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#GivingTuesday Successful For Lakeland

#GivingTuesday is giving a financial boost to Lakeland Health’s Marie Yeager Cancer Center. According to Lakeland, $14,000 was raised during the global day of giving for the center from the southwest Michigan community. The Cancer Center provides

First Adopt-A-Highway Of Year

As you drive along the freeways in Michigan, have you noticed all of the trash? Well, volunteers will begin picking up the trash along many freeways in southern lower Michigan this weekend. “We have nearly 3,000 groups,

Fire Damages Geneva Township Home

Nobody injured from a house fire in Geneva Township. South Haven Area Emergency Services were called to a home on County Road 380 near 68th Street around 9:40 Thursday night. They quickly extinguished that fire, with the

Roadside Cleanup Friday In Decatur

A roadside cleanup is planned for Decatur today from 2 to 4 pm. The Van Buren Conservation District’s AJ Brucks says the idea is simple and they’re inviting volunteers to help out. “We’re going to walk some

Former Benton Harbor Superintendent Charged

Former Benton Harbor Area Schools Superintendent Dr. Leonard Seawood is facing up to 25 years in prison if convicted on charges of embezzlement and obtaining money by false pretenses. Berrien County Prosecutor Michael Sepic accuses Seawood of

Crash Sends Paw Paw Man to Hospital

A 24-year-old from Paw Paw suffered life threatening injuries after crash investigators believe he suffered some sort of medical issue and lost control of his SUV as he approached the Stadium drive bridge over U.S.131. Deputies say

Mass Murderer Pre-Trial Today

Suspected mass murderer Jason Dalton’s lawyers are in court today for a pre-trial hearing to argue that some of the statements that the Cooper Township man made to detectives after his arrest should be suppressed. Judge Alexander

One Hurt In Bridgman Rollover

A 78-year-old Harbert man is being treated at Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph for back, head, and neck injuries after a rollover crash in Bridgman. Police were called to the scene around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday on Lake

Car-Bike Accident Sends One to Hospital

A woman remains in the hospital after being hit by a car while riding her bicycle. The incident happened around 11:30 yesterday (Monday) morning on County Road 354 in Porter Township. 67-year-old rider was riding southbound when

Easter Candy Means Big Business Each Year

It’s time to start picking up Easter candy. As it turns out, Americans quite a lot on it each year. University of Detroit-Mercy marketing Professor Mike Bernacchi spoke with Michigan News Network. “$2.6 billion this Easter time,” Bernacchi