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Carl Eugene Boyer


Carl’s life began July 26, 1931, in Benton Harbor, Michigan. He was a life long area resident and graduated from Benton Harbor High School in 1949. After graduating high school Carl went to work at Vail Rubber

Golden Muse Winery opens in Baroda


Golden Muse Winery downtown Baroda has officially opened its doors, hosting a grand opening ceremony last weekend. Celebrating the free-spirited lifestyles of the Golden Age of Paris, the winery also features an art gallery adjacent to the

City of St. Joseph unveils new website


After several months of preparation, the city of St. Joseph has unveiled its new-look website. The announcement of the new website came during Monday’s regular city commission meeting, and was scheduled to go live at 4 p.m Tuesday.

Are We In A Recession?


Are we in a recession or not? Some economists believe we are, including Vice President Emeritus at Northwood University Dr. Tim Nash. He says there are plenty of jobs available, but that figure can be deceiving. “A

AAA Michigan On Higher Gas Prices


After weeks of decline, gas prices are back on the rise across the state. Michigan drivers are paying an average of $3.97 per gallon, up 17¢ from last week. Triple-A Michigan spokeswoman Adrienne Woodland says the higher

Former Youth Hockey Coach Sentenced


A 39-year-old South Bend youth hockey coach will spend two months in jail followed by five years of probation for trying to have sex with a 15-year-old girl at a hotel in Michigan. Christien Joubert apologized to