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AAA Urges Caution In Winter Conditions

AAA is reminding everyone to be extra careful out on the road as the region faces another wintry blast. Spokesperson Adrienne Woodland tells WSJM News the most common mistakes drivers make in slick conditions are not clearing

Maritime Museum Looking For Summer Help

The Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven is hoping to return to something resembling normal this year, and it’s taking steps to prepare. The museum says it’s hiring for summer jobs in 2021. The museum will have

Food Benefits Expanded

The more than 1.2 million people in Michigan who are eligible for food assistance will receive an additional payment by the end of January that raises their monthly amount by 15%. The move was announced Thursday by

MDOT Invites Residents To Name That Plow

The Michigan Department of Transportation is inviting the public to submit names for its plows. MDOT spokesperson Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News Twitter users suggested the idea. “They shared a picture of Traffic Scotland, a map they

$500,000 In Grants Coming To SWM Medical Centers

Nearly $500,000 in federal grants are going to two healthcare centers in southwest Michigan. Congeressman Fred Upton has announced Intercare Community Health Network in Bangor and Family Health Center, Incorporated in Kalamazoo are receiving funds as part

State Releases COVID Numbers For Saturday

Michigan has reported 1,601 additional cases of COVID-19 for Saturday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus website shows the state has reported a total of more than 548,000 cases of COVID since . It

Lakeland Pavilion Project In Phase II

The Pavilion project at Spectrum Health Lakeland has entered its second and final phase. Spectrum Health Lakeland spokesperson Jessica Springer tells WSJM News Phase I was completed in March of last year. With a new phase of

Man Scammed Out Of $140,000

Police are warning about a new scam after a southeast Michigan man was bilked out of tens of thousands of dollars. Troy Police Sergeant Meghan Lehman says the man was called by someone claiming to be law