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  • Roadwork on US 12 Continuing Through October - July 16, 2018 at 2:01 am

    MDOT will be investing $1.5 million to repave nearly 1 mile of US-12 in the village of Edwardsburg. Construction includes road resurfacing, concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk ramp reconstruction, drainage and sign upgrades, pavement markings, and railroad crossing upgrades from the west village limit of Edwardsburg to M-62. There will be single-lane closures on US-12 with traffic maintained by a flagging operation. During railroad crossing reconstruction in mid-August, US-12 will Read more…

  • Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Announces New Concertmaster - July 16, 2018 at 2:00 am

    The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra announced their new concertmaster, Jun-Ching Lin. Mr. Lin is very active in education, hosting educational residencies at Trinity School in Atlanta and in Kalamazoo. He has been the first violin coach of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra for over 25 years and has taught at Emory University, Georgia Tech University, Meadowmount, Encore School for Strings, and Franklin Pond Chamber Music. Visit www.kalamazoosymphony.com for up-to-date information, details and schedules. Read more…

  • IRS Phone Scam In Area - July 15, 2018 at 10:34 am

    On Friday, The Cass County Sheriff’s Office made the following statement: “We have received many calls today reference people calling saying they are the IRS, this is a scam do not give out your information, the IRS will not contact you by phone. Here is a helpful link to report the calls: https://home.treasury.gov/…/report-fra…/report-scam-attempts “

  • Allegan County Sheriff’s Office K9 Edo to get donation of body armor - July 15, 2018 at 10:33 am

    Allegan County Sheriff’s Office K9 Edo will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Edo’s vest is sponsored by Justin and Kristan Goodenough of Allegan, MI and will be embroidered with the sentiment “Born to love – Trained to serve – Loyal always”. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this Read more…

  • Michigan Health Insurance Companies Submit Plans for 2019 Open Enrollment - July 15, 2018 at 10:32 am

    The Michigan Department Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) received filing information from nine health insurance companies seeking inclusion in the federally-facilitated Michigan Health Insurance Marketplace. The Issuers offering Qualified Health Plans filed for the Michigan Health Insurance Marketplace are: -Blue Care Network -Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI -McLaren Health Plan Community -Meridian Health Plan of MI, Inc -Molina Healthcare of MI -Oscar Insurance Company -Physicians Health Plan -Priority Health Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Manhunt underway after deputy shot during traffic stop in North Carolina

    Dave Faherty/WSOC9(LENOIR, N.C.) — A manhunt is underway in North Carolina for a suspect accused of shooting a sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop, Caldwell County officials said Monday. The deputy, whose name and condition have not been released, was shot around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, officials said in a press release. The shooting occurred on Cheraw Road near the intersection with Pisgah Church Road, and the suspect had a blue Read more…

  • Parents share warning after rescuing 3-year-old from water-filled washing machine

    ABC(CONIFER, Col.)– A Colorado couple is urging other parents to check the child safety settings of their washing machines after rescuing their 3-year-old daughter from the water-filled washer while it was running. Lindsey and Allan McIver, of Conifer, Colorado, said they were woken up early on the morning of July 10 by the tears of their 4-year-old son. “He was crying so hard I couldn’t understand the words he was Read more…

  • Stakes are high, expectations low as Trump and Putin meet in Helsinki

    Chris McGrath/Getty Images(HELSINKI) — President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet on Monday for a summit on neutral ground in Helsinki, Finland, in a final –- and crucial -– stop on the president’s chaotic weeklong diplomatic tour through Europe. Just hours before the meeting with Putin, Trump tweeted, “Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Read more…

  • Harvey Weinstein’s attorney claims mogul was misquoted in "jobs in exchange for sex" interview

    Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images(NEW YORK) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer has claimed the disgraced Hollywood mogul was misquoted in an interview published in the Spectator on Friday in which he appeared to admit having traded movie roles for sex. Weinsten is quoted in the interview with the Spectator‘s Taki Theodoracopulos, as saying, “I was born poor, ugly, Jewish and had to fight all my life to get somewhere…no girl looked Read more…