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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

$313,000 In Pokagon Fund Grants Announced


The Pokagon Fund has announced more than $300,000 in grants to organizations around southwest Michigan and northwest Indiana. In total, $313,000 was approved by the Pokagon Fund Board of Directors at the fund’s final quarterly meeting of

Strong Summer Job Market Predicted For Teens


Things are looking good for teenagers who want to find work this summer. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget has released its annual summer teen employment forecast, finding there will be significant opportunities this year

Makers Trail Festival Today In Bridgman


Set for today, June 8, is the second annual Makers Trail Festival at Weko Beach in Bridgman. Sarah Spoonholtz with the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber tells us the event will feature products from southwest Michigan wineries, breweries,

Realtors Announce Grant To South Haven


The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors has announced its latest Placemaking Grant, and it’s going to the city of South Haven. The grant of $2,600 will be used to provide four ADA-compliant swings in four city parks.