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MI GOP Preparing For Possible Recount

After raising more than five-million dollars for election recount efforts in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has set her sights on Michigan. Ronna Romney McDaniel, Chair of the Michigan Republican Party, says this

Electronics The Hottest Items For Cyber Monday

Today is Cyber Monday. That’s the annual day when holiday shoppers take to the Internet for extreme markdowns and sales. Televisions are again the hot item for purchase, says Jim Barry, with the Consumer Technology Association. “Televisions,

SW Michigan Has State’s Lowest Gas Prices

Michigan’s lowest gas prices are right here in southwest Michigan. GasBuddy says South Haven’s prices are as low as $1.78, which is the rock-bottom level in the state. Triple-A Michigan’s latest survey of prices shows the Benton

2016 A Strong Year For SWM Home Sales

Southwest Michigan’s housing market has been strong throughout 2016, although sales took a bit of a breather in the month of October. The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors’ Philip Amodeo tells WSJM News sales for the month

Holiday Planning Key For Divorced Parents

The holiday season can be tough for divorced parents trying to spend time with their children. Family law attorney Jessica Woll says it’s important to put the children’s needs first. She tells us planning and communication are

Mixed Reaction In MI to DeVos Appointment

The selection of Betsy Devos to serve as the next U.S Secretary of Education is getting mixed reactions around Michigan. Among those on board with the appointment are Grand Rapids Schools Superintendent Theresa Weatherall and Congressman Bill Huizenga,

Slain MI Police Officer Had SWM Ties

A Wayne State University Police Officer shot and killed in the line of duty this week was originally from Kalamazoo County. Officer Colin Rose is a native of Richland, where his parents still live. Friends of his

Buchanan Christmas Celebration Saturday

There will be lots of fun this Saturday in Buchanan. For the first time ever, they’re combining White Saturday with the annual Christmas tree lighting and parade. The chamber of commerce’s Randy Hendrixson tells WSJM News there

DNR Holding Another Land Auction Next Monday

Interested in maybe picking up some property in Michigan for hunting or other recreational activities. The Michigan DNR will offer surplus public land in a sealed-bid auction beginning December 6th. That’s according to the DNR’s Michael Michalek. “The