Local News Archives

One Hurt In Benton Township Robbery

The Benton Township Police Department says one person has suffered serious injuries during an armed robbery on Saturday: On May 7th, 2022 officers were dispatched to the 200 block of E. Delaware around 1:30 p.m. for a

Lake Michigan College Honors Dr. Loren Hamel

Lake Michigan College has honored Spectrum Health Lakeland CEO Loren Hamel with its highest honor, the Bernard C. Radde Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Hamel received it at LMC’s commencement May 1. College Board of Trustees Secretary Mary

Paquette Praises Education Spending Plan

The Michigan House approved several spending bills this week, including legislation providing record funding for public education. State Representative Brad Paquette of Berrien Springs took to the House floor to promote the bills that came out of

Tulip Time Starts Saturday

If you like flowers, you may want to make a trip to Holland. Tulip Time kicks off on Saturday and there are four and a half million tulips throughout the city for nine day festival. “We have

Whitmer Signs Wyatt’s Law

A child abuse registry will be created in Michigan now that Governor Whitmer has signed Wyatt’s Law. The law will create an electronic case management system with a record of confirmed cases of child abuse or neglect

United Way Announces Celebration Awards

The United Way of Southwest Michigan has recognized community contributions with its annual Celebration awards. The United Way tells us more: “This past year—a year full of challenges for so many—we nonetheless had another successful annual campaign,

Michigan Adds 18,945 COVID-19 Cases

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says 18,945 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week. There were 62 people who died from the virus. A total of 36,064 Michiganders have died from