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Shooting At Blossom Acres Friday Night

The Benton Township Police Department is investigating a shooting at the Blossom Acres housing development on Friday night. It says officers were called to the area of Blossom Lane and Concord around 11:40 p.m. on a report

State Working With Newly-Unemployed On Tax Issues

The Michigan Department of Treasury is telling those who owe taxes to the state to reach out to make arrangements during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Specifically, it’s offering collections assistance to newly-unemployed Michiganders paying on past-due state

Berrien County Closes Facilities

Berrien County has announced the closure of its county buildings due to COVID-19. The county has issued the following statement: Based on the current spread of COVID-19 throughout the United States and the region, Berrien County announced

Michigan State Police: Ignore Lockdown Rumors

Michigan State Police say state residents need to ignore any rumors about a statewide lockdown now that California and New York have instituted shelter-in-place orders. Lieutenant Michael Shaw says you should only trust information coming from official

Area Restaurants Adjusting To New Rules

Local restaurants are working to adjust to the new normal of only being allowed to serve customers via takeout as the COVID-19 outbreak continues. Jayme Bendoski with the Full Circle Cafe in Stevensville tells WSJM News she’s

County To Seek Parks Grants

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has voted to proceed with applying for some grants to expand two county parks. At a Thursday meeting, it authorized the Berrien County Parks Department to put in for a $300,000