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Fire Destroys Hagar Township Home


A house along Red Arrow Highway is a total loss after an early morning fire in Hagar Township ...Read More

Mary Donald Fills Benton Harbor's Vacant Commissioner At Large Seat


Benton Harbor leaders have filled a vacant seat on the City Commission, but not without some controversy ...Read More

City Commission Votes To Settle Former Building Inspector's Lawsuit


It's been over three years, but Barney Martlew of Portage may get his pay-day from the City of Benton Harbor ...Read More

Upton Says Migrant Stream Proves Immigration Policy Needs Attention


Thousands of young people have been streaming over the border from Mexico into the United States for months under the impression that they will be allowed to stay in the U ...Read More

Proos, Senate, Upton Push For Missile Interceptor For Fort Custer


There is a chance a new missile interceptor system could be located in west Michigan ...Read More

Construction To Begin Soon At Lakeshore High School


Phase One construction at Lakeshore High School is fast approaching ...Read More

Agriculture Chairwoman Stabenow Announces Disaster Relief For Fruit Growers


Financial help is on the way for Michigan fruit growers whose crops were damaged during the spring of 2012 ...Read More

Vandals Sought In Paw Paw, Lawton Incidents


The Van Buren County Sheriff's Department is trying to find several suspects accused of egging the Strength Beyond Gym, the US Post Office, and at least one car in Paw Paw on Thursday ...Read More

Woman Charged In Connection With Dowagiac Stabbing


Dowagiac police are investigating a stabbing early Friday morning that sent 52-year-old Gary Grady to Kalamazoo's Borgess Hospital with several wounds to his neck and back ...Read More

Dowagiac Woman Killed In US 12 Crash In Bertrand Township


A Dowagiac woman has died in a crash on US 12 between Red Bud Trail and Mayflower Road ...Read More

Business Leaders: Innovate Or Die


Innovate or die. That's the message from a forum held Friday afternoon at the headquarters of the Whirlpool Corporation featuring U ...Read More

U.S. Commerce Secretary: Manufacturing Perception Needs To Change


U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says the Obama administration is trying to change the perception of manufacturing in America to lure young people to what are now very high-tech and skilled jobs ...Read More

Pscholka Confident Heading Into Primary


State Representative Al Pscholka isn't buying into the analysis from Inside Michigan Politics' editor Susan Demas saying she thinks he's vulnerable in the August 5th primary ...Read More

Berrien County Corporate Counsel: No Commissioners Holding Incompatible Offices


Berrien County corporate counsel Donna Howard says no county commissioners are holding incompatible offices ...Read More

Inside Michigan Politics' Susan Demas Feels Pscholka Vulnerable In Primary


Political analysts in Lansing are watching one of the August primary races in Berrien County closely ...Read More

Moon And Signature Earn Awards


The owner of Signature Automotive Group is being recognized by the Toyota Corporation ...Read More

Closed Session Covers Incompatibility Offices Act


A memo could be released as soon as Friday by Berrien County officials regarding whether or not certain county commissions are in violation of the Incompatibility Offices Act ...Read More

Parks Director: Weddings Encouraged At Silver Beach County Park


A recent complaint seen on Facebook indicates the Berrien County Parks Department no longer allows weddings to take place at Silver Beach County Park ...Read More

Lighthouse Forever Fund Reaches $400,000


A new high-water mark has been set for money raised for the Lighthouse Forever Fund to secure $2-million to restore and preserve St ...Read More

Candidate For Berrien County Commission Wants Action


A candidate for Berrien County Commissioner is proposing the County take action against illegal immigrants ...Read More

Overheated TV Causes Fire At New Buffalo Hotel


An overheated television is blamed for a fire Sunday morning at O'Brien's Inn and Resort in New Buffalo. The hotel was evacuated, and two women were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation. The fire started in a vacant room on the first floor, and the Berrien County Sheriff's Department tells us everyone was able to get out safely. No damage estimate is available yet. There were 37