Local News Archives

Fundraising Effort Underway To Repaint WWII Ship

A fundraising effort is underway to renovate the U.S Coast Guard Icebreaker Mackinaw. It now serves as a maritime museum in Mackinaw City. Museum executive director Lisa Pallagi told Michigan News Network they need to raise almost $400,000. “The entire

South Haven Blueberry Festival This Week

The 54th annual National Blueberry Festival gets started this Thursday in South Haven. Susan Diepen, with the chamber of commerce, tells WSJM News the event attracts thousands to town each year. Not only are there activities all

Man Sent To Prison For Cass County Rape

A Benton Harbor man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced to at least six years in prison. On Friday, a Cass County Judge sentenced 22-year-old Markal Leneal Jackson to between 81