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Recycling Event In Berrien County August 12


The Berrien County Parks Department will hold a recycling event in August. It says residents can properly recycle household chemicals, electronics, and foam on Wednesday, August 12 at Love Creek County Park in Berrien Center. The event

13-Year-Old Girl Drowns At Warren Dunes


A 13-year-old girl from Otsego, Michigan has died after being overcome in Lake Michigan at Warren Dunes State Park in Lake Township on Thursday. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department says responders were called to the park shortly

Bars Struggle To Follow New Rules


There’s a lot of frustration among Michigan bar owners as Governor Gretchen Whitmer has tightened rules on bars in northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula because of the coronavirus. Michigan Licensed Beverage Association Director Scott Ellis told

United Way Seeks To Increase Voter Turnout


The United Way of Southwest Michigan is looking to increase voter participation this year. It announced on Thursday it’s teamed up with When We All Vote, a non-profit voter engagement organization, to get more people registered to

Gym Owners Anxious To Reopen


Gym owners in Michigan are getting desperate to reopen as their state-mandated COVID-19 shutdown nears five months. Michigan Fitness Club Association Vice Chair Alyssa Tushman runs three gyms in metro Detroit, and tells WSJM News Michigan is

GM Beats Low Expectations


General Motors took a beating from the pandemic with an $800 million dollar loss for the second quarter, but still beat Wall Street’s expectations. Auto analyst John McElroy told Michigan News Network this week the second half

Whitmer Responds To Trump Election Tweet


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued a statement in response to a tweet from President Donald Trump questioning if the November election should be delayed. The governor’s office has released the following statement: Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released