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Berrien County

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 ...

Berrien County

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 ...

Berrien County

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 ...

Berrien County

Lake Michigan College marks 75th anniversary

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

Buchanan

Buchanan High School names homecoming king, queen

Shawntel Tucker and Claire Lietz were recently named Buchanan High Schools’ homecoming king and queen. (Leader photo/MAX HARDEN)

Buchanan

Niles-Buchanan YMCA unveils new youth, teen areas at ribbon-cutting ceremony

NILES — A new addition to a local nonprofit was celebrated with much fanfare Tuesday evening. Community members ...

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Officials seeking input on Buchanan City, Township parks plan

BUCHANAN — Officials are looking to engage the public in a survey that will help determine the future ...

Berrien County

Berrien, Cass counties embrace interoperability

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

Berrien County

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 ...

Berrien County

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 ...

Berrien County

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 ...

Berrien County

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 ...

Berrien County

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 ...

Berrien County

Men involved in Niles armed robbery sentenced

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

Buchanan

PHOTO STORY: Buchanan homecoming parade celebrates Olympian

BUCHANAN — Buchanan capped off homecoming week with a celebration to remember. Friday evening, a parade rolled through ...

Berrien County

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 ...

Berrien County

Berrien County considering changes to commissioner districts

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

Buchanan

Buchanan teacher receives buckets of classroom supplies

BUCHANAN — One area teacher was recently on the receiving end of a donation to aid her classroom. ...

Berrien County

Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency commemorates 40th anniversary

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — This month, Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency is celebrating a milestone anniversary. On Aug. 20, ...

Buchanan

Buchanan welcomes new chamber of commerce manager

BUCHANAN – The city of Buchanan has welcomed a new Chamber of Commerce/Michigan Main Street Manager. At the ...

Berrien County

LMC receives $1.95 million educational opportunity grant

BENTON HARBOR — The Educational Opportunity Center, hosted by Lake Michigan College, received a $1.95 million federal grant ...

Berrien County

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi’s Mshkiki Community Clinic to begin dental, medical services in October

DOWAGIAC — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi will be expanding its medical services next week. The Pokagon Band ...

Berrien County

United Way partners with Tyler Automotive for annual campaign

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan has again partnered with Tyler Automotive to help incentivize this ...

Berrien County

Berrien County Health Department recognizes Sexual Health Awareness Month

BERRIEN COUNTY — As health organizations around the country recognize September as Sexual Health Month, the Berrien County ...

Berrien County

Leader Publications welcomes new reporter to staff

NILES — A new face is joining Leader Publications’ news team. Ryan Yuenger, 33, of St. Joseph, recently ...

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