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Whirlpool Exiting Russia

Whirlpool is getting out of Russia and will sell its operations there to an appliance company based in Istanbul, Turkey. The deal includes Whirlpool’s manufacturing site in Lipetsk, sales organization in Moscow, and sales operations in Kazakhstan

Michigan Works To Hold Expungement Fair

There will be an expungement fair at Michigan Works in Benton Harbor next month. Kamau Sandiford with Michigan Works tells WSJM News the fair will bring employers, educators, and social service organizations together for a day of

Whitmer Declares Emergency In Montcalm County

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency for Mecosta County after severe weather and flooding last month. Whitmer says this state of emergency declaration will ensure that Michiganders in Big Rapids receive the resources and

Whitmer Comments On Abortion Decision

Governor Gretchen Whitmer says there is no common ground with Republicans who support the state’s 1931 ban that penalizes women, doctors and nurses for abortion, even in the case of incest and rape. “Every Michigander is entitled

Benton Harbor Murder Under Investigation

Benton Harbor Public Safety is investigating the shooting death of 32-year-old Murice McKenzie. He was found shot shortly after midnight Sunday at the intersection of Seeley Street and Highland Avenue in Benton Harbor. McKenzie died after being

United Way Celebrates Volunteers With Awards

The winners of this year’s United Way of Southwest Michigan community volunteer awards have been announced. The United Way’s Jennifer Tomshack tells WSJM News the new Judge Susan L. Dobrich Volunteer Leadership Award for Cass County has