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I&M Supporting FIRST Robotics Programs


FIRST Robotics teams from around southwest Michigan can now apply for grants from Indiana Michigan Power. I&M spokesperson Corey Ohlenkamp tells WSJM News the grants will boost interest in science, technology, engineering, and math for local students

John Beers Road weekend closure


A portion of John Beers Road in Lincoln Township will be closed this weekend as contractors finish work on a milling and resurfacing project. Eastbound traffic between Demorrow Road and Cleveland Avenue will not be allowed, and

Michigan Adds 12,167 COVID-19 Cases


There are 12,167 new cases of COVID-19 in Michigan in the past week. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says that’s an average of around 1,738 a day. There were 158 deaths for a total

Whitmer, Dixon Face Off In Second Debate


Governor Gretchen Whitmer and challenger Tudor Dixon have squared off in their second and final debate ahead of the November 8 election. Speaking Tuesday, the two repeated their performance from two weeks ago, with each calling the

GM Posts Strong Third Quarter


General Motors is celebrating a successful third quarter. The company’s third quarter earnings rose more than 36%, due in part to a rebound in vehicle sales from prolonged supply chain issues. GM Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson

Carol “Coke” Marsh

Carol “Coke” L. Marsh, age 76, of Dowagiac, passed away on Monday morning, October 24, 2022 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville. She was born on April 22, 1946, in Dubuque, Iowa, the only child to the