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New Map Looks At County By County Poverty Data


A new map has been created to provide a snapshot of poverty around Michigan. Developed by the University of Michigan and Poverty Solutions, the map identifies each county’s median income, population, percentage of the population living below

Trees For Troops Marks Milestone Year


The Trees for the Troops program has reached a milestone. This year, it delivered its 200,000th Christmas tree to a military family. Waumhoff Farms in Gobles is a drop-off point for Trees for the Troops each year,

Governor Renews Parking Ticket Law


Fro the Associated Press —  Rick Snyder has signed legislation keeping intact a law that puts people’s driver’s license at risk if they have three unpaid parking tickets. Michigan in 2012 enacted a law dropping the threshold from

Doctor Talks Holiday Depression


It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but holiday depression is real for many Michiganders. That’s why doctors want people to take it seriously and to know how and where to find help.

Proos Warns About Holiday Scams


The holidays may be a time of fun for most of us, but state Senator John Proos reminds everyone of things they need to do to avoid being ripped off. He tells WSJM News online shopping may

BH Schools Holiday Concert Tonight


Coming up tonight will be a chance to ring in the holidays with some music courtesy of Benton Harbor Area Schools. The Benton Harbor Area Schools Holiday Concert will be Wednesday, December 19 from 6 p.m. to

BH Middle School Principal To Keep His Job


The middle school principal at Benton Harbor Area Schools will keep his job. After three closed sessions Tuesday night, the board of education voted unanimously on a resignation letter that Arts and Communication Academy Principal Fred Roseburgh