Local News Archives

COVID-19 Numbers Up 1,067 Statewide

Michigan has 1,067 new COVID-19 cases for Tuesday for a pandemic total of 590,217. The state Department of Health and Human Services says 24 deaths were recorded for the day, with 12 being from vital records reviews.

Two Shot At Niles Hotel

A man and a woman in their early 20s are hospitalized after being shot at the Quality Inn and Suites in Niles on 11th Street. They were shot this morning, and our partners at WSBT-TV say police

MI Works Office Coming To Cassopolis

Michigan Works has announced it’s opening a new office in Cass County. It says the pandemic has shown that the agency needs to be adaptable, get creative, and adjust the way it does business. The new office

SHAES To Offer Cadet Program

South Haven Area Emergency Services is launching a cadet program to introduce participants to the firefighting and emergency medical service professions. Director Brandon Hinz tells WSJM News they’re excited to be able to offer the learning opportunity

County Seeks Loosening Of Rules For Restaurants

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has approved a resolution calling on Governor Gretchen Whitmer to implement a new, regional approach to restrictions to fight COVID-19. During Thursday’s meeting, Board Chair Mac Elliott said restaurants are hurting

Market Van Buren Enters Partnership With MEDC

Market Van Buren has announced it’s formed a new partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Director Zach Morris tells WSJM News the two will formally be working together to spur economic development in Van Buren and

Man Shot In Benton Township Friday

The Benton Township Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Friday evening. Officers were called to the 1500 block of Highland Avenue shortly after 6 p.m. when the victim, an 18-year-old Benton Harbor man, called

Has Winter Been Sunnier?

Does it seem like it’s been a sunnier winter in Michigan? MLive Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa says the National Weather Service got rid of the instruments that track sunshine in Michigan, but the conditions have been ripe for