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Upton Expects Dreamers Bill This Week

Work is underway in the U.S. House on some immigration bills this week. Congressman Fred Upton tells WSJM News one addresses the status of Dreamers, or those brought into the country illegally when children and who now

State Releases COVID Numbers For Tuesday

Michigan is reporting 2,048 new cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus dashboard shows Michigan has had a total of more than 612,000 COVID cases since the start of the

Benton Harbor To Reclassify Two Streets

Benton Harbor City Commissioners have approved some minor changes for a couple of streets as part of ongoing planning. During a Monday meeting, the city commission approved a request to the Michigan Department of Transportation that East

Great Lakes Water Levels Trending Down

Great Lakes water levels in 2021 are tracking below last year’s levels, although Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, St. Clair, and Erie remain well above long-term average levels. That’s according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which

$3 Million Literacy Grant Going To BH Schools

Benton Harbor Area Schools is receiving a $3 million literacy grant. Superintendent Andrae Townsel announced during Tuesday’s board of education meeting the federally funded grant from the Michigan Department of Education will be used to begin building