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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.

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.

Pokagon Band, Four Winds Casinos donate food to families in need

NEW BUFFALO — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and its Four Winds Casinos announced Tuesday a donation of 1,000 Thanksgiving boxes to those in need ... Read more

6 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.

MDARD, MI Retailers Association, Meijer urging consumers to shop as normal

LANSING — Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell, Michigan Retailers Association CEO William Hallan and Meijer CEO Todd Weer responded to ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Cass County Board of Commissioners approves substance abuse funding, new records system

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Board of Commissioners were back to business approving new items of business Thursday. The board met via Zoom video conferencing, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

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.

OHSP urges caution on roadways as winter season nears

LANSING — As snow begins to fall in some areas of the state, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning is launching its winter driving ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

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.

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.

Family confirms body found in river Wednesday is missing Niles man

SOUTH BEND — A Niles man missing since mid-October has been found, according to reports from close friends and family on social media. Wednesday morning, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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.

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.

MDHHS issues three-week order restricting gatherings, schools, restaurants, more

MICHIGAN — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an emergency order to take place for three weeks, beginning Wednesday, to limit indoor ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports two new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported two new COVID-19 related deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Thursday, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported three new COVID-19 related deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Wednesday, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported one new COVID-19 related death, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Tuesday, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases rise over the weekend

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases rose over the weekend, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Monday, Berrien County reported ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

U-pick, U-cut and other agri-tourism operations reminded of required COVID safety measures for fall, winter

LANSING — Now is a popular time of the year for fall agri-tourism activities in Michigan like visiting cider mills, orchards, corn mazes and pumpkin ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement starts today

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

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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