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House Republicans Hail Budget Progress

Michigan House Republicans are pleased to see progress on the state budget, months after Governor Gretchen Whitmer line item vetoed nearly $1 billion in funding approved by the Legislature in its initial budget. State Representative Jack O’Malley

Governor Appoints Ethics Expert To MSU Board

From the Associated Press — Governor Gretchen Whitmer has named an ethics expert to Michigan State University’s governing board as it continues to confront the fallout from Larry Nassar’s sexual assaults. The appointment of Renee Knake on

BH Seeks Garbage Hauler

Bids for garbage collection services are being sought by the city of Benton Harbor. The city this week put out a request for bids, or an RFP, looking for a trash hauler. That’s following last month’s problem

South Haven City Council Reviews Busy 2019

The South Haven City Council spent part of its meeting on Monday night reviewing its accomplishments in 2019. City Manager Brian Dissette tells WSJM News housing development was the top priority. Accomplishments on that front have included

Health Officials: Time For A Flu Shot

It is time to get your flu vaccine. So says the Berrien County Health Department. Spokesperson Gillian Conrad tells WSJM News it’s not too late. “Usually, we see flu seasons peak between December and February, but it

Police Look For Missing Woman, Man

Police are looking for a missing Benton Harbor woman after investigating a shooting on Monday. The Benton Township Police Department says officers were called to a home in the 300 block of South Crystal in Benton Harbor

Whitmer: No Progress On Budget

From the Associated Press — Governor Gretchen Whitmer says no progress was made on resolving a budget impasse over the Legislature’s multi-week break, and critical comments directed at her by a top Republican leader were a “disservice”