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St. Joseph River dredging will have to work with the fish


As the Berrien County government continues working through an emergency request to help dredge a portion of the St. Joseph River near the Tackle Haven docks, one of the factors in play is what to do about the fish. There’s a narrow window between now and mid-May — the start of sturgeon spawning season. When that season begins, dredging is discouraged and you have to get a waiver for the work. Jay Wesley, the Michigan DNR’s Lake Michigan Basin Coordinator, said sturgeon have a local history.. ...Read Full Story

After dayslong manhunt, man arrested in fatal shooting of mom, 11-year-old in parked car in Massachusetts

Dejan Belnavis, 27, was arrested on charges of armed assault to murder and carrying a firearm without a license, police said. (Worcester Police Department/Facebook)

(NEW YORK) — After a dayslong manhunt, a suspect has been taken into custody in the fatal shooting of a mother and her 11-year-old daughter in Massachusetts, authorities said.. ...Read Full Story