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Huizenga Wins In Fourth District


Republican Congressman Bill Huizenga easily won reelection Tuesday in the Fourth District. That’s the district that covers northern Berrien County on up to Holland. Huizenga’s district includes St. Joseph, the home of Congressman Fred Upton, who opted

Walberg Declares Victory In Seventh District


Congressman Tim Walberg stopped in Berrien County on Tuesday as voters across Michigan cast their ballots in the midterms. Walberg easily won reelection, this time in Michigan’s new Seventh District, over Democratic challenger Bart Goldberg. Speaking early

Secretary Of State: MI Turnout Looking Good


Voters headed to polling precincts across Michigan Tuesday to cast ballots as Campaign 2022 came to a close. Secretary of State office spokesperson Jake Rollow told Michigan News Network Tuesday afternoon turnout was looking good. “We’re seeing

Forrest Raymond Roach

Forrest R. Roach, 93, of Berrien Springs, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at The Timbers of Cass County. A time of gathering will be held on Wednesday, November 9, from 11 AM until 12 PM

Alcohol-Related Deaths Soaring


New numbers from the CDC show alcohol-related deaths have been soaring. The deaths jumped 26% overall in 2020, and by more than 40% for middle-aged women. Henry Ford psychiatrist Dr. Ron Samarian believes more people are turning

Upton, Others Opposed To USPS Plan


The mayors of Portage and Kalamazoo are in agreement with Congressman Fred Upton that a plan to consolidate postal sorting into the U.S. Postal Service facility on South 9th Street in Oshtemo instead of at nearly two-dozen

LMC Taking Nominations For MLK Awards


Lake Michigan College and its MLK Celebration Committee are seeking nominations for the 2023 Spirit of MLK Spotlight honors, which recognize those who embody the love and spirit exemplified by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Early Blossomtime Pageant winners announced


Blossomtime Pageants are underway for the 2023 season, and winners are being crowned across southwest Michigan. Miss Edwardsburg, Miss Coloma, Miss Bloomingdale, Miss Teen Blossomtime, Miss Junior Teen Blossomtime, Bud Prince and Bud Princess have all been