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SWM Housing Market Slows In January

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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