BENTON HARBOR — Cornerstone Alliance is partnering with SWMI Cycle Boat and the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship to provide a free water taxi service during the week of this year’s KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship.
Friday, January 24, 2020
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Several people were given a chance Thursday to state why they were the best choice to represent the 36 square miles that make up Benton Township.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved creating a commercial rehabilitation district for the former All-Phase building at the corner of Riverview Drive and Empire Avenue.
ST. JOSEPH — No criminal charges will be sought following an investigation into recent financial dealings of Wecycle Industrial Sanitation, the prosecutor’s office announced.
ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County’s treasurer is making himself available to meet with property owners who are facing foreclosure due to unpaid property taxes.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners will hear a report on the city’s 2018-19 fiscal year audit on Tuesday rather than Monday due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Dozens of residents crammed into Benton Township Hall on Wednesday seeking answers regarding the plan to connect I-94 and U.S. 31.
BENTON HARBOR — Celebration Cinema in Benton Harbor is offering the special price of $5 for people to see “Just Mercy” on Monday, which is Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Monday, January 13, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — A longstanding high school rivalry turned ugly when fans from Battle Creek Central allegedly attacked Benton Harbor High School cheerleaders as they tried to get on their bus after last Tuesday’s boys basketball game in Battle Creek.
BENTON HARBOR — It’s time to move from talking about racial equity to doing something about it, the organizers of the 2020 Meeting of the Minds and Day of Action said during the Saturday event at Sinbads Imaginasium in Benton Township.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — Drivers traveling between St. Joseph and Benton Harbor via the Bicentennial Bridge are well aware of the flooding that happens on the Benton Harbor side during rainy, windy days.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Benton Township trustees recently adopted the sewer and water system capital improvement plans in an effort to determine improvement needs and introduce maintenance programs.
Thursday, January 09, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — The future of the New Harbor Condominiums on Riverview Drive in Benton Harbor may one day be in the hands of the Benton Harbor Downtown Development Authority.
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — “It’s official like a whistle,” Benton Harbor school board President Joseph Taylor said Tuesday about Andrae Townsel being hired as the district’s new superintendent.
BENTON HARBOR — Several buildings owned by Benton Harbor Area Schools will be professionally evaluated in the next two weeks, with the Michigan Department of Treasury paying the bill.
BENTON HARBOR — Almost $15 million in water and sewer work should start in August now that Benton Harbor city commissioners gave final approval Monday for the project.
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — It will take major communication and cooperation among officials from three communities to make the Twin Cities Sustainable Harbor Project a success.
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners Monday approved paying Wecycle Industrial Sanitation its monthly fee of just over $39,000, with the stipulation that it be given to Robert Edwards.
Saturday, January 04, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — Two Benton Harbor city commissioners said that the approval process for the city’s medical marijuana applications is flawed and taking too long.
BENTON HARBOR — The future of Wecycle Industrial Sanitation in Benton Harbor is in question, as the three people who claim ownership battle for control of the company, while the owner of a previous company that picked up the city’s trash is considering selling the property.
Thursday, January 02, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will host a Flood Map Information Open House in January for Lake Michigan shoreline communities of Berrien County.
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — The tug-of-war concerning New Harbor Condominiums in Benton Harbor continues, with trials set in two separate, though related, court cases in January and February.
BENTON HARBOR — It took pride and passion – not a fist – to stop state officials from forcing Benton Harbor High School to be closed at the end of the 2019-20 school year, Benton Harbor school board President Joseph Taylor said.
Friday, December 27, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Couples may one day be able to have their wedding in a Benton Harbor park overlooking the St. Joseph River before walking across the street for a reception on the rooftop of a new events center.
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Lake Michigan College is hosting a week of events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. starting with the college’s annual breakfast celebration in his name on Jan. 20, according to a news release.
Friday, December 20, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — A little over $14.5 million in water and sewer work in Benton Harbor will start in August 2020 if everything goes according to the plan, said Chris Cook, president of Abonmarche, the city’s engineering firm.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — The Benton Harbor Racial Equity Committee is looking for people with good ideas to take part in the 2020 Meeting of the Minds and Day of Action, on Jan. 11.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Monday, December 16, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — Police continue to investigate the connection between a shooting in Benton Township and a roll-over accident in St. Joseph that left one man dead and three injured Sunday morning.
Saturday, December 14, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — A free public workshop for people who want to serve on the new Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission will be in Benton Harbor on Tuesday, according to Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson.
Friday, December 13, 2019
Thursday, December 12, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — A suspect believed to have murdered his girlfriend on Sunday took his own life Tuesday evening, according to Benton Harbor police.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor Area Schools deserves the opportunity to become the viable school district that it once was, former school board President Marletta Seats said during the first of two outreach meetings hosted by the Benton Harbor Community Engagement Advisory Committee on Tuesday.
BENTON HARBOR — The two finalists for the Benton Harbor Area Schools superintendent position will be interviewed by several groups of people over several hours Monday.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school board trustees interviewed four candidates for the superintendent position Monday night, then immediately decided on the final two candidates.
BENTON HARBOR — The Benton Harbor Community Engagement Advisory Committee is hosting several meetings, starting today, to gather input about the future shape of the school district.
Monday, December 09, 2019
Saturday, December 07, 2019
Friday, December 06, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP — The community and business leaders need to give youth positive things to do, such as summer jobs, to help stop the gun violence in the Benton Harbor area.