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Cass County Joins Kinexus


Now working with Kinexus and Market Van Buren is Cass County. Market Van Buren Director Zachary Morris tells WSJM News it’s forming a partnership with Cass County to help raise the area’s economic development profile. The process

Secretary Of State Seeks Election Law Reforms


About 10,000 votes mailed in for the Tuesday primary in Michigan didn’t count, even though they were postmarked before the election. That’s according to Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. She’s calling for changes to the state’s election

Governor Extends Emergency Declaration


From the Associated Press — Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended Michigan’s coronavirus emergency through September 4, enabling her to keep in place restrictions designed to curb COVID-19. The Democratic governor on Friday pointed to an uptick in

Veggie Van Coming To Benton Harbor


Coming to Benton Harbor this month will be the famous Veggie Van. It’s a mobile food pantry that distributes fresh fruits and vegetables to anyone who wants them, and it’s offered thanks to a partnership between Spectrum

Upton Taking Submissions Of Mask Photos


Congressman Fred Upton is inviting district residents to send him photos of their favorite protective masks. He tells WSJM News his office is encouraging everyone to mask up. “We know that they work,” Upton said. “We know

Record Number Of Primary Ballots Cast


A record 2.5 million votes were cast in Michigan’s primary, as people took advantage of no-excuse absentee voting amid the coronavirus pandemic. The count released Thursday surpassed the previous record of 2.2 million from 2018, when –