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Upper Peninsula State Fair This Week


The Upper Peninsula State Fair is underway in Escanaba. Sheila Krueger is the Associate Director of Delta County Chamber of Commerce, and says the theme is this is “Red, White and Blue.” “We have a large region,

Donald Trump Coming To Michigan Friday


Donald Trump is set to speak Friday in Eaton County. The Republican Presidential nominee will hold a rally at the Summit Sports and Ice Complex near Lansing. While speaking with WLNS TV, general manager Paige Sauer says

Flint To Begin Replacing Old Water pipes


Flint is moving forward on an effort to replace old lead and galvanized steel water lines amid the city’s crisis with lead-tainted water. A kickoff for the latest phase of the Fast Start program is Friday. Mayor Karen

MI Jobless Rate Down


Michigan’s jobless rate dipped to 4.5 percent in July, a slight drop from the previous month and lowest in 15 years. The state said Wednesday it’s the lowest rate since January 2001’s 4.4 percent, but officials say it

Pure Michigan Getting Fall Campaign Ready


Pure Michigan has some exciting things planned for their Fall campaign. Vice President Dave Lorenz says they’ll continue to feature fall color tours and opportunities to enjoy the heritage around the state. As for what else is

One Dead In Watervliet Industrial Fall


One person is dead and another is hurt following a Watervliet-area industrial accident Tuesday. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department says it was called to 8901 Industrial Park Drive shortly before 6:45 p.m. on a report that some scaffolding

West MI Volunteers Helping Out In Louisiana


Red Cross volunteers from across west Michigan are now in Louisiana helping out with flood recovery. Michigan-based disaster program manager Armando Falcon says most of the volunteers are in Baton Rouge. The majority will stay there about two