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Tuesday | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Commissioner Yarbrough Stresses Voting Rights And Importance

Vote in the August primary election. That's the message from Berrien County Commissioner Mamie Yarbrough.

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Related Topix: Benton Harbor, MI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

City Commission Votes To Settle Former Building Inspector's Lawsuit

It's been over three years, but Barney Martlew of Portage may get his pay-day from the City of Benton Harbor.

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Related Topix: Benton Harbor, MI

MLive.com

Masonic Lodges to perform free child ID programs in Berrien County

On Tuesday August 5th and Monday August 11th, the Masonic Lodges of Berrien County will be conducting free Michigan Child Identification Programs in Berrien Springs.

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Related Topix: Berrien Springs, MI

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Closed Session Covers Incompatibility Offices Act

A memo could be released as soon as Friday by Berrien County officials regarding whether or not certain county commissions are in violation of the Incompatibility Offices Act.

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Related Topix: New Buffalo, MI

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Overheated TV Causes Fire At New Buffalo Hotel

An overheated television is blamed for a fire Sunday morning at O'Brien's Inn and Resort in New Buffalo.

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Related Topix: New Buffalo, MI

MLive.com

World War 2 home front the focus of July 24 history program in Berrien County

Niles historian Donna Ochenryder will present "A Local Glimpse at the World War II Home Front and Industry" at the History Center at Courthouse Square in Berrien Springs on Thursday, July 24. All programs in the series start at 6:30 p.m. at the History Center, located at 313 N. Cass St. in Berrien Springs.

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Related Topix: Niles, MI, Berrien Springs, MI

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Fatal near Niles kills Dowagiac woman

A Dowagiac woman is dead and two others injured after a three vehicle collision along U.S. 12 near Niles.

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Related Topix: Dowagiac, MI, Niles, MI

Fri Jul 18, 2014

MLive.com

Dowagiac woman killed in U.S. 12 crash when car collides with pickup truck

A Dowagiac woman was killed when her car collided with a pickup truck on U.S. 12 in a crash Friday morning involving that also involved a motorcycle, police said.

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Related Topix: Dowagiac, MI, Niles, MI

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Closed Session Covers Incompatibility Offices Act

A memo could be released as soon as Friday by Berrien County officials regarding whether or not certain county commissions are in violation of the Incompatibility Offices Act.

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Related Topix: New Buffalo, MI

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Candidate For Berrien County Commission Wants Action

A candidate for Berrien County Commissioner is proposing the County take action against illegal immigrants.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

MLive.com

Driver crashes into stopped semi-truck on I-94, suffers minor injuries

A man suffered minor injuries Tuesday afternoon after he crashed into the back of a stopped semi-truck on eastbound Interstate 94, police said.

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Michigan Radio

Berrien County's program is reducing juvenile recidivism

In a story we aired yesterday on European prisons , we learned the apparent key to reducing recidivism.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Tue Jul 15, 2014

MLive.com

Southwest Michigan blueberry, raspberry harvest underway

Harvest in wrapping up for cherries and well underway for blueberries and raspberries said Michigan State University Extension horticulture specialists Bill Shane, Mark Longstroth and Brad Baughman in their weekly report, which came out Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Entomology, Science

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

City By City Report for July 14, 2014

The University Of Notre Dame is getting a bible that was once owned by the first roman catholic priest ordained in the U.S. Reverend Stephen Badin built a log chapel on land that is now the school's campus.

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Related Topix: University of Notre Dame, St. Joseph, MI, Benton Harbor, MI, Van Buren County, MI

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Pedestrian killed trying to beat oncoming train

Authorities say a pedestrian trying to beat an oncoming train by running across the tracks was struck and killed at a crossing in southwestern Michigan.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Bridgman, MI, Benton Harbor, MI

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Hotel Electrical Fire, Berrien County

According to Berrien county Sheriff's Department, at around 8:30 a.m. Sunday morning they received a call of a fire in O'Briens Hotel and Resort Inn located at 11539 O'Brien Court.

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Sunherald.com

Fire forces evacuation of southwest Michigan hotel

The Berrien County sheriff's department says the fire was reported about 8:40 a.m. Sunday at O'Brien Inn & Resort.

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Related Topix: New Buffalo, MI

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fire forces evacuation of southwest Michigan hotel

The Berrien County sheriff's department says the fire was reported about 8:40 a.m. Sunday at O'Brien Inn & Resort.

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Related Topix: New Buffalo, MI

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Berrien County Government Honored For Use Of Technology

The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties are giving recognition to Berrien County.

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WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

St. Joseph City Commission To Vote On CVS Plans Monday Night

Votes are scheduled Monday night for the St. Joseph City Commission on what has become a controversial development proposal.

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Related Topix: Niles, MI

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