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Monday, September 28, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — More than 50 people peacefully gathered in Benton Harbor on Sunday to remember Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was shot and killed in March during a raid by white Louisville police officers in Kentucky.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Man shot during robbery

Thursday, September 24, 2020

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A man who police believe intentionally crashed his vehicle, severely injuring his female passenger, is now in the Berrien County jail.

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BENTON HARBOR — The 2020 Blossomtime Pageant on Saturday will be one of the most unusual held in the festival's history due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BENTON HARBOR — There was plenty of hooting and hollering from supporters Wednesday after recent Benton Harbor High School graduate Tékeidra Masters was named the 2020 Midwest Regional Youth of the Year, hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Thursday, September 17, 2020
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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.

Friday, September 11, 2020

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.

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Wednesday, September 09, 2020

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.

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

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Five months after closing the township hall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Benton Township is reopening its office building to the public on Tuesday.

Thursday, September 03, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — Young people need a safe place to connect, especially in underserved communities, said Pastor Taurus Montgomery of Harbor of Hope Seventh-day Adventist Church in Benton Harbor.

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor planning commissioners tabled holding a public hearing Tuesday on a special use permit for a medical marijuana provisioning center because they said they had questions for the city’s attorney, who was not present.

Saturday, August 29, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — People are stronger when they work together, more than 100 participants heard Saturday as they took part in a Benton Harbor/St. Joseph Unity Rally in Benton Harbor.

BENTON HARBOR — Support is growing to paint a Black Lives Matter mural in front of St. Joseph High School to mirror the one painted Aug. 8 in front of Benton Harbor High School, SJHS senior Norah Judge told a crowd of over 100 people during Saturday's Benton Harbor/St. Joseph Unity Rally in …

Lake Michigan College and Southwestern Michigan College campuses won’t look like they did this time last year when students return for instruction on Sept. 8.

Friday, August 28, 2020
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — The wheels are in motion for Benton Harbor to start picking up its own trash the first week in October, city Commissioner Ron Singleton said after Monday’s city commission meeting.

Friday, August 14, 2020
Thursday, August 13, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — Adorned in a mask and a black Rieth-Riley cap, Jack Kinney stood in the parking lot of Central Dock on Friday to announce a change that would affect the Benton Harbor waterfront property for years to come.

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor planning commissioners established a subcommittee Tuesday to look at the city’s recreational marijuana ordinance and set up a timeline with at least three meetings before they are ready to send their recommendations to the city commission.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school board President Joseph Taylor said Tuesday that the Financial Recovery Agreement state officials presented to school board trustees reminds him of past agreements, and he doesn’t like it.

Sunday, August 09, 2020
Friday, August 07, 2020

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A dice game in a driveway outside a house in Benton Township led to a shooting Wednesday evening, according to Benton Township police.

Thursday, August 06, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — Police in Benton Harbor are investigating a triple-shooting on Tuesday that left two of the victims in critical condition. Their names have not been released.

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — Some students attending Benton Harbor Area Schools will return to class this fall 100 percent virtually, while others will have a mixture of in-person and online activities.

Friday, July 31, 2020
Thursday, July 30, 2020

BENTON TOWNSHIP — It was a spiritual evening full of song and prayer Wednesday outside the Phillips 66 gas station in Benton Township, where a 19-year-old man was shot and killed last week.