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SMC Celebrates Graduation Of Nursing Class

Southwestern Michigan College is celebrating the graduation of 23 new nurses. The SMC nursing program held a ceremony for the graduates this month as the students now head into the country’s largest healthcare profession. SMC Vice President

ACLU Defending Amish Group

From the Associated Press — The American Civil Liberties Union is defending 14 Amish families in southern Michigan in a dispute with a county health department over outhouses and plumbing. The Lenawee County Health Department has filed

SWMI Housing Market Remains Hot

The housing market in the area for the year remains hot. The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors says November set records in the year-over-year comparison dating back to 2006 for average and median selling prices and total

Governor Creates Poverty Task Force

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced the creation of the Michigan Poverty Task Force. Housed within the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, or LEO, the task force will bring together representatives of 19 state agencies to

Berrien County Administrator To Resign

Berrien County Administrator Bill Wolf is resigning. At Thursday’s meeting of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, Wolf read a statement saying although the board in February extended his contract through the end of 2021, at “that

Phone Scams Spoofs State Police Number

Michigan State Police out of Paw Paw are advising everyone of a new phone scam that spoofs the state police district headquarters phone number. Detective Sergeant Carey Casperson tells WSJM News with this scam, the caller wants