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Comcast boosts Xfinity speeds in SWMI


– From Moody on the Market Comcast says that thousands of customers in Southwest Michigan will soon be waking up to faster Internet, thanks to an Xfinity system upgrade. The country’s largest gigabit network is boosting speeds

Seven Could Face Charges In Drug Bust


Seven people are facing possible charges after a drug bust by the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit. Detectives got a search warrant and raided the home in the city of Hartford Tuesday and found several

Otsego Man Wins $1 Million On Powerball


A 60-year-old Otsego man is the state’s newest millionaire. Mark Brooks claimed his Powerball prize from the Michigan Lottery after matching the five white balls and missing the Powerball on September 24. Brooks says he buys two

Michigan Adds 12,414 COVID-19 Cases


Michigan has added 12,414 cases of COVID-19 in the past week. The Department of Health and Human Services says 173 people died from the virus for a total of 39,092 since March 2020. The average daily number

One Killed, One Hurt In Prison Stabbing


The Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal stabbing at the Macomb Correctional Facility. Chris Gautz is the Michigan Corrections Department spokesman. “On the way back from chow line, we had some level four prisoners who were

Spectrum Health Lakeland Takes On New Name


The former BHSH health system is now called Corewell Health as Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health complete their merger. The new name was announced last week. Corewell Health South President Loren Hamel told WSJM News how they

Dr. Thomas Bennett

Dr. Thomas Bennett, 79, of Paw Paw, Michigan, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 16, 2022. Thomas, the son of the late Scott and Arlene (Warner) Bennett, was born in Detroit,

Upton: Continued Election Denial A Concern


More than a quarter of those on the ballot for November’s elections have publicly expressed doubts about the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election. After the events of January 6, 2021, Does that concern Congressman Fred Upton?