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Police Investigate Hit And Run In Dowagiac

The Dowagiac Department of Public Safety is investigating a hit and run crash that occurred on Tuesday. The department has released the following: On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at approximately 1:30 PM, Dowagiac Police were dispatched to

Heavy Rains Bring Flooding To Bridgman

Communities throughout southern Berrien County have been affected by flooding due to storms overnight Tuesday, and Bridgman was the worst hit. City Manager Juan Ganum tells WSJM News a city engineer says it was a 200 year

15-Year-Old Shot In Niles

Police are investigating the shooting of a 15-year-old boy in Niles on Monday night. It happened around 5:55 p.m. in the 700 Block of Poplar. The Niles Police Department says officers arrived at the scene to find

Power Being Restored After Storm

Indiana Michigan Power crews are working to restore electric service after strong storms late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. More than 15,000 lost their power, with over 14,500 of them in southwest Michigan and 13,000 in

Veggie Van To Visit Bridgman Next Week

Spectrum Health’s Veggie Van is headed to Bridgman next week. The Veggie Van is a mobile food pantry that gives out fresh produce to anyone who stops by. It’s been making the rounds through southwest Michigan communities

Canadian Border Opens

After almost a year and a half, Michigan residents can travel to Canada for non-essential travel. But, it won’t be like it was in the past where you could just drive across the border with your passport.

Meijer Reveals Back To School Trends

It’s expected to be a very busy back-to-school shopping season as students return to the classroom after more than a year of remote and hybrid learning. Meijer stores have stocked up on the essentials. Cindy Maxey, store

Paw Paw Man Drowns In Ackley Lake

The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the drowning death of a 57-year-old Paw Paw man. He was in Ackley Lake in Paw Paw Saturday afternoon and had been underwater about 10 minutes when people started

3-Year-Old Shot In Benton Harbor

Police are investigating the shooting of a three-year-old girl in Benton Harbor on Saturday. It happened in the 800 block of Monroe Street shortly after 4:30 am. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department says officers responded to the