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Boating Accident Sends One To Hospital

A 25-year-old is being treated at Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph following a boating accident on Round Lake in Van Buren County’s Keeler Township. Deputies tell WSJM News there were two people on a tube being pulled by

NWS Confirms Landspout Tornado

An EF-0 landspout tornado was on the ground near Grand Junction for a brief time Friday night. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has confirmed the small twister, which had peak winds of 60-miles-per-hour and was

Crash Sends Woman To Hospital

A one car crash, just before midnight last night, sends a woman to the hospital with critical injuries. Around 11:45 Saturday night, officers were dispatched to a one car accident on Maudlin Rd near Behner Rd in

Upton Applauds EPA Decision To Drop Water Rule

Congressman Fred Upton is applauding the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to withdraw a controversial rule. He tells WSJM News the EPA is dropping the Waters of the United States rule classifying ditches and standing water in farmers’ low-lying fields

Upton Criticizes Controversial Trump Tweet

Congressman Fred Upton is among those criticizing President Donald Trump’s controversial tweet this week about MSNBC anchor Mika Brzezinski. Trump made a remark about the Morning Joe co-host attacking her for her physical appearance. Many have called

Cougar Spotted Near Lansing

A cougar has been spotted near Lansing. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources confirmed the sighting last Tuesday in Clinton County’s Bath Township. The DNR’s Kevin Swanson spoke with Michigan News Network about the cougar. “We really

Cherry Pit Spitting Championship Saturday

The 44th annual Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm’s International Cherry Pit Spitting Championship is tomorrow in Eau Claire. Qualifying will start at 10 a.m., with the championships starting at 1 in the afternoon. The farm’s Monica Teichman tells WSJM

State Fire Marshal Talks Fireworks Safety

Michigan State Fire Marshal Kevin Sehlmeyer is hoping everyone has a safe Fourth of July weekend, and that’s why he’s putting out a safety advisory about fireworks. Sehlmeyer tells WSJM News there’s one big circumstance that leads