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State Releases COVID Numbers For Friday

Michigan is reporting 1,193 new cases of COVID-19 for Friday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says that brings the state’s total to more than 573,000 since the pandemic started in March. There were ten

County Commissioner Previews Broadband Survey

A survey to learn detailed information regarding the availability of broadband internet around Berrien County will officially launch next week, but you can take it now. During Thursday’s Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Teri Freehling

SMC Board Approves Slight Tuition Increase

Tuition at Southwestern Michigan College is going up slightly. During Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday, a tuition hike of 1%, or $1.25 per contact hour, for in-district students was approved. There will also be

State Releases COVID Numbers For Thursday

Michigan is reporting 1,284 new cases of COVID-19 for Thursday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says that brings the state’s total to more than 572,000 since the pandemic started in March. There were 75

Berrien Commissioners Name Interim Road Director

An interim director has been appointed for the Berrien County Road Department. During Thursday’s meeting of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, a motion to name Neil Coulston to the position was approved unanimously. Department Director Jason

County Mobile Alert System Tested Successfully

A test of Berrien County’s emergency alert systems was done this past Friday, although some residents have been wondering why they didn’t receive it. The county switched from the emergency sirens to the mobile device-based Integrated Public