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Body Found In St. Joseph River


Police say they believe the body of a man who went missing in the St. Joseph River in Royalton Township on Friday has been found. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department says the man went under while helping

DNR Warns Of Wildfire Risk


Be careful if you’re having a campfire this weekend. There’s an elevated risk of wildfires statewide because of hot, dry weather. Michigan Department of Natural Resources resource protection manager Don Klingler told Michigan News Network this week

Man Missing In St. Joseph River


The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a man who went missing in the St. Joseph River on Friday. It says deputies were called out to the river about a mile from the Jasper Dairy boat

South Haven Drowning Victim Dies


A 19-year-old South Haven woman has died after she was pulled out of Lake Michigan off of South Haven’s South Beach on Tuesday. The South Haven Police Department says Jazmyn Patterson died at a Kalamazoo hospital. She’d

Chikaming Open Lands Launches Survey


Chikaming Township Open Lands is seeking the public’s thoughts on what it should prioritize moving into the future. Director Ryan Postema tells us they’ve put up an online survey. “We’re interested to find out what people think

Museums Preparing To Open Around Michigan


After being closed since mid March, the Henry Ford Museum in Detroit is reopening with pandemic precautions starting July 2. Christian Cullen oversees security and safety for guest services. He says some places will be closed like

Berrien County Extends Emergency Declaration


Berrien County’s disaster declaration due to COVID-19 has been extended through July 10. Berrien County Board of Commissioners Chair Mac Elliott said at a Thursday meeting the decision was made at the Berrien County Emergency Operations Center