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Work Zone Awareness Week Begins

There’s a push this week to make sure drivers are using caution in road construction work areas. National Work Zone Awareness Week kicks off today. Diane Cross with the Michigan Department of Transportation said there were three

MDOT Construction In Decatur This Week

Work starts this coming week on a reconstruction project on M-51 near Decatur. The Michigan Department of Transportation says the project will include asphalt resurfacing, drainage structure repairs, curb ramps, and new pavement markings. It will affect

ESports Coming To BHHS

Coming soon to Benton Harbor High School will be ESports. District Superintendent Andrae Townsel was in Kalamazoo this past week week to visit Western Michigan University to learn more about how to implement a competitive video game

LMC To Hold Forum On Student Debt

There will be a forum on student debt Monday at Lake Michigan College in Benton Township. LMC Honors Director Amy Scrima tells WSJM News it’s part of a series of Civil Discourse Forums. They’re intended to address

SHAES To Have Aerial Truck Training

Aerial truck training will happen Tuesday in South Haven for South Haven Area Emergency Services. They will be training between 9 a.m. and noon at several locations. They include Clementine’s, the Baymont Inn, 220 Broadway Avenue, 325

Two Benton Harbor Officers, Suspect Shot

Two Benton Harbor police officers are hospitalized after being shot in the legs just before midnight Thursday. They also shot a suspect, and that person’s condition has not been released. Michigan State Police are handling the investigation.

Upton Reflects On Years In Congress

With Congressman Fred Upton now retiring after 35 years of service in Washington, we asked him what moments from his career stand out the most. He told WSJM News throughout seven presidents and seven different House speakers,