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Niles Man Arrested In Meth Bust

A Niles man is facing a variety of drug charges after a meth raid on Thursday night. The Niles Police Department tells WSJM News it searched a home in the 700 block of Cass Street to investigate a

Mackinac Bridge Closed Due to Falling Ice

From the Associated Press — The Mackinac Bridge is closed to traffic because of falling ice. The Mackinac Bridge Authority closed the bridge Friday afternoon because ice is falling from the towers and cables. It advises drivers to reduce

MI Senate Approves Asian Carp Resolution

The Michigan Senate has once again spoken up on the matter of the Asian carp. It’s approved a resolution from Senator John Proos asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to implement immediate control technologies at Brandon

Area Housing Market Softens A Bit

Housing prices are down a bit in Michigan’s Great Southwest. The latest monthly report from the Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors notes February’s average selling price dropped 22% from January, while the median price of $114,000 was

Michigan Drop Out Rate Declines

The high school drop-out rate in Michigan is continuing its decline. Lauren Leeds, with the Michigan Center for Educational Performance and Information, tells WSJM News the trend for several years has been positive. “If you look back

Amber Alert!

AMBER Alert is being issued for Burton Police Department. Child#1: Arinna Buning, white female, Age 2, brown hair, hazel eyes, 3 foot tall, 28. Pounds, wearing a  pink coat purple pants and blue snow boots. Child#2: Lincoln