ST. JOSEPH — No criminal charges will be filed in the motel fire a year ago that left a woman and five of her children dead.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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.
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.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Michigan’s new top school official in Lansing weighed in on the future of Benton Harbor High School on Friday, saying the state should not close the school.
Friday, August 09, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Two vacancies on the Benton Harbor Planning Commission need to be filled soon so commissioners can do their work, Chairman Lee Reed said Thursday after canceling a special meeting due to the lack of a quorum.
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Monday, August 05, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — What do you do after you’ve been a state budget director, three-term legislator, congressional aide, township trustee, and an economic development executive?
Saturday, August 03, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor voters will go to the polls Tuesday to choose which two of the six people running for mayor will continue on to the general election in November.
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school officials now have another influential ally in their fight to keep the district independent and viable: the ACLU of Michigan.
Friday, August 02, 2019
Thursday, August 01, 2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor’s new interim city manager is wasting no time getting settled into his position after being hired by city commissioners Thursday evening.
ST. JOSEPH — The owner of Scooter Joe’s Rentals and Harbor Shores officials are trying to garner public support to allow low-speed vehicles to cross bridges and golf carts to cruise the streets of St. Joseph and Benton Harbor.
Monday, July 29, 2019
There will be plenty of food and fun for people of all ages as local police and fire departments host two events to celebrate the 36th annual National Night Out in Benton Harbor and St. Joseph.
Sunday, July 28, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — It’s becoming a modern-day David and Goliath story. How can Benton Harbor, a small city of 10,000 people, defy the state government, which seems intent on closing Benton Harbor High School?
BENTON HARBOR — State officials “helping” failing school districts are only treating the symptoms and not dealing with the real problem, said Tom Watkins, who was state superintendent from 2001 to 2005.
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor residents are urged to continue to take measures to reduce their exposure to lead in their drinking water, such as using bottled water or installing a lead certified water filter system.
Thursday, July 25, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Volunteers are needed to paint Fair Plain East Elementary School on Union Street in Benton Township, Benton Harbor school board President Stephen Mitchell said Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school board trustees on Tuesday approved sending a 12-page proposal to the governor that they say will pay down the district’s debt and raise student achievement.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners fired City Manager Darwin Watson at a special meeting Monday after months of simmering tensions regarding Watson’s future.
Sunday, July 21, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Four recent Benton Harbor High School graduates and their three chaperones said they had an exciting educational experience in Cuba even though they went after President Donald Trump’s travel ban.
Saturday, July 20, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — NoBo Michigan broke ground Friday not only as the first medical marijuana facility in Benton Harbor, but as the company’s Midwest headquarters.