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More Michiganders Plan To Travel This Fall

About 60% of Michiganders are planning to hit the road this fall, as September and October become more popular months to travel. AAA of Michigan’s Susan Hiltz tells WSJM News there are several reasons why. “The weather’s cooler,

Galien Receives Antique Fire Truck

The community of Galien has been reunited with an antique fire truck it once owned and then sold to a Calhoun County town. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports, Tuesday, the Galien’s fire chief picked up the 1919

Michigan AG: Failing Schools Could Close This Year

Michigan’s attorney general says the state may close persistently low-performing public schools in Detroit before the end of this academic year if they were among the lowest-achieving for the preceding three years. Republican legislative leaders earlier this month

FEMA Conducting National Test Today

At 2:20 this afternoon, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will perform a national test of its Integrated Public Alert and Warning System. It’s the first time an official national test has been conducted – and FEMA’s Wade

[VIDEO] Lakeland Health Expansion Approved

<div style=”position:relative; padding-bottom:56.25%; overflow:hidden;”><iframe src=”http://content.jwplatform.com/players/xvqxrD7P-RedLAKBN.html” width=”100%” height=”360″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”auto” allowfullscreen style=”position:absolute;”></iframe></div> A $160 million expansion to Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph is moving forward. WSJM’s Andrew Green has more.

Have Auto Sales Peaked?

Another indication that auto sales may have hit a peak. The latest sales forecast from J.D. Power and L.M.C. Automotive predicts September sales are expected to drop slightly from a year ago. Jeff Schuster with L.M.C Automotive

SJ Commission On Board With Lakeland Expansion

A $160 million expansion to Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph is moving forward following a Monday meeting of the St. Joseph City Commission. Commissioners granted planned unit development status to the Lakeland Medical Center Pavilion from

Dowagiac Police Make Three Drug Arrests

The Dowagiac Department of Public Safety says its K9 unit helped lead to the arrest of three drug suspects over the weekend. Also, officers busted someone with a stolen automatic handgun. The busy weekend started around 10