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Appointment Of New Benton Harbor City Commissioner Approved By Commission


C.F. Jones is being recommended to become the new Benton Harbor city commissioner in the 2nd Ward, succeeding Trenton Bowens ...Read More

Voting, Fundraiser Underway Now For St. Joseph Library Carpet Upgrade


Following up on a story we brought to you last week, the St ...Read More

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Considering Petition Drive For Road Funding


A petition drive is being discussed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to find a solution for road funding in Michigan ...Read More

Governor Snyder Speaks Out On Economy, Campaign


Governor Snyder is touting his success in helping to turn around Michigan's economy over the past four years ...Read More

Police ID Body Found In Pipestone Township; Possible Drug OD Investigated


Police have identified the man found dead in his home in Pipestone Township late last week as 29-year-old Eric Coleman ...Read More

Hartford-Area Woman Arrested For Drunk Driving In Jail Parking Lot


A Van Buren County woman is locked up after mistaking the county jail for a bar over the weekend ...Read More

Suspicious Death Investigated In Pipestone Township


A suspicious death is under investigation in Pipestone Township. The Berrien County Sheriff's Department tells us they received a report of a missing person Friday morning, and found that person dead inside their home in the 2800 block of Fairview Road. Investigators and the Berrien County Medical Examiner's office are working to determine the cause of death. An autopsy is expected to be

Lakeland HealthCare Releases Statement On Ebola Preparedness


Saying Lakeland HealthCare has been working with emergency management officials and the Berrien County Health Department, Lakeland president and CEO Dr ...Read More

State House, Senate Candidates Debate Issues


Southwest Michigan voters got their first and only look at the candidates for State Representative in the 79th District and State Senator from the 21st District at a Candidates Forum presented by the League of Women Voters of Berrien and Cass Counties last night at LMC’s Mendel Center ...Read More

Toddler Killed In Oronoko Township Driveway


Berrien Springs-Oronoko Township Police are investigating an accident in a driveway in the 8000 block of Valley View Drive in Oronoko Township Thursday morning that killed a 14-month-old girl ...Read More

Representative Nesbitt: Bill Not Anti-Tesla Motors


State Representative Aric Nesbitt wants to se the record straight about a bill of his currently waiting for Governor Snyder's signature ...Read More

Congress Grilling Health Officials On Ebola


Congress is seeking answers on the Ebola outbreak ...Read More

Gas Leak Displaces Some Watervliet Residents


Due to a gas leak the Red Cross is providing shelter for residents of an apartment complex in Watervliet. All 54 units of the Tri-City Village apartment complex were evacuated Sunday. Firefighters tell our news gathering partners at NewsCenter 16 the gas leak started because of an electrical malfunction. The problem isn’t expected to be solved until at least Tuesday. The Red Cross shelter
 

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Considering Petition Drive For Road Funding


A petition drive is being discussed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to find a solution for road funding in Michigan ...Read More

Hartford-Area Woman Arrested For Drunk Driving In Jail Parking Lot


A Van Buren County woman is locked up after mistaking the county jail for a bar over the weekend ...Read More

Lakeland HealthCare Releases Statement On Ebola Preparedness


Saying Lakeland HealthCare has been working with emergency management officials and the Berrien County Health Department, Lakeland president and CEO Dr ...Read More

