NEW BUFFALO — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a new Emergency Gatherings and Face Mask Order (MCL 333.2253) on Nov. 15.
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.
THREE OAKS — River Valley School District Superintendent Scott Bojanich sent out the following note to the River Valley School Community on Sunday, Nov. 8:
NEW BUFFALO – With a little (or a lot) of help from The Pokagon Fund, New Buffalo Area Schools will be meeting two challenges brought on by COVID-19. During the Oct. 26 Board of Education meeting, trustees voted to accept a Pokagon Fund grant of $25,000 to be used for additional social work…
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 — Incumbent Ezra Scott, a Republican from New Buffalo, is facing Democrat Rich Eichholz of Union Pier in the Nov. 3 election for the District 9 Berrien County Commission seat.
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.