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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners took no action Monday on former City Manager Darwin Watson’s request for arbitration.

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BENTON HARBOR — The future of the Benton Harbor school district may rest in the hands of the joint advisory committee between the state and district.

Monday, October 21, 2019
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BENTON HARBOR — The Michigan Court of Appeals last week affirmed the conviction and sentence of former Benton Harbor school Superintendent Leonard Seawood.

Saturday, October 19, 2019
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BENTON HARBOR — Principal Don Pearson of River of Life Christian School has been busy since he took over leading the Benton Harbor school in July.

Friday, October 18, 2019
Thursday, October 17, 2019
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BENTON TOWNSHIP — Carving pumpkins at the Fab Lab at Lake Michigan College looked a little different from traditional pumpkin carving.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Two firefighters suffered injuries to their hands while battling a blaze early Sunday morning that destroyed a house in Benton Township.

BENTON HARBOR — The composition of a joint advisory committee between the state and the Benton Harbor school district is expected to be decided at a special school board meeting today.

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — A large police presence converged on an area across the street from Benton Harbor High School on Tuesday afternoon for a report of multiple shots fired around 1:30 p.m.

BENTON HARBOR — The students and staff at Benton Harbor Area Schools need help from the community to turn the district around, Interim Superintendent Patricia Robinson told trustees during their Tuesday meeting.

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

BENTON TOWNSHIP — J.B. Hoyt is not too impressed with the proposed rate increase that Indiana Michigan Power submitted to the state earlier this year.

Monday, October 07, 2019

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Janita Rhodes starts everyday with a healthy mindset.

Friday, October 04, 2019

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A culvert that is deteriorating on Enterprise Way in Benton Township has forced Berrien County to make a move.

Thursday, October 03, 2019
Wednesday, October 02, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — The Sept. 17 death of Benton Harbor school board President Stephen Mitchell was on the minds of trustees Tuesday as they held their first meeting without him.

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners are considering following the example of other area municipalities and prohibiting recreational marijuana businesses in the city until the state comes up with permanent rules.

Monday, September 30, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Harbor Shores Resort has announced a partnership with Edgewater Bank, of St. Joseph, that secures a long-term sponsorship of Harbor Shore’s scenic 11-mile Edgewater Fitness Trail at Harbor Shores.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

WATERVLIET — Dan Soard paces back and forth behind a line of monitors as the steady drum of mouse clicks resonate in the computer room at Watervliet High School.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Schools need help from the community to educate children, State Superintendent Michael Rice said Friday while visiting several buildings at Benton Harbor Area Schools.

BENTON HARBOR — “Raise your hand if you want to be a reader,” singer and songwriter Jeremiah Griffin said Friday to third graders at International Academy at Hull in Benton Township.

Friday, September 27, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Stephen Mitchell wore many hats during his life – father, husband, Benton Harbor school board president – said friends and family members who gathered for his funeral Wednesday at Second Baptist Church in Benton Township.

BENTON TOWNSHIP — After four months of renovations, Lake Michigan College’s Grand Upton Hall is open for business again with a revamped look and feel.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Building trust between residents and police is one of the best ways to catch criminals and reduce crime, experts believe.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — A man who thought he would spend his life with Kemia Hassel after killing her husband instead will likely spend the rest of his days in prison.

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A man who police say was trying to break up a fight among some kids Sunday ended up being shot.

BENTON HARBOR — It looked like it was all fun and games as about 50 children and almost as many adult volunteers rapped and danced Monday at Benton Harbor High School during the district’s first Project LITerature.

Monday, September 23, 2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — According to a recent survey, a labor shortage has begun to hit U.S. companies as job growth has slowed in 2019.

BENTON HARBOR — Manufacturing and work is changing rapidly, and to meet the future need of employers, Kinexus Group and Upskill Enterprise of Ireland are announcing a partnership to help power Michigan manufacturing.

Friday, September 20, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Students looking to transfer credits to four-year colleges and universities are invited to attend Lake Michigan College’s Transfer Fair at The Lake, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in the gymnasium in the Main Building on the Benton Harbor campus. 

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school board President Stephen Mitchell died Tuesday after a sudden illness. He was 71.