Local News Archives

Crop Dusting Plane Crashes


The crash of a crop dusting plane is under investigation by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. The pilot was crop dusting a potato field Sunday afternoon when he crashed into trees and the plane split apart. Sixty-eight-year-old

MI AG, LARA, DIFS Share Cryptocurrency Consumer Alert


The Michigan Attorney General’s office and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs have teamed up for an advisory to consumers regarding cryptocurrencies. LARA has released the following: Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory

Traverse City Cherry Festival Returning


From the Associated Press — Organizers of a popular festival in northern Michigan that was shut down last year due to the coronavirus pandemic are encouraging people attending this summer to receive free COVID-19 vaccinations on-site. MLive.com

Celebration Cinema To Mark Cinema Week


Set for next week is Cinema Week at Celebration Cinema. The theater chain’s Emily Loeks tells WSJM News it’s going to be an annual celebration of the theater experience with special deals and prizes given away at

Summer Events Being Planned In Coloma


The city of Coloma has announced several activities it’s planning to help make 2021 the Summer Not Forgotten and bring activity to the downtown area. Mayor Marsha Hammond says it’s been a tough year and a half

County Approves Red Arrow Highway Project


The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has approved the latest resurfacing project for Red Arrow Highway in Chikaming Township, but not without some discussion. During a meeting this week, Commissioner Ezra Scott suggested tabling the resolution authorizing

Whiteford Nursing Legislation Passes Senate


Legislation from state Representative Mary Whiteford that expands the scope of practice for certified registered nurse anesthetists to allow them to practice to the full extent of their training has been approved by the Michigan Senate. Whiteford

Trolling With The Troops On Saturday


Saturday brings the annual Trolling with the Troops event in St. Joseph. Volunteers are taking veterans out into Lake Michigan on their boats for a fishing trip. Along for the ride will be state Representative Pauline Wendzel,