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St. Joseph Approves Economic Development Agreement With Cornerstone Alliance

St. Joseph Approves Economic Development Agreement With Cornerstone Alliance st.-joseph-approves-economic-development-agreement-with-cornerstone-alliance

The city of St. Joseph will continue its economic development agreement with Cornerstone Alliance. The matter came up at Monday’s meeting of the St. Joseph City Commission as Cornerstone’s Rob Cleveland recapped some recent work the organization has done to attract investment. “We always like to bring site consultants here,” Cleveland said. “As you’ve heard […]

Commission Hears About Program To Help Properties Pay For Improvements

Commission Hears About Program To Help Properties Pay For Improvements commission-hears-about-program-to-help-properties-pay-for-improvements

The St. Joseph City Commission is looking at a new way to attract development. During a Monday meeting, commissioners heard from Cornerstone Alliance and Lean and Green Michigan about the Property Assessed Clean Energy program, or PACE. Cornerstone’s Rob Cleveland said PACE financing allows a property owner to voluntarily enter into a special assessment agreement […]

‘Made in America’ companies create new products from recycled material

‘Made in America’ companies create new products from recycled material ‘made-in-america’-companies-create-new-products-from-recycled-material

iStock/Nastco (NEW YORK) — Companies across the country are not letting American-made material go to waste. The Ford auto plant in Dearborn, Michigan, is donating more than $100,000 worth of leather scraps discarded from car seats and giving them to local small businesses in Detroit. Detroit non-profit Mend On The Move, which employs women survivors […]

Attorney General Offers Advice To Avoid Repair Scams

Attorney General Offers Advice To Avoid Repair Scams attorney-general-offers-advice-to-avoid-repair-scams

Flood victims in the Detroit area have been calling the Michigan Attorney General’s office to report they’ve been scammed. AG Dana Nessel says while it started with drivers saying they were gouged by tow truck drivers, now the calls are from those getting repairs to flooded basements. Nessel says it’s important to do your research […]

Krasl Thanks Community For A Successful Art Fair

Krasl Thanks Community For A Successful Art Fair krasl-thanks-community-for-a-successful-art-fair

The Krasl Art Center is thanking the community for a successful Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff this year. The event was held July 10 and 11 at Lake Bluff Park with a few changes due to COVID-19. Krasl spokesperson Matthew Bizoe tells WSJM News the weather was cooperative and the new ticketed model for […]

Former Sen. Barbara Boxer assaulted and robbed, her reps say

Former Sen. Barbara Boxer assaulted and robbed, her reps say former-sen.-barbara-boxer-assaulted-and-robbed,-her-reps-say

iStock/ChiccoDodiFC (OAKLAND, Calif.) — Former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer was assaulted and robbed in Oakland Monday afternoon, her representatives tweeted. “The assailant pushed her in the back, stole her cell phone and jumped in a waiting car. She is thankful that she was not seriously injured,” the tweet read. The Oakland Police Department said in […]

MDOT Releases Video On I-94 Project

MDOT Releases Video On I-94 Project mdot-releases-video-on-i-94-project

A video has been released by the Michigan Department of Transportation explaining the I-94 project to connect US-31 and the highway. The $153 million project is expected to conclude in 2024. Major construction work will begin in 2023 and prep work is underway now. The project will mean the reconstruction of several ramps and bridges. […]

Got Something to Say – Berrien County Relay for Life – 7/26/21

Got Something to Say – Berrien County Relay for Life – 7/26/21 got-something-to-say-–-berrien-county-relay-for-life-–-7/26/21

Got Something to Say is brought to you by United Federal Credit Union and South Bend International Airport Larry Ward talks about an upcoming event that is happening in downtown St. Joseph, a luminary ceremony, survivor walk and a ton of activities. Listen to learn more! Source: WSJM Full story at: https://www.wsjm.com/2021/07/26/got-something-to-say-berrien-county-relay-for-life-7-26-21/

Got Something to Say – Bridge Academy – 7/17/21

Got Something to Say – Bridge Academy – 7/17/21 got-something-to-say-–-bridge-academy-–-7/17/21

Got Something to Say is brought to you by United Federal Credit Union and South Bend International Airport Allie Knapp, the School Leader for Bridge Academy talks about the great things happening at Bridge Academy and how you can learn more and enroll for the next school year! Source: WSJM Full story at: https://www.wsjm.com/2021/07/26/got-something-to-say-bridge-academy-7-17-21/

$300,000 Going To Benton Harbor For Water System Work

$300,000 Going To Benton Harbor For Water System Work $300,000-going-to-benton-harbor-for-water-system-work

The city of Benton Harbor is getting a $300,000 grant to improve its water system. Michigan Treasurer Rachael Eubanks on Monday announced a total of $2.7 million is being awarded to 16 municipalities through the Financially Distressed Cities, Villages and Townships Grant Program. In the case of Benton Harbor, the funds will be for water […]

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