Berrien County

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.
6:17 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Berrien County Non-Profit Seeks Funding for Services to Abused Children

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Expanding Children's Assessment Center's current building will cost about $1-million
Abused children ideally are not subjected to unnecessary stress by having to tell officials their stories over and over. That is why the Children's Assessment Center was started in 2002 by the Berrien County Council for Children, a nonprofit organization.
6:47 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Saint Joseph City Commissioners Not Ready to Agree to Harbor Proposal

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Berrien County officials say proposal would it cheaper and more efficient to dredge harbor for large ships
ST. JOSEPH - A year after first hearing a proposal from Berrien County officials on consolidating the commercial shipping harbors along the St. Joseph River, city commissioners are still skeptical about diving into the project.
7:11 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Benton Harbor Commissioners Accuse Sheriff's Detectives of Harassment

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Berrien County Sheriff says he had not received any citizen complaints
BENTON HARBOR - Three Benton Harbor commissioners said Monday city residents are being harassed by Berrien County Sheriff's Department detectives as they investigate possible election fraud. Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey said anyone who feels they have been mistreated should file a complaint at his office, and his department will investigate it.