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Winter Storm In Forecast, Totals To Vary

We will be under a winter storm warning starting at 1 a.m. Saturday through midnight on Sunday morning, with anywhere from 5 to 10 inches possible. WNDU NewsCenter 16 meteorologist Cindy Clawson says the lake effect snow

Tips For Preventing Frozen Water Pipes

Now that freezing temperatures are here, homeowners have a few extra things they need to do to protect their properties. James Oleson with Home Comfort Experts in Mishawaka tells WSJM News freezing water lines are always something

Proos Welcomes SJ Students To Lansing

State lawmakers on Wednesday welcomed students from all over Michigan to the capitol in Lansing for the 17th Annual Student Technology Showcase. Among the schools on hand was Upton Middle School in St. Joseph, invited by state

Ice, Snow Cause Crashes All Over SWM

The first significant snow of the season has resulted in a whole lot of cars in ditches. Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey tells WSJM News drivers need to remember a few things when there’s ice and snow.

Hartford Christmas Celebration This Weekend

Set for this Saturday is the annual Christmas celebration in Hartford. Hartford Library Director Stephanie Daniels tells WSJM News there’s a whole evening of activities planned. “We have the parade starting at 6, goingthrough  downtown and ending

Homelessness In Michigan Trending Down

Homelessness in Michigan is drastically down since 2010. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Deputy Regional Administrator James Cunningham tells WSJM News homelessness in Michigan has dropped 2.9% since last year and 30% since 2010. One

First-Ever Tally Finds 465 Bee Species In Michigan

From the Associated Press — Michigan is home to about 465 bee species, according to a first-ever census that scientists hope will provide information helpful for conserving them. Michigan State University entomologists spent several years compiling the list

Upton: Conyers Right To Step Down

Congressman Fred Upton thinks John Conyers made the right decision to retire. Conyers, a Detroit Democrat, announced on Tuesday he’s stepping down after yet another sexual harassment allegation against him was brought to light. Congressman Upton tells