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Police Remind Hunters Of Safety Tips

The Michigan firearms deer hunting season kicked off Wednesday, with more than half-a-million hunters expected to take part this year. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard told Michigan News Network hunters should take some basic precautions. “Never discharge

Economists: MI Economy Could Absorb NAFTA Changes

From the Associated Press — Economists say Michigan’s economy would likely absorb the effects of possible changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement fairly well. University of Michigan economists released their annual analysis of the state’s economy

Two Berrien Deputies Complete Corrections Training

Two Berrien County Sheriff’s deputies have completed training as corrections officers. The sheriff’s department tells us deputies Mark Boelcke and Ryan Streelman attended the officer training academy held at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. The four week academy

Berrien County Website Redesigned

Now up and running is a redesigned Berrien County website. Berrien County IT Director Ken Hoffman tells WSJM News the county board this year approved an update for the site in order to meet new state accessibility

AAA Expecting Increase In Thanksgiving Travel

AAA of Michigan is expecting a busy Thanksgiving travel period next week. Spokesperson Susan Hiltz tells WSJM News AAA’s Thanksgiving travel forecast predicts more than 1.6 million Michiganders will travel at least 50 miles. “That’s the most

SJ Luminary Festival Friday

Downtown St. Joseph will be a sight to see this Friday as the 23rd annual Luminaries Festival takes place. St. Joseph Today’s Amy Zapal tells WSJM News the festival is a way to light up the downtown,

Van Buren County Adoption Day Tuesday

With more than 2,600 children in Michigan waiting to be adopted, the Van Buren County Circuit Court’s Family Division next week will celebrate those who have navigated the process. It’s national Adoption Day, with the court’s Veronica