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Mark III Wins Celebrated Service Award

The Mark III Grille and Bar in St. Joseph is the latest winner of the Celebrated Service Award. The Celebrated Service Award is given out by Celebration Cinema each year to salute businesses in the theater chain’s

USDA Expert Talks Thanksgiving Food Safety

Food safety is something to keep in mind this Thanksgiving, according to the USDA. Food safety specialist Archie Magoulas tells WSJM News when cooking the turkey, or almost anything else, a food thermometer is your best friend.

Detroit University Reducing Undergrad Costs

The University of Detroit-Mercy is resetting its tuition for undergraduate students. President Dr. Antoine Garibaldi tells Michigan News Network they’re lowering their costs to 2008 levels. They’re going from $41,000 dollars to $28,000 dollars. “We selected $28,000 for that

Doctors Recommend Annual Wellness Exams

Doctors are urging everyone to make sure they get an annual wellness exam. Dr. Robert Jackson, chairman of the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, tells us he’s seen many positive changes since Medicare began covering the exams

Part Of Territorial Road To Be Shut Down

Territorial Road between North Branch Road and Millburg Drive will be closed starting next Monday while the Berrien County Road Department works to strengthen a recently-rebuilt culvert. It’s been put in danger by heavy rains throughout November.

Extra Drunk Driving Patrols Start This Week

Starting this Wednesday and running through December 10, the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over anti-drunk driving campaign. Chief Deputy Robert Boyce tells WSJM News the agency is working

Recount Affirms BH Income Tax Vote

Benton Harbor’s city income tax takes effect January 1. It’s a done deal after a recount on Monday. Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler announced to election workers the 21 vote difference between yes votes and no votes

South Haven Village Market To Close

The Village Market in South Haven is closing. WSJM News first got news of the closure thanks to the pharmacy that operates in the Village Market. Moore Family Pharmacy’s Ryan Moore sent out robocalls to customers this

Benton Harbor Tax Recount Underway

The recount is underway of the Benton Harbor city income tax vote. It passed November 7 by just 21 votes. If that result is upheld, city residents would pay 1%, and non-residents who work in the city

Expansion Announced By Hagar Twp Company

A Hagar Township business has announced an expansion project. According to Cornerstone Alliance, Monte Package Company, a manufacturer and supplier of packaging for the produce industry, is adding 3,600 square feet to its shipping and receiving area