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Michigan’s Adventure Reopens This Friday


Michigan’s Adventure amusement park opens this Friday in Muskegon. Park spokeswoman Laurie Bollenbach told Michigan News Network this week they have 60 rides, including seven roller coasters and a familiar favorite for families. “Camp Snoopy has rides

Upton Tours Baby Formula Plant


Congressman Fred Upton paid a visit Wednesday to the Sturgis baby formula plant that has been shut down due to contamination concerns, leading to the nationwide shortage of baby formula. He told WSJM News ahead of his

Avian Flu Found In Allegan County


A case of the bird flu has been identified in Allegan County. The Allegan County Health Department has released the following: The first case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was confirmed on May 17, 2022 in

Napier Avenue Bridge To Reopen Friday


The Berrien County Road Department will have the Napier Avenue Bridge over the St. Joseph River back open to traffic on Friday. Interim Director Kevin Stack tells WSJM News crews working on the bridge were going to

TSA Offers Advice On Traveling This Summer


Tens of thousands of people are expected to head to the airport and travel during the summer. The unofficial kickoff is this coming Memorial Day weekend. Michigan TSA security director Steve Lorincz says travelers should arrive early

Ferris State Gets $1 Million Endowment


In recognition of Ferris State University President David Eisler’s longstanding leadership, the school has received a $1 million endowment to empower and cultivate more leaders to make an impact across the nation. Eisler is pleased. “The doctorate

Michael Brown Withdraws From Race For Governor


Michigan State Police Captain Michael Brown has withdrawn from the Republican race for governor in Michigan. He issued the following statement Tuesday: “It appears that after my campaign’s signature gathering was complete, individuals independently contracted for a

Man Shot In Benton Harbor Sunday


A 19-year-old Benton Harbor man is recovering after being shot on Sunday. The Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety says officers were called to the 100 block of Oden Street around 1:15 p.m. on a report of