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More big Lotto jackpots this week


No one won the big Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night, so Friday’s jackpot grows to $560 million dollars. It’s just the seventh time in the game’s 21 year history the jackpot has surged past $550 million. Meanwhile,

MSU Entomologist comments on summer bugs


Are you noticing a lot of bugs this summer? Some people complain about mosquitoes and ants, but Michigan State University entomologist Howard Russell doesn’t think it’s been that bad. “I think it’s just a normal summer,” Russell

Actor Hill Harper running for Senate in Michigan


It’s a growing Democratic field looking to replace Michigan U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, who is not running for re-election. Actor, writer, and businessman Hill Harper formally announced his candidacy Wednesday with a mid-day rally in Detroit’s Cadillac

Benton Township Supervisor seeking reelection


The first 2024 elections might be more than a year away, but that’s not stopping a local officeholder from making her re-election intentions known. Benton Charter Township Supervisor Cathy Yates is announcing she’s already decided to seek

Big Lotto jackpots this week


Big money is up for grabs in tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot and Wednesday’s Powerball. The Mega Millions is $480 million tonight and the Powerball is $725 million Wednesday night. Michigan Lottery spokesperson Jake Harris says  “Right now,

St. Joseph Commissioners honor Fred Upton


St. Joseph City Commissioners have honored former Congressman Fred Upton. At a Monday meeting, Commissioner Michelle Binkley read a resolution expressing the commission’s appreciation for Fred’s efforts on behalf of the community as its congressman for 35

Adopt a Highway cleanup starts this weekend


Volunteers will be out along Michigan roads this weekend as part of an Adopt A Highway cleanup. Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson Dan Weingarten tells us more than 2,900 community groups statewide are part of the program