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Ride To Remember This Sunday


This Sunday brings the 16th Ride to Remember in southwest Michigan. It’s a motorcycle ride to raise money for the American Red Cross. Berrien Riders President Todd Kimball tells WSJM News registration starts at the Berrien County

Law Enforcement Torch Run Monday In St. Joseph


Coming up Monday will be a torch run in St. Joseph to raise money for the Special Olympics in Michigan. Special Olympics Community Representative Kristin Howell tells WSJM News law enforcement officers from across Berrien County are expected to

Van Buren Auto Repair Shop Burglarized


A burglary at a Van Buren County auto repair shop is under investigation. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department says someone broke into Complete Care Automotive on M-43 in Almena Township overnight Wednesday and stole some expensive

State Police Offering Citizens Academy


If you’re interested in law enforcement, the Michigan State Police post in Paw Paw may have the right class for you. It’s offering a citizen’s academy set to start this month. Post Lieutenant Dale Hinz tells WSJM

Centennial Celebration For Ratcliffe Field


The 100th anniversary of Ratcliffe Field in South Haven will be commemorated Friday night when the South Haven Rams host the Plainwell Trojans. Tara Wilkenson is the marketing coordinator for the high school and says they’re turning

Vigil To Remember Those Lost To Suicide


The Berrien County Suicide Prevention Coalition is hoping to bring some attention to programs in the area for those who may need help. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in Michigan, and the coalition’s Trent Watford tells

Record Number Of Job Openings In July


The Labor Department says job openings soared in July to an all-time record high. There were 5.87 million job openings, which includes more people hiring and more people quitting their jobs. Michigan News Network Business Editor Murray

Niles Man Charged In Kalamazoo Rape


A Niles man has been charged with first degree home invasion and first degree criminal sexual conduct and other charges in Kalamazoo after he allegedly let himself in through the unlocked door of an off-campus apartment near