ST. JOSEPH — About 30 percent of Spectrum Health Lakeland staff members have just over a month before they must receive a COVID-19 vaccine or face losing their job.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
STEVENSVILLE — Lakeshore school board’s meeting was canceled Wednesday night after several people in the audience refused to put on face masks.
BENTON HARBOR — A handful of people refusing to wear face masks attempted to push their way into the Benton Harbor school board meeting Tuesday, with school board Secretary Reinaldo Tripplett saying they almost knocked him over.
ST. JOSEPH — A trial date has been set for a former Benton Harbor Boys & Girls Clubs employee who is accused of assaulting a St. Joseph High School student.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Later this month, more than 350 Whirlpool Corp. appliances will be for sale at discounted prices at the former Carson’s in The Orchards Mall.
WATERVLIET — Watervliet schools and the Watervliet District Library will soon begin a partnership to get more books into the hands of kids.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — The social district approved by the St. Joseph City Commission in May brought significant economic benefit to the downtown without causing any problems, the city commission learned Monday.
SOUTH HAVEN — Before South Haven residents head to the polls on Nov. 2 to vote in the mayoral and city council election, a local group wants to make sure electors know about the candidates.
Monday, September 13, 2021
Saturday, September 11, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Emotions were strong Friday at 9/11 Resiliency Plaza in Benton Harbor, as a crowd gathered to remember the terrorist attacks that took almost 3,000 lives 20 years ago and changed the country forever.
Friday, September 10, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposal to give Benton Harbor $20 million to replace lead water service lines in the city over the next five years is great, but not enough, said Jill Ryan, executive director of Freshwater Future based in Petoskey.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Richard Plangger got his chops navigating state oil and gas regulations. Now, he’s testing them out in medical marijuana.
KALAMAZOO — A Southwest Michigan medical care system is joining other hospital groups in Michigan to require its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County residents can bring unwanted foam, electronics and household chemicals to the parking lot of Silver Beach County Park next weekend for recycling and safe disposal.
Thursday, September 09, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — A 41-year-old South Haven man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a fire station Tuesday, stealing a fire department Jeep, and driving throughout town with the emergency lights and siren deployed.
BENTON HARBOR — The 20th anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history will be remembered at noon Friday at the 9/11 Resiliency Plaza in Benton Harbor.
Wednesday, September 08, 2021
COVERT — In less than a year, the economic landscape of Van Buren County is expected to change significantly with the closure of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant.
Tuesday, September 07, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — In a Benton Harbor parking lot, a crowd gathered Monday morning to commemorate the lives of 12 firefighters who died there, over a century before.
SOUTH HAVEN — Hundreds of collectors are expected to attend the Michigan Flywheelers Museum’s Antique Engine and Tractor Show for the first time since 2019.
Sunday, September 05, 2021
Saturday, September 04, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — NOBO Provisioning Center’s first day in downtown Benton Harbor Friday was just the beginning of a long partnership with the community, said Cathy Pyle, manager of the retail store.
ST. JOSEPH — A two-day kayak journey to raise awareness against domestic violence started Friday morning at Silver Beach in St. Joseph.
PAW PAW — A Hartford Police officer will soon appear in Van Buren County Circuit Court on charges of misconduct and assault, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced this week.
Friday, September 03, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad said community leaders coming together led to a successful 21 days of peace, which ended Thursday.
ST. JOSEPH — The public is invited to help celebrate at the St. Joseph River Yacht Club this weekend as the boats come in for the Tri-State Regatta.
Thursday, September 02, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — The chairman of the Twin Cities Area Transportation Authority resigned during the authority’s meeting Wednesday, saying he didn’t want to stop the transportation service from moving forward.
BENTON HARBOR — The first marijuana retail store in Benton Harbor is set to open at 1 p.m. Friday – NOBO Provisioning Center at 107 Water St.
SOUTH HAVEN — Seven years ago Chuck Moore noticed his kids and grandkids playing an outdoor game he had never really seen nor heard of before – disc golf.