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State Reports Thursday COVID Numbers

Michigan is reporting 1,388 new cases of COVID-19 for Thursday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says the state has had more than 585,000 COVID cases since the pandemic started. 48 deaths were reported for

Granholm Now U.S. Energy Secretary

Jennifer Granholm is now the U.S. Energy Secretary. The Senate voted 64-35 to confirm her Thursday. The former Michigan governor was remembered by Senator Stabenow as someone who “led our state through challenging times by prioritizing innovation

Car Thief Caught In Dowagiac

The Dowagiac Police Department says a Cassopolis woman is in custody following a car theft on Tuesday. Officers were called to the BP station on North Front Street in Dowagiac shortly after 8:45 p.m. on a report

New COVID-19 Cases At 1,245

COVID-19 cases are up by 1,245 for Wednesday in Michigan. The pandemic total is now 583,964. The state recorded 9 deaths to bring that total to 15,405. The state’s chief medical executive, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, says there

Cass County GOP Censures Upton Again

The censures from Sixth District Republican organizations keep coming for Congressman Fred Upton. He took to Twitter late Tuesday to say the latest censure is from the Cass County Republican Party and is over his vote to

Mayor Delivers State Of The City Address

Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad delivered his annual State of the City address Tuesday night, saying communities across the nation were greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, and yet Benton Harbor continued to rise. Muhammad

Vaccinations Planned For Tuesday Rescheduled

The Berrien County Health Department has postponed COVID-19 vaccinations that were scheduled for Tuesday due to delays in shipments of the vaccine. Spokesperson Gillian Conrad tells WSJM News the department got word from the Michigan Department of