ST. JOSEPH — Cody and Nicole Railsback started their business based on the phrase, “together we rise.”
Sunday, August 25, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP — A hotel developer and Benton Township officials are trying to reopen the Crystal Avenue entrance to Home Depot off Napier Avenue.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien Springs Board of Education is taking a different approach to planning and goals this year. Instead of adopting an action agenda, as they’ve done most years, board members have set five goals for not only this year. but the next three years.
Friday, August 23, 2019
Thursday, August 22, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — It’s been more than 20 years since Bohn Aluminum shuttered its factory in South Haven. But that doesn’t stop former employees from getting together once a year to reminisce.
EAU CLAIRE — With the start of school just around the corner, Eau Claire school board members are making sure they have everything in place for the start of the school year in early September.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — Pat Gaston is accustomed to seeing many residents and visitors park along her street during the summer months. After all, she only lives a block from Lake Michigan and the city’s popular South Beach.
DOWAGIAC — The school year hasn’t started yet, but Southwestern Michigan College officials are anticipating fall enrollment to be stable and not decline, as it is at other community colleges around the state.
SOUTH HAVEN — A South Haven man faces a long list of felony and misdemeanor charges after allegedly threatening his girlfriend, setting her vehicle on fire and then leading police on a dangerous chase while driving intoxicated and pointing a firearm at them.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
WATERVLIET — Township trustees on Monday approved spending $15,000 to install firefighting-related equipment – known as a “dry hydrant” – beside Paw Paw Lake.
HARTFORD — City commissioners in Hartford are still trying to determine if they should allow more medical marijuana facilities in the city, with even more companies expressing interest.
ST. JOSEPH — Now that the St. Joseph school board has its new superintendent, the board is turning its focus on improving the district for the next few school years.
Monday, August 19, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — Bev Brown didn’t know what to expect last year when South Haven’s Ward 1 Community Action Committee decided to host a community picnic at Elkenburg Park.
Sunday, August 18, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — When Walter Ignatovich joined the Masons in 1949, gasoline cost 17 cents a gallon, a new car could be bought for $1,400 and Harry Truman – a fellow mason – was in the White House.
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Friday, August 16, 2019
Thursday, August 15, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school board trustees this week approved hiring Ray and Associates to help them conduct a national search for a new superintendent.
COLOMA — The Coloma Township Parks and Recreation Committee wants to help travelers on the Paw Paw River so if they run into trouble, first responders can get to them easily.
BERRIEN SPRINGS — Oronoko Township landlords will have to pay a late fee if they fail to register their rental properties by Aug. 30. Township officials adopted a new rental housing ordinance in June which included an application form and registration fee schedule.
SOUTH HAVEN — A weekend full of activities is in store for area veterans during South Haven’s annual Salute to Veterans and First Responders.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school supporters will not be alone Friday as they talk with officials from the Michigan Department of Treasury about how to deal with the district’s crushing debt.
BIG RAPIDS — Former South Haven resident Patsy Eisler has never forgotten the love and care she received from her parents, the late Norris and Irene Johnson who adopted her when she was 8 months old.