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Indiana Michigan Power Flood Update

Indiana Michigan Power released the following statement Friday evening regarding its response to flooding in southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. “The number of customers whose service was disconnected for safety reasons due to flooding in the South

SMC Appeals Pension Decision

An appeal has been filed by Southwestern Michigan College in its fight against a Michigan Auditor General’s order to take teacher pension system contributions out of the paychecks of part-time students who work on campus. SMC President

Bangor Leaders Looking For Input

If you live in the city of Bangor, the Downtown Development Authority would like your input. Chairman Thad Earl tells WSJM News they’re doing a survey. “Bangor Downtown Development Authority is asking for input,” Earl said. “We’re

Berrien County Declares State Of Emergency

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has declared a Local State of Emergency due to the flooding this week. Berrien County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Robert Boyce tells WSJM News the declaration is the first step in

SWM Housing Market Slows Down In January

Southwest Michigan’s housing market took a step back in January. The Southwest Michigan Association of Realtors tells WSJM News it isn’t unusual for January to be the least productive month of any given year, and it’s shaping