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Krasl Art Center Reopens

The Krasl Art Center has reopened after it shut down in November over concerns about COVID-19. Krasl Director Julia Gourley Donohue tells WSJM News they feel the situation in Berrien County has improved enough to welcome people

Michigan Tax Revenues Are $2.1B Above Earlier Projections

From the Associated Press — Projected tax revenues in Michigan’s two major accounts will be $2.1 billion higher than previously anticipated over two years, driven by increased federal unemployment benefits and consumers’ online purchases in the coronavirus pandemic. Economists in

Berrien County To Do Broadband Survey

Berrien County is about to go through a broadband survey. For years, the Berrien County Board of Commissioners has talked about ways to expand broadband availability in the area, and it’s now working with Merit Network out

Commissioners Talks Restrictions Relief

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners could sent a letter to the state asking that some COVID-19 restrictions be eased. During a Thursday meeting, Commissioner Julie Wuerfel said she wants to draft a letter that would be

LMC Cancels 2021 Basketball Seasons

Lake Michigan College has canceled the 2021 basketball season. LMC has released the following: Lake Michigan College has canceled the 2021 seasons for both men’s and women’s basketball due to COVID-19. Volleyball is scheduled to continue as planned.   The decision

Outdoor Winter Sports Popular During Pandemic

Skiing and snowboarding and other winter sports are bigger than ever this year because of the pandemic. Mickey MacWilliams is president of the Michigan Snowsports Industries Association. “Not surprisingly, I guess, people are very, very interested in

Whitmer Gets Additional Vaccines

Michigan has a goal of having 70% of everyone older than 16 vaccinated for COVID-19, but it’s been tough due to a lack of supply from the federal government. Governor Whitmer has managed to convince Washington to

Upton: I Will Vote To Impeach

Congressman Fred Upton says he will vote for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Upton’s office has released the following: U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, tonight issued the following statement on impeachment: “Today the President characterized