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Tulip Time Returning In 2021

It’s one of the most popular and beautiful springtime events in Michigan — Tulip Time in Holland. It’ll be back in May with more to do. Now that the state has loosened COVID-19 restrictions, The Tulip Time

Over 5,000 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday

There are 5,177 new COVID-19 cases in Michigan for Tuesday, bringing the total during the pandemic to 665,948. The Department of Health and Human Services says 48 people died, with 20 of those being from vital records

Bipartisan Healthcare Bills Pass State House

Bipartisan legislation tackling health care reform has advanced from the state House to the Senate. House Speaker Jason Wentworth says the legislation focuses on the consumer, instead of the insurance carriers, providers or other stakeholders. “This is

County Administration Building To Reopen

With the COVID-19 vaccination effort going well in Berrien County, there are plans to reopen the Berrien County Administration Building in St. Joseph. Speaking this past week, County Administrator Brian Dissette said admin will reopen to the

COVID-19 Cases Saturday Up By 4,670

Saturday’s new COVID-19 cases are a little lower than the previous several days, but are still at 4,670. That brings the total since last March to 652,569. The Department of Health and Human Services says 22 people

Man Badly Hurt In Bainbridge Township Crash

A 29-year-old Watervliet man is in Spectrum Health Lakeland with life-threatening injuries after a crash Friday night. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office says Joshua Miller was driving fast and without a seat belt when his car left

Pokagons Planning Vaccination Effort In Indiana

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi has announced it’s partnered with several Indiana-based organizations to offer COVID-19 vaccines to Native Americans including state-recognized and historical tribes, as well as Native Hawaiians, Native Alaskans, and other native groups living

Utility Makes Big Donation To Hartford Library

The American Electric Power Foundation has donated $80,000 to the Hartford Public Library for its computer lab. Library Director Stephanie Daniels tells WSJM News the new AEP Foundation Computer Lab inside the Hartford Public Library will feature