Many people know Benton Harbor native Tim Harris as the principal of Benton Harbor Charter School Academy.
Saturday, July 24, 2021
STEVENSVILLE — The world has learned a lot about taking precautions over the last 16 months, and now is no time to stop with the return of mosquito season.
According to the most recent International Trade Association data available through the Small Business Administration, small businesses represent 97.7 percent of the U.S. firms that export goods to other countries. In fact, they account for over one-third of the United States’ known export value.
Friday, July 23, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will attend Whirlpool Corp.’s groundbreaking ceremony next month for its housing development project in Benton Harbor, the company announced Friday.
SOUTH HAVEN — When Michigan Maritime Museum launched a campaign this past spring to raise $500,000 this summer toward the construction of a new two-story museum, its staff and board hoped to attract support from the community.
NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo City Council accepted two grants with the ultimate goal to build a seawall along the Galien River between the Whittaker Street bridge and the public beach to protect the shoreline.
BENTON HARBOR — The Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety, the Benton Township Police Department and the Benton Manor Cooperative Neighborhood Watch Program will celebrate the annual National Night Out from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dwight P. Mitchell City Center Park in downtown Benton Harbor.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — When Tom Watson walks out of the Berrien County Friend of the Court office on his last day, it will be his 68th birthday, the end of a pay period and his daughter and son-in-law’s 10th anniversary.
SOUTH HAVEN — In the mid-1990s, South Haven voters approved a millage proposal to address narcotics-related crimes occurring in and around the city.
SOUTH HAVEN — When the city of South Haven acquired land near Interstate 196 in the 1990s to develop an industrial/business park, it didn’t take long for manufacturing firms and a satellite campus of Lake Michigan College to locate there.
BENTON HARBOR — The OutCenter, Southwest Michigan’s LGBTQ resource center, is looking to expand its Medicaid project with the help of community feedback and volunteers.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Indiana Michigan Power revealed the line route of a $17 million project on Tuesday to upgrade the electric transmission network through the Benton Harbor, St. Joseph and Fair Plain area.
SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven residents who use golf carts to navigate the city’s north side, are calling for the speed limit to be lowered on a crucial public road.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
STEVENSVILLE — The issue of choice was the main topic Monday night as Lakeshore school board trustees heard numerous parents talk about how school will look this fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
An estimated $200 million worth of large PPP loans went to Berrien County small businesses throughout the pandemic – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
BENTON HARBOR — The Harbor Bluffs development in Benton Harbor is receiving a new name to honor former city commissioner and current chair of the Benton Harbor Housing Commission.
BENTON HARBOR — The Southwest Michigan Planning Commission is seeking feedback from Berrien and Cass county residents on local water quality issues.
Monday, July 19, 2021
Saturday, July 17, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — Drivers traveling on Hollywood Road need to be on the lookout for a temporary four-way stop that was added Friday at the road’s intersection with Linco Road.
BUCHANAN — Organizers of the Buchanan Area Rural Schools Reunion have decided to end the annual get-together for 21 Buchanan area one-room and rural schools.
HARTFORD — Folks who haven’t received their COVID-19 vaccination will have the opportunity to do so next week at the Van Buren Youth Fair, at the corner of Red Arrow Highway and County Road 681.