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11 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

MDOT Projects Popping Up Throughout Berrien County

As the weather continues to warm up, so does the work load for MDOT. They've scheduled some bridge maintenance and highway repairs for parts of Benton Harbor, St. Joseph and Benton Township.

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Related Topix: St. Joseph, MI, Benton Harbor, MI

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Berrien County Prosecutor On Board With Service Dogs For Young, Vulnerable Witne

The Berrien County Prosecutor's Office is set to join several other prosecutor's offices in Michigan in a program that offers highly-trained service dogs to children and vulnerable adults being called to testify in court.

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Related Topix: Ottawa County, MI, Bay County, MI

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Love Creek County Park Waiving Fees May 3 & 4 For Spring Open House

Entry fees will be waived the first weekend of May at Berrien County's Love Creek County Park and Nature Center.

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WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

The City Of New Buffalo Has A New DDA

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has approved a tax sharing agreement with the City of New Buffalo, which includes there new Downtown Development Authority.

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Related Topix: New Buffalo, MI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Berrien County Board Races Taking Shape

Berrien County residents who are planning to run for the County Board of Commissioners have until Tuesday to get their paperwork submitted to be on the ballot.

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Related Topix: St. Joseph, MI, Niles, MI, Three Oaks, MI, New Buffalo, MI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Officer Dragged, Suspect Arrested after 70 Mile High Speed Chase

Michigan State Police say a man is in custody after a high-speed chase that started near the Portage/Kalamazoo area and ended in Berrien County.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

Detroit Free Press

Names+Faces: Kate Upton says her breasts are too large

Rita Ora, left, rips open Zac Efron's shirt as he accepts the award for best shirtless performance for 'That Awkward Moment' on stage at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Rita Ora, Dance, Symphony, Arts

Sun Apr 13, 2014

MLive.com

At least 2 passangers ejected after van collides with vehicle in Berrien County

At least two people were ejected from a passenger van and taken to the hospital after the van collided with another vehicle Saturday in Bainbridge Township, according to a news release issued by the Berrien County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Stevensville, MI, Hartford, MI, St. Joseph, MI, Watervliet, MI

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Million Mile Challenge To Return In Shorter Timeframe

The second Be Healthy Berrien Million Mile Challenge will be shorter than last year, when county residents were encouraged and challenged to move a collective one-million miles.

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Related Topix: Benton Harbor, MI, St. Joseph, MI, Buchanan, MI, Niles, MI

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

West Michigan Family Adopts Orphan From Crimea During Crisis

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich., -A West Michigan family is one of the last families to escape with an adopted orphan from Crimea before the Ukrainian region was officially annexed by Russia.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Day Wednesday At LMC

Berrien County residents will have their first opportunity of the year on Wednesday to get rid of a load of unwanted items.

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WNDU-TV South Bend

Sexual assault conviction overturned for former nurse

A former nurse at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph won't serve any prison time.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Cook Nuclear Plant Testing Sirens On Saturday

It's time for the annual April extended siren test for Cook Nuclear Plant. The sirens will sound for three minutes instead of one this Saturday at 1 p.m. The sirens will be going off for the extra time within the 10-mile radius Emergency Planning Zone of the plant in Bridgman.

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Related Topix: Bridgman, MI

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

New MDOT Map Gives You Heads Up On Road Construction

Road projects in Michigan usually ramp up in April. But some projects are delayed due to the longer winter this year.

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Related Topix: Mecosta County, MI, Ottawa County, MI, Mattawan, MI, Kalamazoo County, MI

WSJV-TV South Bend

Dowagiac Police Blotter 4-2-14

A young woman is dead after a single car accident early Tuesday morning in Berrien Township.

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Related Topix: Dowagiac, MI, Michiana, MI

Tue Apr 01, 2014

MLive.com

Man arrested on suspicion of driving drunk in fatal crash in Berrien County

A man is facing a felony charge, accused of driving drunk, causing an accident that killed a 19-year-old woman Tuesday.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Automotive News

Earlier recall could have averted most deaths

Of the eight deaths in Chevrolet Cobalts that General Motors has linked to faulty ignition switches, seven occurred after April 2006, when GM says it approved a redesign of the part now being recalled, according to research by Automotive News .

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Autos

MLive.com

Police seeking 3 suspects after attempted armed robberies put Andrews University on lockdown

Police are seeking three suspects after a spring of attempted armed robberies on Andrews University campus late Saturday night put the campus on a brief lockdown.

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Related Topix: Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Pagel Seeking Reelection In 78th House District

The Republican has announced his plans to seek reelection. Pagel is the vice chairman of the House Local Government Committee.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

County Board Chair: $40,000 For Life Rings Not Final Cost

The costs to add life rings to the South Pier at Silver Beach County Park has not yet been nailed down by Berrien County officials.

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