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Program Focuses On Role Of Fathers

A new program is coming to Van Buren County for fathers to learn about how they can better prepare their children to make the right decisions growing up. Friend of the Court early intervention case manager Abel

Library Seeks Input

A survey has been put online by the St. Joseph Library as it seeks to improve services. Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Library Director Stephanie Masin tells WSJM News they want to use the information obtained from the

Healthy Home Fair In Hartford

The Van Buren Conservation District is planning the second annual Healthy Home Fair in Hartford for this coming month. The district’s Erin Fuller tells WSJM News last year’s event went well and they’re hoping to do even

Bridge Project Starts Next Week

Two bridge projects are about to start in the Benton Harbor-St. Joseph area. Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News they’re going to be doing some upkeep on the Blossomland Bridge in St. Joseph

SWMI Gets USDA Disaster Declaration

Farmers in three southwest Michigan counties will be eligible for help now that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a secretarial disaster designation. Congressman Fred Upton called the announcement for Berrien, Cass, and St. Joseph counties

[VIDEO] Niles Police Release Robbery Surveillance Video

Video Playback Not Supported <iframe class=’wpb_videoplayer video-single-player-iframe’ allowfullscreen scrolling=’no’ width=’600′ height=’330′ frameborder=’0′ src=’https://www.wsjm.com/wp-content/plugins/wpb-video/wpb-video-embed/wpb-video-embed.php?blogid=321&id=68820&flag_call=singleVideo&playerid=fbqwxde&player_slug=wsjm-com-stories&chkFlagFrom=meta_insert_video’></iframe> New surveillance video from the armed robbery of the Admiral Gas Station at 640 Chicago Road in Niles from August 11 is being released