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WSJM AM To Change To Sports Radio 1400 WSJM On Monday


Your radio will sound different in a few days if you lock in to AM 1400 WSJM ...Read More

South Haven Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Stabbing


A 45-year-old South Haven man is behind bars on charges of attempted murder and home invasion ...Read More

Road Commission Announces 2 Road Resurfacing Projects


Over the next month be prepared to add a few extra minutes to your commute if you drive through parts of Buchanan or Baroda Township ...Read More

The Public Is Invited To Help Celebrate SMC's Golden Anniversary


Southwestern Michigan College is turning 50 years old ...Read More

New Buffalo City Manager Voted Out By Council


Tensions ran high at a more than five hour long New Buffalo City Council meeting this week to discuss the fate of Rusty Geisler, who was voted out of his city manager position ...Read More

Crowdfunding Effort Launched To Purchase Deer Forest Animals


A crowdfunding effort has launched to raise $2000 to purchase the large animals and chickens from Deer Forest ...Read More

Recall Launched Against Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler


Paperwork has been filed in Lansing with the Secretary of State's office to recall Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler ...Read More

Downtown Parking Lot Sold In EDC Land Transfer


By the order of former Emergency Manager Tony Saunders, Benton Harbor's freshly created Economic Development Corporation has transferred three parcels of land ...Read More

Attendance Was On Par For This Year's BCYF


A couple of rainy days didn't get in the way of a good time at the Berrien County Youth Fair ...Read More

Rep. Nesbitt: Road Fundiing Solution In Hands Of State Senate


What is it going to take to find the money needed to fix Michigan's roads? That question remains top of mind in Lansing and for state lawmakers heading into the November election ...Read More

Berrien RESA Festival Of Families Coming In September


The second annual Festival of Families is set for Saturday, September 6 from 10 a ...Read More

CAC Spokesperson: Democracy Overpowered By Obstacles In Benton Harbor


David Bullock is the national spokesman for Change Agent Consortium, he traveled from Detroit Monday to take part in a press conference held by Benton Harbor City Commissioner Marcus Muhammad ...Read More

Gov. Snyder Confirms Financial Emergency In BHAS


Its official, a financial emergency exists within Benton Harbor Area Schools ...Read More

Deer Forest To Close


Under intense scrutiny over how the animals are being treated and with charges looming over one of its operators, Deer Forest is closing in Coloma in October, and likely will not reopen ...Read More

Ferguson Offers Lessons For Michigan, Nation On Press Freedoms


The ongoing clashes between police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri offer lessons for Michiganders ...Read More

Benton Township Little Ceasar's Robbed




The Benton Harbor Little Ceasar's Pizza shop on M-139 was armed at gunpoint late last (Monday) night ...Read More

Hightower: I'm Not Trying To Be Mayor, I Am The Mayor


After two attendees were asked to leave, and while three city commissioners got up to walk out, Benton Harbor Mayor James Hightower had a message for residents at Monday's commission meeting ...Read More

During Last Meeting Bowens Hints At Possible Political Future


In his final meeting as a Benton Harbor City Commission, Trenton Bowens had a message for city residents ...Read More

For Sale Sign Could Soon Hang On Front Door Of Deer Forest


Police in Cass County, Illinois have an active arrest warrant for the man running Deer Forest ...Read More

Muhammad: A House Divided Against Itself Can Not Stand


Benton Harbor City Commissioner and Mayoral Candidate Marcus Muhammad was out front of the Berrien County Courthouse Monday holding a press conference to address a recent court ruling and Berrien County's decision to appeal it ...Read More

United Way Of Southwest Michigan Sets 2014 Fundraising Goal


The United Way of Southwest Michigan is working to raise $3 ...Read More

Police Look For Suspects In Point Blank B&E


Police are looking for three suspect who allegedly broke into the Point Blank gun range in Benton Township ...Read More

Mattawan Man Sentenced For Sexually Exploiting Children


A Mattawan man is headed to prison for 30 years for sexually abusing two young children in 2012 ...Read More

Representative Nesbitt Confident GOP Majority Will Hold


Republicans in Michigan remain confident that they will keep control of both chambers of the Legislature and the governor's office ...Read More

Public Meeting Set To Discuss Union Field Design


The public is encouraged to attend a community engagement meeting next Tuesday for Benton Harbor's Union Field ...Read More

Press Conference Called To Address Judge's Ruling And The County's Responce


A press conference will be held this afternoon by Benton Harbor City Commissioner Marcus Muhammad to address recent decisions concerning the mayoral recall election ...ReadMore

