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LMC Millage On The Ballot Next Month

Lake Michigan College is making a push in support of its millage proposal set to appear on November’s ballot. LMC President Dr. Bob Harrison tells WSJM News they’re asking for .48 mills for 10 years for improvements. He

SWM Pumpkin Crop Expected To Be Strong

Southwest Michigan’s pumpkin crop this fall is looking pretty good. That’s according to Ron Goldy, a vegetable educator with MSU Extension. He tells WSJM News the weather was perfect for pumpkins this year. “It was a little

Upton To Receive Manufacturing Award

The National Association of Manufacturers plans to salute Congressman Fred Upton with an award on Monday. He’ll be appearing at the Bosch plant in Stevensville to get the National Association of Manufacturers Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence.

Archery Deer Season Starts Saturday

Hunters will be out with their bow and arrows for the start of archery deer season in Michigan on Saturday. Chad Stewart is a deer management specialist with the state Department of Natural Resources and admits it’s

Berrien County Deer Dies From EHD

(St. Joseph, MI – AP) – A deer in southwestern Michigan has died from a disease that killed more than 12,000 in the state in 2012. The Department of Natural Resources says it has confirmed a deer

SWM Pumpkin Crop Looking Strong

Southwest Michigan’s pumpkin crop this fall is looking pretty good. That’s according to Ron Goldy, a vegetable educator with MSU Extension. He tells WSJM News  the weather was perfect for pumpkins this year. “It was a little bit

Van Buren Deputies Honored By MADD

Two Van Buren County sheriff’s deputies have been honored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for their efforts to keep the roads safe. The sheriff’s department tells our newsroom Deputy Brian Matthews and Deputy Eric Calhoun were recognized