STEVENSVILLE — It’s something everyone goes through.
Sunday, June 23, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Governor Gretchen Whitmer invited Benton Harbor school board trustees to meet with her Wednesday to discuss the future of Benton Harbor High School.
Saturday, June 22, 2019
BERRIEN SPRINGS — Berrien Springs school board members remain very pleased with the performance of Superintendent Dave Eichberg, voting Thursday to give Eichberg a salary increase and salary extension.
BENTON HARBOR — A portion of Main Street in Benton Harbor is flooded and could remain that way for weeks, leading engineers from the Michigan Department of Transportation to look for a “long-term temporary solution,” MDOT spokesman Nick Schirripa said.
DOWAGIAC — A South Bend resident faces several number of charges after allegedly causing an accident and then leaving the scene, only to be tracked down later by Dowagiac city police.
Friday, June 21, 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Carley and Matthew Harper spent their workday patching and painting walls at an Emergency Shelter Services building in Benton Harbor on Wednesday.
DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Board of Education has chosen Jonathon Whan as the district’s new superintendent. Whan, now the superintendent of the Grant, Mich. school district, was one of three finalists interviewed Monday night.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — Several years ago South Haven developer Randy Locker pitched the idea of renovating the former Save-a-Lot grocery store near downtown into a brewpub. But one hurdle stood in his way – a neighboring house of worship exercised its right to oppose the issuance of a Class C liquor …
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Benton Township trustees are in the process of opting into a state law to allow medical marijuana facilities in the township.
EAU CLAIRE — Could a hemp festival be coming to the village of Eau Claire over Labor Day weekend? Local resident Rick Anstiss certainly hopes so. He brought his festival plans to the Eau Claire Village Council Monday night.
DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College board members have approved a conservative budget for the 2019-20 year that expects flat enrollment and a small increase in state aid.
WATERVLIET — Township trustees unanimously approved a medical marijuana ordinance Monday evening, clearing the way for potential growers and sellers to set up operations in the township – after they complete the permitting process.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — A tearful Sarah Kurtz turned to face her victims Monday in a Berrien County courtroom and apologized to them, then apologized to her family and friends also in the courtroom.
DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College and its faculty union remain far apart in contract negotiations despite having 27 individual tentative agreements. The two sides have been meeting with state mediators over the last two months.
BENTON HARBOR — Workers started last week to transform a former aluminum smelting company in Benton Harbor into a modern medical marijuana growing and processing facility, said Bill Stohler, director of NoBo Michigan.
DOWAGIAC — A man who was confronted by police after they saw him riding a bicycle at night with no lights or reflective clothing turned out to be wanted on several warrants.
Monday, June 17, 2019
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019
STEVENSVILLE — Several “No Parking” signs recently erected along St. Joseph Avenue in the Village of Stevensville are coming down, at least temporarily.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — The fate of Benton Harbor High School hangs in the balance as school board trustees give state officials additional information on how they plan to reduce the debt and improve academic performance.
SOUTH HAVEN — Four months ago, South Haven City Council members asked the city planning commission to come up with an ordinance regarding regulation of medical and recreational marijuana businesses in town. Now the decision of whether to allow such businesses rests with the council.
BERRIEN SPRINGS — Not everyone was happy with it, but Oronoko Township board members voted unanimously to approve a new rental housing ordinance at their meeting Tuesday night. The action came after a two-hour plus public hearing attended by three dozen local residents.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph city commissioners on Monday approved projects that will brighten up downtown, including a temporary mural on the steps below the bluff, plus LED street lights.
SOUTH HAVEN — Near record high water levels on Lake Michigan and the Black River are causing more problems for not only boaters, but for maritime-related services offered by the city.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — Two tax incentive packages for commercial rehabilitation projects are on hold while St. Joseph city commissioners take more time to study the proposals.