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Police Investigate Hit And Run In Dowagiac


The Dowagiac Department of Public Safety is investigating a hit and run crash that occurred on Tuesday. The department has released the following: On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at approximately 1:30 PM, Dowagiac Police were dispatched to

Power Being Restored After Storm


Indiana Michigan Power crews are working to restore electric service after strong storms late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. More than 15,000 lost their power, with over 14,500 of them in southwest Michigan and 13,000 in

Veggie Van To Visit Bridgman Next Week


Spectrum Health’s Veggie Van is headed to Bridgman next week. The Veggie Van is a mobile food pantry that gives out fresh produce to anyone who stops by. It’s been making the rounds through southwest Michigan communities

Canadian Border Opens


After almost a year and a half, Michigan residents can travel to Canada for non-essential travel. But, it won’t be like it was in the past where you could just drive across the border with your passport.

Meijer Reveals Back To School Trends


It’s expected to be a very busy back-to-school shopping season as students return to the classroom after more than a year of remote and hybrid learning. Meijer stores have stocked up on the essentials. Cindy Maxey, store

Paw Paw Man Drowns In Ackley Lake


The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the drowning death of a 57-year-old Paw Paw man. He was in Ackley Lake in Paw Paw Saturday afternoon and had been underwater about 10 minutes when people started

3-Year-Old Shot In Benton Harbor


Police are investigating the shooting of a three-year-old girl in Benton Harbor on Saturday. It happened in the 800 block of Monroe Street shortly after 4:30 am. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department says officers responded to the

Man Drowns In Paw Paw Lake


A 57 year old Paw Paw Man is dead after drowning in a lake in Van Buren County Saturday. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department says deputies responded to the scene at Ackley Lake in the village

OutCenter Preparing To Reopen


The OutCenter in Benton Harbor is planning to reopen its doors after following hybrid programming for more than a year due to COVID-19. The reopening date is August 16. The OutCenter has released the following: After closing