Local News Archives

Van Buren Health Department Talks Flu

Influenza, better known of the flu, has been in the news nationwide due to a widespreadoutbreak in the south, and Van Buren County hasn’t been immune to cases. Van Buren-Cass District Health Department Medical Director Larry Wile

Car Expert talks Winter Maintenance

Ice buildup on your windshield wiper is not only annoying, it can be dangerous. A possible solution would be winter wiper blades. Jonathon Woodhams of Woodhams Ford-Lincoln in South Haven told WSJM News how winter blades are

DNR Talks Snowmobile Safety

Don’t drive a snowmobile on ice. That’s the advice of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Law Enforcement Division Lieutenant Tom Wanless spoke with WSJM News about snowmobile safety. “There’s never really a great time to operate

Health Department Talks Winter Flu

The explosion in flu cases reported in some parts of the United States this winter hasn’t quite come to Michigan, although flue cases have been up. Berrien County Health Department spokesperson Gillian Conrad tells WSJM News there

Jeff Morley; With Respect 01/14/18

John’s guest this week is Jeff Morley, the author of “The Ghost, the Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Angleton”. They talk of the world of espionage and counterespionage throughout American history, but mostly of the amazing

SJ Aims To Crack Down On Blight This Year

Property inspections are about to begin in the city of St. Joseph. Code Enforcement Officer Joan Ross tells WSJM News staff goes around checking each property every five years. “We look at each house or structure starting

Parks Grant Going To Paw Paw

State Representative Beth Griffin is saluting a new Michigan Department of Natural Resources Recreational Passport grant for the village of Paw Paw. She tells us funding in the amount of $61,500 has been approved to develop a

I&M Honored For Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Indiana Michigan Power has received an award for its efforts to help with hurricane recovery this past summer. Spokesperson Schee Garrett tells WSJM News I&M stepped up to help with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “For Hurricane Harvey,

Scholarships Offered By Niles Scream Park

The Niles Scream Park has announced a new memorial scholarship. Scream Park Manager Matt Herm tells WSJM News the Niles-area attraction gives out thousands of dollars in scholarships each year as part of its mission to support

LaSata Pleased With Revenue Estimate

State Representative Kim LaSata is pleased with this year’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference, which is the first economic forecast of the year for the Michigan legislature. She tells us steady, sustainable economic growth will continue based on

Upton Expects CHIP Funding Soon

Congressman Fred Upton is expecting quick approval of a plan to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program — or, CHIP — for five more years. Congress went home for the holidays without extending the life of the