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DAILY UPDATE: Berrien County positive case count show signs of peaking, 1 new death.

Benton Harbor, MI (Blossomland News) - The Berrien County Health Department released new data on Saturday which indicates the number of presumed positive cases has peaked. There were 5 new confirmed cases, and 14 recoveries were reported.Unfortunately there is another death to report. A male over the age of 65 with underlying conditions.The total confirmed case count is now 213.Stay home when possible. Wear PPE when running essential errands. Graphs can be found at http://www.info269.com/coronavirus

DAILY UPDATE: 19 more confirmed COVID19 cases in Berrien County

Saint Joesph, MI (Blossomland News) - The Berrien County Health Department is reporting 19 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 bringing the total of confirmed cases to 208. No new deaths are being reported. 10 more recoveries have been reported bringing to total recovery count to 123.Updated coronavirus stats can be found at http://www.info269.com/coronavirus

Whitmer extends stay-at-home order, lifts some restrictions.

Lansing, MI (Blossomland News) - Michigan Governor Whitmer extended the stay-at-home order until May 15. The governor also lifted some restrictions.Michigan's Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order is extended until May 15th. The new order will require people to wear homemade face coverings when they enter enclosed public spaces. It will also lift some restrictions on outdoor activities and allow some workers who perform previously suspended activities to go back to work.Masks: The order will also require employers to provide ...

Berrien County Residents stream Old School Weather TV Channel

Lakeside, Michigan (Blossomland News Media) - Berrien County residents are tuning into what looks to be a certain weather network in the 1990's. If you think it's a perfect doppelgänger you might be right. Recently, the software used in the 1990's to power a popular cable tv channel has gone open source, meaning it's readily available to be used without a licensing fee. Several retro looking weather channels have launched on services like twitch.tv and are becoming popular with nostalgic ...

Birthday Parades bring Smiles during COVID19 Lockdown

HARBERT, MICHIGAN (Blossomland News MEDIA)If you live in Chikaming Township and you've noticed first responders driving around your neighborhood - don't worry it's just a birthday parade. The fire and police departments in Chikaming Township are taking advantage of nearly "free" fuel prices to put the smiles on the faces of children and adults doing the COVID19 lockdown. Social distancing measures are in place for the parades.To arrange a birthday parade contact the Chikaming Township fire department at (269) 469-6362. ...