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Covert Township Home Damaged In Fire


A Covert Township home has suffered serious damage in a fire that broke out Monday morning. Firefighters from four departments were sent to the scene on 77th Street, south of County Road 376, around 10 a.m. South

Cass County Crash Claims Indiana Teen


The Cass County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a deadly weekend crash in Newburg Township. Deputies tell WSJM News the head-on crash on M-40 yesterday just after noon killed 18-year-old Matthew Miller of Middlebury, Indiana. He was a

Fire Chief Talks Christmas Tree Safety


With Christmas just about here, many families have their trees up, and fire officials want to remind them to be safe. St. Joseph Director of Public Safety Brian Uridge tells WSJM News the biggest fire safety tip involving

Obama Signs Water Bill, Helping Flint


President Barack Obama has signed a bill authorizing water projects across the country, including $170 million to address lead in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, and $558 million to provide relief to drought-stricken California. Obama said Friday

Freezing Rain, Snow Coming Saturday


Freezing rain is in the cards for southwest Michigan this Saturday. WNDU Meteorologist Cindi Clawson tells WSJM News we can expect things to get messy, with rain followed by snow, which could cause some problems. “When you

Snyder Pleased With Energy Policy


Landmark energy legislation approved late Thursday by state lawmakers is expected to be signed by Governor Rick Snyder. He helped broker a deal to get it passed. “The best energy savings we got is the energy we

House To MPSC: Deny Palisades Closure


As one of its last pieces of business this session, the state House is calling on the Michigan Public Service Commission to reject Entergy’s proposal to close the Palisades nuclear power plant. The company says it cannot