Congress Grilling Health Officials On Ebola


Congress is seeking answers on the Ebola outbreak ...Read More
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Computer Repair Team Forms
A couple of former Geek Squad techies have launched their own computer and cell phone repair business in Stevensville...
Bridgman Sand Mining IPO
What started out as Technisand of Bridgman is now trading on the NYSE as one of the leading providers of industrial sand in the world...
Festival of Trees Coming Soon
Plans to convert The Vineland Center in SJ into a veritable Christmas Wonderland are well under way at Volunteer Southwest Michigan...
Whirlpool 3Q Results Due Next Week
Third quarter financial results for Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool are due out next week...
Getting Grants & Growing Funding
The Do's & Don'ts of non-profit funding grants and applications will be the subject of an upcoming SCORE workshop...
Harbor Shores Lawyer Earns National Role
He authored the "Bible" on Michigan real property law, fought battles for Harbor Shores, and now sits on a national architectural board...
Half Century of Service Winds Down
A veteran eye-care specialist is stepping down after more than 50 years on the job...
A Familiar New Owner at Phoenix Rising
There's a new owner at The Phoenix in the Benton Harbor Arts District, but chances are very high you already know her...
Indoor Golf Debuts Tomorrow
The ribbon has been cut, and final preparation is underway for tomorrow's opening day prize competition...
Upton Named \"Champion of Mfg\"
The National Association of Manufacturers rates Fred Upton at 100-percent on key issues to their sector...
Lakeland Issues Ebola Preparedness Statement
Lakeland HealthCare's CEO Loren Hamel has issued a statement to the community...

