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Toy Sale To Benefit Al-Van Humane Society

Coming up this week will be a special sale to benefit the Al-Van Humane Society in South Haven. The organization’s Kyah Culp tells WSJM News they’re selling toys that ought to appeal to your sense of nostalgia. “They are

Bernie Sanders Campaigns For Clinton In Kalamazoo

Senator Bernie Sanders has campaigned in Michigan for Hillary Clinton. He spoke Wednesday at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, hammering Republicans and touting some elements of his own presidential campaign’s platform. “We need to raise the minimum

Cass County Standoff Ends Peacefully

A standoff that began after two women on horseback were struck by a vehicle in Cass County has ended peacefully. Michigan State Police say a man surrendered Wednesday morning after barricading himself in his Cass County home Tuesday night.

EMU Students Protest Racist Graffiti

Students at Eastern Michigan University are protesting after more anti-black graffiti was discovered on campus this week. The protests include a sit-in early Wednesday at the EMU Student Center on the school’s Ypsilanti campus. The university says the graffiti

Pscholka To Receive Farm Bureau Award

A special honor is being given to state Representative Al Pscholka this week. The Berrien County Farm Bureau is presenting him with its Distinguished Service to Agriculture award. The bureau says it’s for Pscholka’s ongoing support of

SWM Racers Rally To Help Boy With Leukemia

The mother of a 5-year-old southwest Michigan boy who is battling leukemia is thanking the local racing community for its outpouring of support. Leah Dibble, who co-owns the Hartford Motor Speedway with her husband, Tim, says their

Palisades Open House Next Week

The Palisades nuclear power plant is holding another open house event next week. It’ll be at the Palisades office in Benton Harbor on Wednesday. Palisades spokesperson Val Gent tells WSJM News the gatherings are all about transparency.

Clinton Campaign Buying Ads In Michigan

Hillary Clinton is also making plans to air TV commercials in typically Democratic Michigan and New Mexico. Her campaign said Tuesday it will spend more than $100,000 on TV commercials in each of the two states. That announcement

Cher Campaigns For Clinton In Kalamazoo

Pop superstar Cher visited Michigan on Monday to campaign for Hillary Clinton. She started the day at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. The 70-year-old Cher was tasked with appealing to millennials. “I want you guys to have

Prosecutor: Stealing Campaign Signs Is A Crime

The Cass County Prosecutor’s office says it’s been receiving more complaints than usual this election season about campaign signs getting stolen. Prosecutor Victor Fitz tells us both sides seem to be messing with each other’s signs. “We’ve

Trump Campaigns In Michigan

Donald Trump is warning again about voter fraud – but has a solution for his supporters. The Republican nominee once again said there is widespread voter fraud, a claim for which he has produced no evidence. But he told