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Campaign Seeks Equitable School Policies

A new campaign is calling on state leaders to invest in Michigan’s students and adopt fair and equitable school funding policies. Education Trust Midwest Executive Director Amber Arellano says a cross section of business and civic leaders

Colleges Plan For Reopening In Fall

We’re just about six weeks away from students returning to college campuses. The ongoing pandemic is raising concern for students with pre-existing conditions who are considered high risk. Nancy Jansen, director of Oakland University’s Graham Health Center,

Upper Peninsula Wolf Population Steady

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the state’s wolf population has remained stable over the past nine years. Cody Norton is a large carnivore specialist for the DNR. He told Michigan News Network this week the

Cross-Country Coming Back To SMC

Southwestern Michigan College is bringing back some athletics. The SMC Board of Trustees voted last week for the return of men’s and women’s cross-country for the fall of 2021. Board Chair Thomas Jerdon tells WSJM News that’s

Meeting To Address Paw Paw Road Project

The Michigan Department of Transportation is inviting Paw Paw area residents to an online discussion it’s going to host about an upcoming road project. It’s reconstructing the I-94 interchange at M-40 in Paw Paw. MDOT is seeking

Fatal House Fire In Bangor

One person is dead following a house fire in the city of Bangor on Sunday. South Haven Area Emergency Services says it was one of several fire departments called to the scene at 20 Cass Street after

State COVID-19 Numbers For Sunday

Michigan is reporting 1,041 additional cases of COVID-19 for Sunday. However, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says some of those additional cases are due to a problem with the reporting system that occurred Friday