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COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 878,125 cases, 18,710 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,675 COVID-19 cases and 259 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 hours ago by Submitted.

Click It or Ticket campaign runs through June 6

LANSING — To remind everyone about the importance of buckling up, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning launched Monday a Click It or Ticket ... Read more

11 hours ago by Submitted.

After 2020 cancellations, southwest Michigan communities look forward to traditional Memorial Day festivities

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Memorial Day came with an extra dose of sorrow last year, as communities across the country had to cancel the usual festivities ... Read more

12 hours ago by Caleb Steensma.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 876,854 cases, 18,627 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,662 COVID-19 cases and 259 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

UWSM CEO chosen for United Way worldwide task force

ST. JOSEPH — Anna Murphy, CEO and president of United Way of Southwest Michigan, has been selected to join the newly formed United Way Worldwide ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Gov. Whitmer lifts mask requirement for fully vaccinated Michiganders

MICHIGAN – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Friday the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is updating the Gatherings and Mask Order to align with ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports one new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one new COVID-19 death Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 13,582 COVID-19 cases and 257 deaths, according to ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Counties across southwest Michigan reported new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday. As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 13,560 COVID-19 cases and 256 deaths, according ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 867,341 cases, 18,338 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,521 COVID-19 cases and 255 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

United Way of Southwest Michigan honors community’s resiliency with annual awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way has crafted another unique experience to acknowledge the generosity of donors and the impact made in the community in 2020. ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 865,349 cases, 18,239 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,521 COVID-19 cases and 255 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

SMCAA celebrates Community Action Month

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — This year Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency commemorates 39 years of helping families throughout southwest Michigan. SMCAA was established in 1982 “to wage war on ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

2021-22 Strengthening Schools grant cycle open

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Strengthening Schools Grant program. For the 2020-21 school year, 26 grants totaling ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

LMC supports Biden’s plan for free community college

BENTON HARBOR — A White House proposal has community colleges around the country in a state of excitement. The Biden administration announced its American Families ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

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

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 854,536 cases, 17,939 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 13,386 COVID-19 cases and 251 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

HCU launches chatbot to enhance digital member experience

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently welcomed Macy, a virtual team member, into the Honor family. Using artificial intelligence, Macy’s role at Honor is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

MDHHS updates epidemic order, lifts mask requirements for outdoor gatherings of under 100 people

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services this week updated its COVID-19 Gatherings and Face Masks epidemic order to encourage safer outdoor ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 851,947 cases, 17,897 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,353 COVID-19 cases and 251 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

League of Women Voters to host town hall on redistricting process

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Every 10 years, Michigan redraws its voting districts. This year, instead of the legislature drawing voting districts, the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Michigan Sen. Stephanie Chang receives Interfaith’ Action’s Award for Leadership for the Common Good

SOUTHWEST Michigan — As part of its celebration of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, Interfaith Action, which serves five regional counties, is launching ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 837,514 cases, 17,575 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 13,168 COVID-19 cases and 249 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 825,844 cases, 17,324 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see rising COVID-19 cases, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Monday, Berrien County ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Local restaurants, hospitality industry struggle to find employees amid pandemic

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Bold letters sit in windows and on signs at many restaurants in the southwest Michigan area passing along the message that another ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

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