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COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 878,125 cases, 18,710 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,675 COVID-19 cases and 259 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Click It or Ticket campaign runs through June 6

LANSING — To remind everyone about the importance of buckling up, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning launched Monday a Click It or Ticket ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

After 2020 cancellations, southwest Michigan communities look forward to traditional Memorial Day festivities

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Memorial Day came with an extra dose of sorrow last year, as communities across the country had to cancel the usual festivities ... Read more

1 month ago by Caleb Steensma.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 876,854 cases, 18,627 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,662 COVID-19 cases and 259 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County asks for public input with emergency management survey

BERRIEN COUNTY — Berrien County Emergency Management officials kicked off a new project last week aimed at protecting the community from disasters. A plan known ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Buchanan man sentenced to jail time for drug possession

NILES – Jail and probation sentences were handed down to area residents in Berrien County Trial Court Monday. Andinea Marshall Brown, 48, of Buchanan, pleaded ... Read more

1 month ago by Debra Haight.

UWSM CEO chosen for United Way worldwide task force

ST. JOSEPH — Anna Murphy, CEO and president of United Way of Southwest Michigan, has been selected to join the newly formed United Way Worldwide ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Health Department to begin administering Pfizer vaccine to 12-15-year-olds

BERRIEN COUNTY — Following the recent authorization and recommendation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Berrien County approves wellness plan, expansion of Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail

NILES — The Berrien County Board of Commissioners and the city of Niles are working together to help keep residents safe, healthy and active. The ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports one new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one new COVID-19 death Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 13,582 COVID-19 cases and 257 deaths, according to ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Blossomtime announces Blessing of the Blossoms

BENTON HARBOR — The Blossomtime Festival recently announced another event taking place this spring, the Blessing of the Blossoms. The event is scheduled for 2 ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass, Van Buren counties report new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Counties across southwest Michigan reported new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday. As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 13,560 COVID-19 cases and 256 deaths, according ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Friends of Berrien County Trails launches new website

BERRIEN COUNTY — Friends of Berrien County Trails, a nonprofit group that was formed to create, promote and maintain non-motorized trails across the county, recently ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 867,341 cases, 18,338 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,521 COVID-19 cases and 255 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Buchanan master planning enters home stretch

BUCHANAN – The effort to get a new master plan in place for the city of Buchanan is entering the home stretch. The city’s planning ... Read more

1 month ago by Debra Haight.

United Way of Southwest Michigan honors community’s resiliency with annual awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way has crafted another unique experience to acknowledge the generosity of donors and the impact made in the community in 2020. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 865,349 cases, 18,239 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,521 COVID-19 cases and 255 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Man who led police on two-state chase headed to prison

NILES – A LaPorte man who led police on a two-state chase is going to prison after being sentenced in Berrien County Trial Court Monday. ... Read more

1 month ago by Debra Haight.

Buchanan Middle School threat under investigation

BUCHANAN – On Thursday, May 6, Buchanan Community Schools reported a student had made “some alarming threats” at Buchanan Middle School. In a letter released ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

SMCAA celebrates Community Action Month

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — This year Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency commemorates 39 years of helping families throughout southwest Michigan. SMCAA was established in 1982 “to wage war on ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

2021-22 Strengthening Schools grant cycle open

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Strengthening Schools Grant program. For the 2020-21 school year, 26 grants totaling ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

LMC supports Biden’s plan for free community college

BENTON HARBOR — A White House proposal has community colleges around the country in a state of excitement. The Biden administration announced its American Families ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Niles man, Buchanan woman share experiences from COVID-19 vaccine clinics

BERRIEN COUNTY — As COVID-19 vaccinations have become available throughout southwest Michigan, volunteers have continually been sought to staff the clinics they are administered through. ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Broadband survey finds lack of access for Berrien County residents

BERRIEN COUNTY — The internet is an important resource for connecting people to the information and skills they need to succeed in a digital world. ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Niles MSP post searches for missing man

BERRIEN COUNTY — Around 8:30 a.m. May 1, troopers from the Michigan State Police Niles Post were dispatched to 6418 Deans Hill Road, Berrien Center, ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

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