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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

15 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.

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.

Further protecting construction, manufacturing workers, MIOSHA enhances inspection efforts

LANSING — While COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the state, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration will enhance its focus on workplace safety ... 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.

MSU Extension offering new online course for workplaces facing conflict relating to social distancing policy enforcement

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — A new online course is available for workplaces sorting through COVID-19 related conflicts. Michigan State University Extension’s online Communicating through Conflict During ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans available for Cass, Van Buren counties

ATLANTA, Ga. — The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

State congressional election results

STATE — Though ballots are still being counted in the state of Michigan and beyond, the following state-wide races have been called by the Associated ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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