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Henry William Rock

Henry William Rock, 90, of Berrien Springs, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at Caretel Inns of St. Joseph. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Friday, December 16, 2022 at Grace

U Of M Studies Electronic Devices And Kids

Using digital devices to calm young kids might not be the best idea. A new University of Michigan study found an association between device-calming and emotional consequences, which was especially high among young boys and the hyperactive.

SPI Blow Molding To Expand In Hagar Township

Cornerstone Alliance has announced that SPI Blow Molding, a custom injection molder located in Hagar Township, will soon expand its operations, generating a total capital investment of $1.3 million, retaining 40 jobs, and creating six new jobs.

Polly (Goodwin) Cross

Polly Cross, 96, of Paw Paw, went home to her Lord and Savior Sunday, December 11, 2022, at The Rose Arbor Residence in Kalamazoo. She was born November 10, 1926, in Moulton, Alabama, the daughter of the

Cornerstone Moving Forward With Wi-Fi Plan

Benton Harbor will be getting free Wi-Fi throughout the community thanks to help from Cornerstone Alliance and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. City commissioners this week approved a Cornerstone plan to install Wi-Fi antennas

SWM Home Sales Slow In October

The frenzy of the Southwest Michigan local housing market has slowed for ten consecutive months in 2022. The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors says potential homebuyers have faced significant increases in selling prices for the limited availability

MEDC Head Tours Southwest Michigan

Michigan Economic Development Corporation CEO Quentin Messer has taken a tour of Van Buren and Cass counties thanks to an invitation from Market Van Buren. Director Zack Morris tells us Messer were in the area this month

Park Improvements Planned In Benton Harbor

There are big plans to improve Hall Park in Benton Harbor. University of Michigan architecture professor Craig Borum told Benton Harbor City Commissioners Monday a series of public meetings was held this year and a survey went