 
The Hunt for Pink October
The Fall Art Hop in the Benton Harbor Arts District is on the Hunt for Pink October...
MSU Slates \"Making It\" #7
The 7th Annual Making It In Michigan showcase next month is poised to be the best event yet...
Another Beer Title for West Michigan
From "Beer City U.S.A." to "Best Beer Town" from USA Today...Grand Rapids wins again...
Cass Mfr Expansion Brings 10 New Jobs
Grant money for infrastructure plus company expansion dollars equals new jobs in Cassopolis...
Lodging Association Considers Marketing Boost
If approved, local destination marketing could be increased dramatically, potentially even getting into the Pure Michigan rotation...
Marketing the I-94 Corridor
Two major commercial properties along the I-94 corridor are now being marketed for sale by the same real estate agency...
BH ALDI Makeover Advances
The Benton Harbor ALDI supermarket is getting a first-class face lift...
Working to Halt the \"Driveway of Greed\"
A political activist wants Lansing to deny a fourth leg at the intersection of Napier & Niles in Southtown St. Joseph...
Businessman to Schauer: \"Liar!\"
Past SBAM Chairman and St. Joe native David Rhoa calls gubernatorial candidate's tax plan outrageous...
Chamber Blasts Schauer Tax Plan
Chamber contends Mark Schauer's plan would be a tax policy train wreck...
Bringing Out the Wurst in Us
The outdoor festival season is not over! In Three Oaks..."the Wurst is yet to come!"
Unprecedented Gladiator Event
Gladiator GarageWorks fans can get an invitation to "a sale of unprecedented proportions" for one week only...
Edwardsburg Woman Crafts Unique Party Plan
Striving to make Christmas meaningful, Paulette Seiter is on a mission...
Space Issues Stymie Industrial Attraction
Lot's of people are looking, but not necessarily coming to the market and space inventory may be the leading cause...
New Sign & Awning Policy Downtown SJ
A new policy covering signs and awnings projecting into the public right of way has been adopted for the DDA area of downtown SJ...
Silver Beach OK'd for Pie in the Sky
Final plans have been approved...a new amended lease okayed...and the SBP sky deck will soon begin to rise...
SWM Indoor Golf Opens Saturday
Don't put your golf clubs away for the winter yet...your new indoor golf center opens this weekend in St. Joe...
Whirlpool Italian Deal Gets E.C. Nod
Whirlpool's deal to take controlling interest in an Italian appliance manufacturer has garnered approval from the European Commission...
Armed Robbers Strike Again
Detectives continue to investigate robberies of at least three Berrien County service stations early today...
Get a Jump Start on a Lucrative Career
A certified Career Jump Start Counselor is offering a free workshop to get the ball rolling...
TV Dance Party Fundraiser Next Week
Help fund the Series IV in the Harbor Lights TV line up by attending the Dance Party next week...
How 'Bout a Haunted Train Ride?
Eden Springs Park at the House of David is offering up Spooky Train Rides...
Jenn-Air Teams for Best of Show in Santa Monica
Jenn-Air will cap off it's most prolific year of innovation to date with a major league show on the west coast this week...
Sailboat Turns \"Clipper Ship\"
A towed sailboat brought down power lines and killed the power along Glenlord Road this afternoon in Lincoln Township...
Fatal Crash Claims Judge's Daughter
The daughter of a retired Berrien County judge has been killed in a tragic accident in Indiana...
Going for the Gold with Your Votes
Your vote could help a local business earn a $150,000 grant from Chase...
Fifty-Plus Year Fundraiser Returns
The Hadley Pottery Sale is back for a semi-annual visit as a church fundraiser in St. Joe...
Sensational Growth Continues Unabated
Sensational Spas of Stevensville is celebrating 25 years in business with a new warehouse and admin center...
No DQ Data Breach Locally
Your visit to Dairy Queen in the area has likely not impacted your personal credit...but you can check the list...
Major Auction of Cropland Coming
A massive land auction straddling Berrien and Cass Counties north of Niles will happen next month...
Gas Price Drops Below $3/Gallon
We're actually seeing gas prices we haven't seen in some time around the region...
Bird Conservancy Through Art
Bird lovers and fans of truly outstanding photography have a remarkable opportunity right here in Berrien County this fall thanks to our friends at Tabula Rasa Gallery in downtown Baroda and Fernwood Botanical Gardens in Niles. Bill & Greta Hurst at T
New Wrestling Club Debuts
Athletes of all sorts are flocking to the Scottdale neighborhood of Royalton Township these days...
Who's Been Plowed? An App for That!
If a trio of inventors have their say, we'll all be able to get a better handle on which roads have been cleared of snow this winter...
Governor Declares Cyber Security Month
Protecting your business and personal identity from cyber attack are top of mind this month...
B&L Sweeps Global Award for Excellence
A Bridgman software pioneer has garnered a major partner award in front of 1,000 peers in Orlando...
$6.1-Million Improvements at SBN
South Bend International Airport will be a step closer to international air traffic thanks to major new funding from the FAA...
Worker Raises on the Way?
A fall survey shows at least a third of small to mid-sized business owners in Michigan will increase wages in the near future...
Major Shift in Whirlpool Brand Marketing
A bold new marketing move is underway by Whirlpool, and it's a dynamic one at that...
Regional News from WNDU-TV and WKZO Radio
New Buffalo City Council members charged with open meeting violation
Survey: Nearly half of cardholders likely to avoid hacked retailers
St. Joe Co. police want to talk with man who witnessed shooting
Detroit bankruptcy ruling expected in early November
Busted heroin operation has ties to Michiana
Orlando Mitchell gets 18 to 45 for Wayside West killing
Why Maureen McFadden is in a Walorski campaign ad
Third suspect in Michael Day murder trial found guilty
Indiana sets up Ebola hotline for questions
Amash endorsed by Grand Rapids Press
Niles teen sentenced for fatal South Bend hit-and-run
Thieves smash through front of Secretary of State office
Halloween Trick-or-Treat times
Parents of murder suspect charged with child abuse
Apple reports nearly 40 million iPhone sales this quarter
HUD investigating MSHDA
After Pence axes bid for federal preschool grant, Donnelly asks for explanation
EPIC-MRA: Schauer needs greater turnout than usual to win gubernatorial race
South Bend officer appears at misconduct hearing
Portage Public Safety looking for missing man
Michigan Chamber of Commerce considering road repair options
Final verdict delivered in Michael Day murder trial
General Motors approves more claims in faulty ignition switch case
Michigan Attorney General promotes new school safety tip line
Mattawan Schools seeking voter approval of two proposals next month
Effort launched in Kalamazoo to find homes for 80 families in time for the holidays
Consumers Energy warns about winter carbon monoxide hazard
Teens reminded of dangers of texting and driving this National Teen Driver Safety Week
Right to Try law approved for Michigan
Gas prices down in Michigan
National News from NBC News Radio