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Job Postings For Employment With The Berrien County Road Department - July 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm
The Berrien County Road Department is seeking candidates for the position of Medium Equipment Operator (MEO) and as a seasonal temporary Summer Road Worker. Both positions are full time positions. For full details on the application process or to fill out an application, check out bcroad.org . You can also pick up a blank application at the Road Department’s Benton Harbor office location.
Michigan’s Seat Belt Use Rate Rises - July 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Michigan’s seat belt use rate climbed slightly higher this year, rising from 93.4 percent in 2018 to 94.4 percent, according to recently-released results from a statewide grant-funded observation study conducted by Michigan State University. Since the state’s all-time belt use record of 97.9 percent in 2009, use declined to 93 percent in 2013. With the increase to 94.4 percent, Michigan’s use rate is the highest it has been since 2016. Read more…
Shooting Outside Corby’s Pub - July 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Early Sunday morning, the South Bend Police Department (SBPD) received several calls reporting gunshots fired in the 300 block of North Niles Ave., near Corby’s Pub. Officers also were in the vicinity when the incident occurred and immediately responded. Officers located one male adult victim deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers also observed a vehicle driving erratically, northbound on Niles Ave. A traffic stop was initiated on this vehicle Read more…
Cool Christmas in July Sale at The Christmas Tree - July 22, 2019 at 12:32 pm
Join The Christmas Tree for their annual Christmas in July Sale on the 26th and the 27th! Scope out all of their newest Christmas items, receive a free gift with every purchase, and take advantage of some amazing deals! Enjoy Christmas Cookies & Iced Candy Cane Cocoa and other tastings in “the room of good things to eat.” You can even register to win one of 5 wonderful Christmas gifts! Read more…
Boat Capsizes on Lake Michigan - July 22, 2019 at 12:14 pm
On Saturday afternoon, the Berrien County Marine Unit, New Buffalo City Marine Patrol, US Coast Guard responded to Lake Michigan for a capsized Boat with 4-6 people thrown into the water. According to the owner/ captain of the 17 foot vessel. The vessel took a large wave head on causing the vessel to capsize. The New Buffalo Marine Patrol arrived on scene first and rescued people out of the water Read more…
- Man accused of harassing black official denies gun violation
A self-described white nationalist and ‘online troll’ accused of harassing a black legislator has pleaded not guilty to violating a condition of release on gun-related charges
Tech stocks were the standouts in an otherwise sluggish day of trading on Monday, as investors gear up for the arrival of the heart of earnings reporting season.
Sri Lanka’s government has extended emergency laws that give wide-ranging powers to security forces for the fourth time since the Easter Day bomb blasts that killed more than 250 people
Puerto Rico governor will not seek reelection in 2020 amid firestorm over leak of vulgar chat room talk
Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The embattled governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rossello has announced that he will not seek reelection in November 2020. Rossello will step down as the president of the New Progressive Party. “Apologizing is not enough,” Rossello said. The announcement comes after a week of protest precipitated by the release of explosive text messages between the governor and his top aides and advisers. Large protests are Read more…
Film Review: New documentary ‘Mike Wallace Is Here’ looks back at the famed and his pitbull approach over a seven-decade career