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Berrien Springs Podiatrist Loses License to Practice




A Berrien Springs podiatrist who was convicted of embezzling money from an elderly patient back in July has had her doctor's license suspended ...Read More

Benton Harbor In Need Of A New R-TAB Chairman




Cary Vaughn, the Governor appointed chair of the Benton Harbor Receivership Advisory Board, has submitted her resignation, effective this past Wednesday ...ReadMore

Benton Harbor Needs A New R-TAB Chairman




Cary Vaughn, the Governor appointed chair of the Benton Harbor Receivership Advisory Board, has submitted her resignation, effective this past Wednesday ...ReadMore

Small Business Saturday This Weekend In Saint Joseph


As a counter to Black Friday, many communities around the country have declared the next day to be Small Business Saturday ...Read More

Poll Finds MI Voters Support Clean Energy


Now that Michiganders know who will be heading to Washington on their behalf in the new year, a new poll finds they want their political leaders to take action on plans to curb climate change and encourage the use of clean energy ...Read More

Many Shoppers Motivated By Spirit Of Competition For Black Friday


Consumers and retailers alike are ramping up for another Black Friday, but believe it or not, the surveys show that getting the best deal isn't what really motivates a lot of the shoppers to content with the crowds ...Read More

Honor Credit Union Announces Awards For Teachers


Honor Credit Union this week announced that it's donating three thousand dollars to southwest Michigan teachers as part of its fifth annual Teacher Awards ...Read More

Berrien Youth Fair Expo Arena Gets Pledge From Elizabeth Upton


The Berrien County Youth Fair's planned expo arena in Berrien Springs is a step closer to a reality, now that it's received a pledge of 250 thousand dollars from a member of the Upton family ...Read More

Berrien Springs Students Celebrate Diversity


High school students in Berrien Springs on Wednesday got to take part in an event designed to expand their cultural horizons ...Read More

Local Charities Prepare For Thanksgiving


Southwest Michigan charities have a busy few days ahead of them with Thanksgiving now here ...Read More

Youth Fair Expo Arena Project Gets Quarter MIllion Dollar Pledge




The Berrien County Youth Fair Expo Arena project got a healthy shot in the arm today ...Read More

Warning Issued About Turkey Fryers


Fire officials are warning those who plan to deep fry their turkeys this Thanksgiving to use caution when preparing them ...Read More

Twisted Dawg To Handle Food Vending At Saint Joseph Ice Rink


When the John and Dede Ice Rink opens for the season this Thursday in Saint Joseph, it'll have a new food vendor ...Read More

Tuesday Adoption Day In Michigan


Thanksgiving came early for some Michiganders as they joined with judges, court staff, and social workers to welcome new members into their families ...Read More

Snow Likely On Thanksgiving


Those who plan to travel for Thanksgiving this week might want to get an early start, as Wednesday isn't expected to bring much snow to southwest Michigan, but Thursday is ...Read More

Public Open House Next Week For Palisades Plant


The Palisades nuclear power plant in Van Buren County will be holding a public open house next week in South Haven ...Read More

Two People On A Jet Ski Rescued From Lake Michigan In South Haven


Two people from suburban Detroit are ok now, but had some scary moments on Monday when they were riding a jet ski on Lake Michigan ...Read More

City Of St. Joseph To Add Staff To Department Of Public Works


The Department of Public Works in the city of St. ...Read More

City Of St Joseph To Redesign Squad Cars With Police, Fire Clearly Marked


The city of St. Joseph is changing how it's Public Safety vehicles look, because there is some apparent confusion, especially for Chicagoans who don't know what "Public Safety" means ...Read More

Paw Paw Man Charged With Murder For Mother's Stabbing Death


A 22-year-old Paw Paw man is charged with open murder in the stabbing death over the weekend of his mother ...Read More

Nine Charged In Benton Harbor Heroin Bust


Representatives of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies were on hand for a press conference in Benton Township Monday to announce that a federal grand jury has released an over 100 page indictment charging nine defendants with federal conspiracy for their parts in a Benton Harbor based drug ring that supplied heroin to communities all over west Michigan ...Read More

Massive Benton Harbor Heroin Bust Detailed By Authorities


A massive heroin bust in Benton Harbor is being detailed by federal authorities ...Read More

Van Buren County Sheriffs Dept Recovers Stolen Truck


The Van Buren County Sheriffs Department was able to recover a vehicle that had been reported as stolen out of Allegan County over the weekend ...Read More

Loved Ones Of Undocumented Immigrants Comment On Obama Plan


An estimated 30 thousand undocumented immigrants in Michigan could soon have legal status in this country, thanks to President Obama's executive order on immigration announced last week ...Read More

State Police To Expand Patrols For Thanksgiving


Michigan State Police this week are planning for expanded patrols as part of the Thanksgiving holiday ...Read More

State Lawmakers Reflect On Changes To Adoption Laws


Saturday was National Adoption Day, and state lawmakers used the occasion to talk about legislation that was signed by Governor Rick Snyder earlier this year ...Read More
The second "Michigan Public High School Context and Performance Report Card" released recently by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy shows several area schools outperforming the state, with Countryside Academy in Benton Harbor being at the top of the list locally ...Read More

Benton Harbor Charter School Countryside Academy Tops In Area In Mackinac Center


The second "Michigan Public High School Context and Performance Report Card" released recently by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy shows several area schools outperforming the state, with Countryside Academy in Benton Harbor being at the top of the list locally ...Read More

Allegan County Authorities Release Update On Body Found On Beach


Police hope an autopsy shines some light on a badly decomposed body found on the shore of Lake Michigan on Friday ...Read More

WalletHub: Meijer Black Friday Deals Among Nation's Best


Say "Black Friday sale" to someone and what comes to mind? People outside Best Buy for days? A crush of humanity knocking over people at a mall or a Walmart? Turns out, Meijer has some of the best Black Friday deals anywhere according to an analysis ofthe sales by WalletHub ...Read More

Major Announcement Coming From Justice Dept .Today In Benton Township


The U.S. Department of Justice will be holding a press conference this afternoon in Benton Township regarding what the U ...Read More

Decompsed Body Found On South Haven-Area Beach


There's a mystery in South Haven as police are trying to answer several questions after a badly decomposed body was found on a beach on Friday ...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