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This Is Blood Donor Month

The American Red Cross is asking everyone to make a New Year’s resolution to give blood. It’s scheduled several blood drives around southwest Michigan in the coming weeks. January is National Blood Donor Month, which the Red

Man Charged In Death Of Child

A man accused of murdering a child in Cass County in October of 2016 has been arrested and arraigned. The Cass County Prosecutor’s Office tells us 47-year-old Lance Aaron Reeves of St. Joseph has pleaded not guilty

Maritime Museum Gearing Up For Lecture Series

The Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven is getting ready to kick off another lecture series. Education Director Ashley Deming tells WSJM News the 2019 series will begin on January 16 with Jennifer Richmond-Anabeh, the collections manager

Whitmer Praised For Executive Directives

Supporters of more transparency in government are praising Governor Whitmer for issuing executive orders that require state employees to use official email for state business and to refrain from political campaign activities on state time. Progress Michigan

State Warns About Tax Scams

This is the time of year when tax scams are on the rise. The Michigan Department of Treasury warns scammers are likely to hit at the beginning of the year — right before tax season — so