Elizabeth “Betty” Kohn of Berrien Springs, who, with her husband, donated millions of dollars to the community over the years, died on Saturday in Florida at the age of 86.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
STEVENSVILLE — Lincoln Township trustees chose not to move forward Tuesday on a resolution to form a special assessment district that would help pay for a potential road project.
STEVENSVILLE — The Lakeshore school district has received more than $1.2 million from state and federal sources to pay for COVID-19-related expenses, which kept the district from having to dip into its savings to keep the schools open.
Friday, January 08, 2021
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
STEVENSVILLE — The Lincoln Township Public Library kicked off its winter reading program for adults this week in an effort to keep patrons reading in the new year.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — More than 200 Lakeshore students who have been attending Lakeshore Virtual Academy are returning to in-person learning for the second semester, Superintendent Phil Freeman told school board trustees Monday.
Monday, December 14, 2020
Friday, December 11, 2020
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — As the Berrien County Road Department anticipates repaving a portion of Ridge Road in Lincoln Township this summer, there’s a chance the road’s shoulders could also be widened.
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Lakeshore schools will temporarily shift to remote learning Monday through Dec. 2, Superintendent Phil Freeman announced in a letter to parents on the school’s website Tuesday.
Monday, November 23, 2020
Customer service is the key to being successful, whether you’re a teacher or waiting on tables at a restaurant, said Tonya Jahnke of Stevensville, who was elected as a Lakeshore school board trustee earlier this month.
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Newcomer Tonya Jahnke was the top vote-getter and unseated trustee Jay Meeth in Tuesday’s election for a seat on the Lakeshore school board.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Downtown St. Joseph businesses and restaurants are hosting a pumpkin decorating contest this Friday through Nov. 1, while Stevensville will be holding a harvest parade on Saturday.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Thursday, October 15, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — The addition of a new garden educator at Hollywood Elementary School in Stevensville is taking teaching students about sustainable gardening practices to the next level.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Saturday, October 10, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Three people were flown from the scene with serious injuries following a crash between a semi and a passenger car on the Indiana Toll Road on Thursday evening that killed a Lakeshore High School student.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Lakeshore’s Stewart Elementary School had to close down for Monday and Tuesday this week due to a teacher testing positive for COVID-19.
Friday, September 18, 2020
SHOREHAM — Shoreham trustees on Wednesday approved hiring Plante Moran to conduct a forensic audit to look into possible mismanagement of village finances.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — One Lakeshore High School student has tested positive for COVID-19 and five more are in quarantine, Superintendent Phil Freeman reported to school board trustees Monday.
Friday, September 11, 2020
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — A constitution scholar will speak in Stevensville next week during a Constitution Day celebration hosted by the League of Women Voters of Berrien and Cass Counties.
Saturday, August 29, 2020
As most students begin returning to school this week under a cloud of uncertainty, area education leaders have a growing optimism that has been fueled by a summer of planning, collaborating and the joy of the classroom.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Lakeshore Superintendent Phil Freeman said there was both apprehension and excitement as teachers prepared to return to the classroom today to get ready for the return of students next week.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — The Lincoln Township Police Department is advising residents to lock their car doors following multiple unlocked cars being stolen from earlier this week.
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Saturday, August 01, 2020
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — With the scheduled start of school just six weeks away, Lakeshore Public Schools has announced it plans to offer students two options – the newly created Lakeshore Virtual Academy, or traditional in-person instruction with enhanced safety protocols.
Saturday, July 18, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Lakeshore Superintendent Phil Freeman said he is confident that a Lakeshore football player testing positive for COVID-19 recently doesn’t mean that the virus is being spread during athletic practices at the school.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Smart money management during the last three months of the school year led to Lakeshore Public Schools spending about $600,000 less than anticipated, school board trustees learned Monday.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — The Lakeshore school district is preparing for a possible $1.8 million cut in state funding for the next fiscal year, Superintendent Phil Freeman told trustees Monday.
Saturday, June 06, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Lakeshore school board trustees will interview four candidates Monday for the open school board seat, which was vacated recently by Melissa Essig.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Being one of the first health care providers in Berrien County to come down with COVID-19 in March was miserable – but educational – said Dr. Troy Thompson, of the Southwestern Medical Clinic in Stevensville.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — When Michigan State Police Trooper Matt Achterberg got home from work Wednesday, his normally quiet street was packed with police cars, all with lights flashing.
Saturday, May 16, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Village of Stevensville trustees voted Wednesday to suspend all village-sponsored activities and events until further notice to help slow the spread of COVID-19, President Steve Slavicek said after the meeting.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
STEVENSVILLE — Lakeshore Public Schools is preparing for a “new normal” in the fall by developing 16 different plans to deal with the expected ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Superintendent Phil Freeman told school board trustees during their virtual meeting Monday.