ST. JOSEPH — It’s estimated that about 63 percent of public water system infrastructure in St. Joseph “likely contains lead.”
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Monday, January 13, 2020
As the new chief judge for Berrien County Trial Court, Mabel Johnson Mayfield said she wants to continue the work done by former Chief Judge Gary Bruce, who did not seek re-appointment to the position.
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
ST. JOSEPH — When Stephanie Kohler walked into Lory’s Place for the first time in 2004, she had lost a baby, Simon; her husband, Matthew; and her father, Leo, all within 18 months.
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — It will take major communication and cooperation among officials from three communities to make the Twin Cities Sustainable Harbor Project a success.
Saturday, January 04, 2020
Thursday, January 02, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — The preliminary hearing for a former driving instructor and school bus driver accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl has been adjourned while lawyers gather more evidence.
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Friday, December 27, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — The fifth annual St. Joe Winter Beer Fest will take place from noon-4 p.m. Jan. 25, at the corner of Broad Street and Lake Boulevard, for those 21 and over.
Thursday, December 26, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — The leadership and inspiration of Krasl Art Center Executive Director Julia Gourley Donohue helped put the organization over the top of its $1.8 million fundraising goal for its “Sculpting Community” project.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — Purchase and preservation of a stretch of freshwater dunes along Lake Michigan looks much more promising, thanks to a generous state grant.
Monday, December 16, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — Police continue to investigate the connection between a shooting in Benton Township and a roll-over accident in St. Joseph that left one man dead and three injured Sunday morning.
Saturday, December 14, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — The city of St. Joseph has reached an agreement with two property owners to place long-term shoreline erosion protections on public land, and they hope that it will provide a blueprint for other residents along the lake.
Friday, December 13, 2019
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph Department of Public Safety will purchase new security cameras to enhance the safety of residents, officers and the thousands of visitors who come to the city every year.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
ST. JOSEPH — The city of St. Joseph and residents are realizing that they are in the same boat when it comes to rising lake levels, and are working toward an agreement to try to protect public and private property from erosion.
Monday, December 09, 2019
Thursday, December 05, 2019
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
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.
Friday, November 29, 2019
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
Saturday, November 23, 2019
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
ST. JOSEPH — Looking at the details of the proposed downtown St. Joseph master plan can feel like standing at the edge of the pier and contemplating a plunge into deep waters.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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.