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Pandemic Mental Health Forum Today

A forum on pandemic mental health organized by One Buchanan will be held this weekend. The moderator will be Dr. Harvey J. Burnett, a professor of psychology at Andrews University. He tells WSJM News COVID precautions for

March Mannequins Set For Next Friday

COVID-19 isn’t cancelling everything this year. March Mannequins is still scheduled in downtown St. Joseph for next Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. St. Joseph Today’s Amy Zapal tells WSJM News the event features people dressed up

Maple Syrup Production Underway

Michigan’s maple syrup producers will be tapping thousands of Maple trees in Michigan over the next month to make maple syrup. Owner of Out of the Woods Farm in northern Michigan near Elk Rapids, Joe Woods, says

Investigation Underway At Humane Society

Police have been brought in to conduct an investigation of unspecified irregularities at the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan. It’s the latest development following the resignation of former Director Jill Svoboda and several staff members. The Humane

South Haven Fireworks Canceled Again

There will not be fireworks in South Haven over Independence Day this summer for the second straight year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. City leadership decided to cancel the annual show out of an abundance of caution

LaSata Slams Governor In Senate Remarks

The news this week of a Whitmer administration separation agreement with former Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon didn’t please state Senator Kim LaSata. She spoke on the Senate floor Thursday, saying former

County Commission Talks About Ongoing Restrictions

Some Berrien County Commissioners continue to have concerns about COVID restrictions on some businesses. Speaking during Thursday’s Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Ezra Scott raised questions about how the rules affect event venues. Chair Mac

State Releases Thursday COVID Numbers

Michigan is reporting 1,526 new cases of COVID-19 for Thursday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says the state has had more than 593,000 COVID cases since the pandemic started. 37 deaths were reported for