BENTON TOWNSHIP — A stealthy phone number, a defunct website, the continued loss of anchor stores and two years worth of delinquent taxes.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — There will be at least two recounts of the November election results in Berrien County – one for the District 5 county commissioner seat and one for the Galien village president.
ST. JOSEPH — The Kinglsey, Morton and Orchard avenues reconstruction project came in under budget and is a project to be proud of, St. Joseph city commissioners said Monday.
SOUTH HAVEN — For the past 19 years, the South Haven Sons of the American Legion have rolled up their sleeves each November to prepare and serve a hearty Thanksgiving dinner for several hundred local senior citizens and military veterans.
ST. JOSEPH — The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations at Spectrum Health Lakeland hit a new high Tuesday, at 69 patients.
ST. JOSEPH — The city is in great shape financially, due in large part to fiscal responsibility by city staff, St. Joseph Mayor Mike Garey said following an audit report.
With the surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in Van Buren County this fall, county sheriff’s department now has equipment and supplies to help health officials grapple with the recent surge in cases and deaths.
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.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor Area Schools is going 100 percent virtual between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, with in-person instruction expected to return on Jan. 4.
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.
Saturday, November 21, 2020
BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. has been named to the 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices North America Index in recognition of the company’s commitment to sustainable business practices.
Friday, November 20, 2020
Area community leaders joined together Thursday to send a letter to the community asking for its support in reducing the spread of COVID-19.
ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County commissioners on a 10-2 vote approved giving themselves and six elected officials in countywide seats a 2 percent raise in 2021, and again in 2022.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — Those seeking a COVID-19 test at any Spectrum Health Lakeland facility will now have to meet new symptom criteria.
Lake Michigan College and Southwestern Michigan College began the week by increasing safety precautions in response to new state directives to slow the spread of COVID-19.
PULLMAN — Police are investigating the death of a 40-year-old man from the Pullman area who died when officers attempted to take him into custody following a domestic disturbance complaint.
St. Joseph Director of Public Safety Steve Neubecker and Margaret Clayborn with Spectrum Health Lakeland were named Tuesday as the new co-chairs of Berrien County ALPACT.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Three drownings in Lake Michigan this past summer along with more than a dozen water rescues has prompted City Council members to form a committee to examine whether changes need to be made to the current beach and water safety plan.
ST. JOSEPH — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office is warning people about a phone scam in which a caller claims to be with the sheriff’s office and asks for money or payments.
SOUTH HAVEN — When people dust off their golf carts next spring to ride on South Haven streets, they’ll have to adhere to stricter guidelines.
FARMINGTON — Former superintendent/CEO of Benton Harbor Area Schools Robert Herrera resigned during a special meeting Monday as superintendent of Farmington Public Schools over an apparent dispute with at least one school board member.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — Republican Bruce Gorenflo won the drawing of lots Monday to be named the Berrien County commissioner for District 5, which includes St. Joseph, Shoreham and precincts 1 and 2 of St. Joseph Township.