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Proos Speaks To SWMI Sports Organization


State Senator John Proos is saluting conservation and sportsman groups as he promotes the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. Proos last month met with the St. Joseph County Conservation and Sportsman Club in Sturgis to talk up

Police Identify Two Found Dead In Niles


The Niles Police Department has released the names of a father and daughter found dead in their home this week. Police say 81-year-old Albert Bivins and 55-year-old Patricia Bivens were found in their home in the 600

BH Audit Presentation This Month


Residents of Benton Harbor who are interested in learning more about their city’s finances will have a chance to do so at a meeting this month. Set for Tuesday, January 16 at 7 p.m. will be a

Fire Chief Talks Space Heater Safety


Electric space heaters are popular this time of year to heat side rooms or as emergency heat if a furnace malfunctions. However, South Haven Area Emergency Services Deputy Chief Tony Marsala tells WSJM News you have to

Two Found Dead In Niles


A father and daughter have been found dead in Niles. Police were called to their home in the 600 block of Woodruff Street Wednesday night after neighbors noticed snow piling up on their cars. Police say the

Horizon Bank Announces New President


Horizon Bank has a new leader. The chairman and CEO of Horizon Bancorp announced on Wednesday James D. Neff has been named president of both Horizon and Horizon Bank. In addition, Neff will serve on Horizon Bank’s

AAA Issues Another Arctic Advisory


Continued cold weather means you still have to give extra care to your car. AAA of Michigan this week sent out another Arctic Advisory, with spokesperson Susan Hiltz telling WSJM News it cost you a few bucks

Cold Weather Not Yet Hurting SWM Crops


This frigid weather so far has not damaged southwest Michigan crops. Michigan State University Extension Fruit Educator Mark Longstroth tells WSJM News it needs to get down to about ten below zero before our crops are in