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Man Missing In St. Joseph River

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a man who went missing in the St. Joseph River on Friday. It says deputies were called out to the river about a mile from the Jasper Dairy boat

South Haven Drowning Victim Dies

A 19-year-old South Haven woman has died after she was pulled out of Lake Michigan off of South Haven’s South Beach on Tuesday. The South Haven Police Department says Jazmyn Patterson died at a Kalamazoo hospital. She’d

Chikaming Open Lands Launches Survey

Chikaming Township Open Lands is seeking the public’s thoughts on what it should prioritize moving into the future. Director Ryan Postema tells us they’ve put up an online survey. “We’re interested to find out what people think

Museums Preparing To Open Around Michigan

After being closed since mid March, the Henry Ford Museum in Detroit is reopening with pandemic precautions starting July 2. Christian Cullen oversees security and safety for guest services. He says some places will be closed like

Berrien County Extends Emergency Declaration

Berrien County’s disaster declaration due to COVID-19 has been extended through July 10. Berrien County Board of Commissioners Chair Mac Elliott said at a Thursday meeting the decision was made at the Berrien County Emergency Operations Center

Governor Extends State of Emergency

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended the COVID-19 emergency declaration in Michigan through July 16. The governor’s office has released the following statement: Governor Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-127, which extends the state of emergency declaration related

Upton Hails DACA Decision

Congressman Fred Upton is hailing the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the DACA program. He has released the following statement: “Today’s Supreme Court decision provides much-needed certainty for those living in the United States under the