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Red Arrow Highway Work In Watervliet Starts

The Berrien County Road Department has started an improvement project on Red Arrow Highway in the Watervliet area. It says preparation work for repaving started Friday and the road will have intermittent lane closures as the project

Tudor Dixon To Receive Running Mate This Weekend

Republicans will gather in Lansing this weekend for their convention and delegates will nominate candidates who will be on the November ballot. While Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon has selected former state Representative Shane Hernandez as her

Commissioners Hear From Public Defender

The Berrien County Public Defender’s office has provided an update to county commissioners on the next year of operations. Speaking Thursday, Commissioner Jim Curran said Chief Public Defender Paul Jancha spoke with the county administration committee this

County Officials Welcome Dredging

Berrien County Administrator Brian Dissette is glad to see dredging taking place this week along Silver Beach in St. Joseph. Speaking to county commissioners Thursday, Dissette said the work to not only make the harbor better for

Governor Whitmer Talks Back To School

Governor Gretchen Whitmer told students, teachers, and parents at Novi High School that her priorities for the upcoming school year are staff retention and improving mental health. She spoke to them Wednesday on her “Back to School”

Changes Made To Belle Isle Slide

A giant slide at Belle Isle State Park in Detroit has gotten national attention after videos of people speeding and flying down the slide went viral over the past week. Ron Olson with the Department of Natural

Whitmer Comments On Kidnapping Verdict

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is providing further reaction to Tuesday’s jury verdict that found two men guilty of plotting to kidnap her. “The rise in hate and threats and domestic terrorism in this country is really disturbing,” Whitmer

Whitmer Agrees To Two Debates

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has agreed to take part in two televised debates with her Republican opponent, Tudor Dixon. Both debates will be in October, one in Detroit and one in Grand Rapids. Whitmer is seeking a second

Miss Southwest Michigan pageant set for Sunday

The Blossomtime Festival is set to host the 2023 Miss Southwest Michigan and Miss Southwest Michigan Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant this Sunday, August 28 at the Bridgman High School Auditorium. The Miss Southwest Michigan Scholarship Pageant is