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County Board Hears COVID Update

The latest COVID-19 update has been delivered to the Berrien County Board of Commissioners. During Thursday’s meeting, Berrien County Administrator Brian Dissette told the board he spoke with Berrien County Health Officer Nicki Britten this week, and

Whitmer On Impeachment Talk: “Outrageous”

Governor Gretchen Whitmer says it’s outrageous that some are politicizing the fight against the coronavirus. As an impeachment effort has gained support from a few state lawmakers, Whitmer told Michigan News Network she has taken actions similar

South Haven Installs Hand Washing Stations

The city of South Haven has installed hand washing stations around its downtown. The city has released the following statement: The Downtown Development Authority and South Haven/Van Buren Convention & Visitor’s Bureau has collaborated with the City

Business Group Endorses House Candidates

The National Federation of Independent Business has announced its endorsements of Michigan House candidates for this year. NFIB Michigan Director Charlie Owens tells WSJM News they are all incumbents because the group looks at voting records to

Coaches Join Governor To Call For Mask Use

Coaches from Michigan State University and the University of Michigan have joined Governor Gretchen Whitmer in her pleas for people to mask up. During Whitmer’s Wednesday COVID update, the governor was joined by MSU Basketball Coach Tom

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