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Gas Prices Up 7¢ Statewide

Our gas prices in Michigan are up 7¢ a gallon from last week. Triple-A Michigan puts the average at $2.50, which is lower than this time last year by about a dime per gallon. Marquette has the

One Stabbed In New Buffalo

An argument between roommates in New Buffalo took a violent turn just before 7:30 p.m. Sunday when one allegedly stabbed the other. According to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, they were called when the 42-year-old victim was

Memorial Day Fatal Crashes Up This Year

Fatalities on Michigan roads during the Memorial Day weekend continue to trend up. Michigan State Police Special Lieutenant Jim Flegel tells WSJM News eight people died this past Memorial Day weekend in crashes. Lack of seat belt

SWM Man Receives Junior Achievement Award

A southwest Michigan man is the recipient of a Junior Achievement Leadership Award. Junior Achievement Northern Indiana tells WSJM News Harry Burrit, of Berrien County, has been teaching JA in southwest Michigan for more than 25 years.

Republicans Discuss “Good Jobs” Plan

From Michigan News Network — Provide more tax incentives for larger companies that move to the state. That’s the idea behind bi-partisan legislation being debated in Lansing. On Mackinac Island this week, state Senator Jim Stamas urged

Berrien County Gets Smart 911 System

You can now sign up for Berrien County’s new Smart 911 system. 911 Director Dave Agens tells WSJM News Smart 911 is an online system where you can enter information about yourself for first responders to know if