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National Police Night Out Next Month

The annual police National Night Out is coming up next month. The event is held each year in communities all over the country to help the public get better acquainted with their law enforcement agencies. Locally, the

Heat Wave Expected In Coming Days

Brace yourself for some hot days going into this weekend. National Weather Service meteorologist Evan Webb says Thursday is expected to have a heat index into the 100s around west Michigan. Friday will be hotter. “Friday looks like

Enbridge To Pay $61 Million For 2010 Spill

Enbridge Energy Partners will pay a $61 million penalty for the costliest inland oil spill in U.S. history under an agreement with federal officials. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice announced the settlement

United Way Rivalry Run Next Month

Registrations are now being taken for the 3rd annual Rivalry Run. The runs raise money for the United Way of Southwest Michigan, which supports a variety of causes in Berrien and Cass Counties. This year’s run will be

21 Youths Graduate From MSP Leadership Academy

Benton Harbor City Commissioners have saluted 21 young men who graduated from the Michigan State Police Youth Leadership Academy this year. At Monday’s meeting, they were introduced to the latest graduates. MSP trooper Maurice Burton says the kids who

Van Buren Youth Fair Underway

It’s time once again for the Van Buren Youth Fair. The event is now underway at the fairgrounds in Hartford, with activities scheduled through Saturday. The Youth Fair Board’s Paul Garrod says, in addition to the 4H