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DPD Chief James: I’m Not Going Anywhere

As protests calling for police reform continue in Detroit, several activists groups are calling for Detroit’s Chief of Police to resign. What does James Craig think? “I’m not going anywhere,” said Craig. “These outsiders, these agitators, in

Theater Chain Hopes To Reopen

Celebration Cinema is ready to reopen, and waiting for permission from the governor. Celebration Cinema spokesperson Emily Loeks spoke at a press conference on Thursday, saying the theater chain has been losing close to $1 million per

State COVID Numbers For Friday

Michigan is reporting 982 additional cases of COVID-19 for Friday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says there have been a total of 105,377 cases of the illness in the state since the start of

MSU Issues Mask Warning

While undergraduate students continue remote learning during the fall semester, it’s a stern warning from the president of Michigan State University. “Following public health guidance and regulations passed by local authorities to combat this pandemic is the

Governor Proclaims September As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The governor’s office has released the following statement: Governor Whitmer proclaimed September 2020 as Childhood Cancer Awareness month in Michigan to recognize the determination and bravery of children who battle cancer, and

Upton Aims For Stimulus Bill Later This Month

Could Congress approve another coronavirus stimulus package? Congressman Fred Upton still says yes. After months of failing to reach a deal, Upton tells WSJM News Republicans and Democrats could be convinced to support a plan with pressure

79 Animals Removed From Dowagiac Home

A Dowagiac man could be facing charges after authorities removed 79 animals from his home on Thursday. The Dowagiac Police Department says it executed a search warrant at the home in the 100 block of Lester Street

High School Sports To Resume

The Michigan High School Athletic Association is allowing high school football this fall. The season has been reinstated as of Thursday after Governor Whitmer lifted restrictions that had prevented games from being played. She is still recommending

Krasl Art Fair Recognized In Magazine

The Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff has been given high marks by a national arts publication. Krasl tells us Sunshine Artist magazine has compiled its 28th annual 200 Best list of arts and crafts festivals around

More COVID-19 Testing Locations To Open

A dozen new neighborhood COVID-19 testing sites will be open in the state this week, and Governor Whitmer says more will be open in a few weeks. “Additional sites are slated for Benton Harbor, Grand Rapids, Lansing,

0, 0, 0 A Winner In Daily 3

A bit unusual, but last night’s winning Michigan Lottery Daily 3 numbers were 0, 0, 0. Michigan Lottery Commission spokesman Jake Harris says it’s not as unusual as you might think. “We could say it’s fairly unusual.