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LMC Preparing For Commencement

Commencement for Lake Michigan College will be held this Sunday. LMC Vice President of Academic Affairs Leslie Kellogg tells WSJM News 398 students will receive 406 degrees and certificates from 42 areas of study, including 381 associate

$23,000 Donated To Avenue Family Network

A donation of $23,000 has been made to the Avenue Family Network by the Avenue Family Network Auxiliary for a playground at the Cora Lamping Center for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence. Contributions were made by

Classes Canceled In New Buffalo Due To Threats

Classes at New Buffalo Middle-High School were canceled Friday due to threats. The New Buffalo Police Department says detailed threats were made against New Buffalo schools and school activities on social media. The department says the originator

County Board Hears Positive Equalization Report

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has approved the yearly equalization report, stating the value of real and personal property for the county. Berrien County Equalization Director Warren Parrish told commissioners Thursday his office studies the value

Cass County To Mark Crime Victims Rights Week

The Cass County Prosecutor’s office has several events planned for Crime Victims’ Rights Week next week. It says it wants to promote service, trust and hope by bringing together prosecutors, elected officials, schools, students, law enforcement, the

Raymond L. Strome

Raymond L. Strome, age 87, of Cassopolis, died peacefully Tuesday morning, April 19, 2022 at home in the comfort of his daughters’ presence. His life began December 27, 1934 in Dowagiac, Michigan, one of seven children born to Lloyd

Maple Syrup Season Close To Wrapping Up

Maple syrup season is wrapping up in Michigan. There’s a festival in Vermontville, south of Lansing, this weekend to celebrate all things maple syrup. President of the festival, Steve Hayes, has been making maple syrup for about

Ten Republicans File To Run For Governor

From the Associated Press — Ten Republicans have filed petitions to run for governor by the deadline, a record number in recent history, creating a huge field for a primary electorate that will decide who challenges Democrat

Man Shot In Benton Township

A 53-year-old Wisconsin man is being treated at Spectrum Health Lakeland for a gunshot wound to his right thigh. Benton Township police have arrested a 52-year-old Wisconsin woman for allegedly shooting him during an argument Tuesday in