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Whitmer Downplays VP Speculation


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has said several times she’s not interested in being the running mate for Joe Biden on the Democratic presidential ticket, and was asked during Friday’s briefing if she should formally take her name out

South Haven Flooding “Highest We’ve Seen”


Flooding is again an issue throughout southwest Michigan. South Haven City Manager Brian Dissette says it’s unprecedented. “The flooding was the result of high water in the Black River and Lake Michigan,” explains Dissette. “We’ve been combating

Governor Signs New Emergency Declaration


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed new emergency declarations over the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s after the state House and Senate both declined to extend the previous declaration. The governor’s office has released the following statement: Today, after the Republican-controlled

Commission Hears Report On Economic Recovery


How will the economy of the nation, the state, and Berrien County recover following the COVID-19 shutdown? Berrien County Community Development Director Dan Fette told the county board of commissioners this week he has some thoughts. Fette

Krasl Art Fair Canceled


The Krasl Art Center has announced the cancellation of this year’s Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff. The Krasl has released the following statement: Krasl Art Center (KAC) announced today it will cancel the 59th Krasl Art

Dyckman Bridge Back Open In South Haven


The Dyckman Avenue Bascule Bridge is now back open for both street and boat traffic in South Haven. The city of South Haven has issued the following statement: Strain Electric completed the bridge work on Friday, April