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Police Look For Shooting Suspect

The Benton Township Police Department is looking for a suspect in a shooting that occurred last week. It’s asking for the public’s help in finding Shane Quante Jay Robinson for the incident at the Countryview Apartments last

Chatfield Out At Southwest Michigan First

Kalamazoo-based Southwest Michigan First has to get a new CEO. Former state House Speaker Lee Chatfield has resigned after several organizations pulled their support over his anti-gay views expressed while in the House. In a tweet, Chatfield

St. Joseph To Pick New Commissioner Tonight

A new city commissioner will be picked tonight during the St. Joseph City Commission meeting. The commission has interviewed five candidates for the office being vacated by Peggy Getty. Last Monday, they heard from Michele Binkley, Anthony

One Killed, Two Hurt In Snowmobile Crash

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says an Elkhart, Indiana man is dead after a three-snowmobile wreck Saturday night in Silver Creek Township. He has been identified as 45-year-old Keith Webster and he was westbound on a trail

State Releases Saturday COVID Numbers

Michigan is reporting 635 additional cases of COVID-19 for Saturday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says that brings the state’s total to more than 579,000 since the pandemic started in March. There were 63

Biden Tours Pfizer Plant In Portage

President Joe Biden on Friday toured a Pfizer facility in Portage. He got to see first hand how the COVID-19 vaccines are kept in below freezing temperatures before they are shipped out and put in the arms

Gas Prices Heading Up

A cold snap and power outages in Texas are leading to some sticker shock today at Michigan gas stations. Patrick Dehaan at Gas Buddy told Michigan News Network he’s been watching the steady creeping up of gas

State Reports Thursday COVID Numbers

Michigan is reporting 888 new cases of COVID-19 for Thursday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says that brings the state’s total to more than 578,000 since the pandemic started in March. There were 85