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  • Adopt-A-Highway reminder - September 18, 2019 at 11:02 am

    Volunteers will soon fan out along Michigan state roadsides looking for trash during the year’s final Adopt-A-Highway pickup. Thousands of volunteers in the popular Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) program will be picking up litter from Saturday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, Sept. 29.There are three scheduled Adopt-A-Highway pickups each year: one each in the spring, summer and fall. Volunteers in Michigan have been participating in the program since 1990. Every Read more…

  • State residents are being strongly advised by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services - September 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    State residents are being strongly advised by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to protect themselves from mosquito bites as four additional cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Southwest Michigan – including two that were fatal.MDHHS is taking further action to protect the public health as the mosquito-borne disease remains a threat that has now resulted in seven confirmed human cases of EEE Read more…

  • Roadway fatality update on Michigan roadways - September 18, 2019 at 10:59 am

    16 people died on Michigan roadways since last week making a total of 648 this year. In addition, 135 more were seriously injured for a statewide total of 3,831 to date. Compared to last year at this time there are 49 fewer fatalities and 5 more serious injuries. Numbers are provided by the Michigan State Police.

  • Search warrant nabs Crystal Meth distribution - September 17, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    On Wednesday 9-11-2019 SWET-West detectives along with members of the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, and Saint Joe Public Safety executed a narcotics search warrant in the City of Saint Joseph. Amanda Borrelli (36) was arrested following a 1-month investigation into the distribution of crystal meth at her home in Saint Joe City.  During the execution of the search warrant SWET Detectives located approximately a half ounce of crystal meth, heroin, Read more…

  • DON’T BE ALARMED: Cook Plant announces annual fall extended Emergency Siren testing schedule. - September 15, 2019 at 3:02 pm

    Beginning Monday, September 16 Cook will be individually testing each of the 70 Emergency Sirens located across Berrien County. Testing will take place in various locations throughout the county during the weeks of September 16, September 23 and September 30 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Folks within a 10-mile radius of the plant can expect to hear individual sirens tested three to four times for about Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Flash flooding strikes Texas, while Hurricane Humberto moves away from US

    ABC News(NEW YORK) — Imelda made landfall Tuesday in Freeport, Texas, as a minimal tropical storm with winds of 40 mph. No longer a tropical storm as of Wednesday, the system is just a heavy rainmaker — call it remnants of Imelda. The highest rainfall total so far was in Turkey Creek, Texas, just southeast of Houston, where a whopping 9.16” already fell. Some outer bands of Imelda brought storms Read more…

  • FAA chief to test updated 737 MAX software as planes remain grounded

    the_guitar_mann/iStock(NEW YORK) — Steve Dickson laid out the Federal Aviation Administration’s next steps in the recertification of the Boeing 737 MAX in the first month of his new term as FAA administrator, but now he’s heading to Seattle to get in the simulator himself. Dickson, the former CEO of Delta Airlines and a long-time pilot, will get into the MAX flight simulator later this week at Boeing’s headquarters to see Read more…

  • Trump delivers ‘false choice’ for Latinos between country, racial identity: Experts

    Official White House Photo Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump sought to woo Latino voters during a campaign swing through New Mexico Monday evening, touting his electoral appeal with that key voting demographic in the 2020 presidential election, while invoking language that sparked criticism for drawing divisions between nationality and ethnicity. While introducing Hispanic Advisory Council member Steve Cortes — who also works as a CNN commentator and was a Read more…

  • Mariah Carey drops mixed-ish theme, "In the Mix"

    L-R: Mariah Carey, ‘mixed-ish’ creator Kenya Barris, producer and star Tracee Ellis Ross; ABC/Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) — The highly anticipated theme song to the new black-ish spinoff series, mixed-ish, is finally here.  The song “In The Mix” was written, produced, and performed by Mariah Carey.  It also features vocals from her eight-year-old twins, Moroccan and Monroe, who chant “yay us” and laugh throughout the song. Fans of Carey’s Daydream era will also adore the serious throwback Read more…