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Tuesday, August 04, 2020

The 2020 primary election is today. Polls are open in Michigan from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

ST. JOSEPH TWP. — St. Joseph Township officials believe a good road system is vital to the economic well-being of the township and the safety of people who use the roads.

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — Almost 200 people gathered Tuesday on the bluff in downtown St. Joseph for a Back the Blue rally to show support for law enforcement.

ST. JOSEPH — City commissioners believe that allowing a Black Lives Matter street mural to be painted on Stadium Drive next to St. Joseph High School could be a big step in bringing the St. Joseph and Benton Harbor communities together in solidarity.

ST. JOSEPH — Dr. Sherry O’Donnell from the Rappha Medical Center in St. Joseph, with help from local churches, has organized a Unity Service that will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Howard Bandshell in St. Joseph.

ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph City Commission took action this week to support the first step in establishing a rail connection at the New Buffalo Amtrak Station to link the Pere Marquette and Wolverine/Blue Water passenger rail lines.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — In a split vote Monday, the St. Joseph City Commission reached a compromise with Tom Jennings, representing the Sandbar & Grille, to allow amplified outdoor music for an extra hour on Saturday nights in August.

Monday, July 27, 2020
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Saturday, July 18, 2020
Friday, July 17, 2020

SHOREHAM — A forensic audit was ordered by Village of Shoreham trustees near the end of an almost three-hour, often heated meeting Wednesday, which included charges of nepotism and possible financial mismanagement.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — The final piece of the puzzle to have continuous erosion protection along Lake Michigan between the St. Joseph water plant and Silver Beach was put into place Monday.

Monday, July 13, 2020
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Tuesday, July 07, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — A man who sped through one county on I-94 before crashing his car on a rural road in another county, killing his female passenger, faces up to 30 years in prison after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors.

Friday, July 03, 2020
Thursday, July 02, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — A St. Joseph police sergeant is on unpaid leave as his fate is determined, after he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge stemming from the officer’s investigation into a transaction gone awry between himself and the seller of a pair of AirPod wireless headphones that didn’t work.

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — A Coloma man accused of attacking a St. Joseph High School student at the school in February was bound over for trial Tuesday after a preliminary hearing before Berrien County Trial Court Judge Gordon Hosbein.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Monday, June 29, 2020
Friday, June 26, 2020
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Beginning June 30, Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation are restoring the daily Pere Marquette round-trip trains between Grand Rapids and Chicago. The service, which has several stops in Southwest Michigan, including Benton Harbor/St. Joseph and Bangor, was suspended March 21…

ST. JOSEPH — A Coloma man accused of attacking a St. Joseph High School student in February continued to decline accepting a plea agreement Wednesday during a preliminary exam conference at the Berrien County Courthouse in St. Joseph.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — A 45-year-old St. Joseph man lost his life Friday in a mishap on the St. Joseph River in Royalton Township during his rescue of a child struggling in the water.

Saturday, June 20, 2020
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Saturday, June 13, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — A bit of St. Joseph’s history has been uncovered by Lake Michigan’s record-breaking high water levels and accelerated erosion – a car graveyard at the bottom of the bluff near the end of Hilltop Road.

Friday, June 12, 2020
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph City Commission on Monday approved a long-term plan to make improvements to the city’s water treatment plant and water distribution system, as well as complete replacement of lead service lines.

ST. JOSEPH — Two snowflake arches that adorn Lake Bluff Park during the annual Light Up the Bluff display in St. Joseph will receive makeovers in time for this year’s Christmas display.

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph school district is facing a projected $4.2 million in reductions from state revenue for the remainder of this school year and the next year combined.

ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph City Commission is joining people all over the nation in their cries for justice, after the death of George Floyd.

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler made a stop at the North Pier in St. Joseph with U.S. Congressman Fred Upton on Tuesday, touting Trump administration initiatives.