Local News Archives

Cook Plant Reports Computer System Failure

Everything’s back to normal at the Cook nuclear power plant in Bridgman after a computer system failed early Thursday. Spokesperson Bill Schalk tells WSJM News they had to issue a notice to authorities when the failure occurred.

Infection From Local Water Park

A Mother is claiming her son developed a painful skin infection after visiting a popular indoor water park. Alexis McCalla has posted on Social Medea that her son caught a bacterial infection during a visit to Surfari

No Injuries in South Haven House Fire

A complete loss, that’s the description of the scene of a house fire in the 400 Block of Maple in South Haven last night. Captain Owen Ridley with the South Haven Fire Department says there were not injuries.  “Unfortunately,

Gas Prices Expected To Rise This Summer

Gas prices are expected to be up in Michigan this summer, according to AAA. Spokesperson Susan Hiltz tells WSJM News there are several reasons why they auto club predicts the average price will be up 40 cents. “First

New LMC President To Start April 10

The new president at Lake Michigan College will start on April 10. That’s according to LMC Board of Trustees Chair Dr. Michael Lindley. He tells us Dr. Trevor Kubatzke, who’s coming to southwest Michigan from Milwaukee Area

LMC Increasing Tuition Costs

Tuition at Lake Michigan College is going up. At a meeting Tuesday, the board of trustees approved an increase of 5% for students starting in the fall. LMC President Dr. Bob Harrison tells WSJM News the move

Upton Talks Border Wall Funding

President Donald Trump’s plans for a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico may run into some trouble with Congress. St. Joseph Republican Fred Upton tells WSJM News Trump’s request for $999 million to cover about 50 miles

St. Joseph Today Has Busy First Quarter

It’s been a busy first quarter for St. Joseph Today. On Monday, Executive Director Amy Zapal gave her quarterly report to city commissioners, saying the St. Joe Welcome Center has had nearly 3,000 visitors this year. She