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Berrien County Dancers announce spring concert

BERRIEN COUNTY — Tickets are now on sale for a concert showcasing talent in Berrien County. The Berrien County Dancers will host its spring dance ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Blossomtime announces youth parade

ST. JOSEPH — The Blossomtime Festival recently announced it will host its annual Youth Parade for children from preschool through middle school age at noon ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Local restaurants, hospitality industry struggle to find employees amid pandemic

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Bold letters sit in windows and on signs at many restaurants in the southwest Michigan area passing along the message that another ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County Commissioners sign resolution asking state to restore county revenue share

BERRIEN COUNTY – Berrien County Commissioners passed a resolution Thursday morning to communicate to state of Michigan leaders their will to restore county revenue sharing ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

United Way of Southwest Michigan’s director of advocacy chosen for selective statewide advocacy program

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN —Heather Cole, director of advocacy and public innovation at United Way of Southwest Michigan, is one of only 60 individuals asked to participate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

School, community partner to bring bikes to Buchanan students

BUCHANAN – This Saturday, a Buchanan Community Schools physical education teacher will be teaming up with volunteers from Bike Buchanan to build more than 20 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports two COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Wednesday, Berrien County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

4-H announces alumni, supporters walking challenge

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Area residents will be able to put their steps to good use next month to support local 4-H. Starting on May 2, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Local provisioning centers celebrate cannabis holiday with sales, overcome software snags

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – The day almost seemed to go up in smoke for some area cannabis provisioning centers in Buchanan and Niles, while others celebrated ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 799,140 cases, 16,986 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 12,787 COVID-19 cases and 240 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Berrien County 4-H Leaders Association sets annual meeting

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County 4-H Leaders Association will be hosting its 55th annual meeting on Monday, April 26. It is scheduled to start ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan HCU member center lands new leadership

BUCHANAN — Honor Credit Union recently announced Christy Layman’s internal promotion to Buchanan Member Center Manager. Layman earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

United Way of Southwest Michigan invites community to honor leaders during National Volunteer Week

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — This week, one regional organization is honoring its volunteers. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration across the country ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan provisioning center raises money to fight cannabis injustices

BUCHANAN – Community wellness and prison reform are two causes close to Rick Paniagua’s heart and to those who surround him. During the month of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 793,881 cases, 16,901 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 12,747 COVID-19 cases and 241 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Merritt Elementary hosting pet supply drive for area shelters

NILES – The students at one Niles elementary school are taking action to help animals in need across Berrien and Cass counties. Merritt Elementary School ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

South Bend man sentenced for meth possession in Niles Township

NILES – Prison sentences were handed down to two area residents in Berrien County Trial Court Monday. Neil Courtney Bennett, 49, of South Bend, pleaded ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

GateWay Services to become Center for Growth and Independence

BENTON HARBOR — Effective April 30, GateWay Services, 1440 Empire Ave., Benton Harbor, which has a satellite office in Niles, will undergo an official name ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Cannavista Wellness, Common Citizen launch 420 charitable fundraiser

BUCHANAN — Two cannabis companies have teamed up to support the Buchanan community. Downtown Buchanan cannabis retailer Cannavista Wellness and manufacturing partner Common Citizen announced ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

MDHHS extends epidemic order, strengthens mask requirement for children

LANSING — Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services extended its gatherings and mask epidemic order. The order – which preserves the strongest ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan District Library awarded American Library Association grant

BUCHANAN — The Buchanan District Library has been awarded a national grant. The American Library Association has announced the recipients of its Libraries Transforming Communities: ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan graduate now Berrien County prosecuting attorney

ST. JOSEPH – A lot has changed for Holly Lucas since she was crowned Miss Buchanan in 2008. Today, Lucas is a prosecuting attorney working ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 770,822 cases, 16,731 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 12,534 COVID-19 cases and 240 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buchanan man named 911 Telecommunicator of the Year

BERRIEN COUNTY – A Buchanan man has been named Berrien County’s Telecommunicator of the Year. During the Berrien County Board of Commissioners’ meeting on Thursday ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

LMC to host virtual career, program expo for prospective students

BENTON HARBOR — Area residents can learn what it is like to be a Red Hawk at Lake Michigan College’s virtual career and program expo. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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