Berrien County

6:34 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Berrien County Looks to Save Money With Digital Records

County is not going paperless, but is reducing volume
ST. JOSEPH - Since the 1830s Berrien County has kept written records of births, deaths, land transactions, court proceedings and a host of other matters. Over the decades all that paper has piled up wide and deep.
6:29 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Proposal Would Consolidate Public Transportation in Berrien County

Change would likely take years to implement if it moves forward
ST. JOSEPH - A proposal to consolidate the four public transportation services in Berrien County under a single authority got a mixed reception Thursday from county commissioners. The recommendation, based on a study developed by a coalition of 18 organizations over five years, identified serious shortcomings with public transit.
7:36 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Berrien County Commissioner Charged with Embezzlement

Robert Wooley says he plans to plead "not guilty"
ST. JOSEPH - Berrien County Commissioner Robert Wooley has been charged with embezzling about $150,000 from the North Berrien Senior Center, where he served as director since 1996. A warrant was authorized by the county prosecutor's office and Wooley turned himself in Thursday afternoon for arraignment.
6:46 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Foreclosures Leave Berrien County With Unwanted Land

Treasurer says his office is working to avoid foreclosures
BENTON HARBOR - Berrien County does not want to be the biggest landowner in the county. That's the message Berrien County Treasurer Bret Witkowski brought to the Benton Harbor Personnel and Finance Committee on Wednesday.
Lead Paint
7:47 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Berrien County Board Satisfied with Lead Abatement Program

Credit WMUK

Berrien County Commissioners say they plan no further action on a lead abatement program. 

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