Local News Archives

SMC Dedicates New Athletics Facility

The new athletics facility at Southwestern Michigan College has had its grand opening with a dedication held last week. SMC President Joe Odenwald tells WSJM News the 1st Source Bank Fieldhouse features a court, video scoreboards, new

Stevensville Texas Corral Opens At 3 PM

Texas Corral will open at 3 p.m. today on Red Arrow Highway in Stevensville. The restaurant closed on Pipestone in Benton Harbor in 2020 due to a dispute between the building’s owner and the Indiana-based restaurant chain.

Man Killed In Van Buren County Crash

A 24-year-old man from Mexico has been killed in a car crash in Van Buren County. The sheriff’s office says he was found dead Saturday evening just before 5:30 in the 58-thousand block of 55th Street in

Benton Harbor Master Plan Work Continuing

Benton Harbor City Commissioners are preparing for the next phase of work on the city’s new master plan. Planning Week was held in June with workshops including the Planning Commission and residents, and all of those presentations

Bridgman Library Getting New Director

There’s a new director coming to the Bridgman Public Library. The library board of trustees has voted to hire Sarah Skinner for the position. She currently works for the Niles District Library, where she’s served in a

County Accepts Monkeypox Funding

The Berrien County Health Department is receiving funding from the state to help prevent monkeypox from spreading in the county. The Berrien County Board of Commissioners on Thursday voted to accept $15,000 from the Michigan Department of