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Bangor Company Producing PPE


Barber Packaging in Bangor is now making personal protective equipment for front line medical workers and other essential personnel. The company has made industrial packaging for the auto industry since 1989. President Luke Barber says when the

County Board Gets COVID-19 Update


We’re going to be staying six feet apart, wearing masks, and washing our hands frequently for a lot longer. That was the message from Berrien County Health Officer Nicki Britten to the Berrien County Board of Commissioners

Griffin Seeking Reelection


State Representative Beth Griffin is seeking reelection. The Republican from Mattawan tells WSJM News with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing, the top priority is obvious. “I’m fighting really hard to help return some people to their jobs, and

Health Department Talks Ways You Can Help


In addition to public outreach and contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Berrien County Health Department is encouraging people who can help the community to do so. Spokesperson Gillian Conrad tells us there are plenty of

Spectrum Health Lakeland CEO Talks COVID-19


Spectrum Health Lakeland CEO Dr. Loren Hamel continues to urge everyone to keep themselves and others healthy by constantly washing hands, observing social distancing, and staying home as often as possible to limit the spread of coronavirus.