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Berrien County Youth Fair to host third Fair Food Drive Thru

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Though the Berrien County Youth Fair was canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, its organizers have found other ways to ... Read more

18 hours ago by Submitted.

Emergency order presents challenges to growers, organizations

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On Monday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an emergency order requiring COVID-19 testing for both agricultural and food ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan Community Schools hosts virtual town hall with parents

BUCHANAN — The new superintendent of Buchanan Community Schools, Patricia Robinson, welcomed more than 140 participants to a town hall meeting on Google Meet Thursday ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan selects new city manager

BUCHANAN — Buchanan City Commissioners have settled on who they want to be their next city manager after interviewing six candidates this week. Former West ... Read more

5 days ago by Debra Haight.

Girls on the Run Southwest Michigan to host virtual short film festival Aug. 19

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — LUNAFEST, the fundraising film festival dedicated to championing women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted virtually by ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Gov. Whitmer approves $28 million in outdoor recreation development and acquisition grants

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday signed legislation creating more opportunities for quality outdoor recreation by authorizing $28.7 million in Michigan Natural Resources Trust ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Berrien, Cass County unofficial election results

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Listed below are the unofficial election results from Berrien and Cass counties for the Aug. 4 primary election with 100 percent of ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County services work to connect homeless to housing

BERRIEN COUNTY — The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to financially impact people already precariously housed. The U.S. Department of Labor reported Michigan’s June 2020 unemployment ... Read more

7 days ago by Christina Clark.

Tin Shop Theatre to host outdoor production of ‘Into the Woods’

BUCHANAN — This weekend, fairytales will be coming to life as classic characters dance across the stage at the Buchanan Commons. The Tin Shop Theatre ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Plastic surgeon to discuss cosmetic, reconstructive procedures

ST. JOSEPH – Community members are invited to join plastic surgeon, Ginard Henry, MD, for a free, online seminar titled “Plastic Surgery Secrets,” which focuses ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Buchanan begins search for next city manager

BUCHANAN – The Buchanan City Commission’s search for a new city manager kicks into high gear this week with interviews scheduled Wednesday and Thursday with ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

Area senior centers seek millage approvals on Tuesday’s ballot

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Services for southwest Michigan’s senior citizen population will be on the ballot Tuesday. Senior centers across Berrien and Cass counties are seeking ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Berrien County election candidates, proposals for Aug. 4 primaries

Berrien County Prosecutor — Steven Pierangeli, R Sheriff — Paul Bailey, R Clerk — Gwen Swanigan, D; Sharon Tyler, R Treasurer — Troy Rolling, R; ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County treasurer candidates prepare for election

Two Republican candidates are vying for the position of Berrien County Treasurer during the Aug. 4 primaries. Leader Publications conducted a Q&A session with both ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Berrien, Cass County commissioner candidates prepare for primaries

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Listed below are Q&As with county commissioner candidates from Berrien and Cass counties who are running for contested seats in Tuesday’s primary ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Honor Credit Union voted one of America’s best-in-state credit unions

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union has been named as one of America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions 2020. According to Forbes.com, Forbes partnered with Statista to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Gov. Whitmer amends MI Safe Start order to limit indoor gatherings

LANSING. –Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-160 and Executive Order 2020-161, amending Michigan’s Safe Start Order and issuing revised workplace safeguards. Under the Safe ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

United Way of Southwest Michigan teams up with “When We All Vote” to boost voter registration in Berrien, Cass, Van Buren xounties

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan recently partnered with “When We All Vote,” a nonprofit, non-partisan organization launched in 2018 to promote voter ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Berrien County recycling event to take place Aug. 12

BERRIEN COUNTY — A chance for area residents to safely recycle a number of household objects is coming to Berrien County next month. Berrien County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Local nonprofit invites parents to register for backpack full of school supplies

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The first day of class for students is quickly approaching. Some area schools, including Brandywine Community Schools and Niles Community Schools, have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan DDA officially dissolved

BUCHANAN — The Buchanan Downtown Development Authority is no more after-action Monday night by the Buchanan City Commission. The fate of the DDA has been ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Health departments working with area schools to finalize back to school plans

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Students left classrooms on March 13 as state mandates to control the spread of COVID-19 were handed down by Michigan Gov. Gretchen ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County hiring contact tracers as clinics reopen, COVID-19 deaths increase

BERRIEN COUNTY — As operations in the Berrien County Health Department have stabilized, clinics like the WIC and immunization clinic have reopened. The staff borrowed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Homeschoolers educate parents about school at home options for fall

BERRIEN COUNTY — As the fall approaches with school administrators continuing to work out the details to provide a safe class environment amidst COVID-19 concerns ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Leader Publications announces 2020 Best of the Best winners

The results are in! With more than 1,000 votes cast in print and online, Michiana residents have spoken, and the Best of the Best businesses ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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