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Upton Expecting Another Stimulus Bill

A new federal coronavirus stimulus package could be coming soon. Congressman Fred Upton tells WSJM News talks are underway while Congress assesses the unemployment situation. He says whatever is proposed has to be bipartisan if it’s to

Governor Signs Wendzel Brewery Bill

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation from state Representative Pauline Wendzel to increase the limit faced by breweries that self-distribute their beer. Right now, breweries are limited to 1,000 barrels per year when they self-distribute. Wendzel’s bill

SMC Announces In-Person Classes For Fall

Southwestern Michigan College has announced in-person classes will resume this fall, while on-campus residence halls will be open as the institution operates as normally as possible while staying safe. SMC President Joe Odenwald tells WSJM News the