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Michigan’s Lowest Gas Prices In SWMI

We have Michigan’s lowest gas prices in southwest Michigan. According to Triple-A, Benton Harbor and St. Joe stand at $2.13, though some stations in Benton Harbor are down to $2.03. South Haven prices are under $2 a

State Tests Find Botulism In Dead Birds

Type C botulism has been diagnosed in wild waterfowl along the east arm of northern Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay and along Marsh Creek in Wayne County’s Woodhaven. State Natural Resources officials say dead mallards were collected during the

Smooth Jazz at Sunset Draws Huge Crowd

The weather was perfect for the 2016 Smooth Jazz at Sunset concert, Saturday night at Shadowland Pavilion in St. Joseph. Mindi Abair was the headliner this year who’s career includes two Grammy nominations. She spent two seasons

Upton Praises House Action On Opioids

Congressman Fred Upton is hailing U.S. House action designed to reduce the abuse of opioids. Following this week’s passage of the conference report to accompany the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, Upton issued a statement saying the

Thousands Turn Out For Krasl Art Fair

The 55th Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff is underway in downtown St. Joseph. Thousands of visitors have taken to the bluff to see and purchase the work of 200 jewelers, ceramic artists, painters, sculptors, glass artists, and

Court Order Could Lead To Thousands Of Deportations

Thousands of undocumented immigrants are worried that their sign up information for President Obama’s “Dreamers” program now could get them deported. Last month’s Supreme Court decision striking down parts of the president’s executive action means a federal

Krasl Art Fair Starts Today

It’s time for the Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff in downtown St. Joseph. Krasl Marketing Director Breeze Ettl says the 55th annual event is expected to attract more than 50,000 people to the area. They’ll be able

Michigan Job Market Improving

Employers shook off two months of weak hiring and added 287,000 jobs in June. Michigan News Network Business Editor Murray Feldman reports the unemployment rate rose from 4.7 to 4.9%. “Last time it was 4.9 was back

Interchange Work This Weekend In Kalamazoo

The Michigan Department of Transportation is warning drivers to beware of closures this weekend at the interchange connecting US-131 and I-94 in Kalamazoo County. Closures this weekend will affect all ramps except southbound US-131 onto I-94, says