BERRIEN SPRINGS — Showing animals at the Berrien County Youth Fair is a sweet experience for some and a bittersweet experience for others.
Friday, August 16, 2019
Thursday, August 15, 2019
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
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Monday, August 12, 2019
Sunday, August 11, 2019
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
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
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
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
Thursday, July 04, 2019
BERRIEN SPRINGS — Plans have changed a bit for the Verdant Hollow Farm project, but their overall goals of promoting organic farming and providing a place where people can commune with nature remain.
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
BERRIEN SPRINGS — Concerns over noise and setting a precedent were among the reasons given for the Berrien Springs Village Council’s denial of a request from a local church.
Sunday, June 30, 2019
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 — 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
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019
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
Monday, April 29, 2019
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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.