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COVID-19 UPDATE: Following Thanksgiving weekend, Michigan reports 360,449 cases, 9,134 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 did not break for Thanksgiving, with case numbers continuing to rise, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County Farm Bureau donates turkeys to families in need

BERRIEN COUNTY — What started as an idea three years ago has grown into an event that fed more than 1o0 families in Berrien County ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

LMC continues remote delivery options for spring semester

BENTON HARBOR — Due to the ongoing pandemic and the recent rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the state, Lake Michigan College will continue its five ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

23 animals adopted during Honor Credit Union’s Adoption Days at Berrien County Animal Control

BENTON HARBOR — This month, nearly two dozen animals in Berrien County found a new home thanks to a partnership between a regional business and ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Holidays, COVID-19 pose mental health stresses, experts say

NILES — Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the mental health impact is still difficult to quantify. As the holiday season approaches with even more ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles MSP Post welcomes new commander

NILES — Michigan State Police recently announced the promotion of Lt. Ryan Schoonveld to the rank of First Lieutenant, and his assignment to the Niles ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Wednesday, both Berrien and Van Buren counties reported additional COVID-19 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Tuesday, counties across southwest Michigan reported additional COVID-19 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Tuesday, ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 314,216 cases, 8,543 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Michigan is still reporting high COVID-19 positives, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Pokagon Band donates proceeds from Four Winds Invitational to Beacon Children’s Hospital

SOUTH BEND — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi recently announced that it has donated $62,220 in proceeds from the 2020 Four Winds Invitational to Beacon ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Local effort underway to support Wreaths Across America

THREE OAKS — From Columbia Falls, Minnesota to Three Oaks, Michigan, volunteers have been fundraising, beginning Oct. 26, to ensure that all veterans at Fort ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Police rescue man trapped under vehicle after two-car crash in Niles Township

NILES — Sheriff’s deputies from Berrien County rescued a Niles man trapped under his vehicle following a crash just outside city limits Sunday afternoon. The ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Local group fitness instructors, institutions react to pandemic order

NILES — The latest pandemic order given by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Sunday called to put ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Spectrum Health Lakeland changes COVID-19 testing criteria

ST. JOSEPH – Due to increasing demand for COVID-19 testing and a nationwide shortage of supplies, Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised eligibility changes for those ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 277,806 cases, 8,190 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Wednesday, Berrien ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

LMC adapts to new state order

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College is increasing safety precautions in response to new state directives to slow the spread of COVID-19. Non-essential employees will ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

SMCAS taking increased precautions amid increasing COVID-19 rates

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Personal protection equipment is just one of the many layers of precaution the emergency responders at the Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance Service ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County Trial Court moves back to Phase One

BERRIEN COUNTY — Due to the continued increase in COVID-19 positive cases within Berrien County, the Berrien County Trial Court is making two announcements regarding ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Berrien County sees sharp increase in COVID-19 cases

BERRIEN COUNTY — Area health officials are concerned about the recent rise in COVID-19 cases and are urging the public to take precautions against the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Deputies warning about scammers posing as the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office is reminding the public that a phone call in which someone claims to be with their office ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports one 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 Tuesday, Berrien ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Area bars, restaurants prepare for second dine-in closure

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The pandemic pendulum continues to swing, leaving some Michigan restaurant owners in dire straits. In an effort to combat the rising COVID-19 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Merritt, Brandywine Elementary closed as transportation staff quarantine

NILES — One day after Michigan closed high schools across the state to “Pause to Save Lives” amid the second wave of coronavirus, Brandywine Community ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Southwest Michigan continues to see cases climb

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Following new state COVID-19 orders, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported rises in cases over the weekend. As of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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