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New City Clerk Appointed In Benton Harbor

Benton Harbor City Commissioners have appointed a new city clerk. During a special meeting Monday, the city commission hired Tiffany Moore to serve in the role. She’s currently the village clerk of Stevensville. Mayor Marcus Muhammad welcomed

Buchanan Man Injured In Rollover Crash

A Buchanan man is recovering after his vehicle rolled over in a crash in Cass County Monday night. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says officers were called to the area of Pokagon Highway and Anderson Road in

AAA Offers Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Thanksgiving travel will kick into high gear Wednesday as there’s expected to be a 14% increase in travel over last year. Most of the 1.6 million Michigan residents who are traveling are driving, but for those who

Retailers Looking Forward To Holiday Boost

With the holiday season upon us, Michigan retailers are looking forward to the annual boost in sales. Jennifer Rook with the Michigan Retailers Association told Michigan News Network this week your local retailers are already offering holiday

St. Joseph Expanding Social District

The city of St. Joseph will expand its downtown social district. During a Monday meeting, city commissioners heard a proposal from St. Joseph Today’s Amy Zapal. She said the request is to include more downtown businesses in

Hartford Schools Dropping Indians

The Hartford Public Schools board of education is making the retirement of their Indians mascot official. The board voted to retire it last night after superintendent Kelly Millin told parents in a letter last month they were

Berrien County COVID Cases Rising

COVID-19 cases have been rising in Berrien County as Thanksgiving approaches. Berrien County Acting Health Officer Guy Miler tells WSJM News the last two weeks have seen some significant movement. “Two or three weeks ago, we were

Last KMart In Michigan Closes

From the Associated Press — The last Kmart in Michigan has closed in the state where the retail giant got its start. Sunday was the last day at a Kmart in Marshall, 100 miles west of Detroit.

Stores Gearing Up For Black Friday

Walmart is making Black Friday shopping more accessible this year. While there have been deals the entire month of November, Walmart’s Deals for Days event kicks off today for a final week of savings on everything from

Upton Unveils Cures 2.0

Congressman Fred Upton has officially unveiled his Cures 2.0 legislation. He and Congresswoman Diana DeGette introduced the bill this past Tuesday after more than two years of work. Upton tells WSJM News the plan is the follow

South Haven Boil Water Advisory Over

The South Haven Water & Sewer Authority and the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy are lifting the boil water advisory for South Haven. The advisory was listed Sunday after going into place Thursday evening

Electric Customers Reminded How To Avoid Scams

Indiana Michigan Power is reminding customers how to protect themselves against utility scammers as the holidays approach. Wednesday was Utility Scam Awareness Day and I&M spokesperson Schnee Garrett tells WSJM News the most common scam is when