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$375,000 Water Grant Going To Hartford


Hartford is receiving a $375,000 state grant to improve its water quality. The office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced more than $5 million in grants statewide as part of the MI Clean Water plan. The grants

United Way Summer Food Drive Underway


The United Way of Southwest Michigan has launched a summer food drive. Spokesperson Jennifer Tomshack tells WSJM News Summer Stock Up is intended to help local food pantries continue their mission during a lull period. “People are

Free Fishing Weekend In Michigan June 12


Michigan will have a free fishing weekend the weekend of June 12. The Michigan Wildlife Council has released the following: Michiganders and visitors purchased a record 1.5 million state fishing licenses in 2020 – a jump from

New COVID-19 Cases At 446 For Friday


The number of new COVID-19 cases has dropped to 446 for Friday. That brings the pandemic total to 889,957. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says 27 people died of COVID-19 with that total now

MSU Official To Grads: Patience


Have patience. That’s what the director of Michigan State’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute, Dr. Phil Gardner, says he’s telling new college grads right now. “What we’re seeing now is a lot of mid-sized and smaller companies coming

New Berrien County Directory Available


The 2021-2022 Berrien County Government Directory is out. Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler told the county commissioners on Thursday the directory has contact information for county agencies and related organizations. The directory has a theme this year.

Governor Signs LaSata Tasting Room Bill


Legislation sponsored by Sen. Kim LaSata to fix an unexpected interpretation of an existing tasting room law was signed by the governor on Thursday. “Michigan is renowned for its craft beverage industry, contributing billions to our state’s