South Haven

"SOUTH HAVEN - Leaders of an Orthodox Jewish camp near South Haven plan to offer a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest of a person or persons who painted several swastikas at the camp over the weekend." (St. Joseph Benton Harbor Herald-Palladium)

WMU Archives and Regional Collections

How did a lighthouse keeper spend his time in South Haven in the 1870's? Logbooks shed some light on that time and are being digitized at Western Michigan University. 


SOUTH HAVEN, MI - They filed a federal lawsuit in March alleging South Haven police officers roughed up their client during a 2013 traffic stop. Now, attorneys for Michael Sollitt Kinney are taking the city, South Haven Police Chief Tom Martin and a records clerk to state court because they say dash-cam video they requested under the Michigan Freedom of Information Act has been wrongfully withheld from them for more than a year. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

SOUTH HAVEN - South Haven's South Side Marina would get roofing work and engineering work on pier expansion if the city hooks two state grants. The City Council Monday night authorized city staff to apply for two grants from the state Department of Natural Resources. (Herald-Palladium)

Robbie Feinberg

In the peak of summer, South Haven’s 37-foot ruby-red lighthouse looks downright stoic, overlooking Lake Michigan from its perch at the end of the city's pier. It's a visage that's become a symbol of the town, leading to an ambitious crowd-funding campaign to save it.


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