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I&M Starts Work On New Solar Farm


Construction has begun on Indiana Michigan Power’s new solar facility near South Bend. I&M spokesperson Schnee Garrett tells WSJM Newsthe St. Joseph Solar Farm will feature 57,000 solar panels on 210 acres of property next to the

Whitmer Warns About COVID Numbers


The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has now passed 70,000 and Governor Gretchen Whitmer is hinting schools may not be able to re-open. Since mid-March, more than 6,000 Michigan residents have died from

Warm Summer For Lake Michigan


From the Associated Press — Lake Michigan is having a warm summer. Scientists say the average surface water temperature was 75.3 degrees on July 9, setting a record for the month based on 26 years of record

Four Winds Casinos Launch Sports Betting


Now that sports betting is legal in Michigan, the Four Winds Casinos have announced you can do so at their locations. On Monday, Four Winds launched Sportsbook, a way customers can bet on sports including baseball, hockey,

Bill Would Increase Penalty For Voter Fraud


State Representative Pauline Wendzel has introduced legislation intended to increase the security of elections as absentee voting this year will hit record numbers in Michigan. Wendzel tells WSJM News her bill would make it a felony for

Lab At LMC Offering Summer Workshops


Lake Michigan College’s Fab Lab is offering workshops and classes throughout the summer to give everyone something to do in this year of coronavirus. Hanson Technology Center Director Chad Dee tells WSJM News the makers space allows