Improvements are taking place this week on two I-196 exit ramps in South Haven and Covert townships, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.
Five persons aboard a 22-foot-long Chris Craft-style powerboat safely evacuated their sinking vessel in Lake Michigan on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 10. The incident occurred about two miles north of the South Haven pier heads off the Sleepy Hollow Resort, in Casco Township. The operator of th…
New life jacket loaner stations have been installed at North and South beaches in South Haven, courtesy of Bronson Wellness Center’s Safe Kids Greater South Haven water safety program, along with the Rotary Club of South Haven.
Several students have been named to Saginaw Valley State University’s academic honors list for the 2022 winter semester. To be named to the president’s list a student must take at least 12 credit hours and earn a 4.0 grade point average. Dean’s list students must take at least 12 credit hour…
If you like country music and lots of outdoor recreation while helping a worthwhile charity, Lake Arvesta Farms will be the place to be Saturday, Aug. 20, when Jake Hoot, the 2019 NBC’s “The Voice” winner, will be featured in a benefit concert for the annual Christmas Hope toy drive in South Haven.
The dust hasn’t cleared quite yet on construction projects at outdoor athletic facilities in the South Haven Public School District, but fall sports will be proceeding as scheduled.
South Haven City Council members are expected to vote later this month on whether to adopt a referendum petition that seeks to reduce the number of homes that can be used for short-term vacation rentals.
Covert Township trustee and former clerk Clerk Daywi Cook has emerged the winner of a three-way race for the township supervisor race in Covert Township.
Voters in more than a dozen municipalities in Van Buren County voted Tuesday to continue providing funding for services to older adults.
Led Zeppelin 2: The Live Experience tribute band will be coming to the National Blueberry Festival, Friday, Aug. 12 for a free concert that starts at 8 p.m. at Riverfront Park on Water Street. The Chicago-based band, which tours throughout the United States, consists of four members: Bruce L…
The Fly-in and South Haven Rotary pancake breakfast will be returning to the National Blueberry Festival’s schedule of events after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic of 2020-21. Now in its 49th year, the fly-in takes place from 7 a.m.-noon, Sunday, Aug. 14 at South Haven Area…
National Blueberry Festival-goers will be ready to dance at Riverfront Park when Sweet Diezel Jenkins performs at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13 at Riverfront Park. The cover band, which performs throughout the Midwest, performs a variety of hits from the ’80s to today, and mixes them with a D…
Plenty of basketball action will be underway at the National Blueberry Festival when the Bobby Walker Classic Basketball Tournament takes place.
LAWTON — The Van Buren Conservation District (VBCD) will be holding a Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance (MAEAP) Fruit Field Day for fruit growers. This field day will be held Aug. 10th from 4:30-7 p.m. at Oxley Farms in Lawton, Michigan. Attendees can expect free dinner and refreshments.
Authorities from the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are in the process of trying to determine what caused a personal, twin-engine aircraft to crash shortly after take-off from South Haven Area Regional Airport.
South Haven High School Purple Pride Marching Band members took part this past week in the annual summer band camp to prepare for the upcoming fall football season. While braving the summer heat preparing for the the marching drills and music involved with the upcoming fall show, the student…
SOUTH HAVEN — Two men from Lawton and Wayland have died after the twin-engine plane they were flying crashed in South Haven Township near South Haven Area Regional Airport.
BANGOR — Tuesday marked an important day for city officials and residents. Under sunny skies, staff unveiled the first of five outdoor sculptures that are being planned for the city’s downtown district.
An extensive project to resurface the western half of the 34-mile long Kal-Haven Sesquicentennial Trail will be taking place over the next several years, along with improvements to Van Buren State Park.
Allegan County officials and several non-profit partner agencies have hired a national survey organization to gauge residents’ views on the state of the county and services available to residents.
ST. JOSEPH — The Region IV Area Agency on Aging (RIVAAA), which serves the Tri-County area, has recently received two awards – the 2022 Aging Achievement Award and the 2022 Aging Innovations Award from USAging, both among the highest honors presented by USAging to its members. Both awards fo…
Residents in more than a dozen municipalities in Van Buren County will be voting, Aug. 2, on whether to continue providing funding for services to older adults.
HOLLAND — The Great Lakes Coalition will hold its annual membership meeting at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Haworth Hotel on the campus of Hope College, 225 College Ave. All persons interested in the Great Lakes, whether members of the Coalition or not, are invited to attend.
Lake Michigan College will host its annual high school and middle school volleyball camps in August at Lake Michigan College’s Benton Harbor Campus’s gym, 2755 E. Napier, Ave.
Motorists who want to access County Road 384 by the Black River bridge in Geneva Township will have to follow detours for the next several months as the Van Buren County Road Commission conducts much-needed maintenance on the bridge.