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Halloween activities coming to southwest Michigan

By CHRISTINA CLARK & MAXWELL HARDEN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — While many residents expressed concern about trick-or-treat times still being hosted on Oct. 31. Halloween festivities ... Read more

12 hours ago by Staff Report.

Brandywine Middle/High School to go remote Oct. 23 to 30

NILES — Students at Brandywine Middle/High School will move to remote learning for one week beginning Friday, after three positive cases and one probable case ... Read more

1 day ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 152,862 cases, 7,129 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still rising in southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Spectrum Health reinforces commitment to equity

ST. JOSEPH – Today, Spectrum Health issued an anti-racism pledge, committing to act against structural racism and pledging to take on the challenge to eliminate ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Trial Court receives continued funding

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County Trial Court recently announced the continued funding of its two treatment courts as well as the Swift and Sure ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties report one new COVID-19 death each

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have each added one new COVID-19 death to the state’s total, the Michigan Department of Health and Human ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Third annual writers conference goes virtual Saturday

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The third annual Southwest Michigan Writers’ Conference will be hosted this weekend for the first time virtually. The free event will take ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports three new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Three Berrien County residents have been added to the death toll of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Monday. As of Monday, Cass ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Operation Safe Stop runs this week

LANSING — Starting today, law enforcement officers throughout Michigan will be ramping up patrols of motorists illegally passing school buses. Operation Safe Stop is part ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Buchanan Township man hospitalized following Friday evening stabbing

BUCHANAN TOWNSHIP — An area man is in stable condition following a Friday evening stabbing incident in Buchanan Township. Berrien County dispatch was called to ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

YMCA of Greater Michiana opens full day childcare at Northside Child Development Center

NILES — The YMCA of Greater Michiana has opened the first location of its Child Care Network at Northside Child Development Center located at 2020 ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Cass, Berrien counties to see internet accessibility expand

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On Oct. 8, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that $12.7 million in Connecting Michigan Communities grants would be awarded to agencies across ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County holds at one official school COVID-19 outbreak in Stevensville

BERRIEN COUNTY — Despite reports of positive COVID-19 cases in area schools over the past few weeks, the numbers have stayed low, according to the ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Cass County reports new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 has resulted in the death of a Cass County resident, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday. As ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County educators, leaders discuss racism in schools

BERRIEN COUNTY — In the second of four Zoom virtual meetings organized by the Berrien County Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust and ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases still rising in southwest Michigan

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still rising in southwest Michigan. As of Wednesday, Cass County reported 674 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths. Berrien ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Southwest Michigan reports uptick in cases

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are rising fast in southwest Michigan. As of Tuesday, Cass County reported 652 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths. Berrien ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Local municipalities wait for word on virtual meetings

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan Supreme Court rulings Monday and earlier this month throwing out many of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders have local governments and ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

Patient, visitor guidelines remain in place at Spectrum Health Lakeland

ST. JOSEPH — With public health and safety as its top concern, Spectrum Health Lakeland is reminding patients and visitors that guidelines to control COVID-19 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles woman sentenced for home invasion

NILES —  A Niles woman is receiving probation following a home invasion case in Berrien County. Emalee Johanna Anderson pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted home ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Bucks back in class Monday after Buchanan High School ran remote learning trial

BUCHANAN — On Wednesday, Oct. 7, Buchanan High School students and staff were informed Thursday and Friday would be a “remote trial run.” Monday morning, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Students, staff in quarantine at local school districts due to positive COVID cases

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Approximately one month into the school year, many school districts throughout southwest Michigan are responding cautiously to positive cases of COVID-19. After three ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Jury trials return in Cass, Berrien counties after seven-month hiatus

CASSOPOLIS – When Cass County jury trials start up again Oct. 20 after a seven-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people can expect to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Brandywine announces first COVID case

NILES — A staff member at Brandywine Middle/High School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a letter published on the school district’s Facebook page ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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