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

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

17 hours ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County courts to enter Phase Three of reopening

BERRIEN COUNTY – The Berrien County Courts will be entering Phase Three of reopening beginning Monday. During the Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting on ... Read more

18 hours ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County Health Department expands access to COVID-19 vaccination

BENTON HARBOR — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced the state is moving to the next phase of vaccination as of ... Read more

19 hours ago by Submitted.

Region prepares for farm workers with new precautions

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – In one of the actions the state of Michigan is taking to enhance its COVID-19 vaccine equity strategy, essential food and agriculture ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Michigan expanding access to safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday

LANSING — To help reach the state’s goal of vaccinating 70 percent of Michiganders over age 16 and bring a quicker end to the COVID-19 ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 591,753 cases, 15,563 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 10,715 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

United Way invites community to sponsor children to receive free books

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — March is National Reading Month, and United Way of Southwest Michigan is encouraging the community to rally around early childhood literacy by ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 590,217 cases, 15,558 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 10,685 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Niles Township Parks Board seeks public input at Wednesday hearing

NILES TOWNSHIP – A new trailhead is in the early discussion days for the Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail over the next year. Jill DeLucia, chair ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Updated MDHHS orders expand restaurant capacity, increase capacity limits, allow for expanded visitation at residential care facilities

LANSING — Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services updated two of its epidemic orders, allowing for increased capacity limits at various venues, ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 589,150 cases, 15,534 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 10,669 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Michigan Works! announces healthcare hiring events

BENTON HARBOR — With more than 1,600 jobs available in southwest Michigan right now, Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren is urging the public to ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Michigan Works! announces community wide survey to learn about COVID-19’s impact

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan Works! is issuing a call to action to the community to fill out a six-question survey to understand the true impact ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Michiana Family Center seeks mentors for foster teens

MICHIANA — A regional organization is looking to provide one-on-one support to foster teens across the Michiana region. Serving Edwardsburg, Cassopolis, Dowagiac, Niles, Granger, Mishawaka, ... Read more

7 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Mount Calvary Baptist to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic March 5

NILES — The Berrien County Health Department will again be providing free COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment only at Mount Calvary Baptist Church from 10 a.m. ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

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

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

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County Health Department, Spectrum Health Lakeland give vaccination updates

BERRIEN COUNTY – The Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland came together Thursday morning to provide an update on COVID-19 cases in the ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County commissioners send message to state on regionalizing COVID-19 approach

BERRIEN COUNTY – March has been declared “Restaurant Month” in Berrien County. The declaration took place Thursday, as the Berrien County Board of Commissioners voted ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 583,964 cases, 15,405 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 10,582 COVID-19 cases and 219 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

MSP Niles troopers arrest man who set own residence on fire

HAGAR TOWNSHIP – A Hagar Township man has been arrested on first degree arson charges after setting his own home on fire. Michigan State Police ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties reports new COVID-19 deaths

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

1 week ago by Staff Report.

BCF awarded $60,000 grant to combat drug overdose epidemic

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien Community Foundation sought – and won – a $60,000 grant to help in the ongoing fight against drug abuse. BCF ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

During virtual learning, students experiencing homelessness can fall through the cracks

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Recently, the number of students experiencing homelessness in some way throughout Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties seems to be lower than ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County Health Department postpones COVID-19 vaccine appointments Tuesday due to nationwide shipment delays

BERRIEN COUNTY – The Berrien County Health Department has been notified by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that due to last week’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 581,403 cases, 15,362 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 10,541 COVID-19 cases and 218 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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