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Utility Makes Big Donation To Hartford Library

The American Electric Power Foundation has donated $80,000 to the Hartford Public Library for its computer lab. Library Director Stephanie Daniels tells WSJM News the new AEP Foundation Computer Lab inside the Hartford Public Library will feature

LaSata Introduces Election Legislation

Michigan legislative Republicans this week introduced several bills they say are intended to improve the state’s elections. Among the 39 bills in the package are two from state Senator Kim LaSata. She tells WSJM News Senate Bill

State Releases COVID Numbers For Friday

It’s another day of more than 5,000 new cases of COVID being identified in the state. Michigan is reporting 5,030 new cases of COVID-19 for Friday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus dashboard shows

MIOSHA Launches COVID-19 Citations Dashboard

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a new online dashboard covering COVID-19 citations. It’s intended to provide information to the public in an easy-to-access way. The Michigan State Emergency Operations Center has released the

Fatal Fire In Dowagiac

Two people are dead following a house fire in Dowagiac on Thursday. The Dowagiac Fire Department says firefighters were called to the home at 310 East Telegraph just before 7 a.m. They arrived to find the two

State Seeing New Spike In COVID Cases

From the Associated Press — Michigan, which not long ago had among the country’s lowest COVID-19 infection rates, is confronting an alarming spike that some public health experts worry could be a harbinger nationally. The resurgence is

Line 5 Critics Call For Equal Time

Some Michigan business leaders are sounding the alarm on what they said are efforts to undermine the governor’s order to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline. The Canadian company was given until May 12 to cease operations

South Haven Art Fair Canceled

Uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the South Haven Center for the Arts to cancel the South Haven Juried Fine Arts Fair planned for this July. The board of directors announced Wednesday because the fair