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BHSH Health System Announces New Nursing Program

BHSH System, the combined healthcare system comprised of Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health, has announced a $19 million initiative to address Michigan’s nursing shortage. The BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan Nurse Scholar program will seek to support

Muhammad Ends Bid For Congress

Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad has ended his campaign for Congress. He announced on Facebook this week he believes he does have the passion to run for the Fourth District. However, he says he also has “the

Promote The Vote Kicks Off 2022 Campaign

Promote the Vote 2022 has kicked off across the state. Promote the Vote is a group of organizations and individuals dedicated to making sure Michigan’s voting system works for everyone. Yvonne White is with the NAACP. “it

MDOT Work Starts In New Buffalo

The Michigan Department of Transportation has started a resurfacing project on US-12 in New Buffalo. Spokesperson Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News the work will take most of the summer. “It’s 5.1 miles of US-12 from the state

Tax Deadline Next Week

Time is ticking down for people to get their taxes done. Deadline day is April 18th. Evan Wolf with Wolf Tax told Michigan News Network people procrastinating and IRS changes are the biggest challenges. “The IRS has

Work Zone Awareness Week Begins

There’s a push this week to make sure drivers are using caution in road construction work areas. National Work Zone Awareness Week kicks off today. Diane Cross with the Michigan Department of Transportation said there were three

MDOT Construction In Decatur This Week

Work starts this coming week on a reconstruction project on M-51 near Decatur. The Michigan Department of Transportation says the project will include asphalt resurfacing, drainage structure repairs, curb ramps, and new pavement markings. It will affect