SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven officials have given the green light for a contractor to begin building new public restroom facilities for Dyckman Park and the Huron Street pavilion.
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Thursday, September 22, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Earlier this week, the South Haven City Council planned to vote on a revised ordinance to make it easier for mobile food truck operators to set up shop in town year-round.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — After a two-year delay, plans are now proceeding for development of the soccer fields at South Haven Area Recreational Authority’s park.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — For the past four decades, the South Haven chapter of the American Association of University Women has sponsored non-partisan candidate forums prior to state and local elections.
Friday, September 16, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — A former South Haven police officer has filed a lawsuit against the city of South Haven, alleging she was wrongfully discharged from her job in March 2021.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — A geneticist plans to discuss the process of genetic sequencing, along with its ethical challenges, at the next South Haven Speakers Series program.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Friday, September 09, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven officials are urging the Michigan Department of Transportation to conduct a traffic study at the intersection of Blue Star Highway and Phoenix Street – where more than 100 crashes have occurred over the past decade.
Thursday, September 08, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven City Council members were poised this week to weigh in on a proposed food truck ordinance that would allow vendors to set up their mobile eateries in more locations, including downtown.
Wednesday, September 07, 2022
Friday, September 02, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Normally, when the South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau launches a promotional campaign, their billboards and videos show photos of visitors enjoying Lake Michigan beaches and the surrounding recreational trails.
SOUTH HAVEN — More than $79,000 was raised earlier this month during the annual South Haven Hospice at Home benefit, according to a news release from Spectrum Health Lakeland.
Thursday, September 01, 2022
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven Township voters will decide in November whether to allow recreational marijuana retail establishments within the township.
Friday, August 26, 2022
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — A project to create much-needed new restroom facilities near Dyckman Park and South Haven’s downtown pavilion is scheduled to begin this fall.
Friday, August 19, 2022
Thursday, August 18, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — While a citizen-led referendum petition to limit the number of short-term rentals in South Haven was rejected, city officials pledged to address their concerns about the long-term economic effects from this form of housing.
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven officials are falling in line with a number of other municipalities throughout Michigan in adopting an ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Improvements are taking place this week on two I-196 exit ramps in South Haven and Covert townships, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
Saturday, August 06, 2022
Friday, August 05, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven City Council members are expected to vote later this month on whether to adopt a referendum petition that seeks to reduce the number of homes that can be used for short-term vacation rentals.
Thursday, August 04, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Authorities from the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are in the process of trying to determine what caused a personal, twin-engine aircraft to crash Tuesday shortly after take-off from the South Haven Area Regional Airport.
Thursday, July 28, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — An extensive project to resurface the western half of the 34-mile long Kal-Haven Sesquicentennial Trail will be taking place over the next several years, along with improvements to Van Buren State Park.
Friday, July 22, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Demolition of the former South Haven Community Hospital complex is expected to begin within the next one to two months, Bronson Healthcare officials confirmed this week.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Within the next several years the landscape along Phoenix Street in downtown South Haven will get a facelift in the form of a new three-story mixed-use development.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Dredging work in St. Joseph and South Haven remains on hold as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prioritized work at the Muskegon harbor after a commercial bulk carrier ran aground on a sandbar at the harbor’s entrance earlier this summer.
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven Boys & Girls Club received funding this week courtesy of a new charitable organization consisting of South Haven vacation rental homeowners.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Friday, July 01, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Artist Kayla Wyszynski Ridley’s murals and artwork are everywhere in her hometown of South Haven. Visitors driving into town from M-43 Highway can see one of her first commissioned works along the side of Bronson Hospital’s medical building. Another mural showing children at pl…
Thursday, June 30, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Most South Haven residents know where Lakeview Cemetery is located. But few may realize there’s another cemetery right next to it; one that observes the burial rituals of the Jewish faith.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Thursday, June 23, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Over the next month, South Haven city officials plan to mail surveys to residents to gauge their thoughts about homes within the city used for vacation getaways.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Thursday, June 16, 2022
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Thanks to a $100,000 grant from Entergy Corp., a network of trails in several nature preserves and dunes in South Haven Township will soon become a reality.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Starting in July, South Haven area residents can expect their water and sewer rates to increase by 4.5 percent, each year, through 2026.
Saturday, June 11, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Two men face open murder charges in connection to the 2021 death of a South Haven man, who was killed in Covert Township while attending a concert.
SOUTH HAVEN — We Care Community Resource Center plans to host an event next week to help migrant families who come to the South Haven area during summer months to work on local farms.
Friday, June 10, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven city officials hope to obtain a $150,000 grant through the Michigan Department of Transportation to resurface nearly three blocks of Elkenburg Street.
Thursday, June 09, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — A theatrical performance focusing on the life of American abolitionist, women’s rights activist and author Sojourner Truth will be part of this year’s Juneteenth activities in South Haven.
Wednesday, June 08, 2022
Tuesday, June 07, 2022
Saturday, June 04, 2022
Thursday, June 02, 2022
SOUTH HAVEN — Police are on the lookout for a man, possibly armed with a gun, who made “assaultive threats” to a stranger on Tuesday in South Haven Township.