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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

19 hours 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

1 day ago by Submitted.

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 days ago by Staff Report.

Report finds problem-solving courts help lower recidivism, unemployment rates

CASSOPOLIS — During a live-streamed virtual news conference, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth T. Clement announced Friday the publication of the Fiscal Year 2020 Problem-Solving ... Read more

4 days 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

5 days ago by Submitted.

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

6 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 764,519 cases, 16,619 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 12,489 COVID-19 cases and 240 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County Fair Food Drive-Thru event returns April 23-25

CASSOPOLIS — A smash hit event is returning to Cass County later this month to appease area residents’ tastebuds. The Cass County Fair will host ... Read more

7 days ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 756,564 cases, 16,586 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 12,411 COVID-19 cases and 239 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Area health departments pause Johnson and Johnson vaccine administration

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Tuesday morning, area health departments took swift action in halting the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine administration, following recommendations by national healthcare ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 747,697 cases, 16,512 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise in Michigan, the effects are being seen in southwest Michigan. As of Monday, Berrien County reported ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Gov. Whitmer asks residents to take COVID-19 precautions, high schools to suspend in-person activities

LANSING — Though COVID-19 vaccine supply vaccine is increasing, state leaders are asking that residents take precautions to slow the virus’ spread as case numbers ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 723,297 cases, 16,400 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 12,119 COVID-19 cases and 235 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Gov. Whitmer, MDHHS encourage spring break travelers to get tested for COVID-19

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are urging Michiganders to get tested for COVID-19 upon returning from ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 715,478 cases, 16,327 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 12,070 COVID-19 cases and 233 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Law enforcement taking part in National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

LANSING — In support of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, law enforcement agencies will be joining forces across the country this week to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 707,463 cases, 16,297 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 12,010 COVID-19 cases and 233 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 702,499 cases, 16,239 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 11,969 COVID-19 cases and 232 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 678,295 cases, 16,141 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 11,783 COVID-19 cases and 232 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Pokagon Band donating 1,000 Easter baskets to those in need

NEW BUFFALO — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and its Four Wind Casinos recently announced a donation of 1,000 Easter baskets to help those in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Local partnership with “Bright by Text” text messaging supports at-home learning, access to community resources for families with young children

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Great Start Collaboratives of Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties — collective impact efforts supported by United Way of Southwest Michigan ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 637,645 cases, 15,935 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 11,365 COVID-19 cases and 230 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

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

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

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 629,612 cases, 15,903 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 11,274 COVID-19 cases and 229 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Statewide tornado drill scheduled for Wednesday

LANSING — With Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proclaiming March 21-27 as Michigan’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

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