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Whirlpool Appliance Sale Coming Up

Whirlpool will hold an appliance sale to benefit the United Way of Southwest Michigan this month. The United Way’s Jennifer Tomshack tells WSJM News this big sale is back on after being cancelled last year. Whirlpool will

Michigan Trails Week Starts Tomorrow

This coming week is Michigan Trails Week when everyone is encouraged to get out and see some of the state’s trails system. Michigan Department of Natural Resources grant coordinator Dakota Hewlett tells WSJM News no matter where

Big Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots

There are some huge lottery jackpots up for grabs this weekend. The Mega Millions jackpot tonight is $405 million and Saturday night’s Powerball is $457 million. The Michigan Lottery Commission’s Jake Harris says they’re seeing an increase

ArtPrize Returns To Grand Rapids Thursday

A big event is coming back to west Michigan starting tomorrow, ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, an international art competition. “This is the first full ArtPrize that has taken place since 2018. So we’re excited to bring it

Deer Forest To Be Auctioned Off

The old Deer Forest in Coloma is going on the auction block. The amusement park has been vacant for years after a few attempts to revive it. Owner Blair Struble launched a GoFundMe a few years ago

COVID-19 Cases Shoot Higher By 6,604

Michigan has added 6,604 new cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday and Wednesday. The total brings the pandemic count to 983,109. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports 44 people died to bring that total to