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New COVID-19 Cases At 446 For Friday

The number of new COVID-19 cases has dropped to 446 for Friday. That brings the pandemic total to 889,957. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says 27 people died of COVID-19 with that total now

MSU Official To Grads: Patience

Have patience. That’s what the director of Michigan State’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute, Dr. Phil Gardner, says he’s telling new college grads right now. “What we’re seeing now is a lot of mid-sized and smaller companies coming

New Berrien County Directory Available

The 2021-2022 Berrien County Government Directory is out. Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler told the county commissioners on Thursday the directory has contact information for county agencies and related organizations. The directory has a theme this year.

Governor Signs LaSata Tasting Room Bill

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Kim LaSata to fix an unexpected interpretation of an existing tasting room law was signed by the governor on Thursday. “Michigan is renowned for its craft beverage industry, contributing billions to our state’s

Police Investigating Benton Township Shooting

Police are investigating a murder in Benton Township on Wednesday night. The Benton Township Police Department says it happened at Briarwood Apartments on Union Street shortly after 11:30 p.m. Officers arrived at 1885 Union to find 18-year-old

Berrien Deputy, K9 Receive Award

A Berrien County Sheriff’s deputy and a department K9 have been honored for their part in catching a suspect who fled from police with his 1-year-old daughter in the vehicle last year. The sheriff’s department says Brandon

Hartford Gets $375,00 Water Grant

Hartford is receiving a $375,000 state grant to improve its water quality. The office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced more than $5 million in grants statewide as part of the MI Clean Water plan. The grants