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State Capitol Bomb Threat Investigated

Michigan State Police are investigating a bomb threat against the state Capitol in Lansing. State Representative Laurie Pohutsky of Livonia says it’s time to a ban on guns at the state Capitol before they’re back in session

State Supreme Court Welcomes New Justice

From the Associated Press — A new justice made her public debut as the Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments in five cases Wednesday. Election victories by Elizabeth Welch and Chief Justice Bridget McCormack give Democratic nominees a

COVID Cases In Berrien County Trending Down

The COVID-19 situation in Berrien County has improved markedly since its worst point in November. Berrien County Health Officer Nicki Britten told the Berrien County Board of Health Wednesday Christmas and New Years have not caused an

Whitmer, Snyder Call For Unity

Former Governor Rick Snyder and Governor Gretchen Whitmer are calling for unity after chaos unfolded Wednesday in Washington. The governor’s office has released the following: Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer and former Republican Governor Rick Snyder joined one

Upton Makes Statement On Capitol Chaos

As chaos took over the U.S. Capitol Wednesday with armed rioters storming the building to protest the loss of President Trump in November’s election, Congressman Fred Upton called for a restoration of order. He issued a statement

South Haven Hires New City Clerk

The city of South Haven has announced the hiring of a new city clerk. Nathan Slauer started on Monday. He previously served as an intern in the city manager’s office in Grand Haven, where he managed communications

State Releases COVID Numbers For Tuesday

Michigan is reporting 2,291 additional cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says the state has had a total of more than 504,000 cases since the pandemic started. Michigan reported 189

Lincoln Township K9 Gets Protective Vest

A Lincoln Township Police Department K9 has new protection. Vested Interest in K9s Incorporated has donated a bullet and stab protective vest to K9 Echo. The vest was sponsored by Leah Beale from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and

State Giving Out Free KN95 Masks

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is giving out 3.5 million masks as part of its Mask Up, Mask Right campaign. Spokesperson Bob Wheaton tells WSJM News they are KN95 masks, not the same as