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COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County announces additional COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Another Berrien County resident died as a result of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported. Berrien County reported ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 117,910 cases, 6,680 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise in the state of Michigan. Berrien County reported 1,637 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

MDARD reminding schools, businesses to only use EPA-approved disinfectants

LANSING — Cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting have become part of the fabric of Michigander’s daily lives as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 117,406 cases, 6,665 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers rose of the weekend in the state of Michigan. Berrien County reported 1,624 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Michigan Teen Safe Driving program enters 10th year

LANSING — Students at every Michigan high school have the opportunity to help make their fellow teens better drivers by participating in this year’s Strive ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 113,863 cases, 6,623 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,583 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Thursday, according ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Court of Appeals rules secretary Benson acted lawfully in mailing absentee voter ballot applications to registered voters

LANSING — The Michigan Court of Appeals this week affirmed a lower court’s ruling that Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson was lawfully permitted to send ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

MSP traffic stop data reveals need for deeper study

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Data released from the Michigan State Police about traffic stops in Berrien and Cass counties includes two data points: number of stops ... Read more

7 days ago by Christina Clark.

Court of Appeals: Absentee ballot mailers were lawfully distributed

LANSING– The Michigan Court of Appeals today affirmed a lower court’s ruling that Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson was lawfully permitted to send out unsolicited absentee voter ... Read more

1 week ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 113,863 cases, 6,623 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,569 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Wednesday, according ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 113,183 cases, 6,612 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,554 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Tuesday, according ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 Update: MDHHS begins posting school outbreak information

LANSING — In an effort to provide accurate and timely information about COVID-19 in Michigan schools, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 109,519 cases, 6,569 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,514 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Thursday, according ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

State provides guidelines to gyms, fitness centers to open safely

LANSING — Following the newly launched Ambassador Program to help businesses reopen safely, the state of Michigan is requiring gyms, fitness centers, bowling alleys, roller ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Online event to address medical myths regarding race, systematic inequities

ST. JOSEPH – Spectrum Health Lakeland will be hosting an online event to bring attention to the ways race impacts healthcare. Community members are invited ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports additional COVID-19 death Wednesday

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one additional COVID-19 death Wednesday. Berrien County reported 1,502 cases and 72 related deaths as of Wednesday, according to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one additional COVID-19 death Tuesday. Berrien County reported 1,496 cases and 71 related deaths as of Tuesday, according to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 104,395 cases, 6,519 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to report rising COVID-19 numbers. Berrien County reported 1,448 cases and 70 related deaths as of Thursday, according to the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Gov. Whitmer signs order reopening gyms, permitting organized sports with strict safety measures

LANSING — Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-176 reopening Michigan’s gyms and pools in those regions where they remain closed and allowing for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 103,186 cases, 6,495 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to report rising COVID-19 numbers. Berrien County reported 1,441 cases and 70 related deaths as of Tuesday, according to the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties report additional COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Thursday, Berrien and Cass counties each reported one new COVID-19 related death, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Servicees. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan cases up to 99,200, 6,424 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The state of Michigan continues to report increased COVID-19 case numbers. In southwest Michigan, Berrien County reported 1,381 cases and 69 related ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Registration open for virtual Michigan Inland Lakes Convention

LANSING — Registration for this year’s Michigan Inland Lakes Convention — taking place virtually Sept. 16 to 18 — is open through Sept. 11. “The ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Emergency order presents challenges to growers, organizations

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On Monday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an emergency order requiring COVID-19 testing for both agricultural and food ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Whitmer signs executive directive recognizing, addressing racism as a public health crisis

LANSING— Wednesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took action to elevate black voices in state government, signing Executive Order 2020-163, which creates the Black Leadership Advisory Council. ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

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