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COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County announces additional COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Another Berrien County resident died as a result of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported. Berrien County reported ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Report.

Veterinarian ticketed following discovery of dead animals on his property

BERTRAND TOWNSHIP — Ten deceased animals were found on a Bertrand Township man’s property on Monday. According to the Berrien County Animal Control Director Tiffany ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 117,910 cases, 6,680 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise in the state of Michigan. Berrien County reported 1,637 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Niles man gets probation for criminal sexual conduct

NILES — A Niles man is receiving probation after pleading no contest to criminal sexual conduct. Jeremy William Davis, of Niles, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Public Safety Warning issued following multiple vehicle break-ins in Berrien County

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department issued a public safety alert Tuesday after Royalton Township experienced multiple reports of vehicle break-ins Monday night. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

MDARD reminding schools, businesses to only use EPA-approved disinfectants

LANSING — Cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting have become part of the fabric of Michigander’s daily lives as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 117,406 cases, 6,665 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers rose of the weekend in the state of Michigan. Berrien County reported 1,624 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Michigan Works! announces support for front line workers

BENTON HARBOR — Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren is on a mission to help southwest Michigan frontline pandemic workers make informed decisions about their ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Michigan Teen Safe Driving program enters 10th year

LANSING — Students at every Michigan high school have the opportunity to help make their fellow teens better drivers by participating in this year’s Strive ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Free virtual cancer symposium open to providers, public

ST. JOSEPH – Spectrum Health Lakeland and the Marie Yeager Cancer Center are inviting area providers and the community to gather next week to discuss ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Health department gets blunt on marijuana education, safety

NILES — The Berrien County Health Department is no stranger to having blunt talks about public health. Through the spring, summer and now entering fall, ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Local talent development leader honored by Michigan Works! Association

LANSING — Karla Grady-Walker, of Berrien, Cass, Van Buren Michigan Works!, was awarded a “Shining Star” Award by the Michigan Works! Association for her efforts ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 113,863 cases, 6,623 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,583 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Thursday, according ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

MSP traffic stop data reveals need for deeper study

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Data released from the Michigan State Police about traffic stops in Berrien and Cass counties includes two data points: number of stops ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

Ballard staff member tests positive for COVID-19

NILES — A staff member at Ballard Elementary in the Niles school district has tested positive for COVID-19. A letter posted to the district’s website ... Read more

1 week ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Lakeland Heart and Vascular earns testing reaccreditation by IAC

ST. JOSEPH — Early detection of life-threatening heart disorders, stroke, and other diseases is possible through use of vascular testing procedures performed within hospitals, outpatient ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 113,863 cases, 6,623 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,569 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Wednesday, according ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

PACE of Southwest Michigan celebrates National PACE Month, anniversary

ST. JOSEPH — PACE of Southwest Michigan, located in St. Joseph, is celebrating National PACE Month in September. The National PACE Association has designated September ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 113,183 cases, 6,612 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,554 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Tuesday, according ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 Update: MDHHS begins posting school outbreak information

LANSING — In an effort to provide accurate and timely information about COVID-19 in Michigan schools, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County to host recycling event

BERRIEN COUNTY — Berrien County residents can bring unwanted foam, electronics and household chemicals to Silver Beach County Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 109,519 cases, 6,569 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,514 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Thursday, according ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

State provides guidelines to gyms, fitness centers to open safely

LANSING — Following the newly launched Ambassador Program to help businesses reopen safely, the state of Michigan is requiring gyms, fitness centers, bowling alleys, roller ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Online event to address medical myths regarding race, systematic inequities

ST. JOSEPH – Spectrum Health Lakeland will be hosting an online event to bring attention to the ways race impacts healthcare. Community members are invited ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports additional COVID-19 death Wednesday

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one additional COVID-19 death Wednesday. Berrien County reported 1,502 cases and 72 related deaths as of Wednesday, according to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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