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Leader Publications welcomes new reporter

NILES — Leader Publications has welcomed a new addition to its news team. Max Harden, of Niles, has joined Leader Publications as a news reporter. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Gov. Whitmer closes indoor service at bars throughout lower Michigan, allows cocktails to go

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-143 on Wednesday closing indoor service at bars throughout most of lower Michigan to protect the progress ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Movie theaters, gyms, bowling alleys could reopen by July 4

LANSING — July 4 may prove to be the day theaters, bowling alleys and gyms reopen across the state, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday. With ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Gov. Whitmer announces next steps for school reopening in the fall

LANSING — Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that Michigan schools may resume in-person learning in phase 4 of the MI Safe Start plan, with strict ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Growers, migrant workers adapt to COVID-19 changes

By CHRISTINA CLARK christina.clark@leaderpub.com SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — With more than 700 acres, Schilling Family Farms in Eau Claire grows lush groves of fruit trees and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Barbershops, salons prepare to reopen under new restrictions

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — One of Brandon Truitt’s favorite facts about his Edwardsburg barbershop is that he can say it is where his grandfather received his ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Area restaurants, bars open doors for diners this week

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michiganders looking for a plated meal and hospitality will finally have the opportunity to dine in-house again. Restaurant and bar staff across ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Lakeland HouseCalls welcomes new physician

ST. JOSEPH – Spectrum Health Lakeland recently welcomed a new family medicine physician, Thomas Wright, DO, to the medical staff. Wright is the associate medical ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Berrien County reports three additional COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Despite the slowing of COVID-19’s spread statewide, new death counts were reported in southwest Michigan Monday. Monday, Berrien County reported three new ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Gov. Whitmer rescinds safer at home order

LANSING — The state of Michigan is beginning to reopen. Monday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-110, rescinding the state’s safer at home order ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Local libraries set phased plans to safely reconnect patrons with materials, services

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — For more than two months, libraries across southwest Michigan have been even quieter than usual, lights turned low and doors locked tight as ... Read more

1 month ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Berrien County reports one new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 has claimed the life of a centenarian in Berrien County. Thursday, the Berrien County Health Department reported one new COVID-19 death, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

United Way of Southwest Michigan creates Education Support Fund to help area schools with pandemic impact

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan recently announced that its board of directors approved the creation of an Education Support Fund and invested ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

MDARD offers guidance to U-pick operations in advance of opening for the season

LANSING — As warmer weather approaches, so does Michigan’s U-pick season. Farm operations across the state are working so they can safely open and operate ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Additional food assistance benefits in response to COVID-19 emergency extended through May

LANSING — Approximately 350,000 Michigan families will continue to have access to additional food assistance benefits in the month of May in response to the ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

YMCA of Greater Michiana to close South Bend-Mishawaka YMCA branch

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The YMCA of Greater Michiana is permanently closing the South Bend-Mishawaka YMCA branch effective Tuesday. “As we navigate the COVID-19 health ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Brandywine Community Schools announce pre-Labor Day start

NILES — Brandywine Community Schools announced Tuesday the 2020-2021 school year will start earlier than in the past. The schools will begin on Monday, Aug. ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Area Agency on Aging to host virtual conversation on aging in Michigan

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Two area agencies are hoping older adults in southwest Michigan will lend their voices to a conversation to coordinate efforts to serve ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Berrien, Van Buren counties report additional COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Monday, Berrien and Van Buren counties reported additional COVID-19 deaths. According to the Berrien County Health Department, Monday’s death was a man ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Berrien, Cass BeeKeepers Club looks to increase membership

EDWARDSBURG —A short five-minute walk from Theodore Schrader’s Edwardsburg home sits his honey bee apiary. After countless hours of reading, researching and watching YouTube videos, ... Read more

2 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

Berrien County reports additional COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The death toll of COVID-19 continues to rise. Wednesday, the Berrien County Health Department reported an additional COVID-19 death, bringing its total ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

High school senior volunteers can now apply for United Way youth scholarships

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan is seeking nominations for the Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Award. The Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Award recognizes ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

United Way seeks offers volunteer opportunities

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the United Way of Southwest Michigan is seeking volunteers for various projects to continue to ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

SWMI RACERS still fostering sense of community

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — A running and walking group working to promote sports, while supporting local communities, has been navigating the new normal without in-person 5K ... Read more

2 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

Gov. Whitmer extends ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ order to May 28

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan’s ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ order to slow the spread of COVID-19 has been extended to May 28. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

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