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First EEE Case Of 2020 Identified

The Michigan Department of Agriculture has confirmed state’s first case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis for 2020. It was diagnosed in a 2-year-old female horse in Clare County. State Veterinarian Dr. Nora Wineland says the virus is typically

Niles Considering Alcohol Zone Downtown

The Niles city council is backing the creation of a social district downtown that allows people to walk around with open adult beverages. While it could be a big deal according to Niles Downtown Development Authority’s Lisa

I&M Power Restoration Update For Wednesday

Indiana Michigan Power continues working to restore electric service to those who lost it in Monday’s storm. I&M has released the following statement: Indiana Michigan Power is channeling a multitude of resources to restoring power to more

I&M Power Restoration Update

Indiana Michigan Power continues to work on restoring service to customers who lost it in Monday’s storm. The company has released the following statement: More than 900 employees of Indiana Michigan Power, other power companies and business

State COVID Numbers For Tuesday

Michigan is reporting 796 additional cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says there have been a total of 88,756 cases of the illness in the state since the start of

Work Starts Monday On M-63 In St. Joseph

More orange barrels are coming to St. Joseph starting next week. On Monday, the Michigan Department of Transportation is scheduling work for M-63 from Milton Park south to Harding’s. They will be making pavement repairs between Midway

Power Still Out For Thousands

Thousands remain without power from Monday’s wind storm. Indiana Michigan Power reports just over 14,500 in the Benton Harbor-St. Joseph area as of 11:30 this morning. They’re cautioning this will be a multi-day event to bring back

UPDATE — Missing Teens Found Safe

UPDATE: The missing teens referenced in this story have been found safe. Previous story: The Covert Township Police Department is looking for two missing teenagers who may be in Kalamazoo. It says Myangel Jeffries and Tonjonae Davis

State COVID-19 Numbers For Monday

Michigan is reporting 557 additional cases of COVID-19 for Monday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says there have been a total of 87,960 cases of the illness in the state since the start of

Cass County Joins Kinexus

Now working with Kinexus and Market Van Buren is Cass County. Market Van Buren Director Zachary Morris tells WSJM News it’s forming a partnership with Cass County to help raise the area’s economic development profile. The process