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Berrien County

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation announces new CEO, president

BUCHANAN — Rob Habicht’s office in the front of the Michigan Gateway Community Foundation has drywall patching where he had hung frames for the past ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:08 am

News

Niles Township approves changes to fire department staff, hears 2019 audit

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Three firefighters will be leaving the Niles Charter Township Fire Department over the next few weeks. At the regular board meeting ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:10 pm

Berrien County

Closed until further notice, two Cass District Library branches temporarily shut doors

CASS COUNTY — By Tuesday afternoon, the parking lot at the Cass District Library’s Howard Branch sat empty. The building closed with its main lights ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:09 pm

Buchanan

Buchanan District Library to offer ‘Library of Things’

BUCHANAN — Libraries share books and media with the community, giving shared access to information, history and literary works. “I think the sharing economy really ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:38 pm

Brandywine Education

Niles nonprofit seeks PPE for students in the fall

NILES — Calls for school supplies mean back to class is on the horizon. A local nonprofit is hoping to raise funds and collect donations ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:31 am

News

Local center sees residents’ needs increase, change during COVID-19

NILES — Standing outside of the Ferry Street Resource Center, 620 Ferry St., executive director Ric Pawloski is on the sidewalk speaking to a man ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Monday, July 20, 2020 1:55 pm

Education

State-funded preschool program to be continued at Northside Child Development Center

NILES — A state-funded preschool for at-risk children will find itself with new leadership this fall. The Niles Community Schools and YMCA of Greater Michiana ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:11 am

Education

Niles High School graduates class of 2020

Correction: In an earlier publishing of this piece, we misquoted Michael Kauffman in his remarks before presenting the class of 2020 gift to Niles High ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Friday, July 17, 2020 10:27 am

News

Niles discusses resident code enforcement concerns

NILES — At least since mid-June, Niles resident Libby Nimtz had become increasingly frustrated with code enforcement on her street in the Dickereel neighborhood of ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:00 pm

Berrien County

Berrien County arts nonprofits fundraise as team

BERRIEN COUNTY—Ten nonprofits arts organizations local to the county have joined together to help raise funds. Through the Berrien County Foundation’s Arts Challenge, the 10 ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:48 am

Brandywine Education

Local nonprofit adapts performing arts workshops

BERRIEN COUNTY — Even amidst COVID-19 precautions and mandates, the show must go on. Performing Arts Workshops, or PAW, adapted its summer offerings to be ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:22 am

Buchanan

South Bend chef expands business to Buchanan country club

BUCHANAN —  On a clear Tuesday afternoon, Chef Ian Woodiel looked out over the golf green and the river. The sun shined on the patio ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 4:32 pm

News

YMCA Summer My Way funding, millage renewal for ballot approved by Niles City Council

NILES — In what has become its new normal, the Niles City Council met via Zoom Monday evening for its regular meeting. All members were ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:36 pm

News

Niles considers creating social drinking district downtown

NILES — An evening out in Niles could soon include a cocktail to be enjoyed with a walk through downtown, enjoying the shops and company ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:00 pm

Buchanan

Buchanan-Galien Lion’s Club chapter to host fundraising event exploring St. Joseph River

BUCHANAN — Enjoying the St. Joseph River and some friendly competition for a good cause this Saturday is what the members of the Buchanan-Galien Lions ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:24 am

Buchanan

Military honors given to Vietnam War veteran in Buchanan ceremony

BUCHANAN — Attendees lined the paths at the Oak Ridge Cemetery on Friday. Rain poured as bugle players blew “Taps,” as an American flag was ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Monday, July 13, 2020 3:11 pm

Brandywine Education

Brandywine seniors graduate in adapted ceremony

NILES—The parking lot of Brandywine Middle/High School started to fill with cars of graduating Bobcats and their families just after 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Socializing with ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Monday, July 13, 2020 8:55 am

News

Niles nonprofit offers robotics, sewing summer camps

NILES — Entering the Niles S.T.E.A.M. Room, one will see a classroom area with tables and chairs circled around. The vacant seats are ready for ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:00 pm

News

Niles resident works to raise butterflies, educate community

NILES — Milkweed plants have long been regarded as unfavorable weeds in fields and gardens. Niles resident Caryn Adler is hoping to change the plant’s ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Friday, July 10, 2020 2:11 pm

Education

Fourth, fifth graders launch rockets during YMCA’s Summer My Way

NILES — A parade of rocket scientists exited Northside Child Development Center on Thursday morning. Carrying their rockets, the scientists made their way to the ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Friday, July 10, 2020 9:26 am

Buchanan

High Profile Boutique Cannabis to open next week in Buchanan

BUCHANAN — The black and green building at 804 E. Front St. is the latest marijuana business to bud in Buchanan. High Profile Boutique Cannabis ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:13 pm

News

Wonderland Cinema to show “The Incredibles” Friday

NILES — For those missing the movie experience of Wonderland Cinema, the owners will host an outdoor movie showing this Friday. Wonderland Cinema will be ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:22 am

Buchanan

Fernwood Botanical Gardens offering pop-up weddings

NILES — The historical grounds and unique settings within Fernwood Botanical Gardens are a popular wedding destination for couples through the warmer seasons. Adapting to ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:00 pm

Education

Niles Community Schools hosts annual libraries, adapted for social distancing

NILES — The sounds of happy reunion filled the south part of the Niles High School parking lot just after 11 a.m. Tuesday. As parents ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:30 pm

News

Niles Township Board discusses new millage for township fire department

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — With the office reopened to the public, the Niles Charter Township halls are divided up and have stickers down on the ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 5:50 pm

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