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Michael Patrick Shiels
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Berrien County Road Commissioner Jim Daniels Steps Down

There is an opening on the board of the Berrien County Road Commission ...Read More

East Coast Blizzard Postpones MSU Game At Rutgers

The massive blizzard bearing down on the East Coast has forced a change for the Michigan State Spartans ...Read More

Pscholka: Federal Grant Coming To Demolish 35 Vacant Benton Harbor Homes

Nearly three dozen vacant homes in the city of Benton Harbor have a date with a demolition crew later this year ...Read More

MI Department Of Community Health Reminds Parents To Vaccinate

Michigan health officials are reminding all parents to make sure that their children have received the measles vaccine ...Read More

Michigan Ranks 15th For Income Inequality

A new report is showing that Michigan ranks 15th in the country when it comes to income inequality, prompting some to call for policy changes in response to the issue ...Read More

Animal Abandonment Case Under Investigation In Van Buren County

The Van Buren County Sheriffs Department is investigating a possible animal abuse case in Lawton ...Read More

Whirlpool To Start Using Wind Energy At Ohio Plant

Whirlpool has announced that it's going to start using wind energy to partially power its manufacturing facility in Findlay, Ohio ...Read More

Fingerprints From Chicago Arrest Help ID Body Found In New Buffalo Twp

Michigan State Police have determined the identity of the body found in New Buffalo Township on Sunday ...Read More

Man Who Saved Drowning Boy Just Glad Child Is OK

The Saint Joseph Department of Public Safety says that the quick actions of a patron at the Silver Beach Hotel helped prevent a tragedy involving a ten year old boy on Saturday ...Read More

South Haven Physician Assistant's License Suspended By State

The license of a South Haven physician's assistant is being suspended by the state of Michigan ...Read More

Snyder Talks Roads, Presidential Politics On CNN

Governor Rick Snyder is starting his push to get Michigan voters to approve a 1% sales tax increase in May to fund road repairs ...Read More

State Police Awaiting Toxicology Results On Body Found In New Buffalo Twp

The autopsy on the body of a woman found in New Buffalo Township is done, but Michigan State Police are awaiting toxicology results before releasing the preliminary cause of death ...Read More

Cause Of Royalton Township House Fire Under Investigation

Quite a bit of damage was done to a home in the 4200 block of Hidden Path in Royalton Township late Sunday night and early Monday morning ...Read More

Possible Murder Under Investigation In Bridgman

The investigation continues into a possible murder last week at a retirement home in Bridgman ...Read More

Ten Year Old Boy Saved From Drowning In Saint Joseph

The Saint Joseph Department of Public Safety says that the quick actions of a patron at the Silver Beach Hotel helped prevent a tragedy involving a ten year old boy         on Saturday ...Read More

State Police Investigating Discovery Of Woman's Body In New Buffalo Twp

Michigan State Police are investigating the discovery of a body near train tracks in New Buffalo around 11:30 Sunday morning ...Read More

State Confirms Flu Death

A child in southeast Michigan has died from the flu, making it the state's first confirmed adolescent death from the virus this season ...Read More

MI AG Finds No Evidence Of Road Salt Price Fixing

The Michigan attorney general's office has found no evidence of price-fixing or other illegal conduct by road salt suppliers after drastic increases in the cost of the commodity used to tame icy roads ...Read More

Expanding LGBT Protections Under Discussion In Lansing

Governor Rick Snyder is hoping to revive legislation to protect gay residents from discrimination ...Read More

MI Statehood Day Recognized In Lansing

The Michigan Historical Center is celebrating the state's 178th birthday with activities focusing on pioneer life in early Michigan ...Read More

Michigan Reports First Measles Case Of The Year

The Michigan Department of Community Health has confirmed the state's first measles case of the year ...Read More

No Charges To Be Filed In Little Boy's Accidental Shooting Death

No charges will be filed in the accidental shooting death of a three-and-a-half year old Benton Township boy ...Read More

Benton Harbor Library Director Stepping Down

After over 30 years in the position, Benton Harbor Library Director Fred Kirby is retiring ...Read More

Upton Featured In House GOP's "10 Questions"

Silver Beach Pizza is being revealed as Congressman Fred Upton's favorite restaurant in the 6th Congressional District ...Read More

Berrien Township House Fire Victim Identified By Family Members

Family members have identified a 72-year-old man who was found dead inside his burned-out home in Berrien Township as Leonard Harp ...Read More

Allegan County Murder Suspect Spotted In Maine

The man wanted for the murder of his wife near Fennville has been spotted in Maine ...Read More

Berrien County Parks Plan Moving Forward

The Berrien County Parks Commission this week accepted a draft of a five year plan for the parks system, which will next be forwarded on to the Berrien County Board of Commissioners for its approval ...Read More

Fire Destroys Van Buren County Home

The Red Cross is helping a Van Buren County family whose home was destroyed by fire early on Thursday morning ...Read More

More MI Students Getting Free Lunches

An increasing number of low income Michigan kids are getting free school lunches and breakfasts, thanks to a federal program that's helping to ensure that fewer go hungry while reducing red tape for parents and schools ...Read More

ID Of Man Killed In Buchanan Standoff Released

Michigan State Police have released the identity of a man who died Saturday night after an armed standoff in Buchanan ...Read More