BENTON HARBOR — A proposal for dedicated parking behind the Benton Harbor VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic on Main Street was given a cold reception Wednesday by some members of the Benton Harbor Planning and Economic Development Committee.
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Wednesday, September 28, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars will never sound quite the same for dozens of Benton Harbor youth after listening to the version performed by DPB Music on Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Before he was elected to office, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton and other Southwest Michigan politicians opened the newly extended U.S. 31 to the Indiana border.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Students and their families are invited to sign up to tour Lake Michigan College campuses in Benton Township, Niles and South Haven throughout the current school year.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — More than 90 percent of Benton Harbor’s water service lines have been replaced with copper pipes or certified to be free of lead.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Benton Township trustees voted in favor of two drain resolutions at their Tuesday meeting, after brief presentations by Berrien County Drain Commissioner Chris Quattrin.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — The only way the gun violence will stop in Benton Harbor is if every resident takes ownership of the problem and strives to stop it.
Saturday, September 17, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — On Monday, Benton Harbor city commissioners will consider changing the name of Broadway Park to honor the legacy of Junius Brutus Woods, a former slave from Tennessee who moved to the city around 1870.
Friday, September 16, 2022
Thursday, September 15, 2022
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Area high school students and their parents are invited to a free College Night next week in the Grand Upton Hall at Lake Michigan College’s Mendel Center.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Monday, September 12, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Police are continuing to investigate a fiery crash in Benton Harbor over the weekend that left one person dead and another seriously injured.
Saturday, September 10, 2022
ST. JOSEPH — It was a sad day for two families in Berrien County Trial Court Friday as Dwand Carter, 38, of Benton Harbor, was found guilty of two counts of first-degree, premeditated murder and several weapons charges.
Friday, September 09, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad will be among several mayors taking part in a Lead Line Removal and Water Equity hearing Thursday in Milwaukee.
Thursday, September 08, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor’s streets will look a little cleaner now that city commissioners authorized the purchase of a street sweeper and wood chipper.
Wednesday, September 07, 2022
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced Wednesday that Berrien County will receive $2.6 million to improve downtown Benton Harbor and Niles.
Tuesday, September 06, 2022
Friday, September 02, 2022
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Everything from the roof to the bathtubs to the landscaping will be replaced or renovated over the next year at River Terrace Apartments in Benton Harbor.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor announced Monday that they will now be known as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Southwest Michigan.
Friday, August 26, 2022
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church’s Evolution Summer Camp ended Thursday with lots of smiles as several youth tried on shoes they will receive this weekend during a camp graduation ceremony.
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
BENTON TOWNSHIP — U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow got a first-hand look Tuesday at Southwest Michigan mental health care providers.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — A 4th Ward Resource Fair on Saturday will feature a community clean-up, prayer walks, games, snacks and other information, according to Benton Harbor 4th Ward Commissioner Ethel Clark-Griffin.
Saturday, August 20, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Years of planning and determination culminated Friday with the celebration of the Bridge Academy of Southwest Michigan opening its newly updated space in Benton Harbor.
Friday, August 19, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Archie Davis Jr. of Benton Harbor said he remembers when his dad, who became a Benton Harbor firefighter in 1957, would drive by his house in a fire truck.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor is ready for economic development if the right master plan is put in place, Paul Lippens from McKenna told city commissioners Monday.
Saturday, August 13, 2022
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Berrien County is considering buying the now-closed Point Blank Shooting Range & Sports Club in Benton Township as a training facility for law enforcement officers.
Friday, August 12, 2022
Thursday, August 11, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Alloyd Blackmon of Stevensville was named the new chief executive officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor on Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor planning commissioners Tuesday listened to updates on projects in the city, but were unable to vote on anything due to a lack of a quorum.
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. announced an agreement Monday with Emerson Electric Co. to acquire InSinkErator, the world’s largest manufacturer of food waste disposers and instant hot water dispensers for home and commercial use.
BENTON HARBOR — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer visited Benton Harbor this weekend to meet with homeowners and inspect the progress made on replacing the city’s lead service lines.