Local News Archives

Krasl Crowdfunding New Improvements

A new crowdfunding effort has been launched by the Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph. The goal is to raise $50,000 by December 1 so Krasl can receive a matching grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

New Legislation Bans Local Rules For Job Interviews

From the Associated Press — The Michigan Senate has voted to prohibit local communities from regulating what information employers must request, require or exclude during a job interview. The state already prohibits local ordinances involving information related to

Financial Expert Talks Equifax Hack

The recent data hack at credit firm Equifax could have broad implications for the economy. Jordan Goodman, a financial expert with MoneyAnswers.com tells WSJM News due to the breadth of the personal info credit reporting agencies have,

South Haven Boil Water Action Lifted

On Thursday, residents in South Haven were notified of the need to boil all tap water used for drinking and cooking. The City of South Haven, in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, has determined

Van-Pedestrian Accident in Hartford Township

Van Buren County Deputies are blaming distracted driving for a van/pedestrian collision that left a Bangor woman with life threatening injuries. Deputies say a 16-year-old from Hartford was driving along in the 62000 block of Red Arrow Highway

Humane Society Launching Pumpkins Tomorrow

The Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan will hold a pumpkin chunkin’ event this weekend. The society’s Jill Svoboda tells WSJM News the Launching Hope Pumpkin Chunking Challenge will give everyone a chance to build their own machines

South Haven Welcomes New Police Sergeant

A new sergeant for the South Haven Police Department was presented to the city council at this week’s meeting. Sergeant Adam Debore comes to the position with much experience. He spoke with WSJM News about his experience.

Dowagiac To Dedicate New Mural

The city of Dowagiac is planning a special event for next Saturday as it dedicates a new mural remembering the local Orphan Train. City Manager Secretary Bobbie Jo Hartline tells WSJM News the Orphan Train started in

Woman Shot In South Haven

A South Haven woman is hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the abdomen after being shot just after 4 a.m. during a domestic situation at South Haven Trailer Park. Police say the suspect is a man who