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Yes, Halloween Is Still On


In case anyone has been wondering if Halloween is still on, St. Joseph City Manager again let it be known that is a “yes.” “Halloween is coming up on on Saturday. The traditional hours and Saint Joseph

$250,000 Grant Awarded To Youth Solutions


A donation of $250,000 has been announced for Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates by the Consumers Energy Foundation. Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates is a program run by Youth Solutions. It helps students graduate high school and then seek

Annual Statewide Food Drive Underway


The Michigan Harvest Gathering food drive is underway, this year virtually due to COVID. The annual effort kicked off on Tuesday as the Food Bank Council of Michigan announced a goal of 3 million meals and $330,000

Health System Urges Flu Vaccinations


Everyone is being urged to get a flu vaccine as the winter approaches during the COVID-19 pandemic. Bronson Healthcare says it’s important to get the flu shot every fall, but this year it’s all the more important.

Berrien County Names Dispatcher Of The Year


Berrien County’s 911 Telecommunicator of the Year is Melissa Hensley. During a meeting of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners this week, Hensley received the honor with the 911 Advisory Board’s Jack Fisher saying she helped save

SMC Announces New Cross Country Coach


Juris Silenieks of Grand Rapids is Southwestern Michigan’s new cross country coach. SMC made the announcement Friday as it works to get the new Roadrunners cross country team up and running after it was disbanded 25 years

South Haven Rotarians Plant Trees


COVID-19 didn’t stop the South Haven Rotary from observing a tradition by planting trees at a local park this year. On Wednesday, Rotarians planted two trees in Stanley Johnston Park on the city’s north side. City Manager