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Two Berrien County museums awarded grants

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The Historical Society of Michigan has announced the recipients of its second annual Michigan History Alliance Grants, and included are two Berrien County museums. The HSM awarded grants totaling $25,000 to 12 of its member organizations throughout

U.P. man captures cougar on trail cam

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You don’t normally see big cats in Michigan, but that’s just what a Houghton man caught on trail cam video from deer hunting season. 24-year-old Eli Schaefer was checking out his trail cam within the past couple

SMC to construct more student housing

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Southwestern Michigan College is expanding its student housing. The SMC board of Trustees this week voted to construct new rooms to accommodate a total of 36 additional beds. SMC President Joe Odenwald tells us the college has

Sheriff’s deputies receive Lifesaving Awards

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Three deputies with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department have received Lifesaving Awards for their efforts in the community in recent months. At a Thursday meeting of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, Undersheriff Greg Sanders said Deputies