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No One Hurt In Dowagiac Fire


Firefighters made quick work of a residential fire in Dowagiac on Monday. The Dowagiac Department of Public Safety says the fire was reported at 102 Halsted around 10:30 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming out of

Red Cross Needs Hurricane Help


The Red Cross has nearly 600 volunteers either on the ground or staged to support relief efforts across Louisiana and Mississippi. Meghan Lehman of the Michigan Red Cross says they are looking for more. “Every day we

New Disk Golf Course Coming To South Haven


South Haven’s new disk golf course will have a grand opening next week. The South Haven Area Chamber of Commerce, the South Haven-Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the South Haven Area Recreation Authority all

Three Oaks Man Killed In Crash


Chikaming Township Police are investigating a Saturday night crash that killed a 58-year-old Three Oaks man. A vehicle headed east on Warren Woods Road was hit head-on by an eastbound vehicle. The passenger in the eastbound vehicle

Wayne County Issues Mask Mandate For Schools


From the Associated Press — Michigan’s most populated county is requiring masks inside schools. The health officer in Wayne County issued an order Friday mandating face coverings for preK-12 students, teachers and staff regardless of vaccination status.

SWM Housing Inventory Low, Prices High


The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors says home sales in the region dropped 19% from a year ago in July while the selling prices increased and set records when compared to previous years. The group continues to