SOUTH HAVEN — The South Haven Center for the Arts’ 71st Annual Member Exhibit, “Setting Stones,” will open Friday – virtually.
Friday, April 03, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — As South Haven History Club members saw their classmates’ state competitions canceled one by one this spring due to the coronavirus outbreak, they began to wonder whether their contest, too, would be curtailed.
Thursday, April 02, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — Republic Services, which provides trash pickup for the city of South Haven, has announced that it will temporarily halt curbside bulk pickup for city residents.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Thursday, March 19, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — Boaters who enjoy the city’s Northside Municipal Marina will have to find a different one to use this year.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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.
Monday, March 09, 2020
Saturday, March 07, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — Five years ago, South Haven acquired four prized parcels of property on Monroe Boulevard overlooking Lake Michigan.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — Shipwreck hunter Ross Richardson will speak March 25 at the Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven as part of the museum’s Maritime Lecture Series, Shipwrecks & Lighthouses.
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Thursday, February 27, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — Christians throughout Southwest Michigan observe the start of the Lenten season each year by going to church and taking part in Ash Wednesday services.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — March not only signals the beginning of spring in South Haven, but more importantly, to ice cream lovers it signifies the annual re-opening of Sherman’s Dairy Bar.
SOUTH HAVEN — A governmental authority that oversees municipal water and sewer services in the South Haven area expects to see a boost in revenue this year.
Friday, February 21, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — Rising Lake Michigan water levels need to be addressed quickly or Southwest Michigan’s multi-million dollar recreation industry is in peril, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton said Thursday as he toured marinas in St. Joseph, Benton Harbor and South Haven.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Thursday, February 13, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — Three organizations and South Haven Public Schools will be working together next week to help teacher and parents better understand how to better cope with children who have behavioral issues, especially ones associated with trauma.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Monday, February 10, 2020
Thursday, February 06, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — City officials in South Haven make it a point to publicly recognize first responders who save people’s lives, but once in awhile they get the opportunity to honor average citizens who do the same thing.
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — City leaders estimate it could cost upwards of $17 million to deal with the damage to beaches, roadways, marinas and infrastructure caused by record-high water levels on Lake Michigan.
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — When the Blue Star Mothers of Southwest Michigan decided to enter Ice Breaker festival’s chili cookoff this past weekend, they had no idea their recipe would end up winning first place in the service club category. But the club earned more than a trophy. It received much-needed…
Thursday, January 30, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — First responders at South Haven Area Emergency Services now have much more capable commercial cleaning equipment that decontaminates carcinogens from bunker gear and prevents cross contamination with other laundry thanks to grants from three industries and a bank.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN – When Bronson South Haven Hospital’s Safe Kids Coordinator Pam Ford went to North Shore Upper Elementary School on Monday to talk to students about vehicle safety, she made sure to bring a car booster seat with her to ask youngsters what they thought of it.
SOUTH HAVEN — The National Blueberry Festival continues to reign as South Haven’s most popular festival, but Ice Breaker remains hot on its heels when it comes to attracting a crowd.
Friday, January 24, 2020
Thursday, January 23, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — When Catina Quinn’s husband, Alan, 34, called her from work New Year’s Eve and said he had some numbness and tingling on his left side, she never would have dreamed that the next 24 hours would change their lives forever.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — For more than a decade a piece of property in the heart of the city’s central business district sat vacant – the historic church that once dominated the site was condemned in 2007 and finally torn down.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Friday, January 10, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — Two popular Southwest Michigan restaurants and their owner say they have reached a settlement with a federal agency that accused them of short-changing pay for some of their employees.
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN – For the past eight years, South Haven residents have observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day by packaging rice to give to local food pantries.
Thursday, January 02, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — A decade ago, South Haven Township homeowner Mark Odland paid for construction of a large revetment wall to protect his lakefront property and beach from erosion.
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven area residents and visitors will ring in a new decade with music, dancing and what is fast becoming the town’s signature New Year’s Eve event – the midnight beach ball drop.
SOUTH HAVEN — Plenty of stories have been written over the past 20 years chronicling the decline of service club membership. But two such clubs in South Haven are bucking the trend, at least for now.
Saturday, December 21, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — When Sherman’s Dairy Bar decided in May to stop producing its trademark ice cream varieties, some people wondered if the popular parlor would also close.
Friday, December 20, 2019
Thursday, December 19, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — Earlier this year, City Manager Brian Dissette thought it might take two or three times to apply for and receive a grant to help pay for a new playground structure to replace the popular but aging wooden one at Kids Corner Park.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven has some great assets – a vibrant downtown that overlooks Lake Michigan, access to 14 recreational trails, close proximity to major highways and educational institutions and a small but competitive manufacturing base.