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Mackinac Bridge Walk Returns After Pandemic Break: Will You Take The Hike?

Mackinac Bridge Walk Returns After Pandemic Break: Will You Take The Hike? mackinac-bridge-walk-returns-after-pandemic-break:-will-you-take-the-hike?

Every year–except 2020–25,000 to 30,000 people participate in a Michigan Labor Day ritual:  The Mackinac Bridge Walk.   Never done it?  Always wanted to?  There’s still time! Here are the details you need to know to take the hike–or to enjoy it vicariously from a distance! The bridge will again be closed to public traffic during […]

Andrews Announces New Dean of Student Activities

Andrews Announces New Dean of Student Activities andrews-announces-new-dean-of-student-activities

Andrews University in Berrien Springs announces Philip DeLeon as associate dean for Student Involvement, Leadership & Activities. He will oversee the strategic direction, implementation and assessment of programming and services that maximize student engagement and leadership development. “We are so pleased that Philip has chosen to return to campus,” says Frances Faehner, vice president for […]

Reminder: Water Taxi Free Preview on the River Saturday & Sunday

Reminder: Water Taxi Free Preview on the River Saturday & Sunday reminder:-water-taxi-free-preview-on-the-river-saturday-&-sunday

Now in operation in the St. Joseph River between St. Joseph and Benton Harbor is a water taxi. Cornerstone Alliance President Rob Cleveland tells WSJM News the organization has talked about having a water taxi to take people to locations on both sides of the river for a few years, and now here it is. […]

BCHD Sees Continued Uptick in COVID Cases Amid School Openings

BCHD Sees Continued Uptick in COVID Cases Amid School Openings bchd-sees-continued-uptick-in-covid-cases-amid-school-openings

The Berrien County Health Department continues to see ‘bad news’ in the numbers surrounding COVID-19 cases in the County.  Here’s the weekly update: COVID-19 Data Update: we have continued to see our case rates increase over the last week, keeping us in the high transmission category. Many of our schools started this week – in […]

LMC Gets $29,000 Grant for Fab Lab at Tech Center

LMC Gets $29,000 Grant for Fab Lab at Tech Center lmc-gets-$29,000-grant-for-fab-lab-at-tech-center

Lake Michigan College has received a grant of nearly $29,000 for its Fab Lab, the makers space in the Hanson Technology Center. Lake Michigan College has released the following: Lake Michigan College has received a $28,900 grant from DENSO North America Foundation (DNAF) to support the Fab Lab’s new Weekly Opportunity Workshop (WOW) series. DNAF […]

New Whirlpool ‘Top Loader’ Wins Praise from ‘Good Housekeeping’

New Whirlpool ‘Top Loader’ Wins Praise from ‘Good Housekeeping’ new-whirlpool-‘top-loader’-wins-praise-from-‘good-housekeeping’

Whirlpool brand’s newest laundry innovation, the Whirlpool® Top Load Washer with 2 in 1 Removable Agitator, has been lauded in Good Housekeeping’s 2021 Cleaning Awards as the “Most Innovative Washing Machine.”  Whirlpool says the “first-of-its-kind washer” offers consumers the flexibility to customize their machine so they can wash how they want, without restrictions. “Earning this recognition […]

Michigan Works! Achieves Success with Offender Placement Program

Michigan Works! Achieves Success with Offender Placement Program michigan-works!-achieves-success-with-offender-placement-program

Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren Offender Success program achieved the highest placement rate in the state of Michigan, placing 88% of those served into employment over the last year, serving an area of seven counties in lower Michigan, Offender Success has provided over 22,000 services to the […]

Spectrum & Beaumont Take Next Step Toward Combination

Spectrum & Beaumont Take Next Step Toward Combination spectrum-&-beaumont-take-next-step-toward-combination

Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health have signed a formal integration agreement, the next step in the process to create a new health system.  That’s according to a statement from Spectrum Health today. The two hospital systems term their plan “For Michigan, By Michigan”.  They say that the integration agreement signals ongoing momentum and commitment toward […]

Retailers hail strong consumer spending trend but are leery of inflation

Retailers hail strong consumer spending trend but are leery of inflation retailers-hail-strong-consumer-spending-trend-but-are-leery-of-inflation

Strong consumer spending over the past year has been boosted by government stimulus programs but will rely more on the labor market and job creation as the benefits of those efforts subside, National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said today. Meanwhile, higher wages that employers have had to pay as they struggle to fill […]

MSP Encouraged by Recent Police Partnership in Benton Harbor

MSP Encouraged by Recent Police Partnership in Benton Harbor msp-encouraged-by-recent-police-partnership-in-benton-harbor

The Michigan State Police says their recent addition of state troopers, working alongside Benton Harbor and Benton Township Police and crime prevention officers, is already showing results  on the streets  of the City and Township.  Fewer instances of shooting and violence are being reported, according to MSP. Here’s a Michigan State Police statement, updating their […]

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