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Bronson Healthcare Updates Visitor Guidelines

Due to COVID-19, Bronson Healthcare has updated its visitor guidelines. Bronson has released the following: With the continued rise of COVID-19 across the state and within our communities, Bronson Healthcare has updated its visitor guidelines. Effective Thursday,

State Notes Jump In Cases Of Gonorrhea

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is warning about an increase in cases of gonorrhea this year. Spokesperson Lynn Sutfin tells WSJM News they’re up 22% with the state already passing last year’s total for

LMC Adapts To New State Order

Lake Michigan College is increasing safety precautions in response to new state directives to slow the spread of COVID-19. Non-essential employees will begin working remotely and additional in-person classes will move to remote learning beginning Wednesday, November

South Haven Gets Beach Safety Plan Critiqued

The South Haven City Council received an update from the Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority regarding the city’s current beach safety plan. There have been calls from the community for lifeguards at the city’s north and south

Hit-And-Run Kills Motorcyclist

A 35-year-old man is dead after a hit-and-run accident involving an SUV and a motorcycle in Benton Township. It happened at 9 p.m. Monday on Union Street at the Briarwood Apartments. According to police, the SUV pulled

Michigan Congressman Has Coronavirus

From the Associated Press — A Michigan congressman says he has tested positive for COVID-19. Republican U.S. Representative Tim Walberg says his symptoms are mild so far. Walberg was reelected to a seventh term in the 7th

Krasl Art Center Closing Temporarily

The Krasl Art Center is temporarily closing. Calling it a tough decision, the center says limited access will be available to The Shop and for current exhibitions. However, all in-person events will be moved to a virtual

LMC International Week Starts Tomorrow

Lake Michigan College is planning to celebrate this year’s International Week remotely this coming week. LMC nursing instructor Kathleen Szymanski tells WSJM News International Week is an annual event to celebrate cultures around the world. “It goes