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Glad Peach Fest In Coloma This Week


The Glad Peach Festival is set for this week in Coloma. It starts Friday at noon, and will run through Sunday evening. Peach Fest President Julie Pupedis tells WSJM News the festival started as a victory celebration

State Offers Financial Aid Advice


With high school graduates across Michigan preparing to head off to college, the Michigan Department of Treasury is offering them some advice on seeking financial aid. Office of Post-Secondary Financial Planning Director Anne Wohlfert tells WSJM News

Scream Park Awards Scholarships


The Niles Scream Park has announced its community project scholarship recipients for the year. Secretary Kelly Welch tells WSJM News six young people from Niles, Brandywine, and South Haven High Schools have been picked for $500 scholarships

Broadband Funds Approved For Michigan


The Federal Communications Commission this month announced that it’s authorized nearly $33 million in funding to expand broadband internet around Michigan. Southwest Michigan will receive $2.6 million over ten years as part of the allocation announced this

“Chalk The Block” Next Weekend


Preparations are underway for one of the most popular summer events held each year in downtown St. Joseph. St. Joe Today’s Amy Zapal tells WSJM News it’s the 23rd annual Chalk the Block, set for August 2

Comments Being Taken On MDOT Plan


The Michigan Department of Transportation has issued its latest State Transportation Improvement Program, or STIP, plan. MDOT STIP Coordinator Mark Kloha tells WSJM News the document was compiled to outline major road projects in the coming years

Report Looks At Berrien County Suicides


A Berrien County Health Department report shows 26 people lost their lives to suicide in the county last year. Spokesperson Gillian Conrad tells WSJM News Berrien is following national trends on that front. “What is really concerning