January 19, 2017
1:27 am
Upon Further Review...
Busy week on tap for LMC staff, administration and board members as the three finalists for the school's presidency will be in town for tours and interviews...
A start-up drone operation based in Watervliet continues to expand sites and services with new satellite operations in both Grand 
Rapids and Lansing established...
The hard part is done and now the fun begins as the Haymarket Brewery out of Chicago opens a new restaurant and taproom in the former Bridgman State Police Post...
What was supposed to be no more than a week's shutdown is finally over, as Chivo's Pizza prepares to return to the region, but with an unexpected twist...
The long awaited arrival of the Haymarket Pub & Brewery just north of Bridgman is just over the horizon at last, opening in the New Year...
Your long wait for the return of Dino's Restaurant and Pancake House is just about over as the new place opens up on the day after Christmas...
With a $160-million expansion project now underway, parking is being somewhat restricted at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph...
The Mosaic On the Move Capital Campaign is gaining momentum even as the Cafe Mosaic lines up a new Chef to take things forward in Benton Harbor...
The search for a new president at Lake Michigan College has drawn high caliber leaders and has now been narrowed to four finalists seeking the post...
Following the guidance of both their own planning commisson and the Berrien County Planning Commission, Benton Township Trustees have denied PriMar's zoning request...
It felt like Christmas weather, but was still moderate enough to bring out thousands for the Live Mannequin showcase in St. Joe Friday night...
The Admiral gas station on Red Arrow Highway in Stevensville has been sold to new owners for the second time in less than six months...
Developers of the Jefferson Lofts Condo project in St. Joseph are seeking a one year extension to allow ongoing construction to continue and finish the 22 unit plan...
The high flying business of aerial photography drones has resulted in a new strategic alliance uniting two key operators in Michigan's Great Southwest...
If Black Friday shoppers near the Fairplain Plaza run into medical or health issues, the new MedExpress urgent care center there is slated to open that day...
The week long public voting period has concluded in Celebration! Cinema's Celebrate Service Award campaign and the local winner is the Mason Jar Cafe...
They broke ground at the beginning of June and already the more than 50,000 solar panels in Watervliet are generating power for I&M online...
Thanks to Tuesdays election results, the plan for South Haven Health Services to join the Bronson Healthcare system have won final approval...
It was a nail-biter of a night for Lake Michigan College Poll Watchers...but in the final analysis, it was a huge win, and now the work can begin...
The Berrien County Prosecutor has issued final report findings on the July 11th Courthouse shooting incident that drew national attention...
For the second time in less than three months, Abonmarche Consultants of Benton Harbor advances into Indiana through acquisition of an experienced firm...
We've worked to assemble a comprehensive list of Trick or Treat times in local municipalties, and share that list with you in this report...
That House Hunters episode that was filmed for television last spring is finally ready to air...and it's coming early next month...
They're still a week away from the formal groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Lakeland Health Pavilion in St. Joe, but they got a substantial gift today to kickstart things...
Last summer I told you about dairyman Bill Shuler's new robotic barns and his dream to serve you fresh ice cream...well, come and get it!
After hiding under wraps for reconditioning work over the past month or better, the iconic South Haven light house will be "unveiled" Friday morning for everyone to see...
The StorSmart Moving & Self-Storage crew continues to grow the company exponentially...now with two new locations in Berrien County...
A large mass of scaffolding is in place, renovation is underway, and a ceremonial groundbreaking has officially launched Bridgman's Monogram Centre...
The first order of business in a new joint venture for Van Buren County's economic development efforts has been fulfilled with a new hire at Kinexus...
As sunshine dried out the puddles, Honor Credit Union execs and board members broke ground today on their new, updated, St. Joseph Branch along Niles Avenue...
A three-judge panel of the Michigan Court of Appeals has overturned a Berrien County Trial Court ruling in the years-long dispute over the Coloma gun range...
The $1.7-billion merger deal between Chemical Financial and Talmer Bancorp is now officially complete...
Upon further review...the property tax bill owed by the Orchards Mall is now approaching a third of a million dollars and rising...
After heavy rains sank plans for the Rock the Boat Cardboard Boat Race on Saturday, the event has been re-scheduled for Thursday evening...
The new Orchards Mall Manager has stepped aside...and the cloud over the troubled mall is growing darker by the day...
They cut the ribbon and threw open the doors onto the new Hanson Technology Center at LMC today, and it is an absolute difference maker...
As first reported here in mid-June, New York Fried Chicken has arrived on the scene along Napier Avenue in Benton Harbor, and they are now open...
The competition is over and the USA Today 10 Best Readers' Choice list is out with Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant at number four...
Manufacturing has a huge impact on the local economy, and the focus of the new Hanson Technology Center at LMC will help increase that impact...
Bulldozers have made short work of the former home of Old National Bank in Benton Harbor, paving the way for a new urgent care center coming soon...
Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant has been tabbed as one of the Top 20 American Winery Restaurants in the country by USA Today...and you get a vote...
Whirlpool has thrown full support behind Berrien County in rebutting the federal EDA demand for a $610,000 loan payback...
 
