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Niles Leaders Ask Residents For Caution

Officials in Niles continue to ask residents to stay away from flood-affected areas. This as the city assesses the damage done this week from the flooding. The city of Niles has released the following statement: “While the

Coast Guard Helping With Flood Rescues

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued more than 40 people and their pets from flooded neighborhoods in southwest Michigan this week. The Coast Guard said Thursday it’s helping local authorities conduct house-to-house rescues and evacuations

Snyder Wants More For Education

From the Associated Press — Governor Rick Snyder wants Michigan to spend an additional $100 million to educate students who can fill jobs in professional trades, information technology and other high-demand fields. Snyder is calling it Michigan’s Marshall

BH Principal Placed On Leave

Another official with Benton Harbor Area Schools is on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave pending an unspecified investigation. This time, it’s STEAM Academy at MLK Principal John David VanDyke. In a brief statement issued Thursday, the school district

Upton: DACA Now Up To House

Congressman Fred Upton is still holding out hope for a replacement for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program after the Senate failed last week to put together an immigration bill. The DACA program enables young people

More Berrien County Evacuations Ordered

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department continues to help local first responders deal with flooding. Undersheriff Chuck Heit tells WSJM News the department was helping to evacuate some Royalton Township residents on Thursday in the area of of