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Parlak Facing New Immigration Woes


Berrien County restaurant owner Ibrahim Parlak is facing new immigration trouble. The U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals is appealing a 2018 decision that allowed Parlak to stay in the United States due to problems with the transcript

Thanksgiving Travel Peaking Today


Thanksgiving holiday travel is peaking this week as Michiganders head out on vacation or to see family. TSA Federal Security Director for Michigan Steve Lorincz says federal agents working at Metro Airport are ready. “We’re anticipating anywhere

Doctor: Don’t Let RSV Ruin Thanksgiving


Don’t let RSV spoil your holiday. That’s the advice today from ER doctor Whitney Minnick at Corewell, formerly known as Beaumont Hospital. Minnick says RSV cases are declining, and while the disease can be dangerous in the

8,933 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Michigan


The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 8,933 people tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week. Deaths jumped to 275 for the week. There have been 39,972 lives lost from the virus since

LMC nets $500,000 for jobs training program


– Submitted by LMC Employers in Southwest Michigan who are expanding or locating operations in the region will now have access to $500,000 of free training through Lake Michigan College and the Michigan New Jobs Training Program.   

Hospital gala raises over $500K for nurse education


This year, more than 300 community members attended the annual Corewell Health Foundation Southwest Michigan, formerly Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation, gala held at Corewell Health Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph. Through sponsorships, ticket sales and silent and

T-Mobile store to open next to Starbucks


A new T-Mobile store is moving into the vacant storefront at the Starbucks along Red Arrow Highway near I-94 in Lincoln Charter Township. Jim Pheifer, building inspector for the township, says the project is underway, and the

Berrien 911 Dispatch Looking To Fill Vacancies


Berrien County 911 Dispatch is working to fill some remaining vacancies after a year of post-pandemic staffing shortages. Berrien County 911 Administrator Caitlin Sampsell tells us they have been getting more applications lately, but they still have