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SMC looking for new women’s basketball coach


Southwestern Michigan College is conducting a nationwide search for a new full-time head coach to lead its women’s basketball program. Current coach Jeanine Wasielewski notified the SMC administration last week she’s accepted another coaching position and will

Audrey Louise Payne

We are Sad to announce the passing of our Sister Audrey Payne 79 years. Audrey passed away peacefully at Westwood Nursing Home from debilitating illnesses May 15 2023. Proceeding her in death Mother and Father Mary and

This Is Great Lakes And Fresh Water Week


This is Great Lakes and Fresh Water Week, a time to focus on protecting Michigan’s 32-hundred miles of coastline along four Great Lakes. “We recommit ourselves to protecting our water for future generations. Not only are Michigan’s

St. Joseph wayfinding meeting Tuesday


The city of St. Joseph is planning a public input session for next week regarding its wayfinding initiative. Assistant City Manager Emily Hackworth tells us they’re working with Corbin Design to create signs that could guide visitors

Third recall petition filed against Bowens


A third recall petition has been filed against Benton Harbor Area Schools Board of Education Trustee Trenton Bowens. The Berrien County Clerk’s Office tells us it was filed by Benton Harbor resident Shari Szilagyi, the same person

Andrews Univ. to host business bootcamps


The School of Business Administration at Andrews University in Berrien Springs announced it will begin a series of comprehensive business bootcamps designed to empower business owners, startups, and nonprofits this June. This unique program offers area businesses

Auto Sales For May Increase


Double digit sales increases were the norm for carmakers in May. Only a handful of brands still give out monthly sales results. But, AutoTrader analyst Michelle Krebs says all of those numbers were very strong. “We’ve seen