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COVID-19 Cases Up By 1,560


Michigan has 1,560 new COVID-19 cases for Wednesday. The Department of Health and Human Services says 31 deaths were recorded. The totals since March 2020 are now 879,685 cases and 18,741 deaths. In southwest Michigan, Berrien County

State Searching For 2021 Christmas Tree


Temperatures are in the 70’s but the state is on the hunt for the state Christmas tree. Department of Technology, Management & Budget spokeswoman Khristyn Herman explains what they want. “What we’re looking for is a spruce

One Killed In I-94 Crash


Michigan State Police are investigating a crash between a pickup and a parked semi on westbound I-94 near mile marker 56 that killed one. Troopers say an 81-year-old Milwaukee man was killed when his pickup went off

President Biden Tours Ford Plant


President Biden toured a Ford electric car plant in Dearborn as part of an effort to tout his American Jobs Plan. The plan, which aims to create jobs by rebuilding US infrastructure, has gotten little support from

COVID-19 Cases Up 1,271


Michigan’s new COVID-19 cases for Tuesday are 1,271. The Department of Health and Human Services says that brings the total since March 2020 to 878,125. There were 83 deaths recorded with 27 through vital records reviews. A

Buchanan Moving On Andrews University Plan


Buchanan may start to look different soon based on the work of the city and Andrews University School of Architecture and Design. They have done a four-month partnership to reimagine development opportunities in the city. Anyone interested

New COVID-19 Cases Average 1,115


Michigan’s average number of new COVID-19 cases for Sunday and Monday is 1,115 as 2,230 people have tested positive. The Department of Health and Human Services says that brings the total since March 2020 to 876,854. There

LMC Offers STEM Summer Camps


Lake Michigan College’s Fab Lab will once again offer summer camps this coming season. Hanson Technology Center Director Chad Dee tells WSJM News the Fab Lab offers makers spaces that include a 3D printer, making it a

Wine Trail Launches New Website


The Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail has launched a new website along with an updated printed map thanks to a grant from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the FDA. The new website comes

Click It Or Ticket Campaign About To Start


The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a Click It or Ticket high-visibility enforcement campaign starting this month to make sure drivers are wearing their seatbelts. The department says with Memorial Day approaching and many people hitting

United Way Celebrates Volunteers


The United Way of Southwest Michigan is honoring local organizations that have helped it throughout the year with its annual Celebration Awards. Campaign Director Charlotte Becker tells WSJM News the awards are with a twist this year.