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Griffin Talks Van Buren Road Funding

The Michigan House on Wednesday voted to spend $175 million more on road repairs. State Representative Beth Griffin tells WSJM News the move comes just as the state is hit with a fresh new round of potholes

SJ Schools Getting Robotics Facility

St. Joseph Public Schools has announced plans to build a new robotics facility. To be named the Edward J. Todd Innovation Center, the 7000 square foot building will be adjacent to the Career Technical Center of the

Pagel Discusses Race For MI Senate

Experience. That’s what state Representative Dave Pagel says he has heading into the race for the 21st District Michigan Senate seat. He has announced he’s running to replace the term-limited state Senator John Proos. Pagel tells WSJM

Proos Vows Support For Flood-Affected Areas

State Senator John Proos on Friday issued the following statement following the Berrien County Board of Commissioners action to declare a state of emergency due to flooding: “Our emergency management officials have done and continue to do

MI Utility Increases Renewable Energy Goal

Consumers Energy is aiming to completely eliminate coal from its energy portfolio in the coming decades. Spokesperson Brian Wheeler tells WSJM News the utility announced several long-term energy goals on Monday. “By 2040, we expect to be

What’s Next After Disaster Declaration

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners on Friday declared a Local State of Emergency due to the flooding this week. Berrien County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Robert Boyce tells WSJM News the declaration is the first step