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In the news this afternoon...
President Biden visits striking UAW workers in Michigan
Congressman Tim Walberg applauds Ford EV project pause
City of St. Joseph gets sticker shock on Whirlpool Centennial Park project
Crocodiles help save dog from drowning after falling in a river.
The Hollywood writer's strike could be over this week. Tiger Woods is a caddy for his son Charlie. It's the big 2-1/2 hour DWTS season premier tonight!
Ryan Seacrest reveals what he'll change on Wheel of Fortune once he takes over as host. Spicy chicken nugs are back at McD's for a limited time. It's National Pancake Day.
Who "really" kicked everyone out of a KC restaurant after the Chief's game? Was it Taylor or was it Travis? Adele kicked out some rowdy fans at her Las Vegas show last weekend. Alicia Keyes is coming out with a new beverage called...Alicia Teas.
Debbie Ramirez, Director of Volunteer Engagement at UWSWMI talks about "Rake A Difference Day" and the need for volunteers for November's big day of raking for senior citizens who can't do it themselves.
In today's headlines
Answers on the helicopters this past weekend
Marshall EV plant is paused
Curious Kids Museum sale stalled
Roof sit fundraiser in Watervliet this weekend
In the news this afternoon:
Did you hear the helicopters over the weekend?
15-year-old Benton Harbor teen is fatally shot
Roof sit fundraiser set for this weekend in Watervliet
VP of External Affairs, Chris Frank and Business Development Coordinator, Jillian Nadolski are here to talk about their support of Emergency Preparedness Month.
Couple who met on dating app share same birthday and met each other in kindergarten.
It's National One Hit Wonders Day-here are the votes for the top 10. Heinz & Kraft making gummy versions of hot dogs, mac n cheese, pickles just in time for Halloween. Keep your eyes peeled for a message in a bottle for a chance to score an overnight lighthouse stay near Mackinac Island.
Taylor Swift big attraction at Chief's game yesterday. Kelly Clarkson speaks out about being single. Olivia Newton John's platinum album re-release.
In today's news, a fatal gun incident happened over the weekend in Benton Harbor, law enforcement is stepping up construction zone safety in Van Buren County, a rabid bat was found in our region, park officials are looking at new playground equipment for Silver Beach, and more...
09-22-23 WSJM Afternoon News
Meet Pumpkin, available for adoption from Cass County Animal Control.
Older couple stuck in rip current get rescued by couple on sufboards.
Drew Carey has been paying for striking writer's meals for the past five months. America's Got Talent gets a spinoff. What's new in theatres this weekend.
Saying goodbye to summer and hello to the top 10 states to visit in the fall. At home spelling bee parties are the "it" thing.
Harry Styles top among those being considered to perform the next James Bond theme. Madonna tour merch now available. Bernie Taupin's new memoir #5 on NYTBSL.
Happy Friday and happy last day of Summer 2023! Here's your morning news headlines:
Calls for new environmental study seek to slow plans for Palisades Nuclear
West Nile Virus found in humans in West Michigan
Leaders preparing for next steps on Orchards Mall
Happening today: Berrien County Veterans Stand Down event
09-21-23 WSJM Afternoon News
Daniele gives us a rundown of everything happening in and around town this weekend.
A dog named Lucky finds himself in an unlucky situation.
Cabbage Patch Doll documentary coming out on Black Friday. Could the writer's strike finally be over? Jamie Lynn Spears blasted for special treatment on DWTS.
A.I. can speak...chicken? Kraft Singles recall due to plastic wrapper defect. Otsego outhouse mishap.
Boy George has new memoir coming out. Jackson Browne re-releasing debut album. Jewel has a 25th anniversary album re-release coming soon.
In this morning's news for Southwest Michigan:
A prolonged UAW strike will hurt SW Michigan economy
Suspect dies in police custody days after tasing
Candidate forum set for St. Joseph City Commission
Van Buren has a new K9 officer
09-20-23 WSJM Afternoon News
WSJM's Jonny Reinhardt talks with Lisa Cripps-Downey with Berrien Community Foundation regarding "Food For Good"
79 year old working on getting high school diploma.
Vanna White finally gets a raise. Kevin Costner finally gets divorced. Danny Masterson's wife has not filed for divorce.
Garlic is your new bathroom deodorizer. 70% of people surveyed say they don't like the taste of water. Olive oil prices are skyrocketing.
Ed Sheeran's Autumn Variations album will also have a live version coming out soon. Taylor Swift is encouraging her fans to register to vote. Tay was also spotted wearing an opal pendant in NTC....Travis Kelce's birthstone....I'm sure it doesn't mean anything....or does it?
Good morning! In today’s WSJM Morning News...
The US auto strike continues.
A convicted murderer is sentenced to 25-50 years in prison.
Roadrunners beware, there’s a coyote alert in Benton Harbor.
DNR says squash those spotted lantern flies!
09-19-23 WSJM Afternoon News
Three daughters share same birthday/separate years.
Hollywood union pressuring DWTS to halt production before next week's debut. More women coming forward with Russell Brand assault claims. Chris Rock needed therapy after Oscar slap.
Happy 41st Anniversary to the emoji. Try these things to beat fatigue without drinking coffee. Disney World shut down briefly yesterday because of this.
Ariana Grande officially files for divorce. Katy Perry sells her music catalog. Iconic Phil Collins hit now Monday Night Football's opening theme.
Sarah and Zack talk about the Navaquest Really Smart Marketing FREE workshop, a Ted Talk Speaker on October 2nd, and the St. Joseph City Commission Candidate Forum on October 10th. Get details on this and more at smrchamber.com!
09-18-23 WSJM Afternoon News
Jackie Yates, Manager of the Women's Business Center is here to talk about three big events coming up for people interested in starting their own business.
"Coat Angel" see donations of 590 coats to hand out this year.
Where you can get National Cheeseburger Day deals! Make sure you're wiping down your Smartwatch band. High heels will eventually wreak havoc all over your body if you wear them every day.
Justin Timberlake has a new album and tour for 2024. Sia's new album drops next year too. Is Adele really married???
Charity group cares for pets of struggling families.
These things might be causing your fatigue. New poll reveals what Americans think is the ideal nap time. Lab grown vs. natural diamonds.