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Invasive Plant Found Near Lake Michigan

An invasive plant that has spread around the east side of the state has been found near Lake Michigan. Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy aquatic biologist Willian Keiper tells WSJM News it’s the European

[VIDEO] Silver Beach Closed Due to E. coli

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=68589&flag_call=singleVideo&playerid=fbqwxde&player_slug=wsjm-com-stories&chkFlagFrom=meta_insert_video’></iframe> There was no swimming Tuesday at Silver Beach County Park or Rocky Gap County Park. The Berrien County Parks Department tells WSJM News they’ve

State Marks Black Breastfeeding Week

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is marking this as Black Breastfeeding Week. It says it’s partnered with the Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association to promote the positive effects breastfeeding has on infant health and reducing

Warrant Issued In Niles Shooting

A warrant has been issued in a weekend shooting in Niles. The Niles Police Department says it’s looking for 21-year-old Dayshawn Lavell Smith of Niles. It says the shooting happened around 7:50 p.m. Saturday in the 600

Fire Destroys Apartment Building

A Berrien Springs apartment building has been destroyed by fire. It happened Saturday night at Park Manor Apartments on Rosehill Road. The entire building, consisting of 20 units, was wrecked. Our partners at WSBT report crews had

Record Year For Lighthouse Tours

The demand for lighthouse tours in St. Joseph has been up this year. In fact, the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center says there has been a record number of tours. The museum’s Kate Ulrey tells WSJM News