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County Commission Candidate Offers Solution To Help Spur Economic Growth


A candidate for the Berrien County Commission in next week's primary election is calling for changes in county government to help spur economic growth ...Read More

Review Team Finds Financial Emergency In BHAS, Report Sent To Gov. Snyder


Governor Snyder has ten days to consider a report which indicates Benton Harbor Area Schools is in a financial emergency ...Read More

Parmalee Plays Summer Jam Saturday


Get out your low boot cut jeans and cowboy hat, the annual 97 ...Read More

Pscholka Announces Second Orchard Hill Landfill Town Hall


The public will get another opportunity to speak its mind regarding a Coloma landfill ...Read More

Cassopolis Man ID'd In Last Week's Fatal Cass County Crash


A 45-year old from Cassopolis has been identified in last week's fatal crash in Cass County ...Read More

Benton Harbor Man Earns Top Volunteer Leadership Award


David Kirshenbaum of Benton Harbor is the 2014 recipient of the Margaret B ...Read More

Everything's Coming Up 'Peaches' In Coloma


It's that time again - peaches will be celebrated this weekend in Coloma ...Read More

30 Chalk Artists To Invade Downtown St. Joe


The 18th annual Chalk the Block competition in Downtown St ...Read More

Berrien County Land Sale Auction Begins Friday Morning


An eBay style auction begins tonight at Midnight through the latest Berrien County Land Sale

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BC Commissioner Suggests Purchase Of Mobile Shooting Range


Berrien County Commissioner Catherine Thieneman is speaking out about the ongoing County gun range dilemma in Coloma Township ...Read More

Life Rings Getting Use And Working In St. Joseph


The life rings at Silver Beach in St. Joseph are working, according to Berrien County Commissioner Jeanette Leahey ...Read More

Green Light Given For Construction At Lakeshore HS


Bond project construction bids have been approved by the Lakeshore school board for work at the High School ...Read More

Local Push For Prop 1 Continues


More support for Proposal 1 on the August 5 ballot is being heard in Berrien County ...Read More

No Raises In Latest Lakeshore Teachers Contract


Another year without steps or raises for teachers is happening at Lakeshore Public Schools ...Read More

City Attorney Reviewing Vacancy Interview And Voting Process


Benton Harbor's city attorney is looking into the interview and voting process the city commission recently used to fill a vacancy ...Read More

Back Pack And School Supply Drive & Event


Back to school shopping can be expensive for families ...Read More

RTAB Approves Vacancy Appointment


The Benton Harbor Receivership Transition Advisory Board has approved the City Commission's appointment of Mary Donald as the city's newest commissioner, but not without discussion ...Read More

Missing Dowagiac Woman Checks In




25-year-old Rose Morris of Dowagiac went missing Thursday night ...Read More

Play For Gateway Nets $29,000


This was the best year ever for the "Play for Gateway" softball tournament ...Read More

Players Bar And Grille Seeks New Name, Wants Your Vote


A local bar and eatery plans to change its name, and wants your help in the process ...Read More

Benton Harbor Man Arrested For Possessing Over A Pound Of Marijuana


A Benton Harbor man was busted for having a pound of marijuana this week in a house on Benton Harbor's Pavone Street ...Read More

Former Christian Radio Host Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Charges


A former Christian radio host and traffic reporter in Grand Rapids is facing 15 to 50 years behind bars for the sexual assault of a 12-year-old boy in Kalamazoo in April ...Read More

Best Practices Committee Selects Chair And Co-Chair


The Governmental Best Practices Committee has appointed a chairman and co-chairman ...Read More

Dr. Seawood Thanks Board; Shares MDE Report


Benton Harbor Area Schools Superintendent Dr. Leonard Seawood is thanking the school board for extending his contract as the district's leader ...Read More

Another $100,000 Pledged To Lighthouse Forever Fund


The Lighthouse Forever Fund has passed $550,000 toward the $2 million fundraising goal to restore the two lighthouses on the north pier in St ...Read More

Police Searching For Missing Dowagiac Woman


The Dowagiac Police Department is currently searching for a missing person from Dowagiac ...Read More

Democratic 6th District Challenger Clements Releases First TV Ad Of Campaign


The Democrat seeking to unseat 14-term Republican Congressman Fred Upton is hitting the television airwaves for the first time ...Read More

St. Joseph City Commission Sends CVS Proposal Back To Planning Commission


Five months after developers first floated the idea of building a CVS pharmacy at Niles and Napier in St ...Read More

BHAS Extends Dr. Seawood's Contract


Two extra years are being tacked onto the contract of Benton Harbor Area Schools Superintendent Dr ...Read More

Michigan, Do You Know Your Sodium Level?


While many Michiganders are taking steps to improve their diets, health experts are concerned they are still getting to much sodium, which can increase the risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke ...Read More

National Night Out Celebration Next Tuesday Night


National Night Out is coming up next Tuesday night all across the country ...Read More

Chicago Man Electrocuted In Cass County


An electric shock was enough to kill a 43-year-old Chicago man Sunday in Cass County ...Read More

St. Joseph Commission To Vote On CVS Tonight


The vote is coming tonight in St. Joseph on whether or not a CVS pharmacy will be built at Niles and Napier ...Read More

BHAS Board To Hold Special Meeting


Benton Harbor Area Schools Superintendent Dr. Leonard Seawood will be the topic of discussion during a special meeting of the Benton Harbor school board ...Read More

Five Guys Burgers And Fries To Open In St. Joe


A new burger joint is headed to Southwest Michigan ...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