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Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,112,490 cases, 21,918 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 17,054 COVID-19 cases and 309 deaths, according to the ...

Berrien County

Salvation Army offering Christmas assistance

NILES — Though autumn leaves are only just now beginning to fall in southwest Michigan, one area organization ...

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

‘Politicization of public health’ causes two health department leaders to resign

BENTON HARBOR — Two longtime officials representing the Berrien County Health Department resigned last week, the health department ...

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

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

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, ...

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

Leader Publications welcomes new reporter to staff

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

Cass County

Van Buren/Cass District Health Department receives confirmation of rabid bat in Van Buren County

VAN BUREN COUNTY – The Van Buren/Cass District Health Department was notified Sept. 16 of a bat that ...

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,015,802 cases, 20,898 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 16,057 COVID-19 cases and 292 deaths, according to the ...

Berrien County

Blossomtime Festival to return

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Following a COVID-19 induced pause, a southwest Michigan tradition is returning. After a long two-year ...

Berrien County

Local league to register voters on National Voter Registration Day

NILES — On Sept. 28, the League of Women Voters of Berrien and Cass Counties will join with ...

Berrien County

MGCF awards $121,182 in grants to Berrien, Cass counties

BUCHANAN – The Board of Trustees for Michigan Gateway Community Foundation announced Thursday that they have approved $121,182 ...

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 995,910 cases, 20,700 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 15,805 COVID-19 cases and 288 deaths, according to the ...

Berrien County

CFCN hosting flu, COVID-19 vaccine clinic

CASSOPOLIS — The Cassopolis Family Clinic Network will host an on-site COVID-19 vaccine and flu shot drive-up clinic ...

Berrien County

Local talent development leader honored by Michigan Works! Association

LANSING — Kelly Wilson, a vocational training specialist at Berrien, Cass, Van Buren Michigan Works!, was awarded a ...

Berrien County

MEC accepting applications for Strengthening Schools Grant program

CASSOPOLIS — Applications are now open for an annual grant program. Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting ...

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 976,505 cases, 20,535 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 15,165 COVID-19 cases and 284 deaths, according to the ...

Berrien County

MDHHS issues quarantine guidance for asymptomatic students

LANSING — To help ensure Michigan students and educators are as safe as possible in the classroom and ...

Berrien County

MSP encourages residents to take action to prepare during Michigan’s Preparedness Month

LANSING — Emergencies can happen when least expected. That is why Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland ...

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