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Detroit To Host 2024 NFL Draft


A major sporting event is coming to the city of Detroit. It was a few weeks ago that the beans were spilled that Detroit was one of three finalist cities to host an upcoming NFL Draft and

Work On US-31 Project Resumes Next Week


Work resumes next Monday on the big I-94, US-31, I-196 project in Benton Township. Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News the project to connect US-31 to I-196 is entering the final stages. As

Woman Shot In Benton Township


Benton Township police are investigating a woman being shot in the arm in the 100 block of Concord. She was shot once in an arm just before 1 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses told police several people were outside

Fire Burns Home Near South Haven


No one was hurt in a house fire near South Haven early Sunday morning. The Grand Junction family was able to get out along with a dog and a cat. South Haven Area Emergency Services crews found

DNR Expert Talks About Spring Fish Kills


The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is advising everyone fish kills are not an uncommon sight this time of year. DNR Fisheries Division program manager Gary Whelan tells WSJM News these spring fish kills typically occur in

BH Teachers To Receive Bonuses


Teachers at Benton Harbor Area Schools will get retention bonuses at the end of the school year following action Monday by the board of education. Superintendent Andrae Townsel tells WSJM News it was time to reward teachers

Cornerstone Women’s Event Sells Out


It was a packed house Thursday night as Cornerstone Alliance hosted FLEX: Female Leadership Excellence, a forum for women business leaders from around southwest Michigan. In recognition of National Women’s History Month, Cornerstone Alliance presented the panel