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County Board Hears About Mask Mandates

Masks in school continue to be a topic for the Berrien County Board of Commissioners. During Thursday’s meeting, the board heard from residents opposed to mask rules in schools, as it has heard most meetings for months.

Niles Man Charged With Embezzlement

A Niles man is facing embezzlement charges after police say he stole money from a baseball league. The Niles Police Department says 24-year-old Dakota Jackson in September reported his vehicle had been burglarized with nearly $6,000 stolen

Upton Remembers Bob Dole

Congressman Fred Upton will pay his respects to the late Bob Dole when Dole’s body lays in state at the Capitol Thursday. Upton tells WSJM News he remembers Dole well as the two worked near each other

Hospitals Struggling With COVID Patients

From the Associated Press — The U.S. has reached a COVID-19 milestone of roughly 200 million fully vaccinated people, but cases and hospitalizations are still spiking, even in highly immunized pockets of the country like New England.

BBB Offers Advice To Avoid Shipping Scams

The Better Business Bureau of West Michigan is advising everyone how they can avoid being the victims of shipping scams this holiday season. The BBB’s Kate Grevious tells WSJM News the most common scams are phishing scams