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Friday, June 14, 2019
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BENTON TOWNSHIP — It’s been two years since it was announced that the Courtyard by Marriott would be coming to Benton Township.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — The fate of Benton Harbor High School hangs in the balance as school board trustees give state officials additional information on how they plan to reduce the debt and improve academic performance.

BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. is being asked to recall hundreds of thousands of tumble dryers several years after safety concerns were raised.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school board trustees are taking the fight to Lansing today to keep the district high school open.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Monday, June 10, 2019
Sunday, June 09, 2019
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BENTON HARBOR — Adam and Dustin Lester knew they wanted to run a business since they were kids.

Friday, June 07, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — With talk of closing Benton Harbor High School ramping up, Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad went on Facebook Thursday to post a provocative comment about next year’s KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship.

BENTON HARBOR — The future of Benton Harbor Area Schools is in limbo. School board trustees said Thursday they lack even the authority to accept or reject the state plan to suspend operations at the high school, which would prevent dissolution of the entire district.

Thursday, June 06, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is giving Benton Harbor school board trustees another week to come up with a plan to keep the district’s high school open.

BENTON HARBOR — Superintendent/CEO Bob Herrera is leaving the Benton Harbor school district with the bitter taste of not being given the opportunity to finish the job he started, he says. 

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — As the fight heats up to keep Benton Harbor High School open, state officials said Tuesday that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will meet with Benton Harbor residents today at a town hall event to discuss the state’s plan for the district.

BENTON HARBOR — A proposed marijuana growing operation in Benton Harbor took another step toward becoming a reality Tuesday, with the city planning commission unanimously recommending that a special use permit be approved by city commissioners.

BENTON HARBOR — More than a year after JennAir unveiled its new brand campaign at the Architectural Digest Design Show in New York City, the company and its marketing agency was recognized for their efforts.

Saturday, June 01, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Life has been tough for Marshall Jones of Benton Harbor this past year. 

BENTON HARBOR — Several local pastors met Friday to say they stand in solidarity with the Benton Harbor school board to keep Benton Harbor High School from closing.

Friday, May 31, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — It looks like Benton Harbor school board trustees are going to have to find another superintendent to lead the school district as they try to save Benton Harbor High School from being closed by the state.

Thursday, May 30, 2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — In an effort to expand its reach, the New Heights Christian Community Development Association announced plans Tuesday to buy a new garage.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school board trustees are asking Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to reconsider a plan announced Friday that would force trustees to agree to close Benton Harbor High School in 2020 or risk the entire school district being closed or chartered by the state.

BENTON HARBOR — The OutCenter will be celebrating several Southwest Michigan residents who have stepped up and stepped out to help propel the LGBT movement forward.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — State officials gave Benton Harbor school board trustees a choice Friday – agree to close Benton Harbor High School in the fall of 2020 or the entire school district may be closed or chartered.

BENTON HARBOR — Plans to build a restaurant with a ballroom at Jean Klock Park are moving ahead after the project’s feasibility study showed interest, Don and Barbara Meeks of Benton Township said during Wednesday’s Benton Harbor Planning and Economic Development Committee meeting.

Friday, May 24, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — The future of Benton Harbor Area Schools hangs in the balance as school board trustees meet with state officials in Lansing this morning.

BENTON HARBOR — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two people who allegedly robbed the Boost Mobile store in Benton Harbor.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Benton Township maintenance workers are about to get some help for the summer months.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Things were going swimmingly at the new Flagship True North Fish Market as staff conducted a trial run Tuesday at its Benton Harbor location before the official opening Thursday.

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Benton Township officials and trustees have a problem with some of the proposed changes to Medic 1’s charter.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — For the second time this year, Benton Harbor city commissioners on Monday tabled giving nonunion employees a 3 percent raise, saying they need more information.

Monday, May 20, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Lily Brewer wants to help others the way she was helped 20 years ago.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor teachers received an email Thursday from the teachers union president, claiming that school officials can’t guarantee that the district will be able to pay teacher salaries next school year, The Herald-Palladium has learned.

Friday, May 17, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. has been named one of the Top 100 Best Corporate Citizens in 2019 by Corporate Responsibility Magazine.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — On the day China announced it would further escalate the ongoing trade war with the United States, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton addressed his stance on tariffs with several Southwest Michigan manufacturers.

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor Area Schools Superintendent/CEO Bob Herrera has been named one of seven candidates to be interviewed for the superintendent job at Farmington Public Schools in Farmington, Mich.

Monday, May 13, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — What do you do when you have six kids, two dogs, four cats and no home?

Sunday, May 12, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Graduating from Benton Harbor High School on June 7 will be extra special for Kenny Lewis and his mother, Audrey Lewis.

BENTON HARBOR — The Michigan Department of Transportation and Michigan Works are joining forces for the ninth consecutive year to hire 60 youth for a Youth Development Mentoring Program.

Friday, May 10, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Cornerstone Alliance announced a partnership Thursday with NBA player Wilson Chandler to renovate the facade of the historic Farmers and Merchants Bank building in Benton Harbor.

BENTON HARBOR — Almost 100 of the 133 seniors at Benton Harbor High School are now expected to graduate in June – up from the 38 seniors who were reported by school officials in March to be on track to graduate.

Thursday, May 09, 2019
Wednesday, May 08, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Plans to rehabilitate the former Harbor Center building in Benton Harbor remain on hold, after a city planning commission meeting Tuesday.