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Heritage Museum Welcomes New Director


A new director has come to the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center in St. Joseph. Elizabeth Andrews, a St. Joe native, is taking over the position. She’s the replacement for Amy Zapal, who left the Heritage Museum

Upton: Mueller Investigation Far From Over


News this week of the first indictments as part of Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible Russian meddling in the U.S. election last year didn’t really surprise Congressman Fred Upton. He told WSJM News he expects that investigation

State Reports Increase In Cases Of Hepatitis A


Cases of Hepatitis A are on the rise in the state, prompting the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to activate its Community Health Emergency Coordination Center. Department Spokesperson Angela Minicuci tells Michigan News Network that

Vandalia Man Hurt In Rollover Crash


A Vandalia man is recovering from minor injuries after crashing his car in Cass County. The sheriff’s department says alcohol was a factor, but did not indicate what the blood-alcohol level was for 57-year-old Leland Scott when

Meth Charges In Watervliet Township


Police say one man is facing charges as part of a crystal meth investigation in Berrien County. The Southwest Enforcement Team tells us it arrested 39-year-old Manowar Ahmed Jones last Thursday in Watervliet Township. Officers say they

New Law Bans Local Soda Taxes


From the Associated Press — Municipalities in Michigan will be prohibited from levying local taxes on food and beverages under a bill signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder. The Republican governor OK’d the measure Thursday after it recently