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Berrien County Broadband Surveys Continue


The project to map all of the available broadband internet in Berrien County is nearing completion. The Berrien County Board of Commissioners wants a comprehensive map of high-speed internet availability so it can better compete for grants

House Approves Upton Medical Research Bill


Legislation from Congressman Fred Upton to create a new medical research agency within the federal government has been approved by the U.S. House. Speaking on the House floor this week, Upton urged approval for ARPA-H, modeled after

Donna J. Habenicht

Donna (Lugenbeal) Habenicht was born Dec.13,1934 in the Philippines. Her missionary parents later moved to South America where she grew up. Her father drowned in Lima, Peru when she was 14 so the family returned to the

Food Banks Struggling


As prices of groceries and the cost of gas continues to soar, so does the number of people in need. Many are turning to local food banks for help in Michigan and with the number of donations

Lincoln Township Opens New Splash Pad


Lincoln Township now has a splash pad, and it’s open to the public. Township Treasurer Terrie Smith tells us after final testing Monday, the splash pad opened Tuesday. It was busy all day, with Smith estimating as

Michigan Adds 10,681 COVID-19 Cases


The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is changing the reporting day for COVID-19 data to Tuesday instead of Wednesday. The department yesterday said there were 10,681 new cases of COVID-19 in the past six days,