Berrien County

6:46 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Berrien County Health Department Denies Grant Has Been Misused

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County Health Department Director Rick Johansen says allegations are "completely false."
ST. JOSEPH - Berrien County Health Department officials on Tuesday strongly denied allegations that a $2 million federal grant for removing lead from homes had been misused.
6:37 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Berrien County Approves Extension for Silver Beach Alcohol Sales

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Extended hours were approved for a one-year trial basis
ST. JOSEPH - Berrien County commissioners in a 8-4 vote Thursday approved longer hours for alcohol sales at three events next year at Silver Beach County Park in St. Joseph. Two organizations that sponsor the events at Shadowland Pavilion asked for permission to extend the sales hours from four hours to six.
6:13 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Fundraising Effort to Preserve Dune Woodlands in Berrien County

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Property is near Lake Michigan and south of Warren Dunes State Park
SAWYER - A land conservancy group is helping preserve a section of Chikaming Township woodland that has been part of a church camp for kids for more than 90 years At the same time, the efforts of the Deer Creek Open Space Association will provide money that Tower Hill Camp needs to operate, according to organizers.
7:37 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Ban on Pier Jumping Not Likely This Summer in Saint Joseph

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Concerns raised over difficulty in catching offenders, and time spent by law enforcement
ST. JOSEPH - Jumping into Lake Michigan from either of the twin piers on the St. Joseph River harbor may not be the smartest thing to do.
6:17 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Federal Investigation of Berrien County Road Commission

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Review of use of funding began last year
BENTON TOWNSHIP - A federal grand jury is reviewing financial records of the Berrien County Road Commission for the period of 2009-12, according to an official. The road commission has provided records requested under subpoena by federal authorities in Grand Rapids, Managing Director Louis Csokasy said, and more information is to be submitted.