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Meteor Lands In Like Michigan

That green thing that shot across the Midwestern sky early Monday morning was a rock that crash landed into Lake Michigan from outer space. At least, that’s according to preliminary findings from the American Meteor Society. Mike

Hundreds Protest Trump In West Michigan

From the Associated Press — Hundreds of people took part in new western Michigan protests over the weekend of President Donald Trump’s attempt to ban refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the country. Crowds

Bangor Man Charged With Murder

A 19-year-old Bangor man is facing a charge of open murder following a shooting on Friday night. Michigan State Police say a 29-year-old Hartford man was killed. MSP and the Bangor Village Police Department arrested the suspect

Employers Increase Hiring In January

U.S. employers ramped up hiring last month and more Americans began looking for work, a sign President Donald Trump has inherited a robust job market. Michigan News Network Business Editor Murray Feldman tells us that’s despite an

Nissan Issues Recall Of 341,000 Altimas

341,000 Nissan Altimas are being recalled because the doors can open when a rear window is lowered. Michigan News Network AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert tells us it has to do with bad wiring. “The problem has been

Dowagiac Ice Time Festival Tomorrow

Set for tomorrow is the 21st annual Ice Time Festival in Dowagiac. The event will feature ice artists from all over. Festival Chair Chris Soenen tells WSJM News they’ll compete starting at 3 p.m. “They’ll have 2

One Arrested In Dowagiac Meth Bust

A Dowagiac man is facing charges following a meth bust on Tuesday. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team tells us it raided a home in the 400 block of West High Street in Dowagiac to find the remnants of

Super Bowl Advertisers Trying To Avoid Politics

$5.2 million dollars for 30 seconds. That’s how much it cost advertisers buy air-time for this year’s Super Bowl. However, University of Detroit Mercy Marketing Professor Dr. Mike Bernacchi tells Michigan News Network something is a bit different this

BH Farmers Market Could Get A Pavilion

The Benton Harbor Farmers Market will soon get a brand new pavilion. Rich Hensel, with the city’s downtown development authority, tells WSJM News the pavilion will be along the Sixth Street side of Dwight P. Mitchell City Center