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SWM Humane Society Holiday Open House Today

Coming up this Saturday is the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan’s annual Holiday Open House. Humane Society Executive Director Jill Svoboda tells us it’s when everyone’s welcome to come to the shelter in Benton Township to meet

More Snow On The Way

Just because the winter storm is over doesn’t mean there won’t be continuing snow. WNDU Meteorologist David Harker tells WSJM News we’ll see it snowing for several more days due to a series of systems moving into

Three Dead In Thursday Highway Pileup

An Ann Arbor couple was among the three people killed in a 53 car pileup on I-96 near Fowlerville after a whiteout on Thursday. 69-year-old Homer Tew and 62-year-old Theresa Tew were killed. The third victim was

No One Hurt In BH Car Fire

Everyone’s fine, but a car is wrecked after it caught fire in Benton Township Friday morning. Firefighters tells WSJM News they were called out to the Five Below store along M-139 around 11:40 a.m. on a report

Congress Approves $170 Million For Flint

The House has approved a wide-ranging bill to approve water projects across the country, including $170 million to address lead in Flint’s drinking water and $558 million to provide relief to drought-stricken California. The bill was approved Thursday on

Beyond Nuclear Pleased Palisades Is Closing Down

Not everyone’s upset about the coming closure of the Palisades nuclear power plant. Beyond Nuclear’s Kevin Kamps tells WSJM News he believes the facility is too dangerous to continue operating. “Palisades is perhaps the most dangerous atomic reactor

MI Lawmakers Approve New Wolf Hunting Law

Michigan lawmakers may re-enact a wolf-hunting law declared unconstitutional by the state appeals court. The Republican-led Senate voted 27-10 along party lines Thursday to define wolves as a game species and to authorize the state to designate game.

Hate Crimes On The Rise In Michigan

A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center confirms student anxiety and incidents of harassment are increasing in Michigan and across the nation following the 2016 presidential election. Maureen Costello, report author, tells our newsroom children

Judge Stops Michigan Recount

The presidential election recount in Michigan has been stopped. A federal judge Wednesday evening dropped an order that the recount proceed. That’s after an appeals court found Green Party candidate Jill Stein doesn’t qualify as an aggrieved candidate