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Meeting To Discuss Reverse Mortgages

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Berrien County Treasurer Bret Witkowski will hold a workshop on reverse mortgages this month. He tells WSJM News a lot of people have questions about what they are. “I see a lot of senior citizens in my

Free Smoke Detectors Available

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This is Fire Prevention Month, and 1,000 free smoke detectors are being given away in Berrien County. Servpro of Berrien County’s Bob Rogers tells WSJM News the company has distributed smoke detectors to local fire departments for

Fatal Crash In Berrien Township Saturday

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The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Saturday. It says deputies were sent to the scene on Hochberger Road near Hipps Hollow Road in Berrien Township just after 9:40 a.m. They

Chikaming Township Beach Could Be Expanded

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An effort to acquire about three acres of lakefront property in Chikaming Township to be used for expanding a public beach is inching toward success. Chikaming Township Supervisor David Bunte tells WSJM News after the Cherry Beach

Meeting On Harbor Study Next Week

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Set for Tuesday are two sessions in Benton Harbor for the public to offer its thoughts on how the harbor in St. Joseph and Benton Harbor should be improved for long-term stability. Morgan Beeler with the Michigan

SMC Holds Automotive Day

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Nearly 300 high school students from around southwest Michigan and northern Indiana have had a chance to learn more about the automotive industry thanks to an event this month at Southwestern Michigan College. Automotive Technology Green Flag

Recall Effort Underway For MI Lawmaker

From the Associated Press — Work has started on gathering petition signatures toward possibly recalling a Michigan lawmaker facing federal charges of trading votes for campaign money. Republican Representative Larry Inman has denied any wrongdoing and has