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Portage's Celery Flats renovations start this week

PORTAGE, MI - Tree removal beginning Wednesday marks the start of redevelopment of the former Celery Flats Interpretive Center this year. The work at the Celery Flats Historical Area, 7328 Garden Lane, will include expansion of the parking area, demolition of the existing building and construction o

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 12:24:19

Water boil advisory issued for Ames Drive residents in Portage

PORTAGE, MI - Residents on Ames Drive in Portage are under a boil water advisory after a water main break may have led to contamination. The water main break on Ames between Forest Drive and Portage Road caused a loss of pressure, which may have caused contamination, according to a city press releas


Toddler attacked by pit bull was 'shaken like a rag doll'

KALAMAZOO, MI - A toddler critically injured in an attack by a pit bull was shaken like a rag doll, according to police reports. Kalamazoo Public Safety officers were called at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, to the 1100 block of Lay Boulevard for the dog attack. Toddler mauled by pit bull in se

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 16:57:30

Elmer 'Tug' Westerhof

Tug, a nickname given to him by an uncle from a Sunday comic strip, was born January 27, 1926, in Grand Haven to the late Elmer J. and Margaret (Salisbury) Westerhof. He graduated from Grand Haven High School in 1943. Tug proudly served in the United States Army during World War II, having served in

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Kalamazoo community braves cold to honor life of Martin Luther King Jr.

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Despite freezing temperatures, Western Michigan University students, city leaders and others from the community gathered Monday to honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr., nearly 50 years after his death. "He is one of my idols, one of my leaders," Joshua Lane, a 21-year-old WMU s

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 23:12:00

Annual Vicksburg audit shows village is making progress, officials say

VICKSBURG, MI - Vicksburg's financial "journey" marked by the threat of bankruptcy a few years ago and multiple accounting problems is showing smoother sailing with the results of its recent audit. The 2016-17 audit by Siegfried Crandall has a series of positive highlights, said Village Manager Jim

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 15:28:54

Memorial for teen killed by train near Lawton taken down

Memorial for teen killed by train near Lawton taken down. The family of a teen killed after his truck was hit by an Amtrak train, is pleading for help after a memorial placed near the scene of the crash in Lawton was taken down. It's been less than a month since Tyler Wirtz, 17, a senior at Bronson

WWMT - 2018-01-15 20:11:36

WI La Crosse WI Zone Forecast

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ARGUS PRESS - 2018-01-16 18:01:00

Westchester judge finds doctor's noncompete agreement too restrictive

Working one to two days a week at her new job was not enough to make ends meet for physician's assistant Caroline Raftopol, but her opportunities for more work were limited by a noncompete agreement. She had agreed not to work within 15 miles of any dermatology office run by her previous employer, D

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:18:17

Reasons to make eye care a priority

Our eyesight allows us to take in the world around us -and the people, places and things that fill our lives. That's all the more reason why eye health should not be taken for granted. "A visit to the eye doctor each year is just as important as your annual physical and dental exams," explains Dr. P

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 13:45:02

Ginsburg buys 207-unit Mohegan Lake rental complex for $54 million

Ginsburg Development Cos. has bought The Landing on Mohegan Lake, a 207-unit one- and two-bedroom apartment lakefront rental community, for $54 million. The Valhalla developer bought the complex from New Chalet Apartments Inc., a Dallas private equity group. The rental complex on New Chalet Drive is

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:46:29

State police: Lock your car doors

Authorities are urging people to lock their vehicles after a recent spate of car burglaries has been reported in Westchester County. State Police out of the Somers barracks say residents keep leaving valuables inside of unlocked cars and it's led to an uptick in the number of break-ins. Additional i

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-15 20:21:03

Putting a Face to the Name

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is building a "Wall of Faces" for a new education center at the memorial in Washington, D.C. It is collecting photographs of each of the 58,318 men and women who lost their lives in the conflict and whose names are engraved on the wall. See vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces.K

HIGHLANDSCURRENT.COM - 2018-01-16 12:54:18

Union, Entergy remain in talks to avert strike at Indian Point tomorrow

A union that represents more than 400 workers at Indian Point Energy Center is in around-the-clock negotiations after voting to authorize a strike if it doesn't reach a labor deal by tomorrow, Jan. 17. Employees of the Buchanan nuclear plant that are members of Utility Workers Union of America Local

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2018-01-16 18:28:56

Sarmad Khojasteh wants Republican nod for Latimer's Senate seat

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Republican views himself as the outsider in the race. Bedford attorney Sarmad Khojasteh looks at himself as the political outsider in the race for a hotly-sought-after seat in the New York State Senate. "Some people will look at the name-recognition gap at the out

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 11:00:01

Basile raises $130,000 for state Senate campaign

Basile: "ready... aggressive" STONY POINT - Republican Thomas Basile has raised $130,000 in the last 2 months for a possible State Senate campaign next year. He filed a report today (Tuesday) with the state Board of Elections. Basile, a Stony Point town board member, wants to run for the seat cur

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

DACA fight echoes King's legacy, Pasco advocate says

When Felix Vargas joined the U.S. State Department, he stood on the Lincoln Memorial and remembered Martin Luther King Jr. Ten years before, the slain Civil Rights leader stood on that stage and told a crowd of about 250,000 about his dream. King's message of peaceful resistance remains resonant,

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-01-16 03:07:00

Pasco, Arizona men shot. One dies in Sunnyside hospital

A Pasco man is recovering after he showed up at a Sunnyside hospital with a gunshot wound. The unnamed 32-year-old man was one of two people who arrived at Astria Sunnyside Hospital with gunshot wounds Monday night. The other, a 30-year-old Arizona man, died shortly after arriving. Deputies learne

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-01-16 17:48:00

Pasco man's confrontation with alleged mail thief goes viral

A Pasco resident surprised an alleged mail thief with a camera Friday afternoon. The River Boulevard resident spotted Christopher Jennings, 39, of Pasco, pawing through the mailbox about 3 p.m. It's unclear whether the man had just arrived home, but the video shows his car with the door open. The

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-01-16 01:49:00

Pasco police find pet goat, return him to owners

PASCO, Wash. - Police say the turnaround was quick after they found a goat with a collar and returned him to his owners. Pasco police located the goat at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the area of Burden and Road 52. Police knew he had a home to get back to since he was wearing a collar and a leash. After pol

KEPR - 2018-01-15 16:13:19