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Visits To Prisons Cancelled

Visitors are not allowed at Michigan prisons starting Friday. The policy was put in place Friday morning in a response to the spread of the coronavirus. Michigan Department of Corrections spokesman Chris Gautz says it will impact

County Commissioner Warns About Scam

A scam is being reported around southern Berrien County that has resulted in some people being robbed. At this week’s meeting of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, Commissioner Ezra Scott said the scam involves someone showing

BH Students Saluted For Technology Program

Some students at the Arts and Communications Academy at Benton Harbor Area Schools have distinguished themselves in a technology competition. At this week’s Benton Harbor Area Schools Board of Education meeting, Go IT coach Mary Brown told

State House Approves Funding Bill

An emergency budget plan has been approved by the Michigan House to restore support for tourism, economic development, and other programs. State Representative Beth Griffin says the bill partially restores funding Governor Gretchen Whitmer vetoed last year.

Hospitality Industry Responding To COVID-19

Restaurants and hotels around Michigan are taking steps to respond to the COVID-19 emergency. Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association President Justin Winslow tells WSJM News the industry is working to ensure staff and customers are protected. “This

BH Principals Resign

There have been some high level staff changes at Benton Harbor Area Schools. At Tuesday’s meeting of the board of education, the resignations of three principals were accepted. They are the principals of Fair Plain East, Hull,

Casinos Prepare For Sports Betting

Michigan casinos say they’ll be ready today after state regulators said yes to sports betting. Marvin Beatty is with Greektown Casino. He says his casino plans to have an app as well as personal assistance available to