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Emergency child care options to be provided for essential workers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer handed down her executive order for “Stay at home, stay safe” on Monday, regional organizations were mobilized to ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien, Van Buren counties see rise in number COVID-19 cases

MICHIGAN — Two counties in southwest Michigan have seen increased numbers of individuals infected with COVID-19, according to reports released Friday afternoon. As of 3 ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County hosts press conference on state of emergency

ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In support of the recommendation by the Berrien County emergency management ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Culton.

UFCU offers financial relief to members, community during COVID-19 pandemic

ST. JOSEPH — United Federal Credit Union has launched a Member Assistance Program designed to provide financial relief to those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Southwest Michigan Cares Fund to support local COVID-19 response

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As the community works through the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, local funders and businesses have come together to create the Southwest ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

MDE to request federal waiver for child nutrition programs

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Education announced Wednesday it will request a federal waiver of statutory and regulatory requirements in the state child nutrition ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Berrien County declares local state of emergency in response to COVID-19 pandemic

ST. JOSEPH — In support of the recommendation by the Berrien County Emergency Management Coordinator and the Berrien County Public Health Officer, the chair of ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Residents donate time, materials to help fill medical supply shortage

DOWAGIAC — Monday afternoon before a state “stay home” order by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer went into effect, Dowagiac resident Sara Melvin flipped through a short ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

American Red Cross still seeking donations amid coronavirus

DOWAGIAC — James Lanning has worked for the American Red Cross for more than 10 years. During his employment, he has seen a lot of ... Read more

4 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

SpartanNash installs sneeze guards

GRAND RAPIDS — SpartanNash announced Tuesday it had begun installing 1,420 36-inch square, clear plexiglass sneeze guards at its 155 corporate-owned retail stores, pharmacies and ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

MSP answers FAQs related to ‘stay home’ order

MICHIGAN — Following Monday’s “stay home” order issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to slow the spread of COVID-19, Michigan State Police have received dozens of ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

School lunch programs still a go

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Despite a stay at home order handed down by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, families in southwest Michigan can still pick up school provided ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Local officials recommend prepping emergency plans for pets in wake of COVID-19

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — While the numbers of positive cases of coronavirus in Berrien County continues to grow, local officials are urging residents to have an ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

County, healthcare officials further efforts to trace, monitor COVID-19

BERRIEN COUNTY — As the response to COVID-19 continues to grow in Berrien County, the Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland are furthering ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Former Niles man gets probation, three others sentenced Monday

NILES – A former Niles man was sentenced to probation in Berrien County Trial Court Monday. Jeffrey Robert Moll, 53, now of Algers, Michigan, pleaded ... Read more

6 days ago by Debra Haight.

Berrien County officials emphasize importance of ‘stay home, stay safe’ order issued in Michigan

BERRIEN COUNTY — Monday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-21 that temporarily requires all Michigan residents to “suspend activities that are not necessary to ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County announces additional cases of COVID-19

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County Health Department was notified of three additional positive cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, cumulating in five confirmed cases ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Local churches turn to virtual services in the wake of coronavirus concerns

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Last Sunday, Dowagiac’s First United Methodist Church Pastor Chris Momany began his day like he would any other Sunday. He got up, ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Economic support available to small business owners

LANSING — The state of Michigan’s small business entrepreneurial support organizations have joined forces with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to ensure economic support is ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Communities turn to social media to connect businesses, resources

BERRIEN COUNTY — Precautions going into effect through the week in response to the COVID-19 virus have limited brick and mortar businesses from operating as ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Retail stores reserve time for older adults, pregnant women

GRAND RAPIDS — SpartanNash and its family for retail stores will set aside time twice per week for store guests most at risk of contracting ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Buchanan City Hall closed until April 6

BUCHANAN – In an effort to keep staff and citizens safe amid the threat of COVID-19, the Buchanan City Hall will close today at 5 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

SpartanNash retail stores reserve time for older adults, pregnant women, immunocompromised store guests

GRAND RAPIDS — SpartanNash and its family for retail stores will set aside time twice per week for store guests most at risk of contracting ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Berrien, Cass take precautions in wake of COVID-19

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The COVID-19 coronavirus crisis has caused many changes in the last week, from schools and colleges suspending face-to-face classes to businesses changing ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Berrien County residents tested for COVID-19 following Andrews University concert

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien County Health Department is taking precautions to prevent against the spread of COVID-19 in southwest Michigan after a recent out-of-state ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

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