Berrien County

Berrien County Health Department issues public health order requiring face masks in educational settings

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County Health Department has issued a public health order requiring the use of face masks by individuals in pre-kindergarten through ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Honor Investment Team welcomes LPL financial advisor

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently announced that Timothy J. Bailey will become a financial advisor with Honor Investment Services. Effective Tuesday, Bailey replaced ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Spectrum Health Lakeland achieves Cardiac Service Line of Excellence

ST. JOSEPH – Corazon, Inc., a national leader in services for the cardiovascular specialty, has granted Service Line of Excellence to the percutaneous coronary intervention, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Lakeland Care to offer drive-through community flu shots

BERRIEN COUNTY – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend a yearly flu vaccine for everyone age six months and older as the best ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 946,698 cases, 20,257 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 14,721 COVID-19 cases and 283 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Health Department recognizes international overdose awareness Day, offers free Narcan kits

BENTON HARBOR — In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, the Berrien County Health Department and the Voice. Change. Hope. Alliance is providing community members ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Berrien County building, grounds superintendent charged with embezzlement

St. JOSEPH — A Berrien County employee has been charged with embezzlement. The Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office announced that Berrien County Building and Grounds Superintendent ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Brandywine school resource officer given stamp of approval

ST. JOSEPH – The Brandywine school district’s plans to add a school resource officer got the stamp of approval Thursday from the Berrien County Board ... Read more

1 month ago by Debra Haight.

MSP urges Michiganders to prepare for extreme heat

LANSING — With heat indices expected to exceed 100 degrees across much of lower Michigan through Sunday, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Southwest Michigan first responder named Michigan EMS Practitioner of the Year

LANSING — On Wednesday, the Michigan EMS Practitioners Association honored Josh Kay of Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance in Berrien County as its EMS Practitioner of ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 933,394 cases, 20,123 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 14,515 COVID-19 cases and 279 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Berrien County Health Department hosts Back to School Bash

NILES — On Monday, one county agency helped Berrien County children get ready to go back to school. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Honor Credit Union announces 12th annual Teacher Awards

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union has announced its 12th annual Teacher Awards. According to brand representatives, Honor aims to recognize local teachers for the ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Berrien County Youth Fair Pedal Pull Contest a hit with children

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Children from across Michiana put the pedal to the metal Thursday afternoon at the Berrien County Youth Fair. Dozens of children participated ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Buchanan’s Dargus earns reserve grand champion market hog at Berrien County Youth Fair

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Katelyn Dargus could not believe it when she took home a win from the Berrien County Youth Fair Thursday. The Buchanan resident’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

PHOTO STORY: 4-H youth enjoying the return of Berrien County’s fair week

BERRIEN SPRINGS – The Berrien County Youth Fair is making up for last year’s cancelation with different 4-H events. On Wednesday, 4-H youth could be ... Read more

1 month ago by Caleb Steensma.

Berrien County youth compete in dog show contests

BERRIEN SPRINGS – Barks and cheers were at full force as youth and parents prepared their dogs for the dog show contest. On Wednesday, Youth ... Read more

1 month ago by Caleb Steensma.

PHOTO STORY: Buchanan, Niles children win home economics awards at the Berrien County Youth Fair

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Children across Berrien County were rewarded for their hard work in the kitchen this week. Tuesday, the Berrien County Youth Fair hosted ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Berrien County Health Department to host back to school events

BERRIEN COUNTY — To help families get their children ready to head back to the classroom this fall, the Berrien County Health Department will host ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Berrien County Youth Fair welcomes Circus Continental

BERRIEN SPRINGS — This week at the county fairgrounds, Berrien County residents watched in awe as performers played with fire and animals danced out choreographed ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

MSP Niles Post investigating fatal crash

BERRIEN COUNTY — Michigan State Police Niles Post troopers are investigating a three-vehicle fatal crash that occurred just before 4 p.m. Tuesday on M-140 Highway ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

MSU Extension launches invasive species detection program for Box Tree Moth

EAST LANSING — Michigan State University Extension is partnering with USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to implement an early detection program for the ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Conservation District offering free well water screenings

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien Conservation District and the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program will sponsor a free well water screening day from 8 a.m. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Niles teen places third in senior rabbit showmanship contest

BERRIEN SPRINGS — It was a bunny bonanza Monday at the Berrien County Youth Fair. Rabbits and their handlers packed the show tent for the ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Berrien County Youth Fair opens time capsule

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Berrien County Youth Fair goers witnessed a blast from the past on Monday Morning. Fair officials christened the fair’s 75th anniversary with ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

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