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South Haven Flooding “Highest We’ve Seen”

Flooding is again an issue throughout southwest Michigan. South Haven City Manager Brian Dissette says it’s unprecedented. “The flooding was the result of high water in the Black River and Lake Michigan,” explains Dissette. “We’ve been combating

Governor Signs New Emergency Declaration

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed new emergency declarations over the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s after the state House and Senate both declined to extend the previous declaration. The governor’s office has released the following statement: Today, after the Republican-controlled

Commission Hears Report On Economic Recovery

How will the economy of the nation, the state, and Berrien County recover following the COVID-19 shutdown? Berrien County Community Development Director Dan Fette told the county board of commissioners this week he has some thoughts. Fette

Krasl Art Fair Canceled

The Krasl Art Center has announced the cancellation of this year’s Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff. The Krasl has released the following statement: Krasl Art Center (KAC) announced today it will cancel the 59th Krasl Art

Dyckman Bridge Back Open In South Haven

The Dyckman Avenue Bascule Bridge is now back open for both street and boat traffic in South Haven. The city of South Haven has issued the following statement: Strain Electric completed the bridge work on Friday, April

Construction To Resume In Michigan May 7

Get ready to start seeing the sawdust fly once again, as construction will be among the next parts of the economy in Michigan allowed to get back to work. Governor Whitmer made the announcement Wednesday afternoon. “This