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City Commission Approves Street, Alley Work

Benton Harbor City Commissioners have approved another round of street work. During a Monday meeting, they approved a $310,000 with Kalin Construction for work that will include repairs to alleys. Mayor Marcus Muhammad said the alley work

Harbor Habitat To Celebrate 25 Years

Harbor Habitat for Humanity is preparing to celebrate 25 years of homebuilding in the Benton Harbor area. The organization says it’s planning a virtual celebration day filled with a walk, awards, trivia, and prizes. The October 10

Forums To Examine Racism, Injustice

A series of forums will be held over the next month for Berrien County residents to talk about racism and ways the community can be improved. Berrien County ALPACT Secretary Audrey Lester tells WSJM News the group

South Haven Awarded CARES Act Funding

The city of South Haven is being awarded CARES Act money. The city has released the following: The City of South Haven and South Haven Area Emergency Services (SHAES) were awarded grants related to Coronavirus Relief Funding

Distracted Driving Study Launches

Starting today and running through October 19, researchers from Michigan State University will be working with police agencies in Kent and Wayne counties to evaluate methods of enforcing distracted driving laws. Jon Ross, spokesperson for the Office

Krasl Planning Events For Halloween

The Krasl Art Center and the Coastline Children’s Film Festival are combining forces this fall for Flick-or-Treat, an event set for October 31. Everyone’s invited to come and take part in a pumpkin walk and enjoy projected

County Recycling Event On October 10

The final Berrien County community recycling event of the year will be held on Saturday, October 10 in Buchanan. Berrien County Environmental Property Manager Jill Adams tells WSJM News it comes after a very successful recycling event