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Ontwa facing more sewer fines

Ontwa Township has once again been fined by the Elkhart Board of Public Works. Read more  | Add your comment

Ontwa Township appoints sewer board members

At a special meeting last Thursday, Ontwa Township appointed six members to sit on the newly created Waste Water Board. Read more  | Add your comment

Residents voice displeasure with sewer plant plan

Nick Donis, a Garver Lake resident of 25 years, told the Ontwa Township Board Monday night that he loves the lake, raised his family there ... Read more  | Add your comment

Niles School Board: Focus is on student learning

Not ready to announce what board members have been discussing in recent closed session meetings, the Niles Community Schools released a statement Tuesday saying its ... Read more  | Add your comment

Man who killed sister gets 30 years

When questioned about what happened on the day he repeatedly stabbed his sister to death, Edward Hensley struggled to recount to the details of the ... Read more  | Add your comment

Friends pay tribute to Dowagiac accident victim with tattoos

Friends pay tribute to Dowagiac accident victim with tattoos

Several members of the Dowagiac community  are paying tribute to a close friend and Dowagiac native after his unexpected death nearly two weeks ago. Dustin ... Read more  | Add your comment

Dowagiac nurse opposing Fred Upton in republican primary election

Dowagiac nurse opposing Fred Upton in republican primary election

One life lesson that Jim Bussler’s parents taught him has driven the majority of the big decisions in his life, from his choice to become ... Read more  | Add your comment

Minimal cost in reopening Red Brick

Minimal cost in reopening Red Brick

When the school year begins in September, Cassopolis Public Schools will have a new program in place. Read more  | Add your comment

Niles hopes to benefit from Enbridge pipeline project

Niles hopes to benefit from Enbridge pipeline project

Downtown Niles businesses are aiming to capitalize on the hundreds of workers that will be in the area over the next few months working on ... Read more  | Add your comment

Religious leaders choose top 10 issues of 2012

As the nation reeled from the Dec. 14 killing of 20 first-graders and six adults in Newtown, Conn., religious leaders sought to console a stunned ... Read more  | Add your comment

Prisoners released due to jail crowding

ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County’s jail was found to be in complete compliance when the department of corrections conducted its annual inspection Sept. 12-13. Read more  | Add your comment

Ferry Street names interim director

Ferry Street Resource Center in Niles has hired Niles native Tim Batton as its interim director, replacing former director Lisa Busby, who resigned earlier this ... Read more  | Add your comment

Engel withdraws

Niles Charter Township treasurer-elect John H. Engel has withdrawn from contention in the Nov. 6 election. Clerk Marge Durm-Hiatt’s office received official notice from the ... Read more  | Add your comment

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  1. Niles City Council blasts Berrien board  | Add your comment
  2. Upton’s war chest dwarfs Hoogendyk’s  | Add your comment
  3. Gas prices see some relief  | Add your comment
  4. Cain finalizes SW Mich. stops  | Add your comment
  5. Former Niles Township treasurer to run for supervisor  | Add your comment
  6. City has $100,000 in unused 2010 CDBG funds  | Add your comment
  7. Rash of break-ins attributed to need for drug money  | Add your comment
  8. Road millage on Cass County ballot  | Add your comment
  9. Gas prices climb with aggression  | Add your comment
  10. UFCU reviews 50 proposals for site  | Add your comment
  11. Edwardsburg teen’s case compared to Niles 5  | Add your comment
  12. Primary care doctors needed  | Add your comment

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