Local News

09/26/2022 - 10:14am
The Michigan Chapter of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association will meet on Wednesday, October 12 at noon for a lunch meeting at Silver Harbor Brewing and Restaurant located at 721 Pleasant Street in Saint Joseph, MI.  This is the reschedule date from  September 28.  All Vietnam helicopter pilots and friends are invited to attend.  Our special guest speaker will be Maureen Adams, Director, Berrien County Veteran Services.  She will review recent enhancements to VA benefits.  There will also be time to share tall tales from Vietnam. We will order from...
09/09/2022 - 9:22am
 Fellowship Provides State and Local Business Leaders with Opportunities to Engage Nationally on Critical Education and Workforce Issues   The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced Arthur Havlicek, President & CEO of the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber, was selected to participate in the seventh...
09/09/2022 - 9:07am
Whirlpool Corp. CEO and Chairman Marc Bitzer will cut the ribbonat the opening for the first phase of a bike trail system constructed on the company’s sprawling Global Headquarters in Benton Charter Township, also known as the “Lakeview Campus.” The  “Lakeview Trail,” as this newest group of trails is...
09/07/2022 - 2:52pm
Relocation Extravaganza to Include Ribbon Cutting on September 14th    Many of us know the name Lazer Graphics, they’ve been a staple in the Benton Harbor community for over 45 before growing beyond their previous location’s capacity. Earlier this year they relocated to 3001 S. State Street in St. Joseph,...
09/07/2022 - 10:34am
The National Community Action Partnership recognized SMCAA with the  Promise in Action Award at a gala in NYC on September 1, 2022.    Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SMCAA) is a private, nonprofit organization that has served Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren Counties since 1982. A little known fact: SMCAA is...
09/07/2022 - 9:51am
 Berrien County Emergency Management officials will test the Wireless Emergency Alert system on Monday September 12, 2022 at 3:00 PM eastern time.  The test will be limited to a 1.5 mile diameter area, centered near the Berrien County Jail, in parts of Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor.  Anyone with a wireless emergency...
09/07/2022 - 9:44am
With school back in full swing all over the region, BOSS Services wants to show some appreciation to Southwest Michigan teachers and school employees for all the time and effort they will be putting forth to help our children thrive this year!   This is why BOSS Services is saying thank you to teachers and school employees...
09/06/2022 - 2:06pm
The Van Buren Conservation District invites volunteers to join us Sunday, September 18th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM for our Kal-Haven Trail Clean Up event. We will meet at the Kal-Haven Trail Sesquicentennial State Park (take Blue Star Hwy North of Phoenix Rd., turn to take E Wells St. West, and exit the roundabout on the first right to...
09/06/2022 - 9:29am
  PERSON MAKING RELEASE:     Lt Fred Laesch  (Berrien County Marine Unit Commander)   DATE AND TIME OF INCIDENT:     09/04/2022 at Approx. 11:42 Hrs   TYPE OF INCIDENT:  Body Recovery (John Doe)            ...
08/31/2022 - 1:02pm
Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff Ranked as one of the Top 25 Fine Art and Design Events in the Nation   The 2021 Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff ranked number 24 on the Sunshine Artist Magazine's annual 200 Best art and craft festivals in the country. The ranking is based on artists’ reported sales throughout the...
08/31/2022 - 12:26pm
  The Michigan Chapter of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association will meet on Wednesday, September 28 at noon for a lunch meeting at Silver Harbor Brewing and Restaurant located at 721 Pleasant Street in Saint Joseph, MI.  All Vietnam helicopter pilots and friends are invited to attend.  Our special guest speaker...