South Haven

7:16 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Candidate for South Haven mayor arrested on marijuana delivery charges

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Frank Consolino expected to be arraigned on Friday
SOUTH HAVEN - South Haven's mayoral race took a dramatic turn Thursday. Candidate Frank Consolino, who is challenging Mayor Bob Burr in the city's Nov. 5 nonpartisan election, was arrested by the South West Enforcement Team on a four-count felony warrant for alleged delivery of marijuana.
6:58 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

North Beach in South Haven back open

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South Haven’s beaches have been closed off-and-on this summer due to E. Coli. For now they’re open to swimmers.
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- North Beach has been re-opened to swimming after E. coli testing Wednesday. The results of the test showed that the amount of E. coli in the water is in compliance with the state standard, so the Van Buren/Cass County District Public Health Department discontinued a public health advisory.
5:16 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Don't touch the water at North Beach

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North Beach in South Haven is closed due to high levels of E. Coli bacteria.
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- A public health advisory has been issued for South Haven 's North Beach following excessive levels of E. coli found in the water on Tuesday. The beach is closed to swimmers and visitors are told to avoid any contact with the water.
6:49 am
Thu August 8, 2013

City of South Haven to pay $400,000 in settlement with family of drowning victim

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City has established a "flag notification system" for swimming conditions
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- The family of an Illinois man who drowned in 2009 while saving family members from rough waters at South Beach will receive $400,000 as part of a settlement reached with the city of South Haven. The lawsuit was filed in 2011 by attorneys for the estate and wife of Martin Jordan.
5:40 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Dangerous waves, currents on Lake Michigan

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Police in South Haven rescued six swimmers off of the city’s South Beach on Friday.
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- The North and South Beach in South Haven have been closed to water activities due to reported 6- to 8-foot waves on Lake Michigan. The South Haven Police Department and South Haven Area Emergency Services are asking beach goers to stay out of the water until the waves calm down and the beach "water closed" warning flags are removed.