BERRIEN SPRINGS — Keila Sanchez wanted to put her talents to good use.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — In the midst of a growing coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., Whirlpool Corp. announced Friday that the company is providing medical supplies to Spectrum Health Lakeland as the hospital system gears up for expected patients.
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.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — Earlier this week, Lincoln Elementary School began offering an alternative outlet for students to relieve stress and succeed in class.
ST. JOSEPH — The Coloma man who allegedly attacked a St. Joseph High School senior at the school on Feb. 20 declined an offer to plead to a lesser charge Friday during a preliminary exam conference at the Berrien County Courthouse in St. Joseph.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
With cases of coronavirus now confirmed in Michigan, superintendents of Berrien County schools remain in planning mode for when the virus hits this region of the state.
ST. JOSEPH — Spectrum Health has posted downloadable materials, travel tips, videos and other information on its website Wednesday in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Clerks and election workers came prepared Tuesday as thousands of Southwest Michigan voters flooded polling stations for the presidential primary.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — Royalton Township will raise its wastewater rates this summer in an effort to mitigate the cost of several sewer line rehabilitation projects on the horizon.
Monday, March 09, 2020
Thursday, March 05, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — The man who allegedly attacked a St. Joseph High School senior at the school on Feb. 20 was arraigned Wednesday on the felony charge of assault by strangulation.
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — The Civil War Roundtable of Southwest Michigan will present “Beyond Nightingale and Barton” on Tuesday, March 10, to assess the impact of civilian relief work during the Civil War – work that was performed primarily by women and led to the postwar professionalization of nursing.
Friday, February 28, 2020
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph city commissioners said Monday that they need more information before deciding whether to create a special assessment district for three properties on Lake Michigan, near First Street.
Saturday, February 22, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — Students in the St. Joseph High School Orchestra program will travel to New York next month to compete for the Orchestra Cup as part of the National Orchestra Championship.
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.
ST. JOSEPH — Police are investigating an alleged assault that took place at St. Joseph High School on Thursday that led to the firing Chris Glisson, who was site coordinator for the Boys & Girls Club there.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Monday, February 10, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — During the Civil War, Gen. Joshua Chamberlain’s wife, Fanny, was rumored to be spending her time shopping in New York while her husband fought.
Saturday, February 08, 2020
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Saturday, February 01, 2020
Friday, January 31, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — It’s nearly the end of December and Liliana Hake is walking through the halls of Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — It was an unexpected reunion for Vedette Cordes, of St. Joseph, with the young man whose life she saved in 2018, as the city honored her and others Monday for their quick-thinking life-saving actions.
Monday, January 27, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — Asian culture came to life Sunday as visitors watched the lion dance, tied Chinese knots and wrote good luck poems using calligraphy during the Lunar New Year Fair at St. Joseph High School.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Thursday, January 23, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — No criminal charges will be sought following an investigation into recent financial dealings of Wecycle Industrial Sanitation, the prosecutor’s office announced.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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.