The longtime home to Siemans Mazda is meeting the wrecking ball to make rooom for Honor Credit Union, while the new dealership site in Bridgman booms...
A two year search for a new home for Dino's in St. Joe has landed on a space a couple of block south of the original site...
Larry Gordon had planned well in advance to make an escape the afternoon that he killed two courthouse bailiffs this month...
Chemical Financial shareholders have followed the lead of Talmer Bancorp shareholders...setting the final state for their merger...
The deal making LaPorte Savings Bank a part of Horizon Bank is now complete...and integration processes come next...
Talmer Bank & Trust is another step closer to being merged with Chemical Bank...with another vote due tomorrow by Chemical shareholders...
The stage has been set, the work is largely done, and Watermark Brewing Company of Stevensville will open for business next Monday afternoon...
The man who murdered two Berrien County Courthouse Bailiffs this week had spent the past 24 years engaged in a life of crime... 
 
A broken-hearted Sheriff Paul Bailey is not alone in mourning two of his court officers murderered yesterday...the community is sharing lots of thoughts...
Three are dead, others injured in an afternoon attack at the Berrien County Courthouse...
More than fifteen months later, mechanical issues and remodeling are nearing completion and a sushi restaurant will open soon in St. Joseph's Edgewater District...
Christine Waterhouse wanted to simply protect her investment...and now she's the one in charge and making things happen...
The first and only commercial teaching winery in the Midwest is recruiting for the next semester of potential future winemakers in Michigan's Great Southwest...
Six months ahead of schedule and right on budget, the new Honor Credit Union Operations Center in Berrien Springs was christened today...
The new Dialo's Cafe on M-139 is hosting a Grand Opening following their official ribbon cutting ceremonies this morning...
Based on the latest survey numbers, Professor Brian Long of Grand Valley State University says the West Michigan Economy is "Back to Flat..."
Lighthouses that stood the test of time can now stand for the rest of time following dedication ceremonies in St. Joseph today...
The new paddleboard and kayak acquisition by the Third Coast group is ready for grand opening celebrations this weekend...
A huge, life-changing, week is on tap for Jay Fettig, owner of the new North Pier Brewing Company of Benton Harbor as he readies to open the doors...
The wait is over...Joey C's Pizzeria Pasta & Sub Shop is now officially open for business on M-139 in Benton Harbor...
Turns out Dr. Bob Harrison's retirement from Lake Michigan College was decidedly short as he re-takes the leadership reins on an interim basis...
You certainly don't have to be a golf fan to take in the fun and glory of the 2016 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid...there's something for everyone...
The Lake Michigan College Board has voted unanimously to terminate the institution's President, Dr. Jennifer Spielvogel effective immediately...
The new Pure Michigan campaign spot for St. Joseph debuted tonight...take a look!
The Cook Plant in Bridgman is once again operating at full power today following completion of a 36+ day refueling outage by an army of workers...
When the South Haven Health System launched plans to find a partner earlier this year, the stage was set, and now the players have been identified...
Funeral arrangements are set, and the tributes continue for Denise Bohn...including this one shared on air earlier this week...take a listen...
Lake Michigan College is locking down on additional details regarding their presidential suspension to protect due process ahead of the just cause hearing...
The long awaited, much-anticipated, Silver Harbor Brewing Company opens for business this Friday in St. Joseph...
Carla Ruppert's new retail shop, Oh My Darlings, in downtown St. Joseph is already drawing rave reviews on their opening weekend...
A private investor who swept in at the eleventh hour to buy the assets of All Star Plastics is ramping up for major new production and new jobs for the area...
They'll be opening up shop soon on the new Third Coast Paddling retail center in Benton Harbor, but they're already taking group rental reservations...
Some kids dream of being an astronaut. The owner of Purely Michigan wanted to be a Mayberry Shopkeeper, and now he's living that dream...
Eager future fans of Watermark Brewing Company are one step closer to enjoying a cold craft brew in downtown Stevensville...
A new, nearly $2-million expansion will add more than 8,300 square feet to a major food processing facility in Benton Charter Township...
Lakeland Health's new Resident housing project on the southern edge of St. Joe is now accepting applications from the general public...
They've super-sized the TCC Verizon Wireless store in Southtown St. Joe as they prepare for a ribbon-cutting on Friday at noon...
The Paw Paw State Police Commander has provided guidelines for what you should do if you become involved in a multi-vehicle crash on the interstate...
APL Logistics officials have confirmed that the sprawling Coloma warehouse and distribution center will be closed for good this summer...
Investigations into the huge pileups on I-94 near Hartford earlier this month that killed two people have resulted in multiple citations issued by State Police...
Less than two weeks ago, they held a farewell party for Todd Gustafson of Kinexus. Today comes word he's staying on at the agency...
Calling the deal a "lousy valuation" and a "distressed price," one New York analyst is not happy at all with Chemical Bank's deal for Talmer Bancorp...

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