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Northern Michigan State Rep Killed In Crash


A three-term state lawmaker has died in a motorcycle accident in northern Michigan. Republican state Representative. Peter Pettalia was killed Monday evening in an accident on M-33 South. No further details were immediately available. A Montmorency County

Crash Badly Injures Three Teens


Three teenagers are hospitalized with serious injuries following a crash in Cass County. It happened just before 9 p.m. Sunday in Porter Township when 17-year-old Nicholas Meuzelaar of Edwardsburg lost control going around a curve and slammed

“Ride To Remember” Tomorrow


The terror attacks of September 11, 2001 will be remembered this weekend with a special motorcycle ride through southwest Michigan. Berrien Riders President Todd Kimball tells WSJM News the 16th Ride to Remember leaves from the Berrien

Suitcases For Kids Campaign Begins


It’s time once again for the Realtors Association of Southwest Michigan’s Suitcases for Kids drive. Each year, the group collects duffel bags, backpacks, and personal care items to be given to children in the local foster care

Pscholka Expects A Busy Fall In Lansing

The Michigan legislature is back at work after having taken the summer off, and there’s plenty on the legislative agenda. State Representative Al Pscholka tells WSJM News the biggest thing will be an energy policy reform package.