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  • Deputy Angela Baggett selected as Deputy of the Year for 2016 - April 26, 2017 at 7:36 pm

    In a statement from the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Angela Baggett was selected as Deputy of the Year for 2016 by her colleagues. Her constant dedication not only to the Sheriff’s Office, but also to the people she serves is one of the main reasons she was nominated. Deputy Baggett goes above and beyond her regular patrol duties with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office. She enjoys being a team Read more…

  • Sen. Proos announces Southwest Michigan Spirit Tournament champions - April 26, 2017 at 7:35 pm

    State Senator John Proos announced on Tuesday that the champions of the annual Southwest Michigan Spirit Tournament are the Watervliet Panthers. The social networking contest spanned five weeks and featured 31 area high schools, which were divided into four brackets named for features that characterize Southwest Michigan. Thousands of students participated and submitted photos on Facebook, Twitter and Proos’ website to score points for their team. As the champion, Watervliet Read more…

  • Sen. Schuitmaker at Capitol to celebrate 29th annual Michigan Crime Victims Vigil - April 26, 2017 at 7:33 pm

    State Senator Tonya Schuitmaker was joined by dozens of elected officials, law enforcement officers, advocates, friends and family members of victims and victims themselves Tuesday evening at the state Capitol to celebrate the 29th annual Michigan Crime Victims Vigil. The event was hosted by the Crime Victim Foundation and takes place at the Capitol every April in conjunction with National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.

  • Michigan DNR announces Wetland Wonders annual reports now available - April 26, 2017 at 7:32 pm

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced that annual reports for each of Michigan’s seven Wetland Wonders now are available on the DNR’s website at www.michigan.gov/wetlandwonders (under the Waterfowl Counts tab). The reports detail the 2016-2017 hunting season results, habitat management activities and weekly waterfowl counts at each of Michigan’s Wetland Wonders, along with other information. Michigan’s Wetland Wonders, the seven premier managed waterfowl hunt areas in the state, include: Read more…

  • Michigan taxpayers who missed the filing deadline have options - April 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Michigan taxpayers who missed the Tuesday, April 18th, state individual income tax filing deadline have options for filing a late return, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. The Treasury recommends past-due tax filers consider: Filing a return to claim an outstanding refund. Taxpayers risk losing their state income tax refund if they don’t file a return four years from the date due of the original return. Go to www.mifastfile.org Read more…


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