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Senator Nesbitt Wants MDHHS Director Gone

State Senator Aric Nesbitt is calling for the resignation of Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon. Nesbitt remains upset about the pause order that’s been extended by Gordon for 12 days banning dine-in restaurant

Illinois Man Arrested After Chase

A 21-year-old Illinois man is in the Berrien County Jail on several charges following a police chase Tuesday morning. Darrien Connor was spotted by a sheriff’s deputy doing 88 miles an hour on I-94 eastbound near US

COVID Cases Up 9,350 Since Saturday

Michigan’s COVID-19 cases are up by 9,350 for Sunday and Monday. The Department of Health and Human Services says deaths rose by 93 since Saturday and are now at 9,947. Total cases since March are at 404,386.

State Extends Pause For 12 Days

LANSING, MICH.  The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has extended by 12 days the epidemic order that restricts indoor social gatherings and other group activities. The additional 12 days will allow the department to

Two Hurt In Cass County Gun Mishap

Two people are hospitalized in South Bend after being hurt in an accidental shooting Sunday night. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says 28-year-old David Williamson and 8-year-old Jeremiah Crago were target practicing shortly before 9 p.m. when

Whitmer Asks Legislature To Approve COVID Package

From the Associated Press — Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking state lawmakers to approve $300 million in spending to fight the coronavirus into 2021, including money to support the broad-based distribution of vaccines. Thursday’s request is

Christmas Tree Sales Up Over Years Past

Christmas is just weeks away and this year’s stock of trees in Michigan are selling fast. Amy Start is the executive director of the Michigan Christmas Tree Association says sales of trees during the pandemic have been