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Volunteer Day At Warren Dunes Next Weekend

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced a volunteer stewardship day at Warren Dunes State Park for next week. On Saturday, August 21, volunteers will remove spotted knapweed from the park to help protect the dune

Restaurant, Hotel Group Releases Labor Survey

The Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association has released results of a recent statewide hospitality industry survey showing that nine in ten restaurants and nearly every hotel is operating with inadequate staffing to meet consumer demand. Association President

Five Hurt In Cass County Crash

Five people are recovering after being hurt in a Saturday night crash in Cass County. The sheriff’s office was called to M-62 and Davis Lake Street in Jefferson Township for the crash that happened when 34-year-old Toni

Bangor, Decatur Get Grants For Road Projects

State grants for street work have been announced for the city of Bangor and the village of Decatur in 2022. Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s office on Wednesday announced the latest recipients of Transportation Economic Development Fund grants. A

Veggie Van Coming To Bridgman

Spectrum Health’s Veggie Van is headed to Bridgman this coming week. The Veggie Van is a mobile food pantry that gives out fresh produce to anyone who stops by. It’s been making the rounds through southwest Michigan

Berrien County Youth Fair Next Week

The Berrien County Youth Fair starts on Monday. It’s the 75th year for the event in Berrien Springs, and the theme is “Diamonds are Fair-ever.” More than 1,500 volunteers have worked all year to make the event

State’s COVID-19 Deaths Pass 20,000

Michigan has now passed more than 20,000 people who have lost their lives due to COVID-19. The Department of Health and Human Services says that number is now 20,011 after there were 29 deaths Thursday and Friday.

NWS Confirms Allegan County Tornado

An EF-0 tornado touched down in Allegan County this week. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids confirms the tornado hit in Dorr Wednesday night. Winds were between 65 and 85-miles-an-hour and it was on the ground

Mr. Basketball 2020 accused of rape.

A former Benton Harbor basketball star is facing charges in Indiana. Authorities in Indianapolis are charging former Tiger star Carlos “Scooby” Johnson with rape, attempted rape, and sexual battery. According to court documents, Butler University Police were

Commissioners Pleased With Flood Response

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department has deactivated the Emergency Operations Center following its opening this week due to flooding and power outages. Speaking at Thursday’s meeting of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, Commissioner Jim Curran said