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Maple Syrup Production Underway


Michigan’s maple syrup producers will be tapping thousands of Maple trees in Michigan over the next month to make maple syrup. Owner of Out of the Woods Farm in northern Michigan near Elk Rapids, Joe Woods, says

South Haven Fireworks Canceled Again


There will not be fireworks in South Haven over Independence Day this summer for the second straight year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. City leadership decided to cancel the annual show out of an abundance of caution

LaSata Slams Governor In Senate Remarks

The news this week of a Whitmer administration separation agreement with former Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon didn’t please state Senator Kim LaSata. She spoke on the Senate floor Thursday, saying former

County Commission Talks About Ongoing Restrictions


Some Berrien County Commissioners continue to have concerns about COVID restrictions on some businesses. Speaking during Thursday’s Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Ezra Scott raised questions about how the rules affect event venues. Chair Mac

State Releases Thursday COVID Numbers


Michigan is reporting 1,526 new cases of COVID-19 for Thursday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says the state has had more than 593,000 COVID cases since the pandemic started. 37 deaths were reported for

State Expanding COVID Vaccine Eligibility


The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility. The Michigan State Emergency Operations Center has released the following: To help reach the state’s goal of vaccinating 70% of Michiganders over age 16 and

COVID-19 Numbers Up 1,067 Statewide


Michigan has 1,067 new COVID-19 cases for Tuesday for a pandemic total of 590,217. The state Department of Health and Human Services says 24 deaths were recorded for the day, with 12 being from vital records reviews.