After two months of negotiations, South Haven city officials have inked a deal with a developer to buy six acres of land and the former Overton factory.
If you plan to any events at the downtown pavilion or at adjoining Dyckman Park, you'd better follow your parents' age-old advice: go to the bathroom before leaving home.
South Haven city officials have decided for now to stick with a three-year plan to increase seasonal dock rates at city-owned marinas for the 2022 boating season.
The decision earlier this year to withdraw American troops from the war in Afghanistan and the fall-out that ensued will be discussed at this week’s South Haven Speakers Series.
A leader who has guided the South Haven Center for the Arts through the difficulties posed by COVID-19 restrictions is being honored by the Arts Council Greater Kalamazoo,
One of the last surviving veterans of the Korean War and Medal of Honor recipient who lived in South Haven after returning home from the war, has died.
A building that once was home to a large South Haven grocery store will soon open its doors as Van Buren County’s largest activity center for older adults.
PAW PAW — Michigan’s largest and longest operating winery, St. Julian Winery, brought home 16 medals recently from the first ever Judgement of Michigan wine competition presented by the Michigan Wine Collaborative and Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor.
The scoring for South Haven volleyball's match against Bridgman on Wednesday came right down to the fifth and final set with the Bees coming out on top to win 3-2, overall.
There’s no doubt that Canadian geese have become a common site in the City of South Haven, especially over the past decade or so.
COVERT — Police, here, are seeking the public's help in solving a homicide, Thursday evening, that left a 43-year-old Covert Township man dead.
Since acquiring the former Overton factory site in 2015, South Haven officials anticipated that environmental contamination on the property would need to be cleaned in order for residential redevelopment to begin.
For the past decade, a group dedicated to creating a nearly 20-mile off-road bicycle path connecting South Haven to Saugatuck has focused its efforts on developing the north end of the route.
Michigan Maritime Museum’s $8 million plan to build a new two-story museum and expand its riverfront campus is inching closer to reality thanks to two grants totaling nearly $600,000.
After a 2-year absence due to efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Blossomtime Festival will return for the 2021-22 season with a full slate of community queen pageants.
PAW PAW — Van Buren County is in line to receive $14.7 million from the federal and state government to help residents, businesses, community organizations and local governmental units impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PAW PAW — With the support of Market Van Buren economic development group, Paw Paw Township has landed a $57,600 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to explore the possibility of rerouting trucks away from downtown Paw Paw through the development of an industrial road.
Members of the Coast Guard Ninth District paid tribute to a longtime South Haven man who played an integral role with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary in South Haven for nearly 50 years. Auxiliary members and Coast Guard members from the St. Joseph station honored the late Ben Plachta…
South Haven’s volleyball team split two matches last week. The Rams defeated Allegan on Tuesday, but lost to Buchanan in a BCS conference matchup on Wednesday.
Youngsters and parents in the South Haven School District put their creativity skills to the test while getting some exercise during the recent Chalk the Walk event on the Van Buren Trail.
People often wonder what goes on in the minds of people dealing with dementia. An upcoming program, hosted by the Area Agency on Aging’s Campus for Creative Aging, hopes to give participants a glimpse of what it’s like for individuals cope after being diagnosed with dementia.
New laws taking effect this month will lift license suspensions for approximately 73,000 Michigan residents who failed to pay tickets or court fines or failed to appear in court for certain non-moving and other violations.
An exhibition that examines the complexities involved with establishing your identity while observing how you see yourself and how the world sees you is now on display at the South Haven Center for the Arts.
Bloomingdale's boys cross-country team ran to a first-place finish, Wednesday, at the Southwest 10 conference's second jamboree of the season, while Bangor settled for third.
GRAND JUNCTION — If you were to ask Mary Ellis why, at the age of 80, she still owns and oversees a 125-acre blueberry farm. she responds quite simply: “It’s my life.”
After a one-year hiatus due to the deadly COVID-19 virus, the South Haven Speakers Series will resume in-person presentations in October with a presentation about Michigan’s business climate during the pandemic.
The death of a high school student in Van Buren County has brought home the grim reality to area school districts that the COVID-19 pandemic is not over.
Like other school districts throughout Southwest Michigan, South Haven Public Schools officials monitor and update curriculum for students on a regular basis.