Overheated TV Causes Fire At New Buffalo Hotel


An overheated television is blamed for a fire Sunday morning at O'Brien's Inn and Resort in New Buffalo. The hotel was evacuated, and two women were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation. The fire started in a vacant room on the first floor, and the Berrien County Sheriff's Department tells us everyone was able to get out safely. No damage estimate is available yet. There were 37
 

Crowdfunding Effort Launched To Purchase Deer Forest Animals


A crowdfunding effort has launched to raise $2000 to purchase the large animals and chickens from Deer Forest ...Read More

Rep. Nesbitt: Road Fundiing Solution In Hands Of State Senate


What is it going to take to find the money needed to fix Michigan's roads? That question remains top of mind in Lansing and for state lawmakers heading into the November election ...Read More

Deer Forest To Close


Under intense scrutiny over how the animals are being treated and with charges looming over one of its operators, Deer Forest is closing in Coloma in October, and likely will not reopen ...Read More

Ferguson Offers Lessons For Michigan, Nation On Press Freedoms


The ongoing clashes between police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri offer lessons for Michiganders ...Read More

Mattawan Man Sentenced For Sexually Exploiting Children


A Mattawan man is headed to prison for 30 years for sexually abusing two young children in 2012 ...Read More

Representative Nesbitt Confident GOP Majority Will Hold


Republicans in Michigan remain confident that they will keep control of both chambers of the Legislature and the governor's office ...Read More
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Spanish Language QuickBooks Offer
Cornerstone Small Business Services offers a three-part class on accounting for Hispanic business owners...
Diamond Factory Doubles Down
The public appliance showroom on M-139 is now twice as big with a huge array of deep discounts...
How to Earn Government Contracts
Learn the ropes on becoming a government vendor of goods and services at a local free seminar...
New Event Center Signs On
The Vineland Center gets a companion venue, and the FOP saves the day...
Sports Talk Debuts on WSJM
Radio listeners in Michigan's Great Southwest have more great changes on the way...
Hilton Garden Inn Opens for Business
The four-story, 106 room hotel is accepting guests and reservations now in Benton Harbor...
Whirlpool Declares Quarterly Dividend
The Board of Directors of the world's largest manufacturer of home appliances has declared the quarterly dividend...
Deer Forest on Life Support
Fears of closure at Coloma's beloved Deer Forest may be realized very shortly...
Disaster Shelter Test Coming
A mock training session for a disaster shelter will take place in Berrien Springs on Wednesday...
Little Caesar's Robbed at Gunpoint
Employees jumped as the M-139 business closes for the night...
Deer Forest Last Hurrah?
A warrant for the arrest of the man running Coloma's Deer Forest may spell the end for the storied, but troubled, park...
Mill Creek Meltdown
A three week vacation came to a crashing halt in Watervliet today as a car plunged through the front wall of a restaurant...
New KitchenAid Brewer Certified
The Specialty Coffee Association of America has high praise for a new KitchenAid product emerging this month...
New Parrothead Club Forming
It's 5 O'clock somewhere...and ParrottHeads of the region have a new club to consider...
Racing for Dollars & Good Health
A hearty group of committed athletes continue to work for not only their own health, but the health of the community...
SWM Retailer Creates On-line Store
A couple from Michigan's Great Southwest is bringing their business into the 21st century...
Tour de Mitt Surpasses Goal
Nurse Dawn Spoon's 450-mile bike ride for Hospice was a resounding success...
Cycle-Re-Cycle Bike Show
Bicycle fans have a big show, swap meet and ride on the docket this weekend...
Slow Down. Enjoy.
The eclectic group along the Emerald Avenue have some great summer advice and lots of fun planned for you...
Lemon Creek Sets Harvest Fest
Another harvest season is close at hand for Lemon Creek and that is cause for celebration...
Livin' Large on Both Sides of the Street
Sawyer, Michigan is closer to becoming a defacto craft brew capitol thanks to the growing presence of Greenbush Brewing...
Trimming a Branch
A two year experiment to craft two sites for The Rental Branch has come to an end...as re-consolidation takes place...
Alzheimer's Walk Raises Thousands
A Promise Garden bloomed bright in the summer sun and breeze today as hundreds walked for a noble cause...
Fairplain Cruisers Return Again
Re-hang the fuzzy dice and polish up your chrome...the Fairplain Plaza Cruisers are coming back for an encore...
Holidome Reclamation Nearly Complete
A once major hotel site is being returned to pristine condition, but neighboring properties may be dampening its attractiveness...
The Honor Plan for Financial Freedom
Honor Credit Union has a new division of financial planning services headed up by Greg Hildebrand...
All Aboard at Admiral Jack's
