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Saturday, April 10, 2021
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Benton Township is moving forward on three large construction projects this summer to alter its water and sewer systems, as long as state funds are secured.
Friday, April 09, 2021
COVERT — Covert Public Schools is one of 13 school districts in Michigan that will benefit from a program that gives students greater access to the internet, according to a news release.
Thursday, April 08, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — Seven months after being vandalized, Sherman Dairy Bar’s iconic Blue Moo and Baby Blue are back.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Family members looked on Tuesday afternoon while police and firefighters combed through the wreckage of an early morning fire that killed two people in Benton Harbor.
SOUTH HAVEN — Some residents of South Haven know Jennifer Sistrunk for the brochures, logos and billboards she has designed for clients in Southwest Michigan. Others know her as the advertising and marketing manager for Clementine’s and HawksHead restaurants in South Haven and Clementine’s T…
ST. JOSEPH — An online series titled “Hidden History: Understanding the Origins of Racial Inequality,” begins next week with the first panel discussion, “Slavery to the Civil War: 1600s to 1860s,” set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — It’s been a little over a year since South Haven City Council decided to reduce the number of lanes on a portion of Business Loop 196 from five to three, while adding bike paths on either side of the roadway.
Saturday, April 03, 2021
As more restaurants reopen while the pandemic drags on, a growing number of business owners are having difficulties filling open positions.
SOUTH HAVEN — For the past year the seven activity centers operated by Senor Services of Van Buren County have remained closed due to health restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. But that hasn’t stopped the nonprofit’s board of directors and staff from undertaking the ambitious…
Friday, April 02, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — Around 50 miles of Berrien County roads are slated to receive some love during this year’s construction season, members of the Berrien County Administration Committee heard Wednesday.
ST. JOSEPH — The weather this week has hampered the search for a man presumed drowned after being swept off the South Pier into Lake Michigan on Sunday.
BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien Springs school board narrowed 27 assistant superintendent candidates down this week to seven to interview.
Twenty-eight years ago, Maurice Walker, a Covert High School student, went fishing but never returned home. Later, the popular junior student was found shot to death; his fishing rod nearby.
Thursday, April 01, 2021
COLOMA — When Joshua Musinski closed his business at the beginning of the pandemic, it didn’t take long before he found a way to stay profitable.
STEVENSVILLE — Police are investigating a report of a woman being assaulted Thursday on a nature path at Grand Mere Park in Lincoln Township.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Lake Michigan College trustees agreed to a three-year contract extension Wednesday with the company that runs its management information system.
BENTON HARBOR — The group Neighbors Organizing Against Racism is hosting a Zoom presentation April 14 with Jane Elliott, an American diversity educator known for her “Blue eyes/Brown eyes” exercise.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Sunday, March 28, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — The search was suspended early Monday afternoon for a man presumed drowned after being swept off the South Pier off Silver Beach on Sunday evening.
ST. JOSEPH — After a two-day interview process, the St. Joseph school board has narrowed its search for the next superintendent to one candidate.
Saturday, March 27, 2021
STEVENSVILLE — Village of Stevensville trustees recently approved applying for a $150,000 state grant to build a pavilion at Hickory Creek Park, which is along John Beers Road.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Lake Michigan College’s History Department will host a virtual History Colloquium, from 10-11:30 a.m. April 7, on Zoom, according to a news release.
Friday, March 26, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County commissioners on Thursday approved declaring a local state of emergency so public bodies can continue to meet virtually after March 31.
ST. JOSEPH — The Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan’s Yeager Family Pet Shelter is forging ahead under difficult circumstances, according to a news release from the shelter’s board of directors.
SOUTH HAVEN — For 100 years, a group of South Haven area community leaders has gathered at noon every Monday to grab a bite to eat, socialize, listen to a program, and then brainstorm about ways to help the community.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Local manufacturers lost more jobs than expected since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kinexus Group officials say.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — If a grant application is successful, restrooms, shade structures, showers and a paved side path will be added at the Whirlpool Centennial Park in St. Joseph by the spring of 2023.
SOUTH HAVEN — Joe Wilkins of South Haven had his reservations about getting the COVID-19 vaccination. But he also knew it was important to do so to control the deadly virus.
BENTON HARBOR — A resolution putting the Benton Harbor city manager in charge of the city’s two cemeteries was tabled during a special Benton Harbor Cemetery Board meeting Tuesday.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — The investigation into alleged “irregularities” at the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan is in the hands of the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office.
STEVENSVILLE — Lakeshore school board trustees Monday unanimously approved offering the superintendent’s position to Greg Eding, principal at Zeeland West High School.