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Red Cross Facing Blood Shortage


The American Red Cross is urging potential blood donors to come forward this month as the organization struggles witha blood supply shortage. The Red Cross told us the following: The American Red Cross continues to experience an

New COVID-19 Cases Rise 9,137


The state of Michigan has gained 9,137 new COVID-19 cases for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. The Department of Health and Human Services says there have been 1,064,557 people to test positive for the virus since March 2020.

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