BENTON TOWNSHIP — Of the last 10 positive cases of COVID-19 recorded in Berrien County, five of those have been residents of Benton Harbor.
Thursday, April 09, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — Toni Grisham of Niles has struggled with some serious health issues the past few years and was on the verge of losing her home to tax foreclosure.
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor planning commissioners this week approved a special use permit and site plan for Justice Grown of Michigan, putting the company one step closer to opening a medical marijuana dispensary at 200 E. Main St.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — A man was injured late Wednesday when he was shot by someone inside a car as he walked on Highland Avenue near Plum Court in Benton Township.
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — The draft plan to turn the Benton Harbor school district around financially and academically is now in the hands of the public and school board trustees, for review.
ST. JOSEPH — Financial help is on the way for those dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton said Tuesday in a teleconference with constituents.
ST. JOSEPH — A Benton Harbor man told a police officer that he fatally stabbed his roommate while the roommate slept because the man had taken his debit card and used it for himself, and because he was disrespectful, according to testimony in Berrien County Trial Court on Tuesday.
ST. JOSEPH — A man who allegedly sped through one county on I-94 before crashing his car on a rural road in another county, killing his female passenger, has been bound over for trial on a murder charge.
BERRIEN SPRINGS — Berrien County Great Start Collaborative (GSC) is now offering a way for young children in the area to keep learning during the state’s stay-at-home order.
SOUTH HAVEN — In response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greater South Haven Area Community Foundation has launched the South Haven Emergency Response Fund, a new restricted fund intended to provide immediate support to nonprofits within the foundation’s service area.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Another death from COVID-19 was reported Monday afternoon in Berrien County as health department officials linked some of the local spread of the coronavirus here to in-person funerals.
SOUTH HAVEN — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order does not stop people from traveling to South Haven to stay in their second homes. However, it does prevent vacationers from renting those dwellings.
ST. JOSEPH — Due to changing circumstances caused by the novel coronavirus, information in the St. Joseph Township spring newsletter regarding yard waste, landfill passes and park opening dates has now changed.
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners are meeting Wednesday to figure out how to come up with another $1.3 million annually to keep an almost $15 million water and sewer project on track.
Monday, April 06, 2020
Sunday, April 05, 2020
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Benton Township Police Chief Brian Smit has ordered Lowe’s to stop selling non-essential items out of its store, including from the store’s garden center.
Saturday, April 04, 2020
I have a question related to the governor’s stay-at-home order. I have a friend that I walk with, and we usually meet at a park or a trail to walk. I know it’s OK to be outdoors walking, but my question is: Is it OK for us each to drive to the location to meet up for our walk? (I know we’re …
Friday, April 03, 2020
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered Thursday that all K-12 buildings be closed for the rest of the year, but that doesn’t mean summer vacation has started early.
ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County health officials are working day and night to prepare for an expected surge of COVID-19 cases they believe is going to hit the county in 10-14 days.
STEVENSVILLE — Lincoln Township’s fire and police departments, plus others around the region, are working to bring cheer to children who are celebrating their birthdays during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BRIDGMAN — Most people don’t imagine camping in the shadow of a nuclear power plant, but that’s what some workers at Cook Nuclear Plant are preparing to do.
SOUTH HAVEN — As South Haven History Club members saw their classmates’ state competitions canceled one by one this spring due to the coronavirus outbreak, they began to wonder whether their contest, too, would be curtailed.