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United Way Announces Celebration Awards


The United Way of Southwest Michigan has recognized community contributions with its annual Celebration awards. The United Way tells us more: “This past year—a year full of challenges for so many—we nonetheless had another successful annual campaign,

Michigan Adds 18,945 COVID-19 Cases


The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says 18,945 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week. There were 62 people who died from the virus. A total of 36,064 Michiganders have died from

Charles A. “Chuck” Witkoske

Charles A. “Chuck” Witkoske, 72, of Benton Harbor, passed away, Tuesday, May 2, 2022 at his home. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held Monday, May 9, 2022 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Starks &

MI Utility Starts New Clean Energy Program


Consumers Energy has kicked off a new program for residential and business customers who want to offset carbon emissions from their natural gas use and help protect the planets atmosphere. Greg Salisbury, vice president of gas engineering

Rotary Track Meet This Friday


Set for this Friday is the Rotary Club of St. Joseph-Benton Harbor’s annual Rotary Track Meet at St. Joseph High School. The Rotary’s Randy Bettich tells WSJM News the event started in 1958 and was limited last

Mackinac Attractions Reopening For The Year


There’s excitement up north as the historic sites of Mackinac State Historic Parks are opening for the 2022 season beginning Tuesday through Friday. Dominick Miller, Chief of Marketing for Mackinac State Historic Parks, told Michigan News Network