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County Board Discusses Red Arrow Highway Project

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has approved the latest resurfacing project for Red Arrow Highway in Chikaming Township, but not without some discussion. During a Thursday meeting, Commissioner Ezra Scott suggested tabling the resolution authorizing the

172 New COVID-19 Cases For Thursday

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Michigan for Thursday continued to be fewer than 200 with 172. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says there has been a statewide pandemic total of 893,002 cases.

Spectrum, Beaumont To Merge

Spectrum Health and Beaumont are planning a merger that would create Michigan’s largest health system and employer. Oakland University President Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz said the merger combines two administrative functions, which could lead to lower costs

State Lawmakers Urge Passage Of Dream Act

This week marks the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision allowing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, to continue. State Representative Mary Cavanaugh of Redford says the ruling only specified that the

DNR Urges Safety At Great Lakes Beaches

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is urging visitors to state parks to be cautious when they swim in the Great Lakes. It says stronger currents are often found near the outlets of rivers and breakwalls, especially

Nessel Announces Transgender Policy

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says her department’s new transgender policy will help ensure all Michigan residents are treated with proper respect. She announced the department-wide policy last week and talked about it in a YouTube video.

Grand Junction Man Charged In Meth Bust

A Grand Junction man is facing charges related to the sale of meth in Van Buren County. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department says detectives wrapped up a six month investigation into 31-year-old Jacob Rader with his