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COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,112,490 cases, 21,918 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 17,054 COVID-19 cases and 309 deaths, according to the ...

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Local teen sentenced as adult for Niles carjacking

NILES – A local teen being sentenced as an adult in Berrien County Trial Court will have the ...

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Berrien County commissioners hear update on Benton Harbor water main break

St. JOSEPH – Berrien County Commissioners heard about a variety of issues at their meeting Thursday morning, from ...

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Salvation Army offering Christmas assistance

NILES — Though autumn leaves are only just now beginning to fall in southwest Michigan, one area organization ...

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Niles Township, MDOT enter discussions to add sidewalk along M-51

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — A proposed sidewalk project could make walking to and from Niles Charter Township safer ...

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,090,021 cases, 21,609 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 16,815 COVID-19 cases and 308 deaths, according to the ...

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MDHHS urges residents to get flu vaccine during upcoming season

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is urging Michiganders to get their flu vaccine ...

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LMC admissions hosts first fall tour since campus upgrades

BENTON HARBOR – Lake Michigan College is hosting a campus tour from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. ...

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Berrien County man heading back to prison four months after being paroled

NILES – A man who was paroled from prison in June was sent back to prison Monday after ...

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Teenage girl sentenced in Quality Inn shooting

NILES — The teen involved in a shooting at the Quality Inn in Niles on March 1 was ...

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‘Politicization of public health’ causes two health department leaders to resign

BENTON HARBOR — Two longtime officials representing the Berrien County Health Department resigned last week, the health department ...

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Six-month SWET investigation leads to meth, weapons arrest

VAN BUREN COUNTY — Southwest Enforcement Team West detectives executed search warrants in Berrien and Van Buren counties ...

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Commissioners discuss funding for south Berrien County communications tower

ST. JOSEPH – $5 million of funding earmarked in the new fiscal year 2022 state budget for a ...

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Lake Michigan College marks 75th anniversary

BENTON HARBOR — This fall marks the 75th anniversary of Lake Michigan College. In the fall of 1946, ...

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Berrien, Cass counties embrace interoperability

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Berrien County Road Department along with the Cass County Road Commission are embracing interoperability ...

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United Way of Southwest Michigan recognizes community’s volunteer leaders

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — One local organization recognized some of southwest Michigan’s most dedicated volunteers last week. UWSM’s annual ...

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New YMCA marketing coordinator ready to serve community

BERRIEN COUNTY — A local nonprofit organization’s latest hire is no stranger to the community. Former news journalist ...

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Drug Take Back Day encourages community to dispose of unwanted medications

ST. JOSEPH — Spectrum Health Lakeland, in partnership with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, is providing community members ...

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DEVELOPING: Thousands remain without power following Monday night storm

UPDATE: As of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Indiana Michigan Power reported fewer than 5,000 customers remained without power. All ...

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,064,557 cases, 21,349 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 16,566 COVID-19 cases and 301 deaths, according to the ...

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Police identify victim of fatal crash

NILES — Police have identified the victim of a fatal car crash that took place Friday afternoon in ...

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Men involved in Niles armed robbery sentenced

NILES – The men involved in an armed robbery earlier this year in Niles were sentenced Monday in ...

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Single-vehicle crash on M-139 under investigation

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a single-vehicle crash Friday afternoon. The crash ...

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State representative opposes school district’s sick leave policy

BERRIEN COUNTY — A local politician has taken issue with an area school district’s new employee policy. In ...

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Berrien County considering changes to commissioner districts

ST. JOSEPH – Berrien County commissioner districts will likely look different next year, even though the number of ...

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