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St. Joseph Parks Planning Meeting Next Week

Everyone’s welcome to a meeting next week in St. Joseph to offer their input on the master plan for Riverview, Dickinson, and Whirlpool Centennial Parks. St. Joseph Public Works Deputy Director Greg Grothous tells WSJM News you can show

Firefighters Honored By Exchange Club Of SWM

The Firefighters of the Year have been honored by the Exchange Club of Southwest Michigan. The club held its annual awards Tuesday, recognizing firefighters from Benton Harbor, St. Joseph, and the surrounding townships. Royalton Township Fire Chief

Tick Season Soon To Arrive

Tick season is just about here in Michigan. Michigan State University entomologist Howard Russell tells Michigan News Network the last few years have been bad when it comes to tick bites. “If that trend continues, we can expect

State Lifts Weight Restrictions

In a sign of the changing season, the Michigan Department of Transportation has lifted all seasonal weight restrictions on state roads. The restrictions were implemented in February when the weather started to get warmer. Now, it’s been

Report: U.S. Air Quality Improving

The American Lung Association has issued a new report on air quality in the United States. Spokesperson Janice Nolan tells WKZO News air quality nationwide has been improving, and Michigan is making particular progress. That’s not to mean

State Promoting Safe Infant Delivery Law

A state law designed to help protect the safety of unwanted newborns is being highlighted this week. As part of Child Abuse Awareness Month, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reminding everyone of the

Oronoko Twp Crash Kills Two

Police are investigating a double-fatal crash in Oronoko Township between a car and a motorcycle. The Berrien Springs-Oronoko Township Police Department tells WSJM News David Allen Cox and Christine Marie Cox, both from Granger, Indiana, were killed