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Flint Enacts Coronavirus Curfew

Flint is under a coronavirus curfew. Mayor Sheldon Neeley says effective immediately, there is a city-wide curfew nightly from 9 pm to 6 am for the next 30 days, adding the pandemic needs to be taken seriously.

Chickering Not Seeking Reelection

Berrien County Commissioner Bill Chickering is not seeking reelection. He represents the fifth district, which includes the city of St. Joseph, two precincts in St. Joseph Township, and the village of Shoreham. He told his fellow commissioners

Cook Plant To Do Extended Siren Test Saturday

The Cook nuclear power plant near Bridgman will do an extended test of its siren system this Saturday. The plant has released the following statement: The regularly-scheduled siren test for Berrien County’s Emergency Alert and Notification System

Biden: Whitmer Has Been On VP List For Months

She’s said repeatedly she has no interest in being on the ticket as the running mate for the Democratic presidential nominee, but Gretchen Whitmer is being talked about for that possibility. MSNBC’s Brian Williams asked Democratic front-runner

State Senate Intern Dies From COVID-19

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a 24-year old political intern who died from what is believed to have been complications from COVID-19. Ben Hirschmann was from the Detroit suburb of Roseville and died yesterday.