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Play To Explore Gun Issues


Coming up this month will be a one-woman show focused on gun violence at the Ghostlight Theater in Benton Harbor. “The Gun Show” is being brought to the area by Interfaith Action of Southwest Michigan, a group

Upton Holding Student Art Contest


Congressman Fred Upton is taking submissions for his annual Congressional Art Competition. He tells WSJM News high school students from all over the Sixth District are invited to send in two dimensional art. The Kalamazoo Institute of

Slow Winter For Berrien County Parks


Mild winter weather has meant things are slow at Berrien County parks. The Berrien County Board of Commissioners learned this week there have only been four days of cross-country skiing at Love Creek County Park and three

Berrien County Treasurer Stepping Down


Berrien County Treasurer Bret Witkowski is stepping down. He tells WSJM News after 16 years as the county treasurer, plus the years he served on the county commission, he’s decided it’s time to move on to the

Resolution Marks “Go Red for Women Day”


State Representative Beth Griffin of Mattawan is promoting cardiovascular health among women. This week, she introduced a resolution declaring February 19 as “Go Red for Women Day.” Griffin said on the Michigan House floor her sister died

I&M gets Approval For New Solar Facilty


Indiana Michigan Power has received approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to build a new solar facility in St. Joseph County, Indiana. I&M spokesperson Schnee Garrett tells WSJM News it will be located near Granger. “it