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Southwest Michigan COVID-19 cases increase

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers are continuing to rise in southwest Michigan. As of 3 p.m. Friday, the number of confirmed positive cases in ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Report.

Gov. Whitmer closes schools for the remainder of the year

LANSING — Michigan students will not be returning to school this year. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Thursday that orders schools to close ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Local animal control services urge owners to have plans

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN —  As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Michigan, local animal control services and shelters remain open to respond to emergencies and to ... Read more

1 day ago by Hannah Holliday.

Funeral homes offer alternative services in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — When the family of the late Charles “Chuck” Dill celebrated his life Monday, the room they gathered in to host his funeral ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Culton.

Four Winds Casinos reschedule several concerts due to COVID-19

DOWAGIAC — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi’s Four Winds Casinos recently announced several concerts that were postponed at Four Winds New Buffalo’s Silver Creek Event ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Berrien, Cass, Van Buren counties see uptick in COVID-19 patients

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers are continuing to rise in southwest Michigan. As of 3 p.m. Wednesday, the number of confirmed positive cases in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Berrien, Cass County commissioners hosting teleconference meetings

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Because of concerns over COVID-19, the social distancing ordered by Governor Whitmer and in compliance with executive order EO-2020-15, the Cass County ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Area Agency on Aging honors COVID 19 home-care heroes

ST. JOSEPH — Right now, as many work from home and find new books and Netflix shows to keep occupied, there is a group of ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Million Meal Challenge will help feed the hungry during COVID-19 crisis

LANSING — The COVID-19 crisis has prompted mandated school closures and idled workers, dramatically increasing the need for healthy food. To address the demand on ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

First Cass County resident dies as a result of COVID-19

CASS COUNTY — The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed a life in Cass County. The first death of a Cass County resident as a result of ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Junior Achievement provides at-home resources

NILES — In response to recent school closures, Junior Achievement is now providing free online resources to students, teachers and parents. With a wide variety ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Michigan apple industry donates apples for school children

SUBMITTED LANSING — Michigan’s apple industry will donate nearly 346,000 fresh apples and 726,000 sliced apple packages to feed school children who are currently out ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Berrien County announces first COVID-19 related death

BERRIEN COUNTY — A Berrien County resident has died after contracting the COVID-19 virus. Monday, the Berrien County Health Department announced the first death in ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

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

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

Monday Evening Club celebrates 125 years

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg’s Monday Evening Club is celebrating its 125th anniversary. As part of the celebration, Wednesday, the group moved a rock that was used ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Embezzler sentenced to two to 15 years in prison

CASSOPOLIS — With the Law and Courts Building closed to the public until mid-April, the Circuit Court sentencing docket was a little different Friday. Defendants ... Read more

6 days ago by Debra Haight.

Woodlands Behavioral Health Network urging public to seek health services

CASSOPOLIS — One local public health network wants to remind residents it is still open and offering support services 24/7 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Woodlands ... Read more

6 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

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

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Cass County Sheriff’s Office employee tests positive for COVID-19

CASSOPOLIS — An employee with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke reported that an ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

DASAS continues 24/7 advocacy, support during COVID-19

THREE RIVERS — Isolation periods during COVID-19 could create a perfect storm for domestic violence. Deborah Hackworth, the interim executive director of Domestic and Sexual ... Read more

1 week ago by Hannah Holliday.

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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week ago by Submitted.

Cass County confirms first case of COVID-19

CASS COUNTY — Cass County officials announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the area. Thursday, the Van Buren/Cass District Health Department was notified ... Read more

1 week 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

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

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