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Group To Drivers: Beware Of Deer

  The Michigan Deer Crash Coalition is urging drivers to be on the lookout for deer after a particularly deadly 2015. From now until the end of the year, deer are on the run, making it dangerous

More Mastodon Bones Found In The Thumb

Researchers have located more bones from a prehistoric creature that used to roam around Michigan. Giant mastodons are relatives of modern elephants. A backbone was located during a dig for prehistoric bones on Saturday in Mayville, in

Man Shot In Benton Harbor

An investigation is underway into a shooting in Benton Harbor Monday afternoon. Police say a man was shot shortly before 4 p.m. near the intersection of Empire and Pavone. His injuries are described as non-life threatening and

Recommendations For MI Fall Color Tours

It’s almost time to start planning your fall color tour in Michigan, and the state association of road commissions has released its list of recommended routes if you want to get the most spectacular views possible. Director

SJ Traffic Light Replacements Begin Monday

Work to replace 7 traffic signals in St. Joseph will start on Monday. The Michigan Department of Transportation’s Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News they’re putting in upgraded signals on mast arms, or poles, rather than the kind

BH Schools Looking To Boost Security

Parents are being asked for their thoughts on how security could be improved at Benton Harbor Area Schools. That’s as the district pursues a $2 million state grant to enhance safety and help prevent gang activity. Superintendent

Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday

Time is running out to register to vote if you want to have a say in next month’s elections. Michigan Secretary of State’s office spokesperson Fred Woodhams tells WSJM news the deadline is Tuesday. He also notes

Governor Signs Good Samaritan Expansion

Legislation from state Representative Al Pscholka expanding Michigan’s Good Samaritan law has been signed by Governor Rick Snyder. The new law will allow people of any age to report someone having an overdose without fear of facing

Meth Bust In Cass County

The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team has nabbed a couple of suspected meth makers following a raid on Thursday. It says officers searched a property in the 70,000 block of Conrad Road in Milton Township after getting