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Unemployment Claims Continue To Surge

Nearly 800,000 people have filed for unemployment benefits in Michigan since mid-March. Governor Whitmer detailed the stunning impact of the coronavirus on the state’s economy. “The high volume we have seen outpaces any even in the toughest

Governor Whitmer: COVID-19 Fight Not Political

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is downplaying the political sparring that’s happened over the past few weeks with President Trump not remembering her name during press conferences when he’s said he’s told Vice President Pence to not call “that

Berrien County Reports Second COVID-19 Death

Berrien County has recorded its second death as a result of COVID-19. the Berrien County Health Department has released the following statement: Berrien County is reporting 60 confirmed cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and has reported

State Seeking Election Workers

The Michigan Secretary of State is seeking workers for the May fifth elections to be held around the state. The State Emergency Operations Center has released the following statement: Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is seeking election

COVID-19 Cases Rise To 15,718

Michigan’s cases of COVID-19 are up to 15,718 as of Sunday afternoon, with 617 dead. In southwest Michigan, there are 18 new cases. Allegan County has 14, and increase of four; Berrien County has 58, up two

COVID-19 Cases Statewide At More Than 14,000

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has identified 1,481 additional COVID-19 cases around the state since Friday. Saturday’s report shows the total number of coronavirus cases in Michigan is now at 14,225. There have been

Distillery Sees Huge Demand For Hand Sanitizer

Distilleries around Michigan are stepping forward to produce hand sanitizer in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Among them is Journeyman Distillery in Three Oaks, which started making the hot commodity last month. Journeyman accountant Ray Barskus tells