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New Leader Announced For Youth Solutions


Kinexus has announced a new director for its Youth Solutions program. Mollie Waller will now lead the program. Kinexus says Waller has a wealth of experience in the non-profit and for-profit sectors ranging from communications to business

Enrollment Going Back Up At GVSU


There’s some good news regarding the latest enrollment numbers at Grand Valley State University. Overall enrollment dropped last year for many universities because of the pandemic. Now, GVSU says its numbers are on the rebound. For first-time

Kirk D. Morris Sr.

Kirk D. Morris, Sr., 59, formerly of Buchanan, passed away unexpectedly on August 21, 2019, in Park County, Colorado. Kirk’s family was contacted by the Park County Coroner to inform them they had located remains of an

Whirlpool Appliance Sale Coming Up


Whirlpool will hold an appliance sale to benefit the United Way of Southwest Michigan this month. The United Way’s Jennifer Tomshack tells WSJM News this big sale is back on after being cancelled last year. Whirlpool will

Michigan Trails Week Starts Tomorrow


This coming week is Michigan Trails Week when everyone is encouraged to get out and see some of the state’s trails system. Michigan Department of Natural Resources grant coordinator Dakota Hewlett tells WSJM News no matter where

Big Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots


There are some huge lottery jackpots up for grabs this weekend. The Mega Millions jackpot tonight is $405 million and Saturday night’s Powerball is $457 million. The Michigan Lottery Commission’s Jake Harris says they’re seeing an increase