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St. Joseph Approves Social District

It’s taken three St. Joseph city commission meetings and several revisions, but the Downtown Social District has been approved. The commission’s vote was 4-1 with Jeff Richards maintaining his opposition. St. Joseph Today executive director Amy Zapal

Berrien Road Department Receives Awards

The County Road Association of Michigan has honored the Berrien County Road Department with two of its IMPRESS Awards for the year. The association says the projects resulting in the awards are the Red Arrow Highway Union

United Way Announces Celebration Awards

The United Way of Southwest Michigan is honoring local organizations that have helped it throughout the year with it annual Celebration Awards. Campaign Director Charlotte Becker tells WSJM News the awards are with a twist this year.

Saturday’s COVID-19 Cases At 1,825

Michigan has 1,825 new COVID-19 cases as of Saturday, the lowest daily total is weeks. It brings the total since March 2020 to 862,633. The state recorded 122 deaths for Saturday, with 83 being through vital records

Berrien County Recycling Event Next Weekend

The Berrien County Parks Department will hold a community recycling event next weekend. Parks Director Jill Adams tells WSJM News they’ll be at the Southeast Berrien County Landfill Recycling Center in Buchanan on Saturday, May 15 from