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Benton Harbor seeking sewer repair funds


The city of Benton Harbor will enter into a consent agreement with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy to improve its sanitary sewer system. At a Monday meeting, commissioners heard from consultants from Fleis

Huizenga endorses Trump in GOP primary


Michigan’s full Republican delegation to Congress has endorsed Donald Trump in his efforts to secure the GOP nomination for president. The Trump campaign announced last week that Representatives Tim Walberg, Bill Huizenga, John Molenaar, Jack Bergman, Lisa

Berrien County Land Auction Open


It’s that time of year again when Berrien County holds its tax-foreclosed land auction. More than 100 parcels are up for sale including vacant land, house lots, and one business parcel. This year’s auction is entirely online

Adopt a Highway cleanup now underway


Volunteers are out along Michigan roads this weekend as part of an Adopt A Highway cleanup. Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson Dan Weingarten tells us more than 2,900 community groups statewide are part of the program to

SMC auctioning off old museum items


1,500 artifacts collected by Southwestern Michigan College when it operated an on-campus museum will be auctioned off on July 29. Dowagiac Area History Museum Director Steve Arseneau says the items are surplus from the museum’s collection. They

Part of Maiden Lane closes Monday


The Berrien County Road Department is advising drivers that Maiden Lane road between Cleveland Avenue and the I-94 Business Loop will be closed and traffic detoured starting Monday. It says manhole covers on Maiden Lane will be

New shipwreck found in Lake Superior


There’s been a big find for the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society. Director Bruce Lynn says their research vessel found a long lost shipwreck, the Satellite, in Lake Superior north of Whitefish Point. That tug boat went