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Tuesday, December 03, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — For the second time in five months, the St. Joseph Township Board has approved a special use permit for a bed and breakfast. 

ST. JOSEPH — The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs has awarded a $15,000 grant to the Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation in support of a collaborative effort between population health and Krasl Art Center.

Monday, December 02, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — The Silver Beach Carousel in St. Joseph is bringing holiday stories to life during a live reindeer event, where kids can see and pet a real reindeer from 4-8 p.m. on Dec. 19 during “Oh Deer, Rudolph!” Family Fun Night.

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ST. JOSEPH — Ten months into 2019, the Southwest Michigan housing market is making more gains compared to a year ago.

Friday, November 29, 2019
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ST. JOSEPH — The Korean conflict, from 1950 to 1953, has been called “The Forgotten War,” but for many the memories still persist.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph officials are looking for a way to get everyone rowing in the same direction when it comes to fighting erosion along the lakeshore.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

STEVENSVILLE — As Black Friday gets closer, a majority of area stores are already prepping for what has become the biggest day for retailers each year.

ST. JOSEPH — Buying the historic lighthouse keeper’s house wasn’t such a bright idea after all, St. Joseph commissioners decided Monday.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

In years past, Dominick Lignell has had to draw a hand turkey for a class assignment.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Nine out of 10 patrons of the St. Joseph library are satisfied with the services provided and would recommend it to others, according to survey conducted earlier this year.

ST. JOSEPH — Last week’s deadline for an appeal to an order to demolish a badly deteriorated St. Joseph house passed without any action by the owner, and the city is taking the next steps to remove the eyesore and safety hazard.

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Thursday is the deadline for the owner of a St. Joseph house to demolish the building that has repeatedly been declared uninhabitable and a safety hazard.

ST. JOSEPH — Royalton Township approved a zoning ordinance amendment that is expected to give the board a clear path toward addressing blighted properties in its jurisdiction.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Some St. Joseph residents along Lake Michigan are asking for immediate permission to put down boulders to protect their property from erosion, before waves wash away what is left – without initially signing an agreement with the city.

Thursday, November 07, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — A vision for what downtown St. Joseph could look like decades down the road – from pedestrian plazas to parking garages – was reviewed by the master plan steering committee Wednesday, ahead of a public open house scheduled for next week.

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph voters appeared to signal that they are happy with the direction of the city Tuesday, returning three incumbent commissioners to office in a six-way race.

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Getting older is something to sing about, advocates for seniors declared at the Area Agency on Aging’s 45th anniversary celebration.

Saturday, November 02, 2019
Friday, November 01, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — U.S. Rep. Fred Upton didn’t cross the party line on Thursday, voting against a resolution that formalizes the impeachment inquiry.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Sometimes the right people are in the right place at the right time.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph residents will have an opportunity to weigh in on the draft of long-awaited downtown master plan, with an open house to be held from 4-7 p.m. Nov. 13, commissioners announced Monday.

Friday, October 25, 2019
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Residents along the shore at Lions Park Drive in St. Joseph are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea.

ST. JOSEPH — A former insurance salesman who police and prosecutors allege defrauded several customers was arraigned in Berrien County Trial Court Tuesday and remains free on a $20,000 cash bond.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — In a room full of fellow Rotarians, Bob Peirce recalled when he contracted polio at 10 years old.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

When customers approach the Baguette De France location in St. Joseph, it’s hard to miss the Grubhub signs and window stickers.

Saturday, October 19, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019

TRAVERSE CITY — Former St. Joseph superintendent Ann Cardon has resigned her post with the Traverse City school district less than three months after starting there.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph Township officials on Wednesday gave their collective nod of approval for a preliminary development concept for the Berrien Hills Golf Club property. The club is closing and the land is for sale.

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph City Commissioners Jeff Richards, Laura Goos and Lynn Todman are seeking to retain their seats on the Nov. 5 ballot.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — With previous water line projects making a dent in Royalton Township’s sewer fund, trustees have agreed to look into raising wastewater rates.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph commissioners will need to decide by the end of next month if the city wants to purchase the former lighthouse keeper’s house from the federal government, or if the parties will just be two ships that passed in the night.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Pat Hill, regent of the Algonquin chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in St. Joseph, believes that belonging to the organization encourages long life.

Friday, October 11, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Police have arrested a man they say admitted to calling in a bomb threat Thursday morning at the Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — It started with Robert Montgomery wanting to boost the nightlife scene in St. Joseph.

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — A work of public art can spread its influence far beyond its own shadow, panelists at the Krasl Art Center said Tuesday.

ST. JOSEPH — A developer who approached Royalton Township earlier this year with the idea of building luxury apartments has since withdrawn their request for review.

Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Friday, October 04, 2019
Thursday, October 03, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — The Michigan Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of an order to demolish a badly dilapidated house on Niles Avenue, near the Main Street intersection, in St. Joseph.

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

ST. JOSEPH —  The Civil War Roundtable of Southwest Michigan, which meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level of the First Congregational Church, 2001 Niles Ave., St. Joseph, will meet Tuesday, Oct. 8 with “Ulysses S. Grant and the Overland Campaign,” with Curt…