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Future Corps team promotes being prepared for college

HILLSDALE - The ten person Future Corps team at Hillsdale High School is making an impact. These students are inspiring their classmates to to accomplish the necessary tasks to enroll and persist in college and other forms of higher education. With the help of faculty advisors Mindy Eggleston, Jenny

HILLSDALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-18 20:00:00

Fire truck replacement on agenda

HILLSDALE - The Hillsdale City Council will begin the discussion on the replacement of the city's 34-year-old platform fire truck during Monday night's meeting. Recommendations from the public safety committee will be discussed after the truck recently failed inspections, forcing the city to take it

HILLSDALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-18 12:00:00

'Princess and the B' event raises over $1,100 for Ronald McDonald House

Earlier this month, Kristen and Jody Van Lue of Allen held the inaugural "Princess and the B" fundraising event at Glei's Orchard and Greenhouses in Coldwater to benefit the Ronald McDonald House at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. COLDWATER - Earlier this month, Kristen and Jody Van Lue of

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-12-18 19:00:00

Shelby, Northville dancers get invaluable experience with Moscow Ballet at Fox Theatre

When Moscow Ballets Great Russian Nutcracker returned to The Fox Theatre this year, the popular Christmastime show will feature a bevy of local talent. Local dance studios MDM Dance Project in Shelby Township and Performers Edge Dance Company in Northville were both involved with the Moscow Ballet D

MACOMB DAILY - 2017-12-18 05:00:00

Parks, field projects highlights of Puyallup's 2018 budget

Parks-related projects within the city of Puyallup will see a boost in funding, according to the 2018 City Manager's Recommended Budget. That includes projects such as the future Van Lierop Park, Riverwalk Trail property acquisitions and improvements to fields at the Puyallup Recreation Center. "(Pa

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-12-18 17:55:00

Amtrak train dangles above I-5 in Pierce County; 'fatalities and casualties' reported

DUPONT, Wash. - An Amtrak train was dangling above Interstate 5 in Pierce County after derailing on its first day of new service. Authorities including Pierce County Ed Troyer confirmed "fatalities and casualties." He said there were major injuries, some people were taken to the hospital while other

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-12-18 16:02:48

Washington leaders heartbroken after deadly Amtrak derailment

DUPONT, Wash. - Washington lawmakers have expressed their heartfelt condolences after a deadly train derailment in Pierce County. "Today's tragic incident in Pierce County is a serious and ongoing emergency," said Gov. Jay Inslee. "Trudi and I are holding in our hearts everyone on board, and are pra

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-12-18 18:23:13

New Amtrak train derails onto I-5 in DuPont. Deaths reported, freeway shut down

Update as of 8:26 a.m.: Deaths are being reported in connection with the train derailment. "Injuries and casualties reported, numbers to come," the Pierce County Sheriff's Department tweeted. Initial post: An Amtrak train derailed in DuPont Monday morning and apparently fell on Interstate 5, blocki

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-12-18 15:58:00

UPDATE: 2 lanes on I-5 northbound open, southbound remains closed

A derailed Amtrak train near Olympia closed all southbound lanes on Interstate 5 at Mounts Road Monday morning and triggered major traffic delays during the morning commute. By 10 a.m., two northbound lanes of I-5 were open but the state Department of Transportation (WSDOT) was urging travelers and

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2017-12-18 11:30:30

Suspect sought for fatal shooting outside Mount Vernon business

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. - Police in Mount Vernon need help finding a gunman who shot and killed a man at a business complex Sunday night. Police say the shooting happened just after 6:08 p.m. in the 2100 block of E. College Way. No other information was released by police, however, they say there is "no

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-12-18 15:13:27

Breaking: Amtrak Train Derails Onto I-5 In Washington State

DUPONT, WA - An Amtrak train has derailed along I-5 in DuPont near Mounts Road, according to Washington State Patrol. Images from WSDOT cameras show a train car in the middle of I-5. The highway was closed in that area. Amtrak said that the train was No. 501. According to Amtrak schedules, the trai

PATCH - 2017-12-18 16:08:36

2 Bremerton police officers recovering after wanted man opens fire following traffic stop

BREMERTON, Wash. - As the chaos of the Sunday morning traffic stop unfolded, the severity of the officer-involved shooting came to light. "They were yelling 'freeze' and then they said 'put your gun down,'" described Latoya Turner, who woke up to the sound of gunfire. "Then pop, pop, pop and I'm thi

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-12-18 06:37:49

Otters splash around in Niles

Some river otters are making a splash at Riverfront Park in Niles. Danette McFarland reported at least one northern river otter on Tuesday at Riverfront Park in Niles. "I was trying to get a little fishing in during a brief break in the snow, so I went down to the river as it was lightening up," sa

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-12-17 11:00:00

Renaissance Athletic Club reaching out to young athletes

Clients at Renaissance Athletic Club in Benton Harbor take advantage of the wide array of fitness equipment available during the center's fifth anniversary open house Sunday. At the event, founder and owner Sean Todman announced the establishment of the nonprofit Renaissance Youth Foundation to supp

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-12-18 11:00:00

South Shore to let 'Kids Ride Free' on weekdays after Christmas

Kids will get to ride the South Shore Line for free during the weekdays following Christmas. The Kids Ride Free program will allow up to three children under the age of 14 to ride any train for free when accompanied by a parent or guardian. The promotion runs from Tuesday, December 26, through Frida

WNDU - 2017-12-18 18:50:00

Lawsuit over Indiana sex offender registry requirement

Three men have filed a lawsuit over an Indiana requirement that they register as sex offenders when moving to the state. They say they're being treated differently than other residents in similar situations. The men were convicted out of state, and before the Indiana Sex Offender Registration Act wa

WNDU - 2017-12-18 15:35:00

SBCSC Board to vote on the Focus 2018 plan

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Tuesday South Bend school district leaders will decide on the future of some South Bend schools. The SBCSC Board will vote on the 'Focus 2018' plan at their meeting Tuesday night. The plan includes a number of changes including shutting down three schools, repurposing a f

WNDU - 2017-12-18 07:52:00

DINING A LA KING: Pop-up 'Miracle' does exceedingly well

What Bryan Robertson wanted for Christmas was for a new pop-up cocktail bar to have a good run. He's already as happy as a 6-year-old on Christmas morning who got all that he asked for and more. Miracle at The General in South Bend is one of more than 50 craft cocktail popups around the world. It's

GOSHEN NEWS - 2017-12-18 11:00:00

Olivia Pate crowned Miss Berrien Springs

BERRIEN SPRINGS - It was a magical night Saturday for Olivia Pate as she was crowned both Miss Berrien Springs 2018 and Miss Congeniality in the community Blossomtime pageant. The new queen also follows in the footsteps of her mother, who won the 1989 Miss Berrien Springs title. Saturday night's pag

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-12-18 11:00:00

South Bend school board to vote on plan to overhaul district

SOUTH BEND - The South Bend Community School Corp. board is set to vote tonight on an overhaul that would close or merge five schools, send fifth-graders back to elementary school, redraw neighborhood school boundaries and change start and dismissal times. Corporation officials drew up the "Focus 20

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-12-18 19:28:00