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Warm Summer For Lake Michigan

From the Associated Press — Lake Michigan is having a warm summer. Scientists say the average surface water temperature was 75.3 degrees on July 9, setting a record for the month based on 26 years of record

Four Winds Casinos Launch Sports Betting

Now that sports betting is legal in Michigan, the Four Winds Casinos have announced you can do so at their locations. On Monday, Four Winds launched Sportsbook, a way customers can bet on sports including baseball, hockey,

Bill Would Increase Penalty For Voter Fraud

State Representative Pauline Wendzel has introduced legislation intended to increase the security of elections as absentee voting this year will hit record numbers in Michigan. Wendzel tells WSJM News her bill would make it a felony for

Lab At LMC Offering Summer Workshops

Lake Michigan College’s Fab Lab is offering workshops and classes throughout the summer to give everyone something to do in this year of coronavirus. Hanson Technology Center Director Chad Dee tells WSJM News the makers space allows

Fire Damages Home In South Haven

A fire was discovered by a passing South Haven police officer on Fruit Street on Sunday. The officer saw a garage on fire in the 400 block around 6:30 Sunday morning. South Haven Area Emergency Services reports

Lake Michigan College Reopening Monday

Lake Michigan College’s campuses in Benton Harbor, Niles, and South Haven will reopen on Monday with in-person services returning for current and prospective students. LMC says students can come to campuses to meet with staff for services