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Hartford Strawberry Festival Underway


The Hartford Strawberry Festival is underway this weekend. The event’s Patty Schroeder tells WSJM News it’s been held each summer since 1986 to celebrate the area’s strawberry growers. It all kicked off Friday with food vendors, rides,

Stateline Road Closure Starts Monday


The Berrien County Road Department is advising drivers of an upcoming road closure near Niles. It says crews will be working on Stateline Road starting Monday and continuing through Friday. Crews will be doing utility work. Stateline

New Ownership Team At Sensational Spas


There’s a new ownership team at Sensational Spas in Stevensville. The management team that’s been in charge of the business for the past 15 years or so has bought the store, allowing for a smooth transition and

Guy Miller Named Berrien County Health Officer


It’s official. Guy Miller has been named Berrien County Health Officer. The county commission approved the appointment Thursday. Miller has been the acting health officer since November, stepping into the role of running the Berrien County Health

House Approves Gun Reform Package


The U.S. House on Wednesday approved gun reform legislation that would raise the age to buy some assault rifles to 21, and among the five Republican representatives to vote for it was Congressman Fred Upton. The protecting