Local News Archives

I-94 project in Berrien County pushed back


Work to repave I-94 between Benton Harbor and Stevensville has been delayed. Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson Nick Schirripa tells us the agency was planning to start the project this year. “The original plan would have been

Buchanan Community Schools seeking bond


Voters in Buchanan Community Schools are being asked to support a $34.8 million bond proposal in the May election. Superintendent Patricia Robinson tells us the district is seeking to improve Moccasin Elementary School and Buchanan High School.

Michigan Women Forward Announce Partnership


Michigan Women Forward announced a million dollar partnership with a local bank to help women and entrepreneurs of color start their businesses. Those qualified will have the chance to enter a $10-million micro-loan program in partnership with

County to seek grant for trail project


The Berrien County Board of Commissioners is planning to seek additional support for the development of the Lakeview Trail, which is planned to run along M-63 near the Whirlpool headquarters and Harbor Shores. Commissioner Jim Curran told

Soo Locks to partially reopen next week


The Great Lakes shipping season will begin next Saturday when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reopens the Poe Lock. Soo Locks Operations Manager LeighAnn Ryckeghem tells us the locks closed January 16 for ten weeks of