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New Christmas Song Focuses On Buchanan


Now online is a new Christmas song just for the community of Buchanan. Resident Dr. Greta Pope wrote “Christmas in Buchanan” to help the community gear up for the Small Town, Big Christmas celebration next week. The

Upton Introduces Cures 2.0 Legislation


Congressman Fred Upton has officially unveiled his Cures 2.0 legislation. He and Congresswoman Diana DeGette introduced the bill on Tuesday after more than two years of work. Upton tells WSJM News the plan is the follow up

Mask Rule In Place At Bridgman Schools


Now in place at Bridgman Public Schools is a mask mandate. Superintendent Shane Peters sent word to parents over the weekend the rules would take effect Monday. He wrote the rule was issued to help ensure students

Stuff-A-Truck This Week


This week is the 25th anniversary of Stuff-A-Truck by 97.5 Y-Country. Morning host Matt Malone will be broadcasting from Rogers Foodland all week as they collect donations for the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency. “This is a

Mayor Discusses Water Work


With the signing of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package now complete, Benton Harbor can expect to get the remaining money needed to replace lead water service lines around the city. Speaking during a Monday meeting, Mayor Marcus

InterCare To Hold Kids Health Event


InterCare in Benton Harbor will hold a Kids Health Event this Saturday. It says the event will be a chance for parents to bring their kids by the M-139 clinic and get several services for their children,

Whitmer Issues Statement On Signing Of Infrastructure Bill


President Joe Biden on Monday signed the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s office has released the following: Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement after passage of the historic bipartisan infrastructure

Employers Allowing Flexible Schedules


More companies are offering their employees flexibility in their work schedules during this pandemic. Robert Half Staffing district director Tricia Plovie says 41% of managers give employees the ability to choose when they work. “Anything from a

Cassopolis Man Hurt In Crash


A Cassopolis man is being treated at Lakeland Hospital Niles for injuries he suffered in a crash Saturday night in Cass County’s Howard Township. Deputies say 45-year-old Darrell White was driving a Ford F-150 and he and

New Judge Appointed In Cass County


Carol Montavon Bealor has been appointed to the Cass County Probate Court. Governor Gretchen Whitmer made the appointment this week, saying Bealor has extensive experience working for the Cass County Court system. Bealor currently serves as the

Luminaries This Week In St. Joseph


Set for this coming Friday is luminaries in downtown St. Joseph. St. Joseph Today’s Daniele Crevier tells WSJM News the event couldn’t be held last year, and so it’s nice to see its return this year. “You’ll