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Annual Business Recognition Awards Held Wednesday


The Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber and Cornerstone Alliance have held their annual Business Recognition Awards, saluting businesses and organizations that continued to thrive in the past year despite the pandemic. The event was held virtually Wednesday, and

New COVID-19 Cases Spike By 2,316


Michigan has 2,316 new COVID-19 cases for Wednesday for a total of 601,284 in the past year. The Department of Health and Human Services reports 7 people have died to bring that number to 15,706. State chief

New Superintendent At Van Buren ISD


A new superintendent is in place at the Van Buren County Intermediate School District. The district says David Manson took over the position on Monday, March 1. He was previously the assistant superintendent, and has more than

Gas Prices To Keep Rising


A combined increase in demand coupled with a global decision to continue to limit production means we can all expect to be paying more at the pump later this week. Patrick DeHaan is an analyst at GasBuddy.com.

Skeletal Remains Found In Saugatuck Township


Michigan State Police say skeletal remains found in Saugatuck Township over the weekend are being examined by the Western Michigan University School of Medicine’s Forensic Anthropology Unit. Hunters found the bones near 63rd Street and 134th Avenue

South Haven Hires New Clerk


There’s a new city clerk in South Haven. City administrative office worker Megan Kiker of South Haven has been promoted to the post of clerk, according to The Herald Palladium. That’s after previous clerk Nathan Slauer resigned