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Niles Bluegrass Festival underway

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Four days of twang is underway in Niles as a the 20-year anniversary of the Niles Bluegrass Festival kicked off Thursday evening at Riverfront Park. Hosted by the Riverfront Optimist Club of Niles, the festival features about

GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Debate

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Four Republicans vying for your vote to be Michigan’s next governor debated for the fifth time ahead of the August 2nd primary in Grand Rapids Wednesday. A portion of the debate dedicated to abortion rights and gubernatorial

State Giving Away 300,000 COVID Tests

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced it’s giving out 300,000 additional COVID-19 tests to Michigan residents through a partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation. Department Director of Communicable Disease Joe Coyle tells WSJM News

38th District Candidate Forum This Week

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There will be a forum this week with candidates for the Michigan House in the 38th District. The event is a partnership between WSJM News and the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber. The chamber’s Arthur Havlicek tells WSJM

Fire Closes Curious Kids Museum

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The Curious Kids Museum in downtown St. Joseph is closed after a fire Tuesday morning. Museum Director Lori Marciniak tells WSJM News she never saw any active flames, but the problem was electrical and started in the