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AAA Offers Travel Advice During War In Ukraine


AAA has advice for international travelers during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. AAA of Michigan’s Adrienne Woodland told Michigan News Network international travelers should closely monitor news reports, work with a travel advisor, and buy travel insurance

Gas Prices Are Way Up


There is definitely pain at the pump. Gas prices continue to climb to new yearly highs. Triple-A Michigan says the average price of a gallon of gas is $3.97. Analyst Patrick DeHaan from GasBuddy says the switch

Michigan Marks Two Years With COVID-19


It’s an anniversary that we may want to forget. This Thursday marks two years since the first case of the coronavirus was reported in Michigan. Since then we’ve heard, and debated, everything from business shutdowns to vaccines

I&M Expanding Use Of Clean Energy Sources


The latest Integrated Resource Plan has been released by Indiana Michigan Power. Spokesperson Tracy Warner tells WSJM News under state law I&M has to release a plan covering the next several years every five years. This latest

United Way Seeks Support For Child Reading Program

March is National Reading Month, and the United Way of Southwest Michigan is encouraging the community to rally around early childhood literacy by sponsoring children to participate in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is

New Candidate Running In 38th District


There’s a new candidate in the running for the 38th District in the Michigan House. Chikaming Township resident and realtor George Lucas announced his candidacy for the 38th on Friday. He’s running as a Republican and says

Two Arrested After Warehouse Break-In


Two suspects are in custody after a warehouse break-in in Lake Township Friday. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department says deputies were sent to the warehouse in the 8,500 block of Gast Road around 1:30 a.m. after the