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State Marking Michigan Trails Week

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is inviting everyone to head to the great outdoors in the next week as it marks Michigan Trails Week from September 20 through September 27. The DNR’s Dakota Hewlett tells WSJM

EEE Identified In Allegan County Deer

A case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been identified in a deer in Allegan County. The Allegan County Health Department has released the following: The Allegan County Health Department was notified by Michigan Department of Health and

Mackinac Island Wants You To Visit

If you’re working from home and you’re kids are learning from home, why not take it on the road? That’s what officials on Mackinac Island suggest, saying you can do your work and studying on the island.

Commissioners Talk Foreclosure Auction

Berrien County’s foreclosed properties auction is set for September 26, but some county commissioners have concerns about how it’s being handled. Due to COVID-19, Berrien County Treasurer Shelly Weich has announced the auction will be online only,

Committee Approves Wendzel Child Care Bill

Legislation from state Representative Pauline Wendzel aimed at making child care more available to Michigan parents has been approved by a House committee. She tells WSJM News the bill would increase the number of children that a

Fugitive Arrested In Van Buren County

A 28-year-old Bangor man is in the Kalamazoo County Jail after his arrest Tuesday night at his home. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department was called to County Road 215 to find the fugitive who was wanted

Survey Looks At Concerns Of Older Voters

With the nation heading into an election, there are some key matters older Michiganders care about that transcend partisan politics. In a new AARP survey of Michigan voters age 50-plus, 54% said they support Joe Biden, and

Whitmer, Benson: Get Plan To Vote

Get ready to vote in November. That’s the message from Governor Whitmer and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson as local clerks will begin sending ballots on September 24. “To those of you who have not yet requested