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State Police Seeking New Recruits

Michigan State Police are looking for new troopers. Trooper Kellie Shaffer from the district headquarters in Paw Paw tells WSJM News the agency is always looking for recruits to fill out its ranks as retirements take place.

West MI Water Park Preparing To Reopen

The water park at the state’s largest amusement park will be welcoming visitors back next week. Laure Bollenbach is the spokesperson for the WildWater Adventure water park, part of Michigan’s Adventure near Muskegon. She told Michigan News

Tax Deadline Approaching

The pandemic pushed the tax deadline from April 15 to July 15. CPA James Jenkins of Jenkins and Company says you’re running out of time if you haven’t filed yet. “Nothing even shadows doing your taxes, and

Governor Issues New Mask Order

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued an executive order regarding the use of masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. This new order requires businesses to refuse service to someone who refuses to wear a mask, with

South Haven Splash Pad Opens

The new splash pad in South Haven is finished and open. The city held a ribbon cutting for the more than $600,000 attraction Thursday. The splash pad is similar to the Whirlpool Compass Fountain in St. Joseph,

MI Businesses Seeing A Shortage Of Change

Brother, can you spare a dime? The coronavirus pandemic has caused a nationwide coin shortage, according to the Federal Reserve, and business owners are feeling it. Jerry Millen is the owner of a marijuana dispensary in Michigan.

Upton Backing Rural Broadband Legislation

Congressman Fred Upton is pushing a bill to increase broadband access as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. He tells WSJM News the Rural Broadband Acceleration Act would speed up the distribution of the FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund,