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ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph city commissioners have taken the plunge with a lease agreement with Berrien County for two of four properties slated for harbor improvements.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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ST. JOSEPH — Portions of downtown St. Joseph were without power for a couple hours Tuesday for at least the third time this year.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Proponents of golf carts on some St. Joseph streets want to test-drive their idea for a year, north of the St. Joseph River, city commissioners heard Monday.

Sunday, September 15, 2019
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ST. JOSEPH — A St. Joseph High School student has received the highest honor in a summer engineering class at Oxford University in Oxford, England. During the closing ceremony of the Oxbridge Academic Program held at Pembroke College, Rhett Huie was selected as lead engineering student from …

Friday, September 13, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — On what would have been Shimika Hicks' 43rd birthday, her mother asked a Berrien County judge Thursday to keep the man who killed her daughter in prison and throw away the key.

ST. JOSEPH — Work that will make Napier Avenue, from the St. Joseph River to Colfax Avenue, into a three-lane roadway including a turn lane, should begin in a couple of weeks, Berrien County Road Department Director Jason Latham told the Board of Commissioners on Thursday.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Whether it’s swinging at the playground, sliding on the ice or splashing in the Whirlpool Compass Fountain, St. Joseph officials want to make sure that all kids get to have fun.

ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph City Commission is moving its next meeting up on the calendar to this coming Monday, with the session to consider a grant agreement for a harbor development project, along with a study session to discuss community issues, including low-speed vehicles.

ST. JOSEPH — After three years of trying to get several modular office trailers removed from a property along M-139, Royalton Township is trying another tactic.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — If St. Joseph decides to purchase the historic lighthouse keeper’s house from the Coast Guard, it’s going to be a bit of a fixer-upper, with an estimated price tag of around $1 million over several years for repairs and renovations, commissioners learned Monday.

ST. JOSEPH — Students from Lake Michigan Catholic School in St. Joseph provided a lesson in caring Monday.

ST. JOSEPH — Royalton Township trustees approved a resolution Monday night to correct an oversight in the job title of one of its municipal employees.

Sunday, September 08, 2019
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ST. JOSEPH — United Federal Credit Union settled a class action lawsuit regarding overdraft fees for about $1.75 million – but still disputes the charges.

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Just two months after Family Video closed along Cleveland Avenue in St. Joseph, a Dollar General store has opened in its spot.

Monday, September 02, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Those traveling in and out of the Twin Cities in the coming months may have to take alternative routes.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — U.S. Rep. Fred Upton has yet to say whether he plans to run for an 18th consecutive term.

CASSOPOLIS — A St. Joseph man has pleaded no contest to child abuse and manslaughter in the 2016 death of his 2-year-old stepdaughter in Silver Creek Township near Dowagiac.

ST. JOSEPH — The city of St Joseph Parks and Recreation Department has announced new programming for the fall, with mini soccer and flag football for kids and kickball for adults.

Monday, August 26, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — James White is excited to be a Laker.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Cody and Nicole Railsback started their business based on the phrase, “together we rise.”

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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ST. JOSEPH — Now that the St. Joseph school board has its new superintendent, the board is turning its focus on improving the district for the next few school years.

Sunday, August 18, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — When Walter Ignatovich joined the Masons in 1949, gasoline cost 17 cents a gallon, a new car could be bought for $1,400 and Harry Truman – a fellow mason – was in the White House.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — A butterfly mural on the stairs leading up to St. Joseph’s Lake Bluff Park and downtown will remain at least through the fall, but it’s unsure whether it will morph into a more permanent work of art.

Sunday, August 11, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Southwest Michigan Rotary-sponsored Interact Club members are asking for community support to help 120 Haitian children get an education.

Thursday, August 08, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph’s downtown has some striking features, but could use a bit of a nip and tuck and some new accessories to improve her look, a consultant working on a master plan commented Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
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ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph Township police say they are looking into a number of vehicle larcenies that have taken place this week.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — The Berrien County Health Department, in partnership with the Berrien County Breastfeeding Coalition, will host the fourth annual Breastfeeding on the Bluff event Saturday. It starts at 9:30 a.m. in Lake Bluff Park across the St. Joseph Public Library, according to a news release.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — The owner of Scooter Joe’s Rentals and Harbor Shores officials are trying to garner public support to allow low-speed vehicles to cross bridges and golf carts to cruise the streets of St. Joseph and Benton Harbor.

Monday, July 29, 2019

There will be plenty of food and fun for people of all ages as local police and fire departments host two events to celebrate the 36th annual National Night Out in Benton Harbor and St. Joseph.

Friday, July 26, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — June housing sales in Southwest Michigan took a step back from what the region has seen the past two months.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — On the cusp of leaving for college, Alicia Kusaka found a new perspective on how lucky she is to get an education.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph’s Lake Bluff Park is lined with monuments to the veterans of conflicts from World War I through Vietnam, along with a memorial honoring police officers killed in the line of duty, and a statue saluting the firefighters who died at the Yore Opera House fire in 1896.

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Matt Davis loves to be outside.

ST. JOSEPH — Much like gymnastics, running your own business requires balance.

ST. JOSEPH — For Brittney and Jonathan Meier, starting an outdoor specialty store answered a question they’d already been kicking around: Why not just follow your passion?

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — After three hours worth of interviews and 30 minutes of discussion Monday night, the St. Joseph school board chose Thomas Bruce to be the district’s next superintendent.