BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners awarded $33.2 million in contracts at a special meeting Monday to five contractors to replace the city’s lead water service lines.
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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph City Commission gave the city’s Downtown Development Authority a nod of approval Monday to develop a proposed system of paid parking in the downtown area.
BENTON HARBOR — The Berrien County Health Department has reduced its isolation and quarantine guidance for K-12 educational settings.
ST. JOSEPH — The preliminary hearing for the co-owner of a Stevensville restaurant who was charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct has been delayed a second time.
ST. JOSEPH — Following a recent Berrien County Health Department guidance, St. Joseph Public Schools officials agreed to cut the district's quarantine and isolation times in half.
BENTON HARBOR — Free bottled water will continue to be available for Benton Harbor residents this week at Benton Harbor High School and the Southwest Community Action Agency.
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven received preliminary approval for a $230,000 state grant Monday for a proposed kayak/canoe launch station along the 20-mile water trail of the Black River between South Haven and Bangor.
Monday, January 24, 2022
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Auto insurance reform was desperately needed in Michigan because the one-size-fits-all approach that was created almost 50 years ago was too expensive, according to state Sen. Aric Nesbitt.
Berrien County’s seven-day average for new COVID-19 cases fell for the first time in weeks, but remains at some of the highest levels of the pandemic.
SOUTH HAVEN — Consumers Credit Union plans to expand its presence in the South Haven area by constructing a new four-story structure on Phoenix Street.
Friday, January 21, 2022
ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County commissioners want ideas on how to spend the almost $30 million the county is expected to receive from the American Rescue Plan Act.
ST. JOSEPH — The Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber of Commerce is focused on three issues for the upcoming year, which includes workforce participation, inflation and supply-chain disruptions.
SOUTH HAVEN — It’s common for visitors to rent homes in South Haven during the summer months, but now, it appears some folks are also choosing to spend their vacation on a houseboat.
THREE OAKS — An offer from Berrien County to sell the building known as the Three Oaks Professional Building to the village for “a nominal fee” raised many questions at a recent Three Oaks meeting.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
COLOMA — The Coloma Public Library Board of Trustees approved a plan Monday to expand the public service hours of the library from 44 hours to 50 hours per week.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school board trustees unanimously gave Superintendent Andrae Townsel a “highly effective” rating for his second year as superintendent.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Michigan Works Berrien, Cass, Van Buren, along with community partners and employers, will host two resource and expungement fairs for Southwest Michigan residents.
SOUTH HAVEN — Each year, South Haven High School seniors can apply for thousands of dollars worth of college scholarships offered by community groups.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Saturday, January 15, 2022
In the two weeks since the state’s congressional map was redrawn, Republican candidates have shifted course and found new challengers – some of whom are their current colleagues.