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South Haven Gets Beach Safety Plan Critiqued

The South Haven City Council received an update from the Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority regarding the city’s current beach safety plan. There have been calls from the community for lifeguards at the city’s north and south

Michigan Congressman Has Coronavirus

From the Associated Press — A Michigan congressman says he has tested positive for COVID-19. Republican U.S. Representative Tim Walberg says his symptoms are mild so far. Walberg was reelected to a seventh term in the 7th

Krasl Art Center Closing Temporarily

The Krasl Art Center is temporarily closing. Calling it a tough decision, the center says limited access will be available to The Shop and for current exhibitions. However, all in-person events will be moved to a virtual

LMC International Week Starts Tomorrow

Lake Michigan College is planning to celebrate this year’s International Week remotely this coming week. LMC nursing instructor Kathleen Szymanski tells WSJM News International Week is an annual event to celebrate cultures around the world. “It goes

Two Killed In Cass County Crash

Two people are dead in a Saturday night crash in Marcellus Township. Cass County deputies were called to M-40 and Dutch Settlement and found a vehicle had gone off the road on M-40 and hit a tree.

COVID Exposure App Now Available

Michigan is rolling out a phone app to notify people when they’ve possibly been exposed to COVID-19. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services spokesperson Bob Wheaton tells WSJM News MI COVID Alert is anonymous, no cost,

Protect Yourself From Package Thieves

With a surge of online holiday shopping expect this year, law enforcement officials are warning local residents to be on the lookout for package thieves. Southfield Police Chief Elvin Barren recommends investing in a home surveillance system.