Marshall County police have released an image of the vehicle suspected to be involved in a hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian on Saturday. Police say around 6:30 p. m. they were dispatched to a home in Teegarden, in the area of 1st and Redwood Roads, for a report of a pedestrian hit. That driver took off after hitting the pedestrian, say police. The suspect vehicle was described as an older model silver SUV, possibly a Chevy Tahoe or similar model.
A big national honor for a local school. The federal Department of Education just released its annual Blue Ribbon Schools list. It highlights schools across the country the department says are doing a particularly good job. One of the honorees this year is Swanson Traditional School in South Bend. It was one of 7 schools in Indiana to earn the honor, and one of 325 nationally.
Michigan's new budget deal would include $10 million toward getting rid of lead pipes in Benton HarborThis comes as the city approves new private contracts to remove hundreds of lead pipes around the community. Those contracts will be funded using federal money from the EPA. Over 300 lead pipes are expected to be replaced over the next 4 years. Phase one of the work starts next month.