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Maritime Museum Fish Boil next Saturday


The Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven is planning its 21st Annual Fish Boil Fundraiser for next Saturday, July 15. The museum’s Claire Herhold tells us they’re serving up locally caught fish donated to the museum. “It’s

Health Department: this is peak tick season


We’re in peak tick season here in southwest Michigan. Berrien County Health Department epidemiologist Adriana Baker tells us there are plenty of places in the area where you might encounter ticks. “Ticks especially love shady, moist, wooded

Krasl Art Fair underway


Now underway is the annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff in St. Joseph. Krasl Art Center Marketing Manager Matthew Bizoe told us this week us the fair runs today and tomorrow. “We’ll have 172 artists in

NRC to hold meeting on Cook plant next week


The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a meeting next week to discuss the performance of the Cook nuclear power plant in Bridgman. NRC spokesperson Prema Chandrathil tells us they’ll review the 2022 safety performance of the plant

Billie D. Ryan

Billie was born February 1, 1931 in Greenbrier, Ark. to Earl and Pearl Defoe Satterwhite. She lived her teen years in Wardell, Mo., moving to Michigan with her family in 1948. She graduated from Coloma High School

DNR Land auctions planned for this summer


Nearly 100 pieces of property will be up for grabs in Michigan Department of Natural Resources land auctions this summer. DNR resource specialist Michael Michalek tells us the agency periodically reviews its holdings and then sells off

Work on US-12, M-60 starts Monday


A $5.4 million project to repair 14.8 miles of pavement on US-12 and M-60 near Niles will get started Monday. The Michigan Department of Transportation says the work will be in Berrien and Cass counties between M-139