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BERRIEN SPRINGS — This year the fair’s historical building took a different route in honoring the rich farming history in Berrien County.

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BERRIEN SPRINGS — Oronoko Township landlords will have to pay a late fee if they fail to register their rental properties by Aug. 30. Township officials adopted a new rental housing ordinance in June which included an application form and registration fee schedule.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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Saturday, August 10, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Berrien Springs High School Principal Ryan Pesce wasn’t at Thursday’s Berrien Springs Board of Education meeting and no member of the public was there to question the board about him, but Board President Paul Toliver still took time to address what he called “news reports a…

Friday, August 09, 2019

• The Berrien County Youth Fair enforces a no smoking policy. There is no smoking allowed on the fairgrounds except in designated parking lots.

Animals, plants, crafts, baked goods, rides and grandstand performances will make for a fun-filled week Aug. 12-17.

To honor the rich farming history in Berrien County, the historical building will feature information on the ways that produce travels from farm to plate.

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Berrien Springs Village Council members approved infrastructure work at their meeting Monday and will be talking about it again at a workshop session later this month.

Monday, August 05, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Dozens of area residents opened up their wallets Sunday in an ongoing effort to build tiny homes for those in need.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

CASSOPOLIS — A May motorcycle crash near Marcellus has led to criminal charges against Berrien Springs High School Principal Ryan Pesce. Pesce was in Cass County District Court on Thursday on drunken driving charges, as well as a charge for carrying a weapon while intoxicated.

Friday, July 26, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Thursday’s Berrien Springs school board meeting featured new board officers and new district goals for the 2019-20 school year.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Saturday, July 13, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — A staple at the Berrien County Youth Fair has always been Rides Wristband Days during fair week, where on certain days and times fairgoers can ride the rides unlimited for one price. Again this year, “every day will be Rides Wristband Day,” says Executive Director Karen Klug.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Contract details haven’t been finalized yet, but Berrien Springs Village Council members went on record Monday that they want to iron out an agreement with the Berrien Springs Boat Club to provide residents with kayak and canoe access to Lake Chapin.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Addison and Lillian Zizkovsky spent the last two days learning the ins and outs of law enforcement.

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Berrien Springs school board members remain very pleased with the performance of Superintendent Dave Eichberg, voting Thursday to give Eichberg a salary increase and salary extension.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — A tearful Sarah Kurtz turned to face her victims Monday in a Berrien County courtroom and apologized to them, then apologized to her family and friends also in the courtroom.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Not everyone was happy with it, but Oronoko Township board members voted unanimously to approve a new rental housing ordinance at their meeting Tuesday night. The action came after a two-hour plus public hearing attended by three dozen local residents.

Saturday, June 08, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Berrien Springs school district officials should have more flexibility next year when it comes to making up snow days. That news came at Thursday night’s school board meeting during a discussion of next year’s school calendar.

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The site plan for a state allowed medical marijuana grow facility on Shawnee Road has been approved by the Oronoko Township Planning Commission.

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Berrien Springs Village Council members are currently working to hammer out an agreement with the Berrien Springs Boat Club that would give local residents more access to Lake Chapin.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
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Thursday, May 16, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — When it comes to civility, the rules of engagement aren’t always black and white.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Oronoko Township officials are moving forward with plans to enact a new rental housing ordinance. The proposed new Rental Safety Verification Program (RSVP) ordinance was introduced at Tuesday’s monthly board meeting and a public hearing set for June.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — One person is dead after police say the semi he was driving crashed into a passenger vehicle Thursday evening on the St. Joseph Valley Parkway near Berrien Springs in Oronoko Township.

Thursday, May 09, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Plans for a new private soccer training facility on M-139 are moving forward after action by the Oronoko Township Planning Commission Tuesday night.

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

NILES — Plans to extend the Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail from Niles to Berrien Springs were met with mostly positive remarks at a Tuesday afternoon open house. More than 30 people attended the event.

Saturday, May 04, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Members of the Berrien Springs school board are sticking by their decision to require district elementary students to come to school for an extra day despite action by the state legislature to give more “snow day” waivers.

Friday, May 03, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — According to police, in the majority of violent incidents that occur in schools, someone other than the perpetrator knew of a threat before it was carried out, but failed to report it.

Thursday, May 02, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Tuesday night’s rental housing ordinance discussion in Oronoko Township brought out more than 50 people to get a first look at the township’s proposed new ordinance. 

Wednesday, May 01, 2019
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For generations, farmers referred to Mother Nature as a mythical being that could change her mind at will.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The participants in Andrews University’s Renaissance Kids architecture camps have shown that good things come from small packages.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Whether or not to make up snow days proved to be somewhat controversial at Thursday night’s Berrien Springs Board of Education meeting. Board members ended up deciding to add one day of school for elementary students in June.