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.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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.
ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph school board gave its stamp of approval for an upcoming city project that will improve student safety at Lincoln Elementary School.
Sunday, September 15, 2019
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.
Sunday, September 08, 2019
Saturday, September 07, 2019
STEVENSVILLE — Students from four local high schools were challenged Friday to figure out better ways to use common home appliances during the 2019 Whirlpool Youth Innovation Challenge.
Friday, September 06, 2019
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
Monday, September 02, 2019
Sunday, September 01, 2019
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
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
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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
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
Friday, August 02, 2019
Thursday, August 01, 2019
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
Thursday, July 25, 2019
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.
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.