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Saturday, September 19, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph Department of Public Safety is working to become an accredited department and, as part of that process must comply with 105 standards that are recognized by the Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.

Friday, September 18, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — Trying to figure out who spray-painted graffiti on the South Pier last weekend is being hampered because the camera in the park facing the pier wasn’t working, Berrien County Parks Director Brian Bailey told county commissioners Thursday.

SHOREHAM — Shoreham trustees on Wednesday approved hiring Plante Moran to conduct a forensic audit to look into possible mismanagement of village finances.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

CASSOPOLIS — The newly formed committee looking at the name of the Lewis Cass Intermediate School District is expected to meet for the first time in the next month, Superintendent Brent Holcomb told ISD board members Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

BRIDGMAN — Bringing an extra 900 people onto your worksite during a pandemic sounds like a large and dangerous undertaking, but Cook Nuclear Plant officials said this week they’ve been preparing since March to make sure it goes as smoothly and safely as possible.

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A river crossing that has been used for several years by Benton Township to remove wastewater has become too burdened and is forcing the township to build a similar structure of its own.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph Public Safety Director Steve Neubecker said he was disheartened to learn Saturday morning that the South Pier off of Silver Beach County Park in St. Joseph had been spray-painted with political and racial messages.

ST. JOSEPH — Emotions ran high Monday night as the St. Joseph City Commission considered a proposal to allow a Black Lives Matter street mural to be painted on a city street near St. Joseph High School.

STEVENSVILLE — One Lakeshore High School student has tested positive for COVID-19 and five more are in quarantine, Superintendent Phil Freeman reported to school board trustees Monday.

SOUTH HAVEN — The nearly weeklong search to recover the body of an 18-year-old man who drowned off of South Beach has come to an end.

ST. JOSEPH — It’s been one week since students returned to classrooms and St. Joseph schools has been cautiously making its way back.

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020

SOUTH HAVEN — In the wake of the third drowning death of the season in Lake Michigan off South Haven’s North and South beaches, along with more than a half-dozen water rescues this summer, South Haven officials are considering if there is more they can do to promote the safety of swimmers at…

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A teenager from Benton Township survived four gunshot wounds early Thursday morning in what police describe as a drive-by shooting, according to a Benton Township Police Department news release.

STEVENSVILLE — The Village of Stevensville is in excellent financial health, Aaron Stevens from Maner Costerisan, a CPA firm, told trustees Wednesday.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — One lane will remain open in each direction as the Michigan Department of Transportation crews continue work on a construction project on M-63 (Niles Avenue) in St. Joseph.

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

STEVENSVILLE — Lincoln Township is increasing its wastewater rates again to address an aging infrastructure and a depleted reserve fund.

BENTON HARBOR — No one was seriously injured and damage was kept to a minimum when firefighters made quick work of a blaze at the Harbor Towers apartment high rise Monday, according to a new release.

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ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County residents can bring unwanted foam, electronics, and household chemicals to Silver Beach County Park from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 19 for recycling or safe disposal, according to a news release.

Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Sunday, September 06, 2020
Saturday, September 05, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — Members of the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety and Michigan State Police believe that, by working together, they likely prevented a shooting Thursday night and took several guns off the streets.

Friday, September 04, 2020

SOUTH HAVEN — Fear of spreading coronavirus may have stopped some school districts in Southwest Michigan from opening their doors for in-person learning this week, but it hasn’t stopped people from visiting South Haven this summer.