A new bar & grill aboard a river barge on the Black River is welcoming diners aboard in South Haven...
Jenn-Air Heads for Hollywood
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CVS Public Hearing Set
Inclusion of the extended intersection at Napier & Niles into the PUD will be the focus...
A New Enclave at Harbor Shores
Yet another new neighborhood is being developed for the Harbor Shores Resort in Benton Harbor...
A Sign of Things to Come
Changing times call for changing attitudes regarding electronic signage for Stevensville...
Final Approval for Wolverine Tax Deal
Thirty new jobs are headed to the Village of Stevensville following final approval of a tax break tonight...
BH Arts District Pioneer to be Honored
One of the earliest advocates for the Benton Harbor Arts District will earn a special honor from his home town next month...
Internships Lead to Full Time Jobs
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Party on the Pavers
The party capitol of Baroda is getting ready for a Party on the Pavers presented by the Baroda Area Business Association...
State Chamber to Launch Private Health Insurance
The Michigan State Chamber is about to make employer health care options considerably easier...
Walk to End Alzheimer's
The 6th-leading cause of death in America cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed, and it increasingly affects us all...
A Steel Phoenix Rises
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Directional Variance Approved
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Gooch's Golf Marathon for Charity
One man...99 holes of golf...all in one day...hopefully for hundreds or even thousands of charity dollars...
Mutt March Milestone
For 35 years now selfless volunteers have helped homeless animals through Animal Aid and they're ready to celebrate with their Mutt March...
United Way Aims Higher Than Ever
The most aggressive goal in the history of the local United Way has been established for the new campaign...
Chamber Sets Date for Fall Trade Show
Registration is now underway for the longest-running, most comprehensive business trade show in the region this fall...
Dollar General Break-in Resolved in Bridgman
Strong investigative work by the Bridgman Police has resulted in three arrests for the break in of a downtown store in the community...
Job Opportunities Still Going Unfilled
The latest labor data shows there are still a lot of companies trying to find workers that seemingly never surface for key jobs in Michigan...
Berrien Manufacturer Shares in Expansion
Colleagues of Dane Systems in the Huizenga Manufacturing Group have opened an expanded $1.5-million addition in Holland...
Sign Us Up, Please!
Merchants in the 400 block of State Street want better visibility and awareness of their existence through a key sandwich board...
An International Scoreboard at Steelhead Triathlon
The Maytag IronMan 70.3 Steelhead Triathlon is an international smorgasbord...
Lending a Voice to the Children
A capital campaign is underway to increase the capacity to assist abused children in our area, and Jenna Mammina is joining with support...
New Indoor Golf Center Headed to St. Joe
South Shore Development is building a new recreational facility for an entrepreneur in St. Joe...
Regional News from WNDU-TV and WKZO Radio
Police: Michigan man falls to death trying to get waterfall photo
Lunchtime Live is hip, university studies prove it
Slain American journalist remembered as driven; Donnelly, Coats react to death
Van Buren County man charged with attempted murder
Deported woman facing murder charges in killing of Three Oaks man
Giant dryer built in Kalamazoo about to hit the road
Portion of Ironwood closed much of the day Thursday
The disease behind the Bucket Challenge
Power back on in Clay Township, classes will resume at Clay High School
Work starting soon at Detroit's old Packard Plant
Married same-sex couples seek recognition
Monica Conyers asks to be done with court supervision
WNDU surprises 16 Curb Appeal winner
Detroit Tigers Win Big over the Tampa Bay Rays 6/0
Elkhart Police Chief Dale Pflibsen announces his retirement
Renisha McBride's family suing Theodore Wafer for over ten-million dollars
Trial moved to South Bend for suspect in Indy home blast that killed 2
Strange product tampering scare at Kalamazoo Meijer stores
Paperwork filed to remove Berrien Co. clerk
Person of interest identified in Millsap murder
Michigan educators training on use of EpiPen in schools
Michigan DNR Employees fight western U.S. wildfires
Coloma's Deer Forest to close amid scrutiny, USDA investigations
FBI: West Michigan bank robberies down 80-percent in 2014
Michigan Senate bill would ban importation of radioactive waste
Second Impressions Upscale Thrift Store to offer free clothing to the needy this weekend
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts preparing to welcome new director next month
Two arrested for possession of concealed weapons in Kalamazoo
Movie under the stars this week in Oshtemo Township
Verve Pipe to play free concert at Kalamazoo's Bronson Park this weekend
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