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Nesbitt Seeking Re-Election


State Senator Aric Nesbitt has filed for re-election in the new 20th State Senate District. The district includes parts of Allegan, Berrien, Kent, and Van Buren counties. Nesbitt says during his first Senate term, he helped stop

Next Five Years Could Be Tough For Small Biz

The next five years could be pretty rough for Michigan’s small business community. Following pandemic shutdowns-and-restrictions, the ongoing labor shortage remains its biggest economic challenge, and will continue to be for some time. Brian Calley, president &

Detroit To Host 2024 NFL Draft


A major sporting event is coming to the city of Detroit. It was a few weeks ago that the beans were spilled that Detroit was one of three finalist cities to host an upcoming NFL Draft and

Work On US-31 Project Resumes Next Week


Work resumes next Monday on the big I-94, US-31, I-196 project in Benton Township. Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News the project to connect US-31 to I-196 is entering the final stages. As

Woman Shot In Benton Township


Benton Township police are investigating a woman being shot in the arm in the 100 block of Concord. She was shot once in an arm just before 1 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses told police several people were outside

Fire Burns Home Near South Haven


No one was hurt in a house fire near South Haven early Sunday morning. The Grand Junction family was able to get out along with a dog and a cat. South Haven Area Emergency Services crews found

DNR Expert Talks About Spring Fish Kills


The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is advising everyone fish kills are not an uncommon sight this time of year. DNR Fisheries Division program manager Gary Whelan tells WSJM News these spring fish kills typically occur in