We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

SOUTH HAVEN — During a year when police departments throughout the country have been receiving backlash for their handling of arrests involving Black people, leading to a surge in the Black Lives Matter movement, the South Haven Police Department took time recently to honor several officers …

Monday, September 28, 2020

BENTON HARBOR — More than 50 people peacefully gathered in Benton Harbor on Sunday to remember Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was shot and killed in March during a raid by white Louisville police officers in Kentucky.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County’s 911 Dispatch Center is looking for a few good men and women to fill what is becoming a critical shortage of public safety dispatchers.

Man shot during robbery

Friday, September 25, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — Key staff changes and the COVID-19 pandemic have created election challenges in the Berrien County Clerk’s office, including a slight delay in the availability of absentee ballots.

Racism and its impact on health will be looked at virtually Tuesday during the first of four panel discussions being sponsored this fall by Berrien County ALPACT and Interfaith Action of Southwest Michigan.

SOUTH HAVEN — A Hartford woman faces four felony charges after being involved in a car crash that resulted in the death of a 7-year-old Covert boy and serious injuries to his mother.

Benton Harbor fire department gets grants

Thursday, September 24, 2020

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A man who police believe intentionally crashed his vehicle, severely injuring his female passenger, is now in the Berrien County jail.

  • Updated

BENTON HARBOR — The 2020 Blossomtime Pageant on Saturday will be one of the most unusual held in the festival's history due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BENTON HARBOR — There was plenty of hooting and hollering from supporters Wednesday after recent Benton Harbor High School graduate Tékeidra Masters was named the 2020 Midwest Regional Youth of the Year, hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

ST. JOSEPH — A woman accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from a vineyard in Baroda where she was employed as office manager will go on trial.

ST. JOSEPH — When Dr. Sherry O’Donnell from the Rappa Medical Center in St. Joseph, with help from local churches, organized an outdoor Unity Service in late July, she was expecting fewer than 100 people would attend.

Wednesday COVID-19 update

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — Mary Lemaster told a Berrien County judge Tuesday that she was driving north in the right-hand lane on Red Arrow Highway on Nov. 20, 2019, when she spotted a bicyclist riding alongside the road.

Active COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rise Tuesday

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

PAW PAW — A former finance director for the city of South Haven has been sentenced to a minimum of nine months in jail after pleading guilty in 36th Circuit Court to embezzlement of $100,00 or more from the city.

Car hit by train, driver had fled

Monday, September 21, 2020
Saturday, September 19, 2020

ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph Department of Public Safety is working to become an accredited department and, as part of that process must comply with 105 standards that are recognized by the Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.