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County Accepts Monkeypox Funding

The Berrien County Health Department is receiving funding from the state to help prevent monkeypox from spreading in the county. The Berrien County Board of Commissioners on Thursday voted to accept $15,000 from the Michigan Department of

Commissioners Honor Charles Yarbrough

Former Benton Harbor Mayor Charles “Mickey” Yarbrough has been honored by the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, about a month after his death. Yarbrough died June 21 at the age of 82. At a meeting on Thursday,

Police Holding Active Shooter Training

Michigan State Police are taking active steps to make sure they’re prepared for any potential active shooter situations. 300 Michigan State Police troopers and other local officers are receiving active shooter refresher training out at the MSP

State Holding Free ORV Weekend

This Saturday and Sunday will be a free ORV weekend at Michigan state parks. “That means  you can ride on the state-designated ORV routes and trails without purchasing an ORV license or a trail permit,” says state

State Holding Free ORV Weekend

This Saturday and Sunday will be a free ORV weekend at Michigan state parks. “That means  you can ride on the state-designated ORV routes and trails without purchasing an ORV license or a trail permit,” says state

Michigan Retail Numbers Up In July

Sales went up at stores in Michigan last month, according to the July Retail Index survey. Andrea Bitely, with the Michigan Retailers Association, told Michigan News Network the numbers are encouraging. “Michigan retailers have reported that their

Hearing Today On 1931 Abortion Ban

A hearing will be held today in Oakland County over the state’s 1931 abortion ban. An injunction has prevented the law from taking effect since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, which had said abortion

Michigan Adds 23,165 COVID-19 Cases

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says 23,165 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week. That’s an average of 3,309 a day. There were 103 people who lost their lives in the

Paw Paw-Area Man Arrested After Chase

A 37-year-old Paw Paw-area man is in the Van Buren County Jail on several charges after leading sheriff’s deputies on a chase early Wednesday morning. A deputy tried to pull Christopher Miller over for suspicion of drunk

Paw Paw-Area Man Arrested After Chase

A 37-year-old Paw Paw-area man is in the Van Buren County Jail on several charges after leading sheriff’s deputies on a chase early Wednesday morning. A deputy tried to pull Christopher Miller over for suspicion of drunk

Home Rehabs Make Progress In Benton Harbor

The home rehabilitation program in Benton Harbor has been making progress. Speaking to city commissioners Monday, Community and Economic Development Director Alex Little said most of the COVID funds allocated by the city for home rehabs has