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Committee Looks For MRAP's Need


Calls for Berrien County to get rid of its MRAP armored vehicle continue ...Read More

Proposed Missile Defense System Gets Berrien County's Support


Berrien County is supporting a proposed missile defense installation at the Fort Custer Training Center in Calhoun and Kalamazoo Counties ...Read More

Lead Abatement Complaints Wanted In Writing


There are some pretty serious claims being shared with the Berrien County Board of Commissions about the Health Department's former Lead Abatement Program ...Read More

MI Supreme Court Will Not Hear BH Mayoral Recall Election Case


Justices of the Michigan Supreme Court will not hear the case regarding double signatures in Benton Harbor mayoral recall election ...Read More

Q2 Employment Down A Tick In Niles-Benton Harbor, Future Looks Bright


West Michigan experienced moderate job gains in the second quarter, that's according to the latest figures from the Upjohn Institute ...Read More

Pipeline Operator Fielding Question At LMC's Mendel Center


It could be months before we know what caused a natural gas pipeline to burst in Benton Township, forcing hundreds of families out of their homes ...Read More

Benton Harbor Spreads Word About Filling Open Commission Seat


The November general election is inching closer and closer with each passing day, so too is the last day to register to participate ...Read More

Residency Investigation Planned On 2 New Buffalo Council Members


Ezra Scott of New Buffalo claims Mayor Pete Weber and Councilman George Scarlatis have broken the city charter ...Read More

Sen. Proos, Brandywine Students Talk Community Involvement


Today marks Constitution Day, and state Senator John Proos helped celebrate by visiting students at Brandywine High School ...Read More

1 Woman Is Dead After Crash In Watervliet Twp.


A Watervliet woman is dead after slamming into another driver's vehicle along M-140 in Watervliet Township ...Read More

Pipeline Rupture Investigation Underway


And now for the investigation. TransCanada which owns the pipeline that ruptured Tuesday in Benton Township is already trying to figure out why their pipe ruptured ...Read More

Evacuation Lifted In Benton Township


With only one road closure remaining, life is practically back to normal for most residents in Benton Township after an enormous gas line rupture early Tuesday morning ...Read More

A City Forum Is Being Planned To Discuss Police Pursuits In Benton Harbor


A press release is expected soon from the city of Benton Harbor regarding police pursuits within the city ...Read More

Red Cross Sets Up Shelter For Those Displaced In Benton Twp.


The American Red Cross has set up a shelter for those displaced by Tuesday's gas leak in Benton Township ...Read More

Coloma School Board To Review Superintendent Candidates


23 people have applied to be superintendent at Coloma Community Schools ...Read More

Portage Man Arrested After Multi County Pursuit


The Van Buren County Sheriff's Department reports a chase through multiple counties ended Monday night with the arrest of a Portage man ...Read More

Chief Fetke: Benton Twp. Gas Leak Isolated


The gas leak in Benton Township is isolated, according to Police Chief Vince Fetke ...Read More

Gas Line Ruptures in Benton Township - Residents Evacuated



There has been a major gas line rupture in Benton Township overnight ...Read More

BH Formalizes Gentleman's Agreement With SJ


The city of Benton Harbor has adopted an agreement between it and the city of St ...Read More

Contract Ensures MDOT Continues Upkeep Of Main Street


A contract between the state of Michigan and the city of Benton Harbor regarding maintenance of Main Street has gained approval ...Read More

Newt Gingrich: Feds May Cripple For-Profit Schools


A former Congressman and Speaker of the House claims the current administration is against for-profit universities ...Read More

This Weekend Marks The Final Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup Of 2014


This Saturday marks the third and final Adopt-A-Highway cleanup of the year in Michigan ...Read More

Pere Marquette To Celebrate 30 Years Tuesday


To celebrate 30 years of service a double-decker train and ceremonies at each station are planned Tuesday along the Pere Marquette Amtrak line ...Read More

Police: Man Found Lying In Street With Wounds To Face, Neck


A man found laying in the middle of a Benton Harbor street over the weekend is in critical condition ...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