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Hilltop Repaving Work Set For this Year

Coming soon will be a resurfacing project for Hilltop Road in St. Joseph. It’s an effort  being taken on jointly by the city, the township, the road commission, and the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission. Project Engineer Alan

MDOT Asks Drivers To Report Potholes

There’s been a bumper crop of potholes this year. Nick Schirripa, with the Michigan Department of Transportation, tells WSJM News this winter’s freeze-thaw cycle has created the problem. “Water gets into the ground, it freezes when it gets

Cold Weather Can Damage Your Phone

Cold temperatures may cause some problems for your phone. Verizon’s Steve Van Dinter told Michigan News Network you should take some precautions to keep it from getting damaged. “In the least, make sure to leave your phone

Snyder Talks Immigration, Pension Taxes

Following President Trump’s executive order calling for a travel ban from seven predominantly Muslim countries, Governor Snyder says this is the perfect time to discuss “how to be welcoming.” “We need to have a thoughtful discussion on

Meteor Lands In Like Michigan

That green thing that shot across the Midwestern sky early Monday morning was a rock that crash landed into Lake Michigan from outer space. At least, that’s according to preliminary findings from the American Meteor Society. Mike

Hundreds Protest Trump In West Michigan

From the Associated Press — Hundreds of people took part in new western Michigan protests over the weekend of President Donald Trump’s attempt to ban refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the country. Crowds

Bangor Man Charged With Murder

A 19-year-old Bangor man is facing a charge of open murder following a shooting on Friday night. Michigan State Police say a 29-year-old Hartford man was killed. MSP and the Bangor Village Police Department arrested the suspect