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BH Commissioners Talk Home Rehab Program

Benton Harbor City Commissioners are looking at getting the city’s housing rehabilitation program up and running again, although they want it done right. At Tuesday’s meeting, they heard about a proposal to bring in the Southwest Michigan

GM Predicting Solid 2018

We’re just into the new year, and already General Motors is predicting a solid performance. CEO Mary Barra told Michigan News Network it started at the end of last year. “We go into 2018 with very solid

State House Hears Testimony On Smart Meters

The House Energy Policy Committee holding a meeting Tuesday to discuss the controversy over smart meters. According to Michigan News Network, Jamie Chimner of Cheboygan testified about her experience with Consumers Energy. “What gives them the right

New MSP Trooper Recruit School Underway

The 134th Michigan State Police Trooper Recruit School is now underway in Lansing. MSP Sergeant Michael McDonald tells WSJM News there are 149 prospective troopers now training Sunday through Friday each week from 5 a.m. to 10

2017 A Record Year For MI Lotto

The 2017 fiscal year was a record year for the Michigan Lottery. Spokesperson Jeff Holyfield tells WSJM News the lotto raised nearly $1 billion for the state’s schools. They reached $924 million, and they’ve got their eyes

Lakeshore Chamber Annual Meeting Next Week

Set for next Monday is the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce annual meeting. To be held at Santinello’s in Stevensville, the meeting will provide guests with business networking opportunities, a dinner, and a business meeting. The keynote speaker

LMC Announces MLK Diversity Award Winner

Retired Michigan State Police Trooper Maurice Burton is the recipient of this year’s recipient of the Lake Michigan College Diversity Award. He received the honor at Monday’s 23rd annual LMC Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration.

Van Buren Health Department Talks Flu

Influenza, better known of the flu, has been in the news nationwide due to a widespreadoutbreak in the south, and Van Buren County hasn’t been immune to cases. Van Buren-Cass District Health Department Medical Director Larry Wile