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Great Lakes Water Levels Drop In September


There are lower water levels on Lake Superior. Physical scientist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Lake Superior along with Lakes Michigan and Huron had lower water levels in September. “Across the board, considering where

Commission Honors Buchanan Olympic Athlete


Hannah Roberts, the 19-year-old Olympic athlete from Buchanan who won a silver medal this summer in Tokyo in Women’s BMX Freestyle has been honored by the Berrien County Board of Commissioners. During Thursday’s meeting, the board’s resolution

Whitmer Restores Prevailing Wages On State Projects


From the Associated Press — Governor Gretchen Whitmer says Michigan will pay higher “prevailing” wages on state construction projects, three years after Republican legislators repealed a long-standing law that required better pay. The Democratic governor said Thursday

Detours Next Week For I-94, I-196 Interchange


The Michigan Department of Transportation will be closing the ramp from southbound I-196 to westbound I-94 from Monday through Saturday next week as part of the US-31 relocation and I-94 Rebuilding Michigan project. Southbound I-196 traffic will

Gas Prices Jump To $3.39


It’s hard to avoid rising gas prices. On average, your corner pump has jumped more than 10¢ to $3.39 per gallon. We asked GasBuddy’s Patrick DeHaan if $4 a gallon is a possibility in the near future.

Study Finds Michigan A Scary State


A new study lists Michigan near the top for haunted places. There are 510 spooky spots in the state including schools, abandoned towns, and even old mines out of more than 11,000 reported in the country. The

State Police Trooper Shot In Niles


A Michigan State Police Trooper was involved in a shooting late Wednesday night in Niles. According to our news partners at WSBT 22, the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. during a traffic stop near Ninth Street and

Veggie Van Coming To Bridgman


The Veggie Van will be making a stop in Bridgman this month. Spectrum Health Lakeland says the mobile farmers market will be available from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19 at Southwestern Medical Clinic on

Lear Building New Detroit Factory


Lear Corporation broke ground Monday on a brand new factory that will be built on Detroit’s east side. Mayor Mike Duggan says the factory will make seats. “Lear Corporation made this decision. 400 good paying jobs in

Upton Concerned About Inflation


Congressman Fred Upton is concerned about inflation as consumer prices keep rising. He tells WSJM News events in the last couple of years have caused the problem. “We’ve had a lot of government spending, in large part

The Market Open In Downtown St. Joseph


There’s a new marketplace open in downtown St. Joseph. In fact, it’s called The Market. It’s an indoor, year-round farmers market that currently includes eight food and drink related businesses, all with custom made spaces inside of