South Haven

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.


SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- After believing Tuesday that the 2015 Waterfront Film Festival had been canceled, the head of the South Haven/Van Buren County Convention & Visitors Bureau now says she is optimistic about the festival's future. The visitors bureau, which is headed by Lisa Shanley, on Wednesday issued a statement that the festival, slated for June 11-14, had been canceled. Festival co-founder Hopwood DePree said that was incorrect.

First event to be held this month

The Dyckman Avenue Bridge was one 28 listed as "structurally deficient" on a state list

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