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More People Buying Travel Insurance


A new survey of travelers finds 31% are more likely than before the pandemic to purchase travel insurance. Debbie Haas, VP of Travel at Triple-A, says the respondents’ number-one concern is COVID-19. “We see that typically, half

Fire Claims 65-Year-Old Cass County Man


A 65-year-old man has died in a Cass County house fire. The sheriff’s office says Robert Hilliard’s body was found by firefighters late Monday morning as they were battling the flames. The cause of the fire and

Red Cross Facing Blood Shortage


The American Red Cross is appealing to those who are eligible to make blood donations. Spokesperson Meghan Lehman tells WSJM News the supply is extremely low right now. “It’s an emergency blood shortage, which just means we

SHAES Closes A Safe 2021 Beach Season


South Haven’s 2021 Beach Safety Flag program has ended for the season. SHAES launched this year’s program with an emphasis on water safety through improved communication with the public about water conditions at the city’s beaches. The

AEP Supporting Buchanan Trail Project


The American Electric Power Foundation has made a $50,000 donation to the city of Buchanan to fund the McCoy’s Creek Trail Extension Project, which will expand the trail another half mile. AEP’s Schnee Garrett tells WSJM News

South Haven Candidate Forum Thursday


As a mayoral and city council election approach in South Haven, a candidate forum is planned for this month. Judy Pollack with the American Association of University Women tells WSJM News mayoral candidates Scott Smith and Ahmmad