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Libraries Close Due To Coronavirus

Several southwest Michigan libraries have announced they are closing due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Maud Preston Palensky Library in St. Joseph says it has closed. It said on Facebook it had hoped people would self-quarantine, but

Bob Harrison Seeking Reelection

Berrien County Commissioner Bob Harrison is seeking reelection. The former president of Lake Michigan College was first elected as county commissioner for the 7th District in November of 2018. The 7th District covers the village of Stevensville

South Haven Closing City Hall

The city of South Haven has announced it’s closing city hall due to coronavirus. The city issued the following statement: In our ongoing effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and to keep our

Visits To Prisons Cancelled

Visitors are not allowed at Michigan prisons starting Friday. The policy was put in place Friday morning in a response to the spread of the coronavirus. Michigan Department of Corrections spokesman Chris Gautz says it will impact