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Three Hurt In Hit And Run Crash

A 21-year-old South Bend man is facing a variety of charges following a hit and run crash in Dowagiac Friday morning. The Dowagiac Police Department says officers were sent to the scene at East Division Street and

Treasurer Warns Of New Scam

Berrien County Treasurer Bret Witkowski is warning everyone about a scam aimed at local property owners. He tells WSJM News people have been getting letters marked as being from Berrien County and stating “Property Seizure is Imminent.”

County Urged To Expand Broadband Access

The Berrien County Democratic Party has presented a resolution to the Berrien County Board of Commissioners calling on them to pursue opportunities to expand broadband internet access around the area. The party’s Jerry Sirk read the resolution

Amateur Radio Field Day This Weekend

Fans of ham radio will have something to do this weekend in Berrien County. The Blossomland Amateur Radio Association is holding an American Radio Relay League Field Day on Saturday and Sunday. The event will include discussions

Palisades Site Vice President Retiring

The site vice president at the Palisades nuclear power plant in Van Buren County is retiring. Charlie Arnone [[ are-none ]] has worked in the nuclear industry for nearly 43 years. Prior to becoming site vice president

OutCenter Discussion On Healthcare Tomorrow

The next installment of the OutCenter’s Southwest Michigan VOICES speaker series will be this Thursday at Lake Michigan College. The OutCenter’s Paula Camp tells WSJM News representatives of Spectrum Health will make a presentation about the importance

[VIDEO] BH Teen Center Takes Part in KitchenAid Global Day of Caring

Video Playback Not Supported <iframe class=’wpb_videoplayer video-single-player-iframe’ allowfullscreen scrolling=’no’ width=’600′ height=’330′ frameborder=’0′ src=’https://www.wsjm.com/wp-content/plugins/wpb-video/wpb-video-embed/wpb-video-embed.php?blogid=321&id=65445&flag_call=singleVideo&playerid=fbqwxde&player_slug=wsjm-com-stories&chkFlagFrom=meta_insert_video’></iframe> 17 local nonprofits are benefitting from this year’s KitchenAid Global Day of Caring. One of the sites was the Joel Smilow Teen Center at

Cherry Beach In Chikaming Township Closed

Cherry Beach in Chikaming Township is closed until further notice. The Berrien County Health Department closed the beach due to high bacteria levels Tuesday afternoon. The township’s parks department has posted on Facebook that it is unsafe