BRIDGMAN — The 2020 Bridgman High School Homecoming football game seemed lost as the first half was winding down on Friday, Oct. 23.
THREE OAKS — The Three Oaks Village Council paved the way for the licensing of marijuana businesses in the village along the U.S. 12 corridor during its Oct. 21 meeting.
ST. JOSEPH — The number of COVID-19 positive patients at Spectrum Health Lakeland on Monday, Oct. 26, was double that of the previous Monday.
BENTON HARBOR — It is estimated that an additional 14,000 people in Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties are experiencing hunger today compared to before the COVID-19 pandemic.
NEW BUFFALO — During its Oct. 12 regular meeting the New Buffalo Area Schools Board of Education was informed about a new menu item – COVID-19 – that has been added to the district’s website homepage to let parents and the community know the latest information on “confirmed and probable case…
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo City Council and Planning Commission held a joint meeting on the issue of short-term rentals in the city on Monday, Oct. 12.
THREE OAKS — The Three Oaks Village Planning Commission held an Oct. 6 public hearing on the draft version of Zoning Ordinance Amendments Related to Marihuana Businesses before sending in on to the Village Council.
BRIDGMAN — The Bridgman City Council received information on the number of tickets issued during the summer for violations of the city's dog and alcohol regulations at Weko Beach during its Oct. 5 regular meeting.
HARBERT – Members of the Chikaming Township Police Department were honored during the Oct. 8 meeting of the Chikaming Township Board when they were awarded a Certificate of Accreditation from the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police that was presented by that organization’s executive dir…
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Shoreline Alliance announced during an Oct. 3 webinar that it plans to take legal action against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in an attempt to restore and nourish beaches located south of the New Buffalo harbor breakwall.
LANSING — The following are comments made by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Oct. 8 after the Michigan Attorney General, Michigan State Police, U.S. Department of Justice, and FBI announced state and federal charges against 13 members of two militia groups who were preparing to kidnap …
NEW BUFFALO – The challenges of operating during a pandemic faced the New Buffalo Area Schools Board of Education on several fronts during its Sept. 28 meeting.
BENTON HARBOR — The Berrien County Health Department issued the following on Oct. 5 in response to the Michigan Supreme Court's 4-3 decision regarding executive orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic:
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Township Board helped the Marquette Greenway Project over one more bump in its road to create a non-motorized trail between Chicago and New Buffalo during its Sept. 21 meeting.
THREE OAKS — The River Valley Board of Education got a full report on a challenging two weeks that has included the Middle/High School switching to virtual learning after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19 during its Monday, Sept. 28, meeting.
THREE OAKS — The Three Oaks Village Council on Sept. 23 dealt with issues of how far a marijuana business would have to be from the local elementary school and where such entities would be allowed to locate under proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments Related to Adult Use Marihuana Establishme…
THREE OAKS — Police officers Robert Martin of the Berrien County Sheriff's Department and Andrew Taylor of the Three Oaks Police were honored as lifesavers on Sept. 16 in downtown Three Oaks, and nobody was more grateful than the man they saved, Cody Keller.
BRIDGMAN — The Lake Charter Township Board took a neutral stance on the eight local applications to the state (EGLE) requesting permits for protective revetments along the Lake Michigan shoreline during its Sept. 15 regular meeting with the following request — "in the event the Department gr…
BRIDGMAN — The Bridgman Police Department reported that one of two teen-age girls pulled out of Lake Michigan at Weko Beach at approximately 1:12 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13 has died.
THREE OAKS — The Three Oaks Village Council on Sept. 9 made a series of tentative changes to the draft version of the Village of Three Oaks Regulation of Adult Use Marihuana Ordinance and set a public hearing date for the document during its Sept. 9 regular meeting.
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Business Association focused on local candidates seeking office in the Nov. 3 General Election during its Sept. 16 Facebook Live Chat.
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Downtown Development Authority (DDA) discussed a series of proposed upgrades and protective moves related to downtown streetscape landscaping during its Thursday, Sept. 10, meeting.
THREE OAKS — When they cast their ballots on Nov. 3 residents of Three Oaks Township will be asked to decide the fate of three Public Safety millage proposals. Village of Three Oaks residents will be requested to vote on two of the three.
NEW BUFFALO TOWNSHIP – During a special meeting Thursday, Sept. 10, the New Buffalo Township board awarded a $3.8 million in contracts for construction of its new public safety building.
NEW BUFFALO — Superintendent Dr. Jeff Leslie gave the New Buffalo Area Schools Board of Education a report on the start of the 2020-2021 school year during its Monday, Sept. 14, meeting,
HARBERT — It was reported during the Sept. 10 Chikaming Township Board meeting that the ongoing Red Arrow Highway Union Pier corridor improvements project continues to be on schedule.
BRIDGMAN — The issue of lakeshore property owners seeking permits from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy (EGLE) to build revetment structures on the Lake Michigan shoreline was discussed during an Aug. 31 joint meeting of the Bridgman City Council and the Lake …
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo City Council approved having temporary rest rooms and an office trailer set up at the city's Transient Marina through Oct. 15 during a special meeting held Wednesday morning, Sept. 2.
THREE OAKS — The Three Oaks Planning Commission on Sept. 1 made revisions to proposed draft amendments to the village zoning ordinance that would cover marijuana businesses before setting a public hearing on the document for its October regular meeting.
EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Fall 2020 football season was reinstated on Sept. 3 by the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association after Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 176 lifted restrictions that previously did not allow the sport to be played.
NEW TROY — A proposed expansion of the New Troy Cemetery and the possibility of logging on nearby Weesaw Township-owned land brought nearly 50 people to an outdoor hearing on Saturday, Aug. 29.
UNION PIER — Elected officials on Aug. 27 praised how well communities have worked together to make the multi-million dollar Red Arrow Highway Union Pier Corridor Improvements Project a reality.
THREE OAKS — Many voices were heard during an Aug. 19 Three Oaks Village Council special meeting focused on how the community will deal with marijuana.
Accordng to a Southwest Enforcement Team (SWET) press release, SWET-West detectives along with members of the Chikaming Township Police, Unites States Postal Inspection Service, Berrien County Sheriff Department, and Michigan State Police executed a narcotics search warrant in Chikaming Tow…
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Township Board accepted the resignation of Dee Batchelder from the Planning Commission during its Aug. 17 regular meeting.
NEW BUFFALO — Members of the New Buffalo City Council were given updates on moves to protect the public beach and an oft-flooded portion of North Whittaker Street, along with plans to replace the Dune Walk near the lakeshore during their Aug. 17 meeting.
THREE OAKS — Members of the Three Oaks Planning Commission and the Three Oaks Village Council worked toward a draft version of a marijuana ordinance that could become law during their most recent meetings.
HARBERT — Township Supervisor David Bunte gave an update on the ongoing Union Pier sewer and road project update — in sewer portion of the project during the Aug. 13 Chikaming Township Board meeting.