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  • Nominations Sought for 2019 Governor’s Service Awards - October 15, 2018 at 7:20 am

    The Michigan Community Service Commission announced that nominations are being sought for the 2019 Governor’s Service Awards. The Governor’s Service Awards are given annually by the governor to individuals, organizations and businesses to acknowledge their commitment to serving their communities through volunteerism. This event is hosted by the Michigan Community Service Commission. The online application for the 2019 Governor’s Service Awards is available at www.michigan.gov/governorsserviceawards. Nominations must be submitted by Jan. Read more…

  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training being offered to Berrien County Citizens - October 15, 2018 at 6:41 am

    The Berrien County Office of Emergency Management is pleased to announce Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training, delivered in partnership with the Berrien County Firefighters Training Council. Date(s): 7 Sessions all on Tuesdays and Thursdays; beginning October 16 and ending November 06. A graduation ceremony will be held Saturday November 10. Time: 6:00 PM to about 9:00 PM (9AM on Nov 18 for Graduation Day) Cost: Free Location: Berrien Springs Read more…

  • Updated online reservation system coming Nov. 5 - October 15, 2018 at 12:00 am

    The DNR will launch an updated online reservation website for Michigan state parks and harbors Nov. 5. The website will offer the same basic functionality but will have an updated look and feel and will be more mobile-friendly. If you’ve made a reservation in the last four years, your customer profile and reservation history will carry over to the new site. (Any current reservations will carry over, too.) All you’ll Read more…

  • Two Individuals Charged in Connection with October 10th Fatal Crash - October 14, 2018 at 11:36 pm

    The St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office charged two individuals in connection with a St. Joseph County Fatal Crash Team (FACT) investigation into an October 10th fatal crash on Brick Rd. that resulted in the death of 61 year old Ishayaa Diya. Twenty-two year old Carlos Williams, was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Death. He was ordered held until his initial bail hearing and remains in Read more…

  • State Accepting Public Input on Agriculture Management Practices - October 14, 2018 at 11:35 pm

    The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced a public comment period on the state’s 2019 Generally Accepted Agricultural and Management Practices (GAAMPs). The public comment period begins now and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018. Public comment will be accepted on the following GAAMPs, which have proposed changes for 2019: Manure Management and Utilization; Care of Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

    Kim Kulish/Corbis via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday afternoon in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his family said. He was 65. Allen’s sister, Jody Allen, released a statement on behalf of her family. “My brother was a remarkable individual on every level. While most knew Paul Allen as a technologist and philanthropist, for us he was a much loved brother and uncle, and Read more…

  • Timeline on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

    Chris McGrath/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Since self-exiled Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul this month and vanished, his case has sparked international intrigue and outrage and put leaders of his homeland on the defensive. Here is a timeline of events before and after he disappeared: May 2018: Khashoggi meets Hatice Cengiz, a 36-year-old Turkish Ph.D. student, at a conference in Istanbul and she soon becomes Read more…

  • ‘Mamma Mia!’ returning to theaters for 10th anniversary

    Universal Pictures/Fathom Events(DENVER, CO) — Mamma Mia! Here they go again. The Meryl Streep-led musical is getting a re-release in theaters in honor of its 10-year anniversary. The 2008 film, featuring songs by the pop group ABBA, will return to 400 screens for two days only next month. Fathom Events and Universal Pictures will host the showings on Sunday, Nov. 4 and Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 Read more…

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