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Twin City Players Announce Season Lineup


The Twin City Players have announced the group is retaking the stage. The players announced their 2021-2022 Mainstage Season, which represents TCP’s 89th year of producing community theatre in southwest Michigan. They’ll put on six shows from

County Administrator Marks One Year


Berrien County Administrator Brian Dissette has marked one year on the job. During Thursday’s meeting of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, he said it’s been quite the year. “I have really enjoyed working here,” Dissette said.

One Arrested In Dowagiac Drug Bust


Th Cass County Drug Enforcement Team says it’s arrested a suspect in a drug dealing case in Dowagiac. The team has released the following: The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announces that on July 1, 2021 detectives

Labor Force Starting To Expand In SWMI


The jobs picture is getting better in southwest Michigan. Kinexus vice president of public relations and government affairs Al Pscholka says the labor force is growing once again. “The first few months of the pandemic we were

City Commission Approves Budget


Benton Harbor City Commissioners have approved a budget for the next fiscal year, although it’s likely to be changed. During a Wednesday meeting, the commission considered the budget that was laid out to it earlier this week

Legislature Approves School Aid Budget


A school aid budget that eliminates a funding gap between districts has been approved by the Michigan Legislature. The $17.1 billion K-12 budget would eliminate a longstanding base per-student funding gap among districts and boost overall funding

City Commissioners Discuss Budget


The next budget for the city of Benton Harbor anticipates a shortfall that will require dipping into the fund balance. During a budget hearing Monday night, city finance staff told commissioners with some income tax revenue lost