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South Haven Doubles Funding For SHARA


The South Haven Area Recreation Authority is now receiving more money from both South Haven Township and the city of South Haven. City Manager Kate Hosier spoke with WSJM News about the request SHARA put in front

Annual Ride to Remember this weekend


Hundreds of motorcyclists from all over southwest Michigan will take part in the 22nd annual Ride to Remember this Sunday. Ron Gunn with the Berrien County Riders tells us the group started the event after 9/11 to

Kayakers Rescued In Van Buren County


A pair of kayakers have been rescued after getting lost and disorientated while on the Paw Paw River last night. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office says the 35-year-old Paw Paw man went to a home in

Indeck Energy hearing this week


The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy has scheduled a virtual hearing to consider a request from Indeck Energy Service in Niles to amend its air emissions permit. The natural gas plant is seeking to

More than 22,000 attend Krasl Art Fair


It was a successful Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff this summer. Krasl Art Center Director Tami Fauver told St. Joseph City Commissioners last week the event attracted 172 artists and required more than 300 volunteers to

Work on Niles Road, Lakeshore Road starts Tuesday


More road work gets started in St. Joseph this coming week. Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson Nick Schirripa tells us they’ll begin resurfacing the I-94 Business Loop and M-63 Tuesday. “We’re going to be repaving, resurfacing about

RESA making new outreach efforts


Berrien RESA is making a new effort to reach out to the community so everyone knows about the services it provides. Superintendent Eric Hoppstock tells us they’ve launched a new, more user-friendly website, and they have unveiled

SHAES pancake breakfast tomorrow


South Haven Area Emergency Services will hold a pancake breakfast on Sunday at its station at 90 Blue Star Highway. The event will raise money to repair the firefighter memorial in downtown South Haven and help pay