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Berrien County Headlines

Number Of Area Homes Sold Up In October, Prices Slipping


The number of existing homes sold in southwest Michigan is rising, but prices have for October ...Read More

Eau Claire Asking Berrien County For Permission For Annexation


The Berrien County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote on December 4 to allow the village of Eau Claire to annex 62 acres of land in Pipestone Township ...Read More

Berrien County Health Dept, Martin's Combine For Drug Take-Back On Saturday


The Berrien County Health Department and Martin's Super Market's pharmacy in St ...Read More

Lakeland Notes Growing Robotic Surgery Program


Lakeland Healthcare continues to expand its robotic surgery unit, as spokesperson Megan Yore says 70 thousand dollars was raised for the program at the hospital's annual gala this month at the Inn at Harbor Shores ...Read More

Great American Smokeout Underway Thursday


Thursday could have been the first day in a smoke free life for Michiganders who took part in the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout ...Read More

Record Year For Suitcases For Kids


Doubling last year's fundraising record, the Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors recently celebrated the end of its ninth annual fundraising effort for Suitcases for Kids ...Read More

Pscholka On EM Lawsuit: Race Has No Bearing On Financial Emergencies


A lawsuit seeking to overturn Michigan's emergency manager law is being allowed to proceed by a federal judge ...Read More

Heat Restored At Benton Harbor High School


The heat is back on at Benton Harbor High School. ...Read More

MI Students To Get New Assessment Test Next Year


Michigan students next year will be taking a new assessment test that's been designed to replace the 44 year old MEAP test ...Read More

Lakeland Raises Money For Robotic Surgery Program


70 thousand dollars was raised for Lakeland Healthcare's robotic surgery program at a recent gala event held at the Inn at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor ...Read More

Niles Man Who Robbed Chemical Bank, Threatened Teller With Bomb Sentenced


A 46-year-old Niles man is headed to federal prison for seven years for robbing a Chemical Bank branch in Niles in February 2013 ...Read More

Benton Harbor School Board Hires Consultant


Members of the Benton Harbor School Board met on Tuesday night to hire Cynthia LaGrow as the district's Consent Agreement Consultant ...Read More

Winter Storm Mostly Spares Berrien County Drivers


The first snow storm of the season may have caused a lot of problems in Cass and Allegan Counties, but it appears to have mostly spared Berrien County ...Read More

Female and Cop Hit By Passing Vehicle In Mattawan


A Mattawan woman is in stable condition at a Kalamazoo hospital after she and a police officer were hit by a car around 2:30 Tuesday morning on Cole Avenue in the village of Mattawan ...Read More

Niles Police Looking For Armed Robbery Suspects


Police in Niles are looking for two suspects after the Saturday night robbery of the Lucky 7 gas station at the corner of Lincoln and Grant Streets ...Read More

Lakeshore Students Receive Grant


History students in eighth and tenth grades in the Lakeshore Public Schools will be learning about some local history in an innovative way thanks to a grant from the Lakeshore Excellence Foundation ...Read More

Benton Harbor City Commissioners Express Support For Possible Medical Facility


Benton Harbor City Commissioners this week approved a resolution expressing their support for a possible new medical facility in the community ...Read More

Benton Harbor Holiday Lights Celebration This Week


City leaders in Benton Harbor are looking forward to this Friday, when they'll take part in the first ever Community-Wide Holiday Lights Celebration at Dwight P Mitchell City Center Park ...Read More

Investigators Rule Edwardsburg Horse Stable Fire Accidental


The massive fire that killed 18 horses at Smithfield Stables in Edwardsburg last week is being ruled accidental ...Read More

Benton Harbor Man Held In Kalamazoo Without Bond For Nov. 3 Shooting


Authorities in Kalamazoo have a Benton Harbor man locked up for a shooting on November 3 that left the victim clinging to life ...Read More

Benton Harbor City Commission Postpones Consideration Of Rainy Day Fund


Benton Harbor City Commissioners on Monday came to an impasse on a proposal to set aside a portion of the city's fund balance at the end of the year to create a rainy day fund for the purpose of dealing with emergencies ...Read More

Winter Storm Could Bring Up To 12" Of Snow For Some Areas


A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the entire listening area through Tuesday night ...Read More

Upton, DeGette Promise Legislation In 2015 On 21st Century Cures Initiative


Bills will be introduced next year after more than a year of bipartisan work between Congressman Fred Upton and Congresswoman Diana DeGette of Colorado on the 21st Century Cures initiative ...Read More

Michigan House Looking At Dividing Up Electoral Votes Based On Margin Of Victory


Should the electoral votes awarded in Michigan in the presidential election be split up based on the margin of victory? State Representative Peter Lund of the Detroit suburb of Romeo thinks so ...Read More

Holiday Mail For Heroes Drive Underway


With the Christmas season approaching, it's time once again for another Holiday Mail for Heroes drive ...Read More

November Is American Diabetes Month


November is American Diabetes Month, when everyone's reminded of how they can avoid the disease ...Read More

Stuff A Truck Food Drive Underway In Saint Joseph


All week long, there will be a truck stationed outside of Roger's Foodland on Glenlord Road in Saint Joseph for the Stuff a Truck food drive ...Read More

State Treasurer Recommends Cynthia LaGrow As BHAS Consent Agreement Consultant


The Benton Harbor Area Schools board is expected to take up the recommendation from State Treasurer Kevin Clinton to appoint Cynthia LaGrow as the Consent Agreement Consultant ...Read More

Former BH Emergency Manager Named To Detroit Financial Review Commission


The Detroit Financial Review Commission has a name familiar to people in Southwest Michigan. Governor Snyder has named former Benton Harbor emergency manager Tony Saunders to be one of the nine on the panel. The group will oversee Detroit's exit from bankruptcy and guide the Motor City on good financial management going forward. Also on the commmission are retired University of Michigan