Local News Archives

Report Finds Problems With For-Profit Colleges

New research is revealing some policies and behaviors referred to as “predatory” by for-profit colleges in Michigan. Michigan League for Public Policy Senior Policy Analyst Peter Ruark says according to his group’s findings, many for-profit schools have

Spectrum Health Lakeland Gives COVID Update

Spectrum Health Lakeland President Loren Hamel says the skyrocketing number of new COVID-19 cases we’re seeing in Berrien County lately is due to people being less diligent. Speaking to the Berrien County Board of Commissioners Thursday, Hamel

State Notes Jump In Cases Of Gonorrhea

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is warning about an increase in cases of gonorrhea this year. Spokesperson Lynn Sutfin tells WSJM News they’re up 22% with the state already passing last year’s total for

LMC Adapts To New State Order

Lake Michigan College is increasing safety precautions in response to new state directives to slow the spread of COVID-19. Non-essential employees will begin working remotely and additional in-person classes will move to remote learning beginning Wednesday, November

South Haven Gets Beach Safety Plan Critiqued

The South Haven City Council received an update from the Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority regarding the city’s current beach safety plan. There have been calls from the community for lifeguards at the city’s north and south

Michigan Congressman Has Coronavirus

From the Associated Press — A Michigan congressman says he has tested positive for COVID-19. Republican U.S. Representative Tim Walberg says his symptoms are mild so far. Walberg was reelected to a seventh term in the 7th

Krasl Art Center Closing Temporarily

The Krasl Art Center is temporarily closing. Calling it a tough decision, the center says limited access will be available to The Shop and for current exhibitions. However, all in-person events will be moved to a virtual