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SMC Hosts Innovation Expo For Local Students

58 students from grades three through twelve have taken part in the first Southwestern Michigan College Innovation Expo, showing off their problem solving skills. SMC says the November 1 event welcomed student groups to help them develop

Sale Of BH Property Delayed

Benton Harbor City Commissioners would like to sell the city owned property at 200 Paw Paw Avenue. The problem is they’re still waiting to receive a finalized sale agreement. At a Monday meeting, the finalization of the

State Police Urge Winter Emergency Preparedness

With winter approaching, Michigan State Police are reminding everyone of some basic things they can do to keep themselves prepared for emergencies. Spokesperson Dale George tells WSJM News it’s better safe than sorry. “Governor Whitmer declared this

Election Day Is Tuesday

Tomorrow is Election Day for some in southwest Michigan. Benton Harbor voters will be choosing between Mayor Marcus Muhammad and City Commissioner Ron Singleton in the mayoral race. Three city commission seats are also on the ballot,

Grant Awarded To Mendel Center

The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College has been awarded a grant of more than $8,100 from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. LMC says the Mendel Center will use the grant to support its

Officials Discuss Census Importance

With the U.S. Census coming up next year, Berrrien County officials are thinking about how they can help ensure as many county residents as possible are counted. At a meeting of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners

Whitmer Praised For Overtime Effort

The Michigan League for Public Policy is applauding an announcement by the administration of Governor Gretchen Whitmer last month that it’s seeking to increase the threshold for overtime eligibility in Michigan. League policy analyst Peter Ruark tells