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Niles Man Killed In Crash

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Friday evening in Silver Creek Township. It says deputies were called to Sisters Lake Road north of Haley Road shortly after 6 p.m. They

Army Corps Reopening Soo Locks Early

The Soo Locks are being reopened for the year a bit earlier than had been planned. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the locks officially closed on January 15 to undergo repairs and maintenance for ten

Red Arrow Highway Work To Resume Monday

The Berrien County Road Department will resume work on Red Arrow Highway in New Buffalo and Chikaming Townships on Monday. The agency says the Red Arrow Highway Union Pier Corridor Improvements Project has been on hold since

County Seeks To Stop Change Of MSA Definition

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has approved a resolution opposing a proposed rule change at the federal Office of Management and Budget that would redefine a metropolitan statistical area, or MSL. County Community Development Director Dan

County Recycling Event Next Month

A community recycling event will be held by the Berrien County Parks Department next month. The first of the year, the Reduce Reuse Recycle Day will be on Wednesday, April 14 from 3 to 7 p.m. at

Ground Broken On Nursing Home In Lawton

After sitting empty for several years, the former Bronson Nursing and Rehabilitation building on Walker Street in Lawton is receiving a $3.3 million investment to undergo renovations before it reopens as an assisted living facility. Market Van

County Hires Abonmarche To Help Run Road Department

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has hired engineering firm Abonmarche to help run the road department following the county’s separation with Jason Latham, the department’s former director. During a Thursday meeting, Commissioner Jim Curran explained how

COVID Numbers Released For Thursday

Michigan is reporting 2,629 new cases of COVID-19 for Thursday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus dashboard shows Michigan has had a total of more than 618,000 COVID cases since the start of the

South Haven Cancels HarborFest

There will be no HarborFest this year in South Haven. The HarborFest Committee has decided to cancel the event and say they will return “strong in 2022 with amazing music, vendors, activities and fun that everyone has

Upton Expects Dreamers Bill This Week

Work is underway in the U.S. House on some immigration bills this week. Congressman Fred Upton tells WSJM News one addresses the status of Dreamers, or those brought into the country illegally when children and who now