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Work Underway At South Haven Lighthouse

Work is underway to improve the South Haven lighthouse. Historical Association of South Haven President Jim Ollgaard tells WSJM News the group in 2015 raised money to repaint the outside and remodel the inside of the structure

South Haven Schools To Require Masks

South Haven Public Schools has announced it will require masks for those who enter its school buildings when the new academic year begins in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The board of education voted this

Lawmakers Discuss Employer Vaccine Mandates

A Michigan House committee is hearing testimony this week on a bill that would prevent employers from requiring employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Republican state Representative Beth Griffin chairs the standing committee on workforce, trades, and

Free ORV Weekend This Weekend

Would you like to try off-roading? This is the weekend to do it in Michigan State Parks. DNR motorized trails specialist Jessica Holley-Roehrs told Michigan News Network it’s a Free ORV Weekend. “Our residents and non-residents of

RESA Superintendent Receives Award

Berrien RESA Superintendent Eric Hoppstock has been awarded the Marvin Beekman Award for 2020 by the Michigan Association of Administrators of Special Education. Hoppstock was given the award at the group’s annual summer institute last week. RESA

Backpack Giveaway Next Week In Benton Harbor

Volunteers with the Berrien Community Foundation will be at the Whirlpool Riverview campus in Benton Harbor next week giving out 2,000 backpacks filled with supplies to local students. BCF Program Manager Susan Matheny told WSJM News this

Upton Remembers Deceased Colleague

Congressman Fred Upton is remembering former Congressman Paul Mitchell, who died over the weekend at the age of 64. Upton tells WSJM News he knew Mitchell well, taking many flights with him to Washington from Detroit. The