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Berrien County 4H Announces Awards

The Berrien County 4H program has held its annual Member and Leader Recognition Program, honoring individuals who have worked with the 4H recently and for the long-term. At the banquet last month, Janice Gruss of Benton Harbor

Calley Talks Gubernatorial Race

Next year, Michigan’s gubernatorial election will have the nation watching. That’s according to Republican candidate and Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley. Michigan News Network asked him this week if he would welcome an endorsement from President Donald Trump.

Two Hurt In Cass County Snowmobile Crash

Two people from Union are recovering at Elkhart General Hospital in Indiana after a snowmobile crash in Cass County’s Porter Township. The sheriff’s department says 42-year-old Eric Black was in a field east of M-217 when he

AAA Notes 157% Increase In Calls For Help

AAA of Michigan has seen a 157% increase in calls for roadside assistance this past week with single digit or near-single digit temperatures around the state. Spokesperson Susan Hiltz tells WSJM News your car needs extra care

Calley Signs Opioid Legislation

Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley has signed legislation designed to fight the opioid epidemic in Michigan. State Representative Beth Griffin of Mattawan tells WSJM News one of the bills Calley signed Wednesday was her plan to have the

MEDC Expecting Robust Economy In 2017

How did Michigan’s economy fare in 2017 and what’s expected going forward in 2018? Michigan’s economy had a solid 2017 and the head of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation is optimistic for 2018. MEDC CEO Jeff Mason