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WMU Secures Grant To Fight Opioid Epidemic

Western Michigan University students will be getting hands-on experience fighting the opioid epidemic hitting the state thanks to a $1.35 million federal grant. The funding is from the Health Resources and Services Administration and will support WMU’s

Cancer Society Looking For Volunteer Drivers

The American Cancer Society is looking for some volunteer drivers to take cancer patients to medical appointments. The organization’s Mindy Klein tells WSJM News the Road To Recovery program helps patients have one less thing to worry

Meth Busts In Benton Township

The Southwest Enforcement Team says it made several meth-related arrests with a couple of busts in Berrien County last week. The first one was on Thursday when police arrested 27-year-old Shaquille Burton at the Quick Way Party

Niles Woman Killed When Hit By Car

A 49-year-old Niles woman has died after being hit by a car just after noon on Sunday on North 5th Street in Niles Township. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department says Candace Barna was in the road trying

Cass County K-9 Finds Missing Man

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Nellie is the hero of a 70-year-old Cassopolis man. Michael Cox got lost Sunday night in a wooded area near his home, and his caretaker called police when he went for

Car Crashes Into South Haven Bar

A man is being treated for serious injuries at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo after crashing his car into Maple Grove Bar & Grill in South Haven Township Sunday night. South Haven Police say the man hit

Two Injured In Highway Crash

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Friday crash on I-94 that involved six vehicles. It says deputies were sent to the scene at eastbound I-94 near the Van Buren County line in Watervliet Township around