THREE OAKS — “It’s a beautiful fall day here in Three Oaks, Michigan.”
NEW BUFFALO — Members of the New Buffalo Parks/Harbor Commission got an update on progress toward building a lifeguard crew for the summer of 2021 during its Jan. 7 regular meeting.
BENTON HARBOR — Berrien County residents 65 years and older can put themselves on a waitlist to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
ST. JOSEPH — The decades-old sound of emergency sirens being tested the first Saturday of each month in a 10-mile radius around the Cook Nuclear Plant is now history.
ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County Commissioner Mac Elliott was once again selected as chairman of the county board of commissioners during an organizational meeting Thursday.
NEW BUFFALO — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department reported that Deputy Michael Pellerito pulled a woman from a burning house in New Buffalo early Thursday morning, Dec. 31.
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Business Association looked back on a difficult 2020 while expressing hope for a more normal new year during its Annual Meeting held virtually via Zoom on Dec. 20.
BRIDGMAN — Bridgman Public Schools Superintendent Shane M. Peters received a highly effective rating during his annual performance review with the Bridgman Board of Education and the Bridgman Board of Education unanimously agreed to provide a three-year extension on his current contract thro…
ST. JOSEPH — If you asked Judge Mabel Mayfield in February what she planned to do first as Berrien County Trial Court’s new chief judge, she would not have said she’ll be navigating the courts through a pandemic.
THREE OAKS — The Three Oaks Township Board on Dec. 14 received input from township attorney David Petersen on language he thought should and should not be contained in a proposed ordinance aimed at giving the township oversight on marijuana-related businesses.
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo City Council voted 4-0 on Monday to extend the moratorium on the acceptance of new short-term rental licenses within the city for eight months. Resolution 2020-16 was originally adopted on May 18, 2020, to allow further study and development of possible short-te…
ST. JOSEPH — A lot of planning and coordination went into that first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine in Berrien County.
NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo City Manager David Richards, 69, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 12 (to view his obituary go to the Obituaries section of this website).
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has updated its epidemic order to allow indoor activities where Michiganders can remain masked including in-person learning at high schools and indoor entertainment venues such as casinos, bowling centers and movie theate…
HARBERT — Discussions on lakefront revetments and a possible increase in the fee for rental property registrations were two of the main agenda items during the Dec. 10 Zoom meeting of the Chikaming Township Board.
THREE OAKS — The Three Oaks Village Council bid a reluctant farewell to Water & Sewer Superintendent Quentin Clark during its Dec. 9 regular meeting.
THREE OAKS — A house fire at 4973 Warren Woods Road (near the corner with Carpenter Road) was battled by multiple local fire departments on Saturday, Dec. 12.
NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo Area Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Leslie announced during the Board of Education’s Monday, Dec. 14, meeting that the elementary school is going to remote education due to the number of confirmed or presumed COVID cases among staff members there.
ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County Board of Commissioners Chairman Mac Elliott said during the board’s Dec. 10 meeting that he’s ready to declare a state of emergency at a moment’s notice once the county starts receiving the vaccine doses for COVID-19.
ST. JOSEPH — An Illinois man was taken to the Berrien County Jail on Tuesday after leading police on a wild chase from New Buffalo to St. Joseph.
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo City Council named Police Chief Rich Killips as temporary acting city manager during a Monday, Dec. 7, special meeting.
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) on Monday, Dec. 7, announced it was extending by 12 days (through Dec. 20) the epidemic order that restricts indoor social gatherings and other group activities.
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Township Board took a giant leap toward purchasing the Pleasure Isle Marina in New Buffalo’s harbor during a special meeting held Monday, Nov. 30.
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo City Council both rejected and tabled a proposed purchase agreement for the Pleasure Isle Marina during a Nov. 23 special meeting.
NEW BUFFALO – With a sigh of relief, Superintendent Jeff Leslie marked the end of the first trimester and said New Buffalo Area Schools was ready for whatever came next during the Nov. 23 Board of Education meeting.
ST. JOSEPH — We’ve seen their faces on the national news – nurses pushed beyond exhaustion as they help patients fight COVID-19 and, in too many cases watch patients die from it.
NEW BUFFALO – The New Buffalo Township Board really “Zoomed” through the agenda of its Nov. 16 virtual meeting, which lasted only 15 minutes.
HARBERT – Members of the Chikaming Township Board voted unanimously on Nov. 12 to put in place policies and procedures for responding to EGLE (Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy) applications made by lakefront property owners seeking to install revetments to deter da…
BRIDGMAN — The Lake Charter Township Board on Nov. 17 adopted a 2021 budget with estimated revenues for all funds of $8,524,33 and appropriations for all funds of $8,640,453.
NEW BUFFALO — Shortly after three recently elected members were welcomed to the New Buffalo City Council on Monday, Nov. 16, one of them was chosen to be mayor.
THREE OAKS — The Three Oaks Village Council looked forward to Christmas celebrations in the village, welcomed recently elected members, and discussed how best to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic during its Nov. 11 regular meeting.
NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo Elementary’s Erica Johnson has been selected as SHAPE Michigan Elementary Teacher of the Year.