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Friday, June 14, 2019

BENTON HARBOR — Flooding closed streets in Benton Harbor and St. Joseph on Thursday, which left drivers avoiding some of the cities main roads.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — Four months ago, South Haven City Council members asked the city planning commission to come up with an ordinance regarding regulation of medical and recreational marijuana businesses in town. Now the decision of whether to allow such businesses rests with the council.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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SOUTH HAVEN — Near record high water levels on Lake Michigan and the Black River are causing more problems for not only boaters, but for maritime-related services offered by the city.

Monday, June 10, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — Two popular summer festivals have combined some of their activities this year resulting in a unique pairing of the city’s maritime history with legendary sea creatures.

Saturday, June 08, 2019
Friday, June 07, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — When Kevin Schooley took over as superintendent of South Haven Public Schools earlier this year, he thought there must be a better way to reach students who are turned off with the traditional high school setting.

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — A multi-million dollar plan to reconstruct a portion of Center Street in downtown South Haven is moving forward.

SOUTH HAVEN — City officials have put their stamp of approval on the new 2019-20 fiscal year budget that calls for $4 million in capital improvement projects.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — A familiar face in the South Haven community will be leading the city’s human resources department.

Monday, May 27, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven officials plan to spend $4 million on capital improvement projects this year as part of the proposed $46 million budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, which begins July 1.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — City officials had hoped by now to reduce the number of lanes on a portion of the I-196 Business Loop that runs through town, but state officials say they need more information about the plan before granting approval.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — Residents living along Pearl Street can expect to feel a smoother ride along their road this summer.

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven community leaders joined developers James Slott and his sister Nicole Slott in a ceremonial ground-breaking Monday for Black River Barn, a large, rustic lodge-style event building that will be located on 13.5 acres of land on 73rd Street near 8th Avenue, in South Ha…

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Thursday, May 09, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — The North American division of an international manufacturer of heavy moving equipment, will soon be moving to South Haven.

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Southwest Michigan residents benefit from their proximity to the waters of Lake Michigan and rivers that attract boaters, kayakers and anglers.

SOUTH HAVEN — Over the past decade South Haven governmental officials and various non-profit groups have spent more than $2 million and many hours of volunteer time to develop a network of recreational trails.

SOUTH HAVEN — Peter Annin will be presenting at the South Haven Speaker Series for the second time, this Thursday evening, when he reviews the successes and challenges of the Great Lakes Compact agreement.

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Friday, April 26, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — When South Haven Public Schools completed $36.7 million worth of improvements to school buildings last year, a group of citizens thought the project wouldn’t be complete without some icing on the cake, so to speak.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Box office records are likely to fall this weekend with the release of “Avengers: Endgame.”

SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven Mayor Scott Smith will be seeking his second term of office, this time without competition.

Monday, April 22, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — A company that is developing a $4.5 million mixed-use building in downtown South Haven has received a financial boost from the state.

Sunday, April 21, 2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — As the weather warms up more kids will be outdoors bicycling, and to ensure they do so safely, South Haven Police Department will be hosting an event focusing on bike safety.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging South Haven’s harbor this week as part of a plan to keep the harbor navigable for boats and to shore up South Beach.

Friday, April 12, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven may be a small town, but it has big plans for this year’s sesquicentennial celebration.

PAW PAW — With a split vote, Van Buren County commissioners this week decided they will not sell county-owned lots in the Syndicate Park subdivision on the lakeshore.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

PAW PAW — A Van Buren County commissioner is upset about the substantial decrease in taxes on the Palisades nuclear plant, even though it’s still operating.

SOUTH HAVEN — When South Haven city officials made a decision this year to start charging groups a non-refundable $150 fee to hold special events on city property, they thought it was a good idea.

Saturday, April 06, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — If you’re looking for a job, you might find one at the South Haven Area Chamber of Commerce’s Community Expo.

Saturday, March 30, 2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — Even though it’s been 40 years since South Haven firefighters have battled a large-scale blaze in the downtown, they still want to be prepared just in case. So they’re planning to do something they haven’t done in years – a large-scale fire training drill.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — A 27-year-old South Haven woman remains in a Kalamazoo hospital after she jumped out of a moving vehicle on Monday evening in Geneva Township, police said.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — Every year, the South Haven City Council develops a list of priorities members and staff hope to achieve. But this year's list, adopted last week, differs somewhat. Instead of focusing on ways to make improvements within the city's limits, council members are hoping to develop …

Friday, March 22, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — Nearly a decade ago South Haven city officials ordered the reconstruction of Williams Street in the downtown. Several years later, it was Phoenix Street’s turn for a complete rebuild. Now city officials are turning their attention to upgrading another main link to the central b…

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — It might take two or three tries to land grant funding, if successful, in order to tear down and replace the aging Kids Korner playground structure, but city officials are willing to give it a try.

SOUTH HAVEN — City officials are proceeding full-steam ahead on applying for a state grant to acquire a marina on prime property on the city's harbor.

Monday, March 18, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — The next time you walk by the South Haven Lightkeeper’s House, you may want to cross the street or perhaps, if you’re brave enough, peek inside one of its windows – but only if you dare.

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — It appears the city of South Haven will push forward this year on a proposal to purchase a marina that overlooks the city’s harbor.

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Friday, March 08, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — The former finance director for the city of South Haven, who was fired in November 2018 after being accused of embezzling funds, is now being sued by the city.

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven residents will have the chance to weigh in on whether city officials should seek state funds to replace the aging Kids Corner playground with a new one.