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Berrien County COVID Cases Rising

Berrien County’s COVID-19 numbers are continuing to rise. County Health Department Health Officer Nicki Britten told the St. Joseph City Commission Monday night there has been a significant increase over the past five weeks. “To give some

Crash Between Semi, Buick Kills One

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a crash between a semi and a Buick in Watervliet. Deputies say Ernesto Garcia of South Haven turned the semi south onto County Line Road from an open field, and

Water Systems Saluted For Fluoridation Efforts

71 communities around Michigan have received a Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this year. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services spokesperson Lynn Sutfin tells WSJM News most of

Still Time To Get A Flu Shot

The Berrien County Health Department continues to urge everyone to get a flu vaccine. Spokesperson Gillian Conrad tells WSJM News with COVID-19 taking up hospital resources, they want flu infections this winter to be as low as

Fiery Crash In Van Buren County Kills One

The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a deadly crash early Sunday morning. Deputies and the Mattawan Fire Department were called to the 25-thousand block of County Road 375 in Almena Township just after 1 a.m.

Dune Area To Be Preserved

48 acres of nature along Lake Michigan will soon be open to the public now that the Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy and the South Haven Area Recreation Authority have completed their acquisition of the Porter Legacy Dunes.