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  • MDOT resurfacing more than 7 miles of US-131 in northern Allegan County - May 26, 2019 at 3:00 am

    Starting next Tuesday, MDOT is investing approximately $4.5 million to resurface 7.6 miles of US-131 from 133rd Avenue north to the Allegan/Kent county line (108th Street). Nighttime and weekend single-lane closures will be in effect. This project will improve the ride quality and extend the service life of the roadway. The project is expected to run through the end of August.

  • Berrien County Public Notice : Herbicide Program - May 25, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    The Berrien County Road Department has put out a notice to the public and property owners adjacent to county roads of the 2019 Spring Herbicide Application Program for Roadside Right of Way. Application will be made for control of noxious and broadleaf weeds in turf areas within guardrail zones. All application will be ground, foliar-applied, utilizing vehicular mounted handgun equipment. The weed control application is designed to control and/or eliminate Read more…

  • Buckle Up for the Ones Who Will Miss You - May 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    The Click it or Ticket campaign has started with law enforcement looking for unbuckled motorists.  To stress the importance of buckling up, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) recently launched a new safety campaign that includes television and radio ads, billboards, social media posts, and banners displayed at more than 600 police and public safety offices across Michigan. The effort is part of the annual Click It or Read more…

  • MDHHS Invites comment on the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services Block Grant application - May 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) invites the public to comment on the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services Block Grant application. Title V of the Social Security Act of 1935, as amended, provides funding to states to improve the health of mothers, infants and children, including children with special health care needs. Per federal requirements, a five-year needs assessment was completed in 2015 and Read more…

  • Measles case confirmed from international traveler visiting Michigan - May 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed an additional measles case in St. Clair County, bringing the state total to 44 for 2019. The new case is in St. Clair County and involves an international traveler visiting Michigan. It is not related to the Southeast Michigan outbreak. A measles outbreak in Michigan, which began in mid-March, has resulted in 42 cases in Southeast Michigan. In addition, an Read more…

News From Around The World

  • Smoke screen, revolving license plate: Aston Martin’s Goldfinger DB5 replicates famous movie car

    Aston Martin(LONDON) — It’s what every James Bond fan has dreamed of owning: an Aston Martin DB5 that contains the very devices agent 007 deployed to elude his malevolent enemies in the classic 1964 film “Goldfinger.” Aston Martin, the 106-year-old British automaker, heard the rallying cries and decided to create 25 collector Goldfinger DB5 continuation cars that feature the gadgets seen in the movie: a rear smoke screen, revolving license Read more…

  • Fired up Bernie Sanders returns home for first Vermont rally of 2020 cycle

    ABC News(MONTPELIER, Vermont) — On a sunny day on the Burlington, Vermont, lakeshore in 2015, an independent U.S. senator with a relatively low national profile shocked the political establishment by turning out a boisterous crowd of thousands as he kicked-off his unlikely presidential campaign. Now, almost exactly four years later and 40 miles down the road, in the shadow of the statehouse, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. – today a political Read more…