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MDOT To Begin M-51 Repaving Work May 11

Work will start next Monday on a resurfacing project on M-51 in Berrien and Cass counties. The Michigan Department of Transportation will be working on 11.4 miles of the highway between Peavine and 9th streets. Along with

Whitmer Downplays VP Speculation

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has said several times she’s not interested in being the running mate for Joe Biden on the Democratic presidential ticket, and was asked during Friday’s briefing if she should formally take her name out

South Haven Flooding “Highest We’ve Seen”

Flooding is again an issue throughout southwest Michigan. South Haven City Manager Brian Dissette says it’s unprecedented. “The flooding was the result of high water in the Black River and Lake Michigan,” explains Dissette. “We’ve been combating

Governor Signs New Emergency Declaration

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed new emergency declarations over the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s after the state House and Senate both declined to extend the previous declaration. The governor’s office has released the following statement: Today, after the Republican-controlled

Commission Hears Report On Economic Recovery

How will the economy of the nation, the state, and Berrien County recover following the COVID-19 shutdown? Berrien County Community Development Director Dan Fette told the county board of commissioners this week he has some thoughts. Fette