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Recent Decline In MI Home Sales

A new RealComp report indicates two consecutive weeks of declines in Michigan home sales. Realtor Jeff Glover told Michigan News Network that is something we have not seen in 5 years and that if the trend continues then

St. Joseph Primary Election Held Tuesday

The three St. Joseph City Commission incumbents to appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot have emerged the top three vote getters. According to the numbers available late in the evening, with all precincts and absentees reporting, the top

Fundraising Effort Underway To Repaint WWII Ship

A fundraising effort is underway to renovate the U.S Coast Guard Icebreaker Mackinaw. It now serves as a maritime museum in Mackinaw City. Museum executive director Lisa Pallagi told Michigan News Network they need to raise almost $400,000. “The entire

South Haven Blueberry Festival This Week

The 54th annual National Blueberry Festival gets started this Thursday in South Haven. Susan Diepen, with the chamber of commerce, tells WSJM News the event attracts thousands to town each year. Not only are there activities all

Man Sent To Prison For Cass County Rape

A Benton Harbor man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced to at least six years in prison. On Friday, a Cass County Judge sentenced 22-year-old Markal Leneal Jackson to between 81

Long Awaited Report On Asian Carp Released

From the Associated Press — Environmental groups say a new federal report makes clear that urgent action is needed to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a long-awaited analysis