Saturday, May 08, 2021
It seems somewhat contradictory, but the more technologically savvy buyers become (and the less time they spend visiting stores or talking to services providers on the phone) the more they want a personal, emotionally gratifying experience with businesses.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Lake Michigan College students can apply now through May 21 for summer jobs in their chosen fields through the Earn and Learn Internship Program.
Friday, May 07, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — The Silver Beach Carousel has been closed for more than a year, but officials have identified several precautions to hopefully reopen the facility for the summer.
ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County commissioners have long suspected the Federal Communications Commission maps showing that high speed internet is available in 95 percent of the county’s homes were inaccurate.
SOUTH HAVEN — While South Haven is in the process of completing an estimated $500,000 in street improvements this year, city officials are beginning to look toward next year’s projects.
Thursday, May 06, 2021
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Berrien County health officials are in search of $100,000 in grants to help with COVID-19 vaccination outreach efforts.
SOUTH HAVEN — Voters in the South Haven Public School district approved a $34.85 million bond issue that will pay for a wide variety of building and athletic facilities upgrades throughout the school system, starting in the spring of 2022.
BENTON HARBOR — Positive changes could be on the horizon for Benton Harbor, according to Elnora Gavin, community organizer with the Benton Harbor Racial Equity Committee.
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor planning commissioners approved enacting a five-tier process to develop a new master plan to encourage as much citizen input as possible.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
ST. JOSEPH — Royalton Township voters approved a fire equipment millage Tuesday night that’s expected to make up for a clerical error on a previous levy.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Roughly another 10,000 Berrien County residents need to get their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine before the county reaches 55 percent vaccinated, local health officials said Tuesday.
ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County Prosecutor Steve Pierangeli is reminding school officials that educators are among the professionals who are mandated to report suspected child abuse.
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school board trustees are expected to look over several options to raise money or reduce costs for the school district next week, which has struggled with high debt over the past few years.
ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph Township officials have reached an agreement with Benton Township related to properties bordering the two municipalities that are hooked up to Benton Township sewer lines.
ST. JOSEPH — A St. Joseph man who left the scene of a crash last August that claimed the life of a motorcyclist has pleaded no contest in Berrien County Trial Court.
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
BENTON HARBOR — Two multi-million dollar projects that would bring more than 100 housing units to Benton Harbor were given a vote of support Monday by city commissioners.
BENTON HARBOR — A $3,000 grant will help the Benton Harbor Public Library fight inequality and improve race relations, according to Library Director Kat Boyer.
SOUTH HAVEN — The ability to affect water rescues by South Haven Area Emergency Services responders has been enhanced with the acquisition of a specialized drone.
Monday, May 03, 2021
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Seven speakers will take to the Mainstage this season as part of the 2021-22 Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speaker Series hosted by The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College.
Saturday, May 01, 2021
LANSING — The Michigan Supreme Court will not hear the case of a Benton Harbor man who is serving life in prison without parole for the shooting deaths of two men in 2018.
BENTON HARBOR — How to attract more families to use Benton Harbor’s parks was on the minds of about 20 people who gathered Friday at Union Park.