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Whitmer Praised For Overtime Effort

The Michigan League for Public Policy is applauding an announcement by the administration of Governor Gretchen Whitmer last month that it’s seeking to increase the threshold for overtime eligibility in Michigan. League policy analyst Peter Ruark tells

Cases Of STDs Trend Up In Berrien County

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services warned this week about increasing rates of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia around the nation and in the state. Berrien County Health Department spokesperson Gillian Conrad tells WSJM News the

Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend

Daylight Saving Time ends for the year this weekend. State Fire Marshal Kevin Sehlmeyer says it’s a good time to put fresh batteries in all of your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. “We find ideally with

Fire Damages VFW Post 6248 In Decatur

An electrical fire this morning is prompting the closure of the VFW Post 6248 in Decatur through the weekend. On Facebook, the VFW says no one was hurt and anyone with tickets to tomorrow’s Elvis event should

Upton Votes No On Impeachment Resolution

Congressman Fred Upton is among the 194 U.S. House Republicans to have voted no on the impeachment procedure resolution approved by Democrats on Thursday. WSJM News spoke to Upton about the impeachment inquiry into President Trump earlier

One Killed In Fiery Crash Near South Haven

Burned beyond recognition. That presents a challenge for authorities near South Haven in identifying a person killed in a fiery crash Wednesday night in Casco Township. The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office and South Haven Area Emergency Services

Upton Receives Champion Of Science Award

Congressman Fred Upton is a recipient of the 2019 Champion of Science Award from the national Science Coalition. The organization is a non-profit representing more than 50 research universities around the United States. Upton tells WSJM News