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State Updates MI COVID-19 Safer Dining Program

The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity has announced an expansion of a state program designed to help restaurants keep customers and staff safe. That’s as restaurants are scheduled to resume in-person dining with 25% capacity

Eight Arrested In Benton Harbor Drug Bust

Eight people have been arrested in a drug raid in Benton Harbor. The Southwest Enforcement Team West and Berrien County Tactical Response Unit executed a search warrant in the 11-hundred block of Agard Avenue Thursday night. During

Environmentalists Happy With Biden Orders

Conservation groups in Michigan are welcoming the Biden administration’s actions diesigned to protect the environmental. President Biden released more policies this week aimed at tackling climate change and preserving public lands. Tim Minotas with the Sierra Club

Local Lawmakers React To State Of The State

State Representative Pauline Wendzel is hopeful the governor’s State of the State address on Wednesday night is the start of an improvement in relations between the Democratic governor and the Republican Legislature. After the speech, Wendzel told

More COVID Vaccine Providers Coming Online

COVID-19 vaccines are starting to become available at Berrien County providers other than the Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland. Starting this week, Meijer in Benton Harbor held some clinics that were open by appointment

Health Department Gives COVID Vaccine Update

The COVID-19 vaccination effort continues in Berrien County as the health department and Spectrum Health Lakeland have now provided shots to more than 10,000 people. Berrien County Health Department Communications Manager Gillian Conrad tells WSJM News the

Granholm Gets US Senate Confirmation Hearing

Senate lawmakers on the Energy Committee heard from former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, the nominee for Secretary of Energy. Granholm, in her opening statement, said the US has an opportunity to lead the world in developing and