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County Board Sets Objectives

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has approved its operational objectives for 2019 and 2020. The document was approved unanimously at a Thursday meeting. It comes out of strategic planning sessions held in the early part of

BBB Issues Advisory About Wine Event

The Better Business Bureau in west Michigan is warning everyone about buying tickets for an upcoming R&B wine tasting event being advertised for August 23 in Paw Paw. The BBB says the event is one of many

Berrien Clerk Planning Educational Town Hall

Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler is looking to educate voters on the effects of a new state constitutional amendment regarding elections. She tells WSJM News voters in November approved Proposal 3, which changes several things. “It changed

Governor Declares Child Support Month

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is bringing attention to the state’s child support system now that Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared this to be Child Support Month. Department spokesperson Bob Wheaton tells us nearly

Enrollment Open For Bridge Academy

Fall enrollment for the Bridge Academy in Benton Harbor is now open. Interim director Allie Knapp says enrollment will be open through October 2 as they serve non-traditional students between the ages of 16 and 19, and

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