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Secretary Of State: MI Turnout Looking Good

Voters headed to polling precincts across Michigan Tuesday to cast ballots as Campaign 2022 came to a close. Secretary of State office spokesperson Jake Rollow told Michigan News Network Tuesday afternoon turnout was looking good. “We’re seeing

Forrest Raymond Roach

Forrest R. Roach, 93, of Berrien Springs, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at The Timbers of Cass County. A time of gathering will be held on Wednesday, November 9, from 11 AM until 12 PM

Alcohol-Related Deaths Soaring

New numbers from the CDC show alcohol-related deaths have been soaring. The deaths jumped 26% overall in 2020, and by more than 40% for middle-aged women. Henry Ford psychiatrist Dr. Ron Samarian believes more people are turning

Upton, Others Opposed To USPS Plan

The mayors of Portage and Kalamazoo are in agreement with Congressman Fred Upton that a plan to consolidate postal sorting into the U.S. Postal Service facility on South 9th Street in Oshtemo instead of at nearly two-dozen

LMC Taking Nominations For MLK Awards

Lake Michigan College and its MLK Celebration Committee are seeking nominations for the 2023 Spirit of MLK Spotlight honors, which recognize those who embody the love and spirit exemplified by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Early Blossomtime Pageant winners announced

Blossomtime Pageants are underway for the 2023 season, and winners are being crowned across southwest Michigan. Miss Edwardsburg, Miss Coloma, Miss Bloomingdale, Miss Teen Blossomtime, Miss Junior Teen Blossomtime, Bud Prince and Bud Princess have all been

Powerball Jackpot Up To $1.9 Billion

$1.9 billion. That’s the record jackpot in tonight’s Powerball drawing after no one matched all six winning numbers to win Saturday night’s big prize. That was the 40th straight drawing with no big winner. The Michigan Lottery’s

Commissioners Consider Budget

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners could approve a budget for 2023 next week. At a meeting this past week, the board held its 2023 budget hearing with Financial Services Director Doug James telling commissioners the proposed