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Pscholka: US-31 To Be Completed

A long-awaited road construction project in southwest Michigan is finally set to get started. State Representative Al Pscholka says the Michigan Department of Transportation’s next five-year plan includes the completion of US-31, connecting the highway to I-94. He

Near-Record Mega Millions Jackpot Tonight

The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is at a near record for tonight’s drawing. Michigan Lottery Spokesperson Jeff Holyfield says it’s now $454 million, the highest it’s been all year. Tickets are selling at a quick pace, as

Paw Paw Lotto Winners Buy Local Bar

A million-dollar Powerball win three years ago by a Paw Paw couple has resulted in them buying the bar where they purchased their lucky ticket. The story of Jeff and Robin McCarty is being highlighted this week

Boat Fire Under Investigation

Investigators are working to figure out what caused a fire to start on a 48-foot Jefferson boat at the Pier 33 Marina on Saturday. The St. Joseph Department of Public Safety says the boat was left unusable

West Nile Virus Found In Michigan

It’s the earliest detection of West Nile virus in Michigan in years. It’s been detected in Saginaw County, with the Department of Health and Human Services saying testing confirmed the virus in mid-June. Spokeswoman Angela Minicuci advises

Major Delays for Queen’s Cup Race

Lack of wind caused major delays for racers in the annual Queen’s Cup yacht race. It got underway Friday morning in Milwaukee and was supposed to end Saturday morning in St. Joseph. By 11:00am, there were only

Extra Police On The Roads For Holiday

Michigan State Police say they’ll be focusing on keeping the state’s roadways free of dangerous and impaired drivers over the Independence Day weekend. The effort is being called “Operation CARE.” “Which stands for Combined Accident Reduction Effort,”

One Killed In Lincoln Township Crash

One man is dead in a fatal crash in Lincoln Township. The Lincoln Charter Township Police Department report the crash was at the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Linco Road around 11:15 Thursday morning. When they arrived,