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Senate Approves Opioid Research Legislation

State Representative Brandt Iden of Kalamazoo County is behind a pilot $700,000 research project to study genetic indicators for opioid addiction in his county. The bill is part of a package approved by a House subcommittee yesterday.

Missing Berrien County Woman Found Dead

The Lincoln Township Police Department says a woman reported missing this week has been found dead. 57-year-old Anna Hyszczak went missing on Tuesday afternoon. Family found her bicycle leaning against a fence post in the 5,600 block

LaSata Applauds Krasl Crowdfunding Effort

State Representative Kim LaSata has thrown her support behind a crowdfunding effort recently launched by the Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph. Krasl is looking to raise $50,000 by December 1 to receive a matching grant through

Manufacturing Day This Friday

Kinexus will hold its fifth annual Manufacturing Day event this week. Spokesperson Mary Morphey tells WSJM News Manufacturing Day is an opportunity for students, teachers, and others to tour local manufacturing facilities. “Attendees will have the opportunity

Berrien County Land Auction Raises $120,000

The Berrien County Land Auction held on Tuesday raised more than $120,000 for the county’s foreclosure fund. Treasurer Bret Witkowski tells WSJM News this week’s auction went smoothly. “We did pretty well,” Witkowski said. “We sold 100

Berrien County Land Auction Today

Set for this Tuesday is Berrien County’s fall land auction. Treasurer Bret Witkowski tells WSJM News they’ve got 136 properties up for grabs. Most of the available lots are vacant. “People who are looking for empty properties,