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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.

Poll Finds Just 34% For Whitmer


In a survey of likely voters, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has some work to do if she wants to be re-elected. According to the survey, conducted by the Lansing-based Marketing and Resource Group, only 34% of respondents indicated

State Infrastructure Deal Reached


Michigan lawmakers have unveiled and begun passing a massive $4.8 billion spending plan, one that will upgrade long-neglected infrastructure including water pipes, dams, roads and parks. The legislation is the product of months of negotiations between the

Nessel Warns About Pet-Related Scams


Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has released a new video advising everyone how to protect themselves from pet-related scams. She says if you’re getting a dog, research the breed, research the breeder, and insist you meet the

PGA Holding Longest Drive Contest


The PGA of America has announced the 2022 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship Community Long Drive Contest. It will be held at Pipestone Indoor Country Club on April 6 starting at 4:30 p.m. and will and feature longest

Upton Talks COVID Experience


Congressman Fred Upton is feeling a lot better after his positive COVID test last week. He told WSJM News on Tuesday his symptoms never got all that bad. “I’m feeling much better,” Upton said. “Thank goodness the

Group Asks State To Keep Palisades Open


The Michigan and Ohio Section of the American Nuclear Society has sent a letter to Governor Gretchen Whitmer urging her and state lawmakers to reconsider the closure of the Palisades nuclear power plant in May. The organization

Study Finds Boost From COVID-19 Booster


A study by Beaumont Health researchers finds a significant boost to getting a COVID-19 vaccine booster. Researchers found people have a 45% lower death rate than people who have not been vaccinated. They also had much lower

Upton Praises Zelenskyy Speech To Congress


An address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to Congress last week is getting high marks from Congressman Fred Upton. He tells WSJM News Zelenskyy painted a stark picture of what has happened to his country since Russia’s

Deer Hits Motorcycle


A 26-year-old Jones man is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after his motorcycle was hit by a deer late Monday night. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to Union Road just north of Calvin Hill