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Two Benton Harbor Officers, Suspect Shot

Two Benton Harbor police officers are hospitalized after being shot in the legs just before midnight Thursday. They also shot a suspect, and that person’s condition has not been released. Michigan State Police are handling the investigation.

Upton Reflects On Years In Congress

With Congressman Fred Upton now retiring after 35 years of service in Washington, we asked him what moments from his career stand out the most. He told WSJM News throughout seven presidents and seven different House speakers,

MI Divorce Rate Up

Divorce filings are exploding. Jennifer Lindquist, an associate attorney at MichiganDivorceHelp.com, says figures are up 20% over pre-pandemic levels: “Divorce is becoming a more and more normal part of society in general as we’re seeing people sometimes

Today Is National Beer Day

Every April 7 is National Beer Day. So as it’s celebrated today, Mike Turriff, owner of M4 Distributing, one of Michigan’s top craft beer distributors, is anxious to work with his suppliers to try to get things

Donald Caroll

No obituary available at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Filbrandt Chapel, South Haven. 269-637-0333 Posted On: Wednesday, April 6, 2022 3:23 PM

Retail Shocker: Pater True Value Closing

Stunning news in the St. Joseph retail community!  Pater True Value Hardware has confirmed that the store will be closing. Pater posted a “Store Closing Sale” on Facebook Tuesday night.  The reaction of some readers was “must

MDOT Project In Decatur Starts Next Week

Work starts next week on a reconstruction project on M-51 near Decatur. The Michigan Department of Transportation says the project will include asphalt resurfacing, drainage structure repairs, curb ramps, and new pavement markings. It will affect 1.4