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Whitmer Holds Law Enforcement Roundtable


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has held a roundtable with law enforcement from around Michigan to discuss how the state could better be served. The governor’s office has released the following: Governor Whitmer today led a roundtable discussion in Flint with local and state law enforcement

Berrien County Election Results


The field of candidates for St. Joseph City Commission in November’s election is now down to six. After Tuesday’s primary, moving on to the final race are Michele Binkley, Thomas Jennings, Ben Rimes, Michael Sarola, Brook Thomas,

Van Buren County Election Results


Voters in Van Buren County had several issues to decide on Tuesday. At the top of the list was the big $53.6 million bond proposal for Paw Paw Public Schools. It was rejected by the voters. Meanwhile,

Community Encouraged to Donate Blood


Berrien County residents are being urged to donate blood as the supply is low. Spectrum Health Lakeland has released the following: Blood supplies across the state remain low, with some blood types in critical need. Spectrum Health

Riverfest This Weekend In Benton Harbor


Rivefest is this weekend in Benton Harbor. Riverfest is a new event inspired by events of the past. To be held at Charles Yarborough Park on Riverview Drive Friday and Saturday, the event will bring together residents

Breastfeeding On The Bluff Set For Saturday


The annual Breastfeeding on the Bluff event is set for this Saturday in downtown St. Joseph. The Berrien County Health Department’s Samantha Beyerlein tells WSJM News the event held with the Berrien County Breastfeeding Coalition will be

Local Elections Set For Tuesday


There will be a few proposals on the ballots of Van Buren County voters Tuesday. There’s a road millage increase on the ballot in Lawrence Township. In Paw Paw Township, voters are being asked to approve a

MDOT Exploring New Talent Recruitment Route


The Michigan Department of Transportation is taking a more diverse route to finding and recruiting new talent. The department’s Transportation Diversity Recruitment Program draws students from Historic Black Colleges and Universities to work alongside the pros on

MHSAA Looking Forward To Fall Sports


Fall school sports are a go, says the head of the Michigan High School Athletic Association, in the face of a growing number of COVID cases due to the Delta variant. MHSAA Executive Director Mark Uyl points

Buchanan Teen Wins Silver In Tokyo


A 19-year-old from Buchanan is now a silver medalist in Women’s BMX Freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics. Hannah Roberts was among the favorites as a three-time world champion and finished second to Great Britain’s Charlotte Worthington. Her