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South Haven Ice Breaker Fest This Week


The South Haven Ice Breaker Festival is this week. The event will feature a whole range of activities to celebrate the winter season. Kathy Wagaman with the South Haven Area Chamber of Commerce tells WSJM News the

I&M Upgrading Benton Harbor Substation


Indiana Michigan Power is planning some work at a substation in Benton Harbor. The Benton Harbor Planning Commission was updated on the project this week. Peter Siglow with Wightman told commissioners the area of the the substation

91,000 Enrolled In Reconnect Michigan Program


One year into its existence, the Michigan Reconnect program now has more than 91,000 people enrolled and seeking a higher education free of tuition. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday the program, which pays for community college for

St. Joseph Ice Festival Rescheduled


Due to the inclement weather, the 2022 Ice Fest has been rescheduled to February 25-27. Our ice carvers are coming from all over the country. With current and predicted road conditions, carvers are unable to make the

80 Students Attend SMC Human Services Day


Eighty high school students from Covert, Hartford and the Allegan County Area Technical and Education Center (ACATEC) attended Southwestern Michigan College’s Human Services Day Jan. 28. ACATEC students visited from William Baker’s criminal justice (CJ) program. Students

Winter Storm Expected To Hit SW Michigan


There’s a winter storm warning for southern lower Michigan with some areas in southwest Michigan having the potential for 20 inches of snow Wednesday and Thursday. National Weather Service meteorologist Ernie Ostuno talks about what they’re expecting.