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Saturday, August 21, 2021

HARBERT — Making it safer for people to walk along Red Arrow Highway was on the minds of the almost 100 people who were packed into the Chikaming Township Fire Department’s garage on Thursday.

Friday, July 23, 2021

NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo City Council accepted two grants with the ultimate goal to build a seawall along the Galien River between the Whittaker Street bridge and the public beach to protect the shoreline.

Friday, April 30, 2021
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Monday, December 14, 2020

NEW BUFFALO — City Manager David Richards lost his battle with COVID-19 over the weekend, it was announced Monday, leaving officials in mourning in the small city.

Friday, December 04, 2020
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Friday, July 10, 2020
Tuesday, July 07, 2020

NEW BUFFALO — A woman from Illinois is dead after another woman allegedly drove her car into the path of her motorcycle over the weekend, police said.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

NEW BUFFALO — Four Winds Casinos will look a bit different next week when every location is opened to the public for the first time in three months.

Thursday, June 04, 2020

NEW BUFFALO — Berrien County residents can recycle and safely dispose of unwanted household chemicals and electronics on Saturday, June 13, at the New Buffalo Township Fire Station, 17655 Clay Street, New Buffalo, according to a news release.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

NEW BUFFALO — Despite a couple Michigan casinos announcing their intention to reopen next month, there are no set plans yet for the three Four Winds Casinos in Southwest Michigan to reopen.

Friday, May 01, 2020

NEW BUFFALO — A portion of New Buffalo was under water Thursday after high winds and consistent rainfall flooded a handful of streets.

Saturday, January 11, 2020
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NEW BUFFALO — Due to historically high waters levels on Lake Michigan, the city of New Buffalo has taken action to remove docks at its municipal marina to avoid them being damaged over the winter.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

UNION PIER — A home in Union Pier sustained a substantial amount of damage when a fire broke out Friday afternoon.

Friday, October 25, 2019
Friday, September 27, 2019
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NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo Senior High School was one of 13 Michigan schools recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools, the Michigan Department of Education announced Thursday.

Monday, July 22, 2019
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Boat capsizes in New Buffalo

Sunday, July 14, 2019

There will be three discussion sessions in Berrien County heralding the release of “Building Bridges Across the Racial Divide,” written by Larry and Sandy Feldman of Southwest Michigan and published by Peter Lang Publishers.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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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.

Monday, May 13, 2019

NEW BUFFALO — A passenger died following a fatal car crash this weekend in New Buffalo Township.

Thursday, May 02, 2019
Sunday, March 24, 2019
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NEW BUFFALO — There will be a lot more to love than beer when Ghost Isle Brewery opens on April 15 along the tracks at 17684 U.S. 12.

Friday, March 01, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — The Berrien County Drain Commissioner’s office has received a statewide award for a project that reduced flooding around New Buffalo’s water plant, while restoring wildlife and the environment and saving millions from the original cost estimate.

Friday, February 08, 2019
Friday, November 30, 2018

NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo Township has joined the list of municipal investors in Cornerstone Alliance by approving a $5,000 payment, representing a yearly investment to help underwrite the marketing of a potential industrial park in the township.

Sunday, November 18, 2018
Sunday, November 11, 2018
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SAWYER — Chikaming Open Lands buys land and carves trails.

Friday, November 09, 2018

ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County commissioners on Thursday got a look at the final proposal for a park and biking/hiking trail along Red Arrow Highway from Bridgman to New Buffalo.

Monday, October 29, 2018
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
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NEW BUFFALO — Ezra Scott of New Buffalo, a first-term member of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners and a Republican representing District 9, is facing Democratic challenger David Blum of New Buffalo Township on the Nov. 6 ballot.

Friday, September 14, 2018
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ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph Public Schools are considered the 19th best school district in Michigan this year, according to a school ranking website.

Friday, August 31, 2018
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NEW BUFFALO — The Simas spent years pondering what to do with the 3.5 acres of New Buffalo Township property that sits along the stretch of roadway where Red Arrow Highway transforms into U.S. 12.

Thursday, August 09, 2018
Sunday, July 29, 2018

NEW BUFFALO — The name says it all at the I Can Café, New Buffalo’s newest eatery on the city’s western edge.

Monday, July 09, 2018
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NEW BUFFALO — Agreeing that Carts on 12 owner Ed Arnold had made significant progress in cleaning up his property and complying with township ordinances, the New Buffalo Township Board has approved a new two-week extension to his special land use permit for his property at 19425 and 19415 U.…

Saturday, July 07, 2018

John Lustina had never seen so much excitement for cement being poured.

Sunday, June 24, 2018
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NEW BUFFALO — A business at the center of a lively squabble in New Buffalo Township is facing a July 6 deadline to shut down.

Sunday, June 03, 2018

NEW BUFFALO — A homeless New Buffalo man who lived on an island on the Galien River for decades has a new lease on life – literally.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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NEW BUFFALO — Downtown New Buffalo has entered its busy summer with new look North Whittaker Street.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Geeks will again descend on the Mendel Center in Benton Township for the Second Annual Fandom Fest June 9, sponsored by 13 local libraries.

Friday, May 04, 2018
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BENTON TOWNSHIP — Berrien County is ready to do a feasibility study for a bike and hiking path along the southern section of Red Arrow Highway, but they won’t be burning rubber to get the project done.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

NEW BUFFALO — For nearly 20 years a massive hotel stood above the shore of Lake Michigan, drawing golfers, beach-goers, equestrians and storied prize fighters to Grand Beach.

Friday, April 13, 2018
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NEW BUFFALO — A former postal carrier in Indiana stands accused of dumping an estimated 17,000 pieces of mail in a ravine near New Buffalo, the LaPorte Herald-Argus reported.

Monday, March 26, 2018
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NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo Township is promising $150,000 as its local match for a proposed state grant to help fund the township’s portion of the 58-mile nonmotorized trail connecting Chicago to downtown New Buffalo.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Medic 1 is getting a pay raise.

Sunday, March 04, 2018

NEW BUFFALO — Fans of Redamak’s hamburgers in New Buffalo will have to wait another month to bite into the legend.