Berrien County marriage licenses

• Timothy Joseph Brink, of St. Joseph, and Michele Louise Burnside, of Berrien Springs

• Tynisha Arleatha Ann Campbell, of Indianapolis, and Jaquane Latino Hopkins, of Benton Harbor

• Bradley Philip Clapp, of Bridgman, and Sydney Marie Lull, of St. Joseph

• Evans Costner III and Sabrina Meggan Michelle Napier, of Benton Harbor

• Arthur Dewuan Crew, of Kalamazoo, and Tamaria Shawntae Henry, of Benton Harbor

• Colin Clarence Daly and Katie Elizabeth Hesch, of Chicago

• Jacqueline Kristina Devries, of St. Louis, Missouri, and Matthew James Marquart, of Wildwood, Missouri

• Desmond Marquis Durden Sr. and Tangella Tashae Taylor, of Benton Harbor

• Ricky Leland Ferrell and Rose Ann. Reybuck, of Buchanan

• Alejandro Acevedo-Reyes, of Harford, Michigan, and Brenda Yazmin Flores, of Benton Harbor

• Lori Sue Bates, of Benton Harbor, and Lawrence Lee Hamilton Jr., of Niles   

• Diana Lee Hundrieser, of St. Joseph, and Russell Vernon Hicks, of Sodus

• Estella Hall and Joseph Donzel Jones Jr., of Benton Harbor

• Darcy Rose Coussens and Timothy Isaac McDonnell, of Chicago

• Jeremiah Thees Busboom and Desirae Denise Miller, of Bridgman        

• Nathaniel Ryan Gotshall, of Michigan City, and Michelle Lynn Newman, of Kokomo,

• Leah Christine Richards, of Belleville, Illinois, and Richard Joseph Twardowski, of Chicago

• Linzi Elizabeth Richmond, of South Bend, and Nicholas Edward Sexton, of Mishawaka

• Melvin Lee Taylor and Roshunda Michelle Wade, of Benton Harbor

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 552,556 cases, 14,405 deaths

Local Government

Niles City Council approves system impact study for solar, battery energy storage

Cass County

Woman injured in Milton Township hit and run


Buchanan commissioners decide against leasing E. Third Street building

Berrien County

City leaders, health department address misleading article, inaccurate COVID-19 case numbers


United appoints mortgage advisor in Niles


Dowagiac Police Log: Jan. 18-25

Berrien County

Niles teen who fled police will get probation

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 551,080 cases, 14,326 deaths


Niles City Hall to be closed on Fridays through March 12

Berrien County

Winter weather advisory in effect for Berrien, Cass counties Monday evening


Driver rescued from St. Joseph River sustains minor injuries

Community News

Niles Girl Scouts host drive-thru cookie sale

Cass County

MEC announces new grant program

Cass County

Cass County 4-H announces ‘Equine Education Thursdays’


Niles Police Log: Jan 14-19

Cass County

Dowagiac man pleads guilty to fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct


Dowagiac business cited for COVID-19 safety violations

Cass County

Cass County Chief Judge talks COVID’s impact on treatment court


Historians, archaeologists with ties to Fort St. Joseph to give free lectures


Commission votes to make One Buchanan official city board

Berrien County

Businesses in Berrien, Cass counties report disparities in mandate enforcement


Edwardsburg/Ontwa Township Police Log: Jan. 11-18

Berrien County

Berrien County’s only homeless shelter raising money for repair