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Upton Talks Possibility Of State Bailouts

With school districts around Michigan looking at massive budget cuts due to COVID-caused shortfalls on the state level, will the federal government take action to bail them out? Congressman Fred Upton tells WSJM News there is legislation

Free Fishing This Weekend

This weekend will be a free fishing weekend in Michigan. Suzanne Stone with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division tells WSJM News events that are normally scheduled during the state’s two free fishing weekends per

SMC Reopening By Appointment

Southwestern Michigan College is gradually reopening its campus, announcing appointments will be available during limited hours starting on Monday, June 15. SMC tells us all services are still available remotely, but if someone prefers to visit campus

Governor Declares June Pride Month In Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has officially declared June to be Pride Month in Michigan. Her office has released the following statement: Governor Gretchen Whitmer today declared June 2020 Pride Month in Michigan to celebrate LGBTQ+ individuals and recognize the

Auto Reforms Coming July 1

Some long-awaited rate relief is in store for Michigan drivers, as the state’s new no-fault auto insurance law is set to take effect next month. Among the changes — no longer will drivers be required to carry

Teen Injured After Crash Into Home

A 17-year-old from Niles was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries after he crashed a vehicle into a Cass County home Monday. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says deputies were called to the scene

Woman Killed In Casco Township Crash

One person is dead after a crash in Casco Township on Tuesday morning. The Allegan County Sheriff’s Department and South Haven Area Emergency Services were called to the scene on 62nd Street south of 109th Avenue around

Two Rescued From Lake Michigan

Two people were rescued from Lake Michigan off South Haven on Tuesday after they ran into some trouble while kayaking. South Haven Area Emergency Services tells us responders were dispatched to Packard Park around 2 p.m. The