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Two Berrien County museums awarded grants


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


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


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


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