SOUTH HAVEN — The marquee at the entrance to South Haven High School will get a new look this fall when a community-driven beautification group takes on the task of sprucing up the grounds around the large sign.
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven may be thousands of miles from Kenya, but one community there, particularly a rural hospital, is near and dear to the South Haven Rotary Club.
Friday, September 17, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — Nearly four years ago, South Haven officials acquired the condemned S.E. Overton factory buildings and ordered their demolition with the hope of one day creating space for something that has become scarce in the city – affordable housing.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — Before South Haven residents head to the polls on Nov. 2 to vote in the mayoral and city council election, a local group wants to make sure electors know about the candidates.
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Friday, September 10, 2021
KALAMAZOO — A Southwest Michigan medical care system is joining other hospital groups in Michigan to require its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Thursday, September 09, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — A 41-year-old South Haven man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a fire station Tuesday, stealing a fire department Jeep, and driving throughout town with the emergency lights and siren deployed.
Wednesday, September 08, 2021
Tuesday, September 07, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — Hundreds of collectors are expected to attend the Michigan Flywheelers Museum’s Antique Engine and Tractor Show for the first time since 2019.
Thursday, September 02, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — Seven years ago Chuck Moore noticed his kids and grandkids playing an outdoor game he had never really seen nor heard of before – disc golf.
SOUTH HAVEN — In most downtowns, bicycle racks are pretty much nondescript; often made of grey or black metal, shaped into thin bars to lock bikes in place. Except for bicyclists looking for a spot to park their bike, the racks are overlooked by most people.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — After four years of planning and fundraising, the Michigan Maritime Museum broke ground Friday on its new $3.6 million Heritage Center.
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Monday, August 23, 2021
PAW PAW — A journal entry penned several years ago foreshadowed Friday’s deadly shooting, where a Bangor man went on a shooting spree at South Haven’s South Pier, authorities say.
Friday, August 20, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — When South Haven Public Schools starts its fall semester, anyone who enters school buildings will be required to wear a face mask.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — After more than two decades of service from the same company, the city of South Haven has decided to contract with a different garbage service.
SOUTH HAVEN — Six years ago, the Historical Association of South Haven embarked on an ambitious $300,000 fundraising drive to restore the town’s historic lighthouse.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Friday, August 13, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — Earlier this month, a carbon monoxide detector spared 100 guests and employees at a South Haven hotel from a situation that could have had deadly consequences.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven is ramping up its enforcement of the three-hour downtown parking ordinance this month, along with parking ordinances at city beaches.
SOUTH HAVEN — A summertime event that pays tribute to U.S. military veterans and South Haven area first responders will expand this year to include medical professionals who have helped people throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saturday, August 07, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven may be only a small lakeshore community, but the growing number of electric and hybrid vehicles seen throughout town hasn’t been lost on city officials.
Thursday, August 05, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven city and township officials are working on a way to upgrade a portion of the M-140 corridor that runs through the municipalities.
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
Saturday, July 31, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven Mayor Scott Smith will seek his third two-year term in Tuesday’s primary election, but will be challenged by two candidates.
Friday, July 23, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — When Michigan Maritime Museum launched a campaign this past spring to raise $500,000 this summer toward the construction of a new two-story museum, its staff and board hoped to attract support from the community.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — In the mid-1990s, South Haven voters approved a millage proposal to address narcotics-related crimes occurring in and around the city.
SOUTH HAVEN — When the city of South Haven acquired land near Interstate 196 in the 1990s to develop an industrial/business park, it didn’t take long for manufacturing firms and a satellite campus of Lake Michigan College to locate there.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven residents who use golf carts to navigate the city’s north side, are calling for the speed limit to be lowered on a crucial public road.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Monday, July 19, 2021
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Thursday, July 15, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — Since the drowning of three swimmers in Lake Michigan last summer, South Haven Area Emergency Services has been steadily upgrading its efforts to help distressed swimmers.
Saturday, July 10, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — Two emergency responders whose lifesaving efforts were credited with rescuing the driver from a burning vehicle were honored by the South Haven Area Emergency Services.
Thursday, July 08, 2021
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
Saturday, July 03, 2021
Thursday, July 01, 2021
SOUTH HAVEN — Several businesses throughout Van Buren County received recognition this past week from an economic development group dedicated to promoting business in the county.