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Ford Splitting Into Two Units

Ford Motor Company is splitting into two business units. CEO Jim Farley says Ford Blue will focus on internal combustion vehicles and Ford Model e will be for their “digital vehicles.” “Our corporate structure is holding us

One Killed In Weesaw Township Crash

A crash between a Dodge Journey and a Honda Civic has claimed the life of a Berrien Springs man. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office says 68-year-old Gregory Toney was driving the Honda when it collided with the

March Is Restaurant Month

March is Restaurant Month as everyone’s encouraged to support their local restaurants while they try to overcome difficulties created by the pandemic. The Berrien County Board of Commissioners last month passed a resolution declaring Restaurant Month in

Wendzel Outlines Tax Cut Package

A tax break package has been approved by the Michigan House that would reduce the state’s income tax rate from 4.25% to 3.9%. State Representative Pauline Wendzel tells WSJM News it also includes a break on pension

State House Approves Tax Cut Package

From the Associated Press — Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature have agreed on a plan to cut taxes, advancing a bill that will be vetoed because there is no deal with Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The

I&M Quadrupling Use Of Solar, Wind Energy

The latest Integrated Resource Plan has been released by Indiana Michigan Power. Spokesperson Tracy Warner tells WSJM News under state law I&M has to release a plan covering the next several years every five years. This latest

Whitmer Announces Reelection

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is making her bid for reelection official. She announced she is seeking a second term on Twitter yesterday afternoon. Whitmer says special interests are pouring millions of dollars into the race to unseat her,

Secretary Granholm On Auto Companies

Several auto companies and suppliers promising to cut their greenhouse emissions in half over the next decade, as part of the U.S. Energy Department’s “Better Climate Challenge.” Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm says the companies and the government