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03/01/2021 - 2:46pm
2021 Community Student Art Exhibition Showcases Berrien, Cass and Van Buren Young Artists Online and In-Person The Community Student Art Exhibition is back! Each year, Berrien RESA, The Box Factory for the Arts, and Krasl Art Center (KAC) collaborate to present a professional, juried art exhibition featuring hundreds of artworks by local students. The Community Student Art Exhibition is viewed by thousands of community members and juried by regional art experts. This opportunity provides students in Berrien, Cass and Van Buren Counties professional gallery experience and recognition for...
02/26/2021 - 2:15pm
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Vehicle Pursuit & Arrest         LOCATION OF INCIDENT: Watervliet City, Watervliet Township, Coloma Township, and         AGENCIES INVOLVED: #1: Watervliet City Police Department  #2: Berrien County Sheriff’s Office  #3: Coloma Township...
02/23/2021 - 4:08pm
DNR drafts walleye management plan for inland waters, seeks public input A healthy, abundant walleye population is a big part of Michigan’s fisheries. These native fish provide exciting opportunities for world-class recreational fishing and play an important ecological role as a top predator. Though several local, regional and...
02/23/2021 - 12:22pm
Berrien County Health Department Postpones COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments for Tuesday, February 23rd due to Unforeseen Nationwide Vaccine Shipment Delays Health Department reschedules postponed appointments for Monday, March 1st (Benton Harbor, MI) --- The Berrien County Health Department has been notified by the Michigan Department...
02/12/2021 - 10:27am
DATE AND TIME OF INCIDENT:   February 11, 2021 @ 7:02 am   TYPE OF INCIDENT:  Car vs Pedestrian Fatal Crash                                  ...
02/12/2021 - 10:22am
Dealing with one of the hardest questions we have faced, the Blossomtime Festival has decided to postpone community pageants until after September 1st, 2021. After speaking with the chairmen of each local program and lengthy conversations with the Board of Directions, we have decided this is the most responsible and respectful action...
02/05/2021 - 12:31pm
This Super Bowl LV Season, Help National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Save Lives!!    Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk  The National Football League’s Super Bowl LV is on Sunday, February 7, 2021, and it’s one of America’s favorite annual celebrations. Although the way we...
02/05/2021 - 12:30pm
State Street Meats Ribbon Cutting   - Dignitaries & Representatives from State Street Meats & Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber to Perform Virtual Ribbon Cutting-         Who:You’re invited to join the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber as we celebrate the official Ribbon...
02/01/2021 - 1:23pm
Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber Announces Business Recognition Award nominees and Tickets on Sale   The Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber is proud to announce the nominees for their annual chamber awards to be presented at the 2021 Business Recognition Event on March 10th. This year, the Chamber has added a new...
02/01/2021 - 1:20pm
Berrien County’s Public Warning System will be tested Friday FEB 5 at 3PM   SAINT JOSEPH, MI – The Berrien County Emergency Management Office is reminding the community the public warning system will be tested on Friday, February 05, 2021.  The testing is scheduled to occur at 3PM on Friday, but procedures...
02/01/2021 - 1:17pm
At approximately 5:57 a.m. on January 30, 2021, officers from the St. Joseph Township Police Department, assisted by St. Joseph Department of Public Safety and Michigan State Police, responded to the scene of Ace Hardware, located at 2360 Niles Rd. in St. Joseph Township in relation to an alarm activation.   Upon arrival at...


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