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Governor Expands Unemployment Eligibility

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued an executive order to expand the eligibility for unemployment benefits in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Her office has issued the following statement. “Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-10

Libraries Close Due To Coronavirus

Several southwest Michigan libraries have announced they are closing due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Maud Preston Palensky Library in St. Joseph says it has closed. It said on Facebook it had hoped people would self-quarantine, but

Bob Harrison Seeking Reelection

Berrien County Commissioner Bob Harrison is seeking reelection. The former president of Lake Michigan College was first elected as county commissioner for the 7th District in November of 2018. The 7th District covers the village of Stevensville

South Haven Closing City Hall

The city of South Haven has announced it’s closing city hall due to coronavirus. The city issued the following statement: In our ongoing effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and to keep our