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Muhammad Ends Bid For Congress


Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad has ended his campaign for Congress. He announced on Facebook this week he believes he does have the passion to run for the Fourth District. However, he says he also has “the

Promote The Vote Kicks Off 2022 Campaign


Promote the Vote 2022 has kicked off across the state. Promote the Vote is a group of organizations and individuals dedicated to making sure Michigan’s voting system works for everyone. Yvonne White is with the NAACP. “it

MDOT Work Starts In New Buffalo


The Michigan Department of Transportation has started a resurfacing project on US-12 in New Buffalo. Spokesperson Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News the work will take most of the summer. “It’s 5.1 miles of US-12 from the state

Tax Deadline Next Week


Time is ticking down for people to get their taxes done. Deadline day is April 18th. Evan Wolf with Wolf Tax told Michigan News Network people procrastinating and IRS changes are the biggest challenges. “The IRS has

Work Zone Awareness Week Begins


There’s a push this week to make sure drivers are using caution in road construction work areas. National Work Zone Awareness Week kicks off today. Diane Cross with the Michigan Department of Transportation said there were three

MDOT Construction In Decatur This Week


Work starts this coming week on a reconstruction project on M-51 near Decatur. The Michigan Department of Transportation says the project will include asphalt resurfacing, drainage structure repairs, curb ramps, and new pavement markings. It will affect

ESports Coming To BHHS


Coming soon to Benton Harbor High School will be ESports. District Superintendent Andrae Townsel was in Kalamazoo this past week week to visit Western Michigan University to learn more about how to implement a competitive video game

LMC To Hold Forum On Student Debt


There will be a forum on student debt Monday at Lake Michigan College in Benton Township. LMC Honors Director Amy Scrima tells WSJM News it’s part of a series of Civil Discourse Forums. They’re intended to address