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SWM Housing Market Slows In January


The southwest Michigan real estate market slowed down in January. The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors says January of 2022 closed with a 23% drop in sales from January 2021. That’s as January started with a record

Cassopolis Man Dead In Crash


A Cassopolis man is dead following a crash in Cass County Sunday. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says deputies were called to the scene of the single vehicle crash around 4:40 p.m. at Calvin Hill Street and

Santaniello’s Restaurant Listed For Sale


Santaniello’s Restaurant in Stevensville is listed online as being for sale. The listing price at ColdwellBankerHomes.com is $890,000 and the post went up this week. The listing says the building is more than 10,000 square feet and

Buchanan Getting Grant For Trail Expansion


The city of Buchanan is being awarded a $340,000 grant for a project to extend McCoy’s Creek Trail. It says the funds come from the Niles-Buchanan Area Transportation Study and the Michigan Department of Transportation’s Transportation Alternatives

Y Country Raises $40,000 For St. Jude


Another $40,000 has been raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by Y Country radio with its annual radiothon this week. Y Country’s Matt Malone tells WSJM News that was the goal. For 17 years now, Y

Two Charged With Killing Grandfather


Two men are facing murder charges in the death of their 82-year-old grandfather last year in Allegan County. Twenty-four-year-old Cory Nethery has been charged and 27-year-old Christopher Fitzhugh is expected to be arraigned today after a disturbance

County Board Approves Brownfield Project


A Brownfield development plan has been approved by the Berrien County Board of Commissioners for a new Jimmy John’s planned in Benton Township. Community Development Director Dan Fette told the board Thursday the site is at two