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DNR Reminds Hunters To Follow Property Rules

Hunters can expect excellent conditions for the 2021 firearm deer season. Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are ready for the season and have tips to avoid the most common violations and mistakes they see every

U Of M Notes Jump In Flu Cases

On the campus of the University of Michigan, the flu is back. Associate epidemiology professor Emily Martin told Michigan News Network there have been more than 500 cases reported in just over the past month, most of

Rep. Liz Cheney ousted from Wyoming GOP

Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — In its second formal rebuke of Wyoming Republican Liz Cheney, the state party passed a resolution this week to no longer recognize her as a member — but Cheney, up

New Christmas Song Focuses On Buchanan

Now online is a new Christmas song just for the community of Buchanan. Resident Dr. Greta Pope wrote “Christmas in Buchanan” to help the community gear up for the Small Town, Big Christmas celebration next week. The

Upton Introduces Cures 2.0 Legislation

Congressman Fred Upton has officially unveiled his Cures 2.0 legislation. He and Congresswoman Diana DeGette introduced the bill on Tuesday after more than two years of work. Upton tells WSJM News the plan is the follow up

Mask Rule In Place At Bridgman Schools

Now in place at Bridgman Public Schools is a mask mandate. Superintendent Shane Peters sent word to parents over the weekend the rules would take effect Monday. He wrote the rule was issued to help ensure students

Stuff-A-Truck This Week

This week is the 25th anniversary of Stuff-A-Truck by 97.5 Y-Country. Morning host Matt Malone will be broadcasting from Rogers Foodland all week as they collect donations for the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency. “This is a

Mayor Discusses Water Work

With the signing of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package now complete, Benton Harbor can expect to get the remaining money needed to replace lead water service lines around the city. Speaking during a Monday meeting, Mayor Marcus

InterCare To Hold Kids Health Event

InterCare in Benton Harbor will hold a Kids Health Event this Saturday. It says the event will be a chance for parents to bring their kids by the M-139 clinic and get several services for their children,

Whitmer Issues Statement On Signing Of Infrastructure Bill

President Joe Biden on Monday signed the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s office has released the following: Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement after passage of the historic bipartisan infrastructure