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County Board Hears About Broadband Plans

Berrien County Commissioners on Thursday heard from Midwest Energy & Communications CEO Bob Hance, who told them about efforts to expand broadband internet in rural areas of southwest Michigan. Hance said his company took part in an

New Berrien County Parks Director Hired

Jill Adams will be the new Berrien County Parks Director following a vote by the Berrien County Board of Commissioners Thursday. You may know Adams from the community recycling events the county holds each year. She’s run

Upton Hails Pfizer Plant Expansion

Congressman Fred Upton was on hand as Pfizer broke ground on a massive facility expansion in Portage this week and says it will be a benefit to southwest Michigan’s economy. He tells us Pfizer is investing $500

State Releases Thursday COVID Numbers

Michigan is reporting 6,036 additional COVID-19 cases around the state for Thursday. That brings the total since the start of the pandemic to more than 678,000. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services dashboard shows 49

Woman Attacked At Grand Mere State Park

The Lincoln Township Police Department is investigating an assault reported at Grand Mere State Park on Thursday morning. It says a 28-year-old woman reports she was attacked on the nature paths shortly after 8:30 a.m. She told

High Speed I-94 Chase Brings Arrests

Two Kalamazoo teenagers are expected to face charges after a high-speed chase on I-94 early Tuesday morning. Van Buren County sheriff’s deputies received a “be on the lookout” call for a maroon Chevy Malibu driving recklessly around

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