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[VIDEO] BH School Board Rejects Governor’s High School Proposal

Video Playback Not Supported <iframe class=’wpb_videoplayer video-single-player-iframe’ allowfullscreen scrolling=’no’ width=’600′ height=’330′ frameborder=’0′ src=’https://www.wsjm.com/wp-content/plugins/wpb-video/wpb-video-embed/wpb-video-embed.php?blogid=321&id=65200&flag_call=singleVideo&playerid=fbqwxde&player_slug=wsjm-com-stories&chkFlagFrom=meta_insert_video’></iframe> The Benton Harbor Area Schools Board of Education wants to continue working with the state on finding a solution to the school district’s problems.

Two Arrested In Crack Cocaine Bust

Two 37-year-old men are in the Berrien County Jail on drug charges after the Southwest Enforcement Team carried out a narcotics raid in Benton Harbor this morning. Troy McClinton is facing a charge of possession with intent

I&M Announces New Solar Facility

Indiana Michigan Power has announced its next solar farm, and this one will be its biggest. I&M spokesperson Schnee Garrett tells WSJM News the facility in South Bend will be near the Indiana Toll Road and about

Detroit College Closing

From the Associated Press — A Catholic graduate college that has operated in Detroit for 92 years will close in December at the end of its upcoming fall semester. Marygrove College announced Wednesday it had informed staff

Area Food Pantries Get Boost

Dozens of food pantries in Berrien and Cass counties have stocked shelves thanks to the efforts of 26 businesses that took part in the United Way of Southwest Michigan’s “Christmas in June” challenge. Over 20,000 items have

Group Slams Plan To Slash Transit Funding

Advocates for public transit are sounding the alarm about the Michigan House budget, which had a hearing Wednesday in the House Appropriations Committee. The budget proposal would trim $36 million from public-transit programs and related services, in

4H Offering Workshop On Livestock

A workshop to teach young people about the ins and outs of owning livestock is being offered by the Cass County 4H program. Coordinator Hailey Harman tells WSJM News “Showing Livestock…Fun, Fair and in My Future!” will

Upton Pleased Tariffs Avoided

A deal announced over the weekend to avert new tariffs on goods entering the U.S. from Mexico is being called a good one by Congressman Fred Upton. He tells WSJM News it was obvious President Trump was

Krasl Art Fair Seeking Volunteers

The Krasl Art Fair is coming up in about a month, and it could use some volunteers. Art Fair Manager Dee Hodgson tells WSJM News with an estimated 50,000 people coming into downtown St. Joe, all kinds