Local Government

Public input sought on possible road commission takeover

Jim Curran, Berrien County Commissioner, wants to know what his constituents think about a proposal that would give commissioners control over the County Road Commission. Read more  | Add your comment

Pokagon Band to distribute more than $180,000 from casino earnings

Pokagon Band to distribute more than $180,000 from casino earnings

In the first three months it was open, the Four Winds Casino in Dowagiac, now five months old, generated more than $9 million in revenue. ... Read more  | Add your comment

Food hub coming to Southwest Michigan

With countless farms and dairies in southwest Michigan, one might think it wouldn’t be so difficult to find homegrown food in grocery stores. If a ... Read more  | Add your comment

Mayoral candidate hopes to improve downtown area

A former city council member intends to work with the young people of Dowagiac in order to modernize the downtown area, if elected. Junior Oliver, ... Read more  | Add your comment

MDOT pays for new traffic lights on Main Street in Niles

MDOT pays for new traffic lights on Main Street in Niles

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is under budget for a project planned to install two new sets of traffic lights on Main Street in ... Read more  | Add your comment

Niles budget could affect utility rates

The Niles City Council passed its 2014 budget Monday, but at what cost to the city’s utility customers? Read more  | Add your comment

Niles council tackles budget shortfall

The Niles City Council plans to offset a $350,000 shortfall in revenue by tapping into its three Utilities Divisions. Read more  | Add your comment

Niles Township mulls fire millage

Niles Charter Township officials are in the beginning stages of discussing a possible increase to the township’s fire operating and maintenance millage. Read more  | Add your comment

Enbridge requests police presence

Niles Charter Township will send a police officer to patrol the site where Canadian oil company Enbridge is housed as Enbridge works on a pipeline ... Read more  | Add your comment

Group plans to build interpretive center at Fort St. Joseph dig site

Group plans to build interpretive center at Fort St. Joseph dig site

Could Niles have its own version of the popular Mackinaw City tourist destination Colonial Michilimackinac? Read more  | Add your comment

Niles customers’ electric bills to increase

Customers of the Niles electrical utility will see their monthly bill go up in the near future. Read more  | Add your comment

Niles councilman picks up fees for religious group

A Niles City councilman says he will cover the cost for a religious organization wanting to use the Riverfront Park Amphitheater in Niles in September. Read more  | Add your comment

More Articles

  1. Niles City Council meeting agenda 7-22-13  | Add your comment
  2. Niles Township fire to get new lock system  | Add your comment
  3. Councilman questions legality of funding Niles Riverfest  | Add your comment
  4. Revenue shortfall could result in Niles raising electric rates  | Add your comment
  5. Niles makes Dunlap new utilities manager  | Add your comment
  6. Chapin windows to undergo $100,000 restoration  | Add your comment
  7. New town hall among topics of Milton Township open house  | Add your comment
  8. $100,000 needed to complete Niles’ portion of River Valley Trail  | Add your comment
  9. Niles Township zoning administrator resigns  | Add your comment
  10. Council grants water allotment to Niles Community Gardens  | Add your comment
  11. Niles Burn Run approved for July 13-14  | Add your comment
  12. Developer plans to invest $9.7 million in Niles apartment complex  | Add your comment

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