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Police Respond To Crash, Semi Fire On I-94

The Baroda-Lake Township Police Department is among agencies that responded to a fatal crash involving two semis and one other vehicle on I-94 Wednesday evening. It says the incident happened around 7:25 on westbound I-94 near the

657 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide

Michigan has 657 new cases of COVID-19 to bring the total to 84,707. The state on Wednesday reported two more deaths for a total of 6,221. Locally, Berrien County has 15 new cases for a total of

Berrien County Primary Results

Berrien County voters headed to the polls for primaries on Tuesday, although most votes were submitted via absentee ballots. Looking at key races, state Representative Pauline Wendzel will have a shot at another term in the Michigan

Upton Claims Victory In Republican Primary

Congressman Fred Upton is declaring victory in the Republican primary for the U.S. House in Michigan’s Sixth District. As of 11 p.m. Tuesday, Upton had a lead over challenger Elena Oelke. Upton’s campaign has issued the following

Wendzel Claims Victory In Primary

State Representative Pauline Wendzel’s campaign is claiming victory in Tuesday’s 79th state House District Republican primary. As of 10 p.m., Berrien County was reporting results from 28% of its precincts, and Wendzel had a lead over primary

Former MSU Gymnastics Coach Sentenced

Former Michigan State University gymnastics coach Kathy Klages will serve 18 months probation with the first 90 days in the Ingham County Jail for lying to authorities investigating Larry Nassar on MSU’s campus. She was convicted in

Drunk Driving Death In Lincoln Township

Police say a 24-year-old Lincoln Township man is facing charges of drunk driving and not stopping at an accident causing death for a wreck Monday night. Lincoln Township police were called to the intersection of Glenlord and

AARP Holding Online Events For Seniors

With COVID-19 unlikely to disappear anytime soon, the state’s leading advocate for older adults is taking advantage of technology to keep folks informed and connected. AARP of Michigan hosts dozens of educational and social events throughout the

Cass County Partners With Kinexus

Now working with Kinexus and Market Van Buren is Cass County. Market Van Buren Director Zachary Morris tells WSJM News it’s forming a partnership with Cass County to help raise the area’s economic development profile. The process

Authorities See Decline In Reports Of Child Abuse

The Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Michigan are sounding the alarm about child abuse cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. The center’s Allie Kibler-Campbell tells WSJM News there has been a substantial