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Whitmer Issues Statement On Upton Retirement

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has saluted Congressman Fred Upton for his 35 years of serving in the U.S. House of Representatives now that he’s announced his retirement. Whitmer issued a statement Tuesday, saying Upton is “a lifelong Michigander,

Congressman Upton To Retire

Congressman Fred Upton of St. Joseph is retiring after this term ends. He has served in the U.S. House for the past 35 years and is the longest-serving current member of Congress from Michigan. Upton’s 21st Century

BH Mayor Muhammad Running For Congress

The newly-created 4th Congressional District has a new candidate in the running. Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad is seeking the office, with his posts on Twitter suggesting he will run as an independent. The new district includes

Grand Rapids Officer Kills Man

An officer with the Grand Rapids Police Department shot and killed a man Monday morning on the city’s southeast side. An officer pulled over a vehicle and after running the license plate, the officer discovered it didn’t

CMU Seeks To Boost Enrollment

Central Michigan University is working to bring up enrollment after a drop for the last several years. CMU board president Rich Studley told Michigan News Network many universities have seen a drop in enrollment, but CMU will

CMU Seeks To Boost Enrollment

Central Michigan University is working to bring up enrollment after a drop for the last several years. CMU board president Rich Studley told Michigan News Network many universities have seen a drop in enrollment, but CMU will

No One Hurt In Dowagiac House Fire

No one is injured following a house fire in Dowagiac Sunday. The Dowagiac Department of Public Safety says it was reported at 509 and a half North Front Street shortly after 4 p.m. Firefighters arrived to find

No One Hurt In Dowagiac House Fire

No one is injured following a house fire in Dowagiac Sunday. The Dowagiac Department of Public Safety says it was reported at 509 and a half North Front Street shortly after 4 p.m. Firefighters arrived to find

EMU Training Staff, Students On Disabilities

Eastern Michigan University is offering training for faculty, staff, students, and community members to learn ways to engage with older people who might have dementia or other cognitive impairment. Engage@EMU coordinator Tyler Calhoun says they are working

Van Buren County Doing Broadband Survey

Van Buren County leaders are serious about expanding broadband access. County Administrator Frank Hardester tells WSJM News the county commission has decided to use once in a lifetime federal funds to pursue broadband. “The board of commissioners