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Mary Louise (Pugsley) Adams

Mary Louise Adams age 93, of Kalamazoo and formerly of Paw Paw, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2021 at Friendship Village in Kalamazoo. She was born April 8, 1928, on Easter Sunday, in Paw Paw, Michigan,

Cass County Parks To Hold Harvest Fest

The Cass County Parks Department is planning to celebrate the fall and Halloween with a Harvest Fest. Parks Director Scott Wyman tells WSJM News Cass County 4-H is also holding its Trunk-or-Treat event at the same time

Paquette Slams RESA Sick Leave Policy

State Representative Brad Paquette is expressing opposition to a new policy at Berrien RESA granting ten additional paid sick days to employees who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Paquette says the policy allows staff to use the

Marijuana Festival Saturday In Ypsilanti

Riverside Park in Ypsilanti will be the site of the Canna Jam tomorrow, a state-licensed cannabis event featuring music, comedy, dancing and plenty of food. The organizer is attorney Michael Komorn, he says the goal is to

Great Lakes Water Levels Drop In September

There are lower water levels on Lake Superior. Physical scientist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Lake Superior along with Lakes Michigan and Huron had lower water levels in September. “Across the board, considering where

Commission Honors Buchanan Olympic Athlete

Hannah Roberts, the 19-year-old Olympic athlete from Buchanan who won a silver medal this summer in Tokyo in Women’s BMX Freestyle has been honored by the Berrien County Board of Commissioners. During Thursday’s meeting, the board’s resolution

Whitmer Restores Prevailing Wages On State Projects

From the Associated Press — Governor Gretchen Whitmer says Michigan will pay higher “prevailing” wages on state construction projects, three years after Republican legislators repealed a long-standing law that required better pay. The Democratic governor said Thursday

Detours Next Week For I-94, I-196 Interchange

The Michigan Department of Transportation will be closing the ramp from southbound I-196 to westbound I-94 from Monday through Saturday next week as part of the US-31 relocation and I-94 Rebuilding Michigan project. Southbound I-196 traffic will

Gas Prices Jump To $3.39

It’s hard to avoid rising gas prices. On average, your corner pump has jumped more than 10¢ to $3.39 per gallon. We asked GasBuddy’s Patrick DeHaan if $4 a gallon is a possibility in the near future.

Study Finds Michigan A Scary State

A new study lists Michigan near the top for haunted places. There are 510 spooky spots in the state including schools, abandoned towns, and even old mines out of more than 11,000 reported in the country. The