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  • Settlement For Takata Airbag Issues Over 600 Million Dollars - February 23, 2018 at 5:59 am

               Attorney General Bill Schuette announced a multistate settlement with TK Holdings, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Takata, over allegations that the company had concealed safety issues with their airbag systems, installed in a wide variety of vehicles impacting drivers and passengers across the country. The company filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in June of 2017, and its reorganization plan has been confirmed by the United Read more…

  • A Number Of Local Communities Being Evacuated Due To Flooding In The Area - February 23, 2018 at 5:55 am

         In an update on Thursday, due to the recent flooding that has occurred in the County of Berrien, evacuations of the residents from the Meadow Stream Mobile Home Community, located at 3101 River Rd. in the Township of Sodus and the residents of Derfla Dr. in the Township of Royalton are currently taking place. These evacuations are being taken as an overabundance of caution and nobody is injured Read more…

  • FREE Tax Help Available - February 23, 2018 at 5:54 am

         Tax season is officially here and so is free help from the A-A-R-P Foundation’s Tax-Aide program. Last year, the program helped more than 66-thousand people in Michigan file their federal and state income-tax returns, and receive more than 26-million dollars in refunds, including nearly three million in Earned Income Tax Credits. Karen Kafantaris with A-A-R-P Michigan says the entirely volunteer-run program keeps growing. The service is open to Read more…

  • Flooding Now Leading To Power Disconnect In Many Areas - February 23, 2018 at 5:53 am

              Berrien County officials have been in contact with Indiana Michigan Power officials regarding hydro-electric dams that they operate on the rivers in Berrien County. Heavy rain combined with snow melt brought the St. Joseph River in southwest Michigan and north-central Indiana to record levels, producing flooding that required some customers to be disconnected and affecting the six hydro-electric dams I&M operates on the river.  I&M Read more…

  • Floods Could Contaminate Well Water Says Berrien County Health Department - February 22, 2018 at 7:35 am

         The Berrien County Health Department advises residents with well water systems to inspect the area around their well for flooding. If flood waters have impacted the well system, drinking water may become contaminated. If the well head is damaged, compromised, or has been submerged in flood water, residents should immediately discontinue use of the well water for drinking, cooking, and/or bathing and should use bottled water until their Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Teachers’ groups reject President Trump’s suggestion to arm educators

    Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Several national teachers unions and education experts have spoken out against President Donald Trump’s recent suggestions that arming teachers would be a way to lessen the carnage of school shootings. Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers, said there was a telephone town hall with 60,000 teachers Wednesday night and “the response was universal, even from educators who are gun owners: teachers Read more…