Many people know Benton Harbor native Tim Harris as the principal of Benton Harbor Charter School Academy.
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Friday, July 23, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will attend Whirlpool Corp.’s groundbreaking ceremony next month for its housing development project in Benton Harbor, the company announced Friday.
BENTON HARBOR — The Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety, the Benton Township Police Department and the Benton Manor Cooperative Neighborhood Watch Program will celebrate the annual National Night Out from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dwight P. Mitchell City Center Park in downtown Benton Harbor.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — The OutCenter, Southwest Michigan’s LGBTQ resource center, is looking to expand its Medicaid project with the help of community feedback and volunteers.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Indiana Michigan Power revealed the line route of a $17 million project on Tuesday to upgrade the electric transmission network through the Benton Harbor, St. Joseph and Fair Plain area.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — The Harbor Bluffs development in Benton Harbor is receiving a new name to honor former city commissioner and current chair of the Benton Harbor Housing Commission.
Friday, July 16, 2021
BENTON TOWNSHIP — With district lines being redrawn, some Berrien County candidates are uncertain of what district they intend to represent.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Almost 25 years ago, a young Benton Harbor student died while walking to school when the sidewalk adjoining the Britain Avenue bridge over Ox Creek collapsed.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — The fate of three unused Benton Harbor schools is on the line, as school board trustees plan to hold a special meeting on July 27 to discuss their future.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Monday, July 12, 2021
Saturday, July 10, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor natives Rich Hensel and Cathy Averill fondly remember spending time at the former First Congregational United Church of Christ in Benton Harbor in its heyday.
Thursday, July 08, 2021
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Concerns over a recent audit on Benton Township were linked to a staffing turnover and the COVID-19 pandemic, Clerk Carolyn Phillips said.
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
Friday, July 02, 2021
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Access to 24 acres of land along Benton Center Road south of Napier Avenue is in dispute, with the property owners saying Berrien County officials need to fix it.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — The third time was the charm as Benton Harbor city commissioners approved the 2021-22 budget by a 7-2 vote, which included raises for most city employees.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Developers revealed the culmination of an ongoing project Tuesday to update a historic downtown Benton Harbor building.
ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph public safety officers will join Benton Harbor public safety officers in September to mark the 125th anniversary of the Yore Opera House fire that claimed the lives of several firefighters from both cities.
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners will meet virtually tonight to consider amending this year’s 2020-21 budget and approving the 2021-22 budget.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Saturday, June 26, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Behind a white house with blue shutters in Benton Harbor is Berrien County’s only licensed wildlife rehabilitation center.
Friday, June 25, 2021
Thursday, June 24, 2021
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Eden Springs Park at House of David is slowly reopening after being closed for more than a year due to the pandemic, with its first fundraising concert planned for Friday.
BENTON HARBOR — By the end of the month, Benton Harbor Area Schools expects to no longer have any short-term debt for the first time since 2006, according to Scott Johnson, chief financial officer with the school district.
BENTON HARBOR — Golf legend Jack Nicklaus and Hall of Fame broadcaster Ken “Hawk” Harrelson will head to Benton Harbor for a scholarship fundraiser event to support Lake Michigan College students.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. received the final approval it needed Tuesday to move forward on two multi-million dollar projects.
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners Monday unanimously approved applying for $13 million in state grants and loans that would focus on improvements to the city’s water system.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Friday, June 18, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Michigan Works Berrien, Cass, Van Buren announced the creation of a new jobs hotline, which connects individuals to employers in just a single phone call.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — A Benton Harbor man was bound over for trial Wednesday on multiple charges, including open murder, in the May 1 shooting death of Mark Harris, 31, also of Benton Harbor.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Friday, June 11, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — The Boys & Girls Clubs were awarded a $152,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Education that will pay for a summer program.