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Monarch Butterflies Are On The Move

A much loved butterfly is on the move to a warmer climate for the winter, just like snowbirds. Tens of thousands of Monarch butterflies are flying off to Mexico over the next couple of months to winter

Missing Girl Found Safe

The South Haven Police Department says the missing girl referenced below has been found safe and healthy. Original story: The South Haven Police Department is looking for a missing girl. It says Chloe Carolyn Brinks walked away

Volunteer Day Coming Up At Warren Woods

There will be a volunteer day this month at Warren Woods State Park in Berrien County. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the stewardship day will be Saturday, September 18 from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers

South Haven Area Firefighters Mark 9/11

With the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on Saturday, firefighters, police, and EMT personnel held memorials across southwest Michigan. Among the agencies to mark the day was South Haven Area Emergencies. SHAES members

County Recycling Event Coming Up

Berrien County will hold a Community Recycling Event on September 18. Berrien County Environmental Property Manager Jaysen Field tells WSJM News it will be a chance for anyone to drop off unwanted hard foam, electronics, and household

Firearm Deer Season Starts

Firearms deer hunting season opened today. Chad Stewart at the DNR told Michigan News Network after years of declining numbers of hunters, last year about 5% more people took to the woods during the pandemic. “Our hunters

Makers Trail Passports Again Available

The Southwest Michigan Tourist Council is now signing people up for the next Makers Trail Passport program. Director Millicent Huminsky tells WSJM News the Makers Trail Passport is a rewards program that encourages people to do what