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Survey Looks At Small Business Concerns

It may not surprise you, but many small business owners in Michigan say workforce shortages, supply chain disruptions, and inflation remain their main obstacles. This comes from a survey by the Small Business Association of Michigan. Brian

Allegan Holding Art Benefit For Ukraine

Allegan will raise money tomorrow night at the Sunflowers for Ukraine art event. More than three-dozen artists are taking part and will use Ukraine’s national flower for their work. The event will have a cash bar, a

County Hires Animal Shelter Manager

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has approved the appointment of an interim animal shelter manager. The board on Thursday approved changes to the structure of Berrien County Animal Control, putting the animal control officers under the

Berrien County Closes Out 2020 CDBG COVID Funds

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has closed the books on the 2020 round of Community Development Block Grant funding focused on COVID-19 relief. Speaking to commissioners Thursday, Assistant Community Development Director Katie Montoya said the county

County Commission Approves Broadband Applications

Applications from two townships for broadband funding via the federal infrastructure bill have been approved by the Berrien County Board of Commissioners. Speaking at Thursday’s meeting, Commissioner Teri Freehling said the applications from Oronoko Township and Bainbridge

Former Deer Forest Property Sold

The former Deer Forest property has been sold. Deer Forest was a popular attraction in Coloma for decades. Visitors could view and feed deer there. Deer Forest closed in 2014 after years of problems and multiple owners.

Memorial Day Weekend Travel To Be Busy

Triple-A Michigan is predicting a busy travel season this Memorial Day weekend with bookings for flights, rental cars, cruises and hotels double what they were for last year. Spokesperson Adrienne Woodland says prices are high, too, especially