Before school districts shuttered their doors this week, administrators were working with the state to provide breakfast and lunch options for students in the event of a prolonged closure.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
With cases of coronavirus now confirmed in Michigan, superintendents of Berrien County schools remain in planning mode for when the virus hits this region of the state.
Saturday, February 08, 2020
Record-high water levels on Lake Michigan have been creating problems for property owners all along the lakeshore since last summer.
Thursday, February 06, 2020
BRIDGMAN — Fifteen eighth-grade students at F.C. Reed Middle School in Bridgman are learning darkroom skills this week as they make photograms with local artist Richard Hurd.
BRIDGMAN — A week after being the subject of an episode of “In Pursuit With John Walsh,” a fugitive from Bridgman has been captured.
Friday, January 31, 2020
BRIDGMAN — All Bridgman schools are closed and after-school activities cancelled today through 7 p.m. Sunday due to the high number of students with influenza-like illnesses, Superintendent Shane Peters said Thursday.
Monday, January 27, 2020
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
BRIDGMAN — The Bridgman City Council approved its five-year parks and recreation plan Monday, following a brief public hearing. The plan incorporates input from a community survey and several focus meetings, a detailed inventory of existing facilities, plus a five-year action plan.
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Thursday, December 05, 2019
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Friday, November 08, 2019
BRIDGMAN — More than 10 middle and high school students hauled cans of corn and unloaded apples Thursday as they helped put together 120 Thanksgiving boxes to be given away to needy families.
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
BRIDGMAN — The Bridgman City Council on Monday approved new rules for charitable solicitation in the roadway and set in motion a new ordinance to ban dogs on Weko Beach, though access to the nearby dog beach at Warren Dunes State Park will be maintained.
Saturday, October 05, 2019
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Friday, September 13, 2019
BRIDGMAN — Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) will conduct separate tests on each of its 70 early warning sirens near Cook Nuclear Plant in the coming weeks.
Saturday, September 07, 2019
STEVENSVILLE — Students from four local high schools were challenged Friday to figure out better ways to use common home appliances during the 2019 Whirlpool Youth Innovation Challenge.
Friday, August 30, 2019
BRIDGMAN — Few of us stop in the course of our day to think about the sacrifices made by law enforcement officers and their families – especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Friday, August 09, 2019
BRIDGMAN — A man who was shot while allegedly breaking into a house in Bridgman last month in what police called a “domestic altercation” has been charged with home invasion.
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
BRIDGMAN — Not long after voters legalized recreational pot use, Bridgman opted out of allowing such businesses. But at the time it also promised to further study the issue, and Monday council members seemed to set in motion a way forward.
Sunday, August 04, 2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
BRIDGMAN — A Bridgman resident was shot during a fight that stemmed from an alleged home invasion early Tuesday morning in what is being described by police as a domestic altercation.
Friday, July 05, 2019
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
BRIDGMAN — Swimming is prohibited at three Berrien County beaches due to high levels of E. coli, health department officials said Tuesday.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Sunday, June 02, 2019
BRIDGMAN — The Makers Trail Festival will take place from 3-9 p.m. this upcoming Saturday at Weko Beach in Bridgman, with more than 15 Berrien County wineries, breweries and distilleries and three live bands, according to a news release.
Friday, May 24, 2019
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Friday, April 19, 2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
BRIDGMAN — The resolution of access to the Warren Dunes State Park’s dog beach from Bridgman’s Weko Beach is still being worked out with the state, but Bridgman Mayor Vince Rose made it clear that the city’s leash law will be strictly enforced, no matter what.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
BRIDGMAN — Misinformation is circulating in Bridgman concerning a dog beach at Warren Dunes State Park, Department of Natural Resources officials said Wednesday.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
BRIDGMAN — Before a standing-room-only crowd, the Bridgman City Council on Monday said it is not going to make an immediate decision on an ordinance about allowing dogs at Weko Beach.
Monday, March 18, 2019
Thursday, March 07, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Monday, February 04, 2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Friday, January 11, 2019
BRIDGMAN — It was year-in-review time for the Bridgman City Council earlier this week, as both the police and fire departments gave their annual reports to city leaders.
Thursday, January 03, 2019
BRIDGMAN — It was a family affair Wednesday as Heidi Southard’s parents and children helped hand out food at the Caring Cupboard Mobile Food Pantry, organized through Woodland Shores Baptist Church in Bridgman.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
BRIDGMAN — Bridgman Schools Superintendent Shane Peters received a three-year extension of his current contract through June 2021, along with a highly effective rating in a unanimous vote from the board of education on Monday.