Benton Harbor

7:11 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Benton Harbor Commissioners Accuse Sheriff's Detectives of Harassment

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.
7:08 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Suspended Benton Harbor Safety Chief Demands Reinstatement

Roger Lange was suspended because he had not passed Fire Fighter examinations
BENTON HARBOR - Suspended Benton Harbor Director of Public Safety Roger Lange passed the practical examination Saturday to be certified as a firefighter and wants his job back.
4:16 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Benton Harbor to Return to Local Control

Benton Harbor’s financial emergency has ended according to emergency manager Tony Saunders.
LANSING, MI -- Benton Harbor's long financial emergency is finally over. That's according to Emergency Manager Tony Saunders II, who issued what he expects to be his final order on Friday. Saunders notified Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder of the pending action on Thursday and recommended state appointment of a transition advisory board to oversee the return to local control.
6:46 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Benton Harbor Could Return to Local Control Soon

An Emergency Financial Manager for Benton Harbor was appointed in 2010
BENTON HARBOR - Between now and next week, Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to announce the members of the Benton Harbor Transition Advisory Board, Mayor James Hightower announced.
6:50 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Benton Harbor Works to Thaw Water Lines

City Commissioner among the residents currently without water
BENTON HARBOR - Spring can't come fast enough for the Benton Harbor City Commission. Streets narrowed to one lane because of the snow and drivers not able to see oncoming traffic due to tall snowbanks had commissioners talking Tuesday.