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Woman Shot In Benton Township

Benton Township police are investigating a woman being shot in the arm in the 100 block of Concord. She was shot once in an arm just before 1 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses told police several people were outside

Fire Burns Home Near South Haven

No one was hurt in a house fire near South Haven early Sunday morning. The Grand Junction family was able to get out along with a dog and a cat. South Haven Area Emergency Services crews found

DNR Expert Talks About Spring Fish Kills

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is advising everyone fish kills are not an uncommon sight this time of year. DNR Fisheries Division program manager Gary Whelan tells WSJM News these spring fish kills typically occur in

BH Teachers To Receive Bonuses

Teachers at Benton Harbor Area Schools will get retention bonuses at the end of the school year following action Monday by the board of education. Superintendent Andrae Townsel tells WSJM News it was time to reward teachers

Cornerstone Women’s Event Sells Out

It was a packed house Thursday night as Cornerstone Alliance hosted FLEX: Female Leadership Excellence, a forum for women business leaders from around southwest Michigan. In recognition of National Women’s History Month, Cornerstone Alliance presented the panel

Soo Locks Open For 2022

The Soo Locks opened at 12:01 a.m. and people were waiting patiently to watch two of the Great Lakes bigger vessels make their way through. Jeff Herrington with the US Army Corp of Engineers says the Edgar

LaSata Recognizes Vietnam Veterans

State Senator Kim LaSata is recognizing Vietnam war veterans as March 29 is Vietnam Veterans Day. She says many Vietnam vets don’t even talk about the sacrifice they made. “These heroes were part of our military and

Short Supply Of Veterinarian Workers

Pet owners may be running into delays when it comes to procedures with their cats and dogs. A worker shortage in the veterinarian industry has led some animal hospitals and clinics to delay surgeries and other work.