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I&M Supporting FIRST Robotics Programs


FIRST Robotics teams from around southwest Michigan can now apply for grants from Indiana Michigan Power. I&M spokesperson Corey Ohlenkamp tells WSJM News the grants will boost interest in science, technology, engineering, and math for local students

John Beers Road weekend closure


A portion of John Beers Road in Lincoln Township will be closed this weekend as contractors finish work on a milling and resurfacing project. Eastbound traffic between Demorrow Road and Cleveland Avenue will not be allowed, and

Michigan Adds 12,167 COVID-19 Cases


There are 12,167 new cases of COVID-19 in Michigan in the past week. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says that’s an average of around 1,738 a day. There were 158 deaths for a total

Whitmer, Dixon Face Off In Second Debate


Governor Gretchen Whitmer and challenger Tudor Dixon have squared off in their second and final debate ahead of the November 8 election. Speaking Tuesday, the two repeated their performance from two weeks ago, with each calling the

GM Posts Strong Third Quarter


General Motors is celebrating a successful third quarter. The company’s third quarter earnings rose more than 36%, due in part to a rebound in vehicle sales from prolonged supply chain issues. GM Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson