Tree Hunt runs through Sept. 3, 2019. Started by ReLeaf Michigan in 1993, it takes place every two years and helps catalog the state’s biggest trees. Your assignment: Seek out the most majestic trees in your area and Read more…

  • Vicksburg Man And Woman From Florida Taken In On Several Charges in Portage - June 19, 2018 at 7:37 am

         On Sunday afternoon, Portage Department of Public Safety (PDPS) received a report of a vehicle driving recklessly south on Portage Road near Zylman. When officers arrived in the area, the vehicle was located and a traffic stop was attempted, however; the vehicle fled from officers and was not pursued. A short time later, an alert Portage resident contacted PDPS and indicated the there was a vehicle in her Read more…

  • Can You Survive On Minimum Wage? New Study Says No - June 19, 2018 at 7:37 am

    A new report finds minimum-wage earners in Michigan need to work the equivalent of nearly two full-time jobs to have enough money to pay for a two-bedroom apartment. The annual “Out of Reach” report shows the wage needed to afford a modest and safe rental home without spending more than 30 percent of income on housing costs in Michigan is 16-dollars-85-cents per hour. But the average renter earns just 14-dollars Read more…


News From Around The World

  • North Korea expected to return remains of up to 200 US service members lost in Korean War

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is expecting North Korea to return up to 200 sets of remains believed to be American service members who died during the Korean War, three U.S. officials confirmed. Planning is underway to receive the remains from North Korea in the coming days, but an actual transfer date and location has not yet been finalized, the officials said. One official said though it was unclear where Read more…