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Ferris State Gets $1 Million Endowment


In recognition of Ferris State University President David Eisler’s longstanding leadership, the school has received a $1 million endowment to empower and cultivate more leaders to make an impact across the nation. Eisler is pleased. “The doctorate

Michael Brown Withdraws From Race For Governor


Michigan State Police Captain Michael Brown has withdrawn from the Republican race for governor in Michigan. He issued the following statement Tuesday: “It appears that after my campaign’s signature gathering was complete, individuals independently contracted for a

Man Shot In Benton Harbor Sunday


A 19-year-old Benton Harbor man is recovering after being shot on Sunday. The Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety says officers were called to the 100 block of Oden Street around 1:15 p.m. on a report of

Michigan Works Hiring Event June 8


A hiring event is planned by Michigan Works in Benton Harbor for next month. Director of business solutions Mark O’Reilly tells WSJM News employers from sectors including manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, government, retail, logistics, and construction will be

Harbor Shores Investing More In Trails


Harbor Shores has announced its investing more than $200,000 in trail improvements around the Benton Harbor development. It’s going to upgrade the walking trail areas along Jean Klock Road and construct new signage welcoming walkers to the

LMC Holds High School Drama Awards


Paw Paw High School’s production of Curtains: Student Edition was the big winner this month as Lake Michigan College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department presented its first ever WAVE Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre.