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United Way Sets Up Fund For Schools

The United Way of Southwest Michigan has announced the creation of a $150,000 fund for schools hurting due to the COVID-10 pandemic. The United Way of Southwest Michigan has released the following statement: United Way of Southwest

State Unveils New COVID-19 Dashboard

There is a new tool for Michiganders to use to track what’s going on with COVID-19. University of Michigan associate professor of epidemiology Dr. Emily Martin says the MI Safe Start Map is an interactive dashboard with

Gyms Sue Over Governor’s Stay Home Order

Several independently-owned gyms and fitness centers are suing Governor Gretchen Whitmer to overturn the state’s stay-at-home order and allow them to reopen. Attorney Scott Erskine is representing more than 120 gyms in Michigan and filed the lawsuit

One Killed In Covert Township Crash

The Covert Township Police Department is investigating a fatal crash crash on Saturday. It says officers were called to the 41,000 block of M-140 around 3 p.m. They found the driver in the vehicle and the vehicle

State Announces Extended Food Assistance Benefits

The state has announced extended food assistance benefits for Michigan residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The State Emergency Operations Center has released the following statement: Approximately 350,000 Michigan families will continue to have access

Governor Extends Stay Home Order Through June 12

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended her stay home order through June 12 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The office of the governor has released the following statement: Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-100 to extend Michigan’s Safer at

Health Department Gives Friday Update

The Berrien County Health Department is seeing the number of COVID-19 cases continue to go up. However, Berrien County Health Officer Nicki Britten says there’s good news. “The good news is that our percent positive rate is