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Former BH Superintendent Bound Over For Trial

Former Benton Harbor Area Schools Superintendent Dr. Leonard Seawood will go to trial in August for embezzlement. At a preliminary exam Wednesday, Berrien County Judge Donna Howard found there was enough evidence Seawood knowingly presented falsified documents

Stabenow Vows To Protect Great Lakes Funding

President Donald Trump’s administration says state and local governments should pay for cleanups of the Great Lakes and other iconic waterways. The proposed federal budget for 2018 would eliminate $427 million for regional water restoration initiatives. U.S.

Police Warn About Fake Currency Going Around SWM

Police are warning everyone about fake $100 bills going around. Dowagiac Police Chief Steve Grinnewald tells WSJM News the bills have “For Motion Picture Use Only” printed on them. “If you’re inspecting the money very carefully, you will probably

Michigan Businesswoman Running For U.S. Senate

From the Associated Press — Republican businesswoman Lena Epstein is running for U.S. Senate in Michigan. In her announcement Monday, the 35-year-old said Michigan is ready for another outsider with business experience after helping elect Donald Trump president. Epstein is

Ford CEO Mark Fields Out

Ford Motor Company is replacing its chief executive. Mark Fields is retiring amid pressure based on the company’s stock price according to anonymous sources familiar with the situation. During the 56-year old’s three-year tenure, shares dropped 40%.

Memorial Day Travel Expected To Be Up

Michigan’s roads will be busy this Memorial Day. AAA of Michigan is predicting 1.2 million Michiganders to travel 50 miles or more during the holiday weekend. Spokesperson Susan Hiltz told WKZO News the economy is the reason travel keeps