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Berrien County

Sorority brings awareness to suicide prevention

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Waking up and walking out the front door: something is different. There are signs in the front yard. Lots of them. Walking ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:25 am

News

Wonderland Cinema will show movies indoors for first time in seven months

NILES — The show can finally go on. Friday, the doors of Wonderland Cinema will reopen to welcome patrons back with the smells of popcorn ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:57 am

News

Niles Noon Optimist Club celebrates 50 years

NILES — On a sunny afternoon in Riverfront Park, two members of the Niles Noon Optimist Club stood talking amongst themselves. Out in the fresh ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:55 am

Berrien County

Area fire departments adapt Fire Prevention Week

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Fire Prevention Week is being celebrated nationwide this week from Oct. 4 through Oct. 10. Typically, this means fire safety education presentation ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:38 am

News

Trick or treating a go in Niles Township

NILES TOWNSHIP — Halloween trick or treating times have been set by the Niles Charter Township board. The Niles Charter Township board voted Monday evening ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:50 pm

News

Community, diversity and recruitment center of Friday night discussion in Niles

NILES — Diversifying the police force and building stronger trust between the community and police officers were front and center of discussion at a community ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Monday, October 5, 2020 3:23 pm

Business

Niles businesswoman launches online soap shop

NILES — A new business is making suds locally. Kaley Williams, of Niles, started her bubbling business a little over a month ago. As she ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Friday, October 2, 2020 8:51 am

Business

Niles Planning Commission approves MichiCann special land use request

NILES — Just one business was up for discussion at the Niles Planning Commission meeting Wednesday evening. MichiCann, located at 1760 Renaissance Dr., was on ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:36 pm

Berrien County

Local garden spotlights coming autumn colors

NILES — As the weather cools, it is time to put on some sturdy shoes, a cozy sweater or jacket and take to the outdoors ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:27 pm

Giving

Niles Township firefighter leads effort to donate gear to departments in need

NILES TOWNSHIP — About 30 sets of firefighter turnout gear, coats and pants will be traveling from the Niles Township Fire Department to the northern ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:26 am

Berrien County

Berrien County leaders discuss racism, justice in healthcare

BERRIEN COUNTY — Berrien County healthcare representatives logged online Tuesday evening to discuss racism, justice and healthcare disparities. The Zoom event, which had 55 participants ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:28 pm

Brandywine Education

Ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon debuted eight new tennis courts

NILES — Bobcat athletes will no longer have to drive four miles across town with their tennis gear to a public park to perfect their ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:00 am

News

Niles City Council approves land purchase, aid for homeless

NILES — Two projects were greenlit at the Niles City Council meeting Monday evening. Niles City Council members moved to approve the purchase of 45 ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:41 am

Business

Niles City Council gives marijuana business 90-day extension

NILES — A company hoping to grow roots in the Niles community was given an extension on Monday evening to get their business functional. A ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:33 pm

Business

Local cinema readies to reopen after seven months

NILES — Scott Moore has “definitely not” been counting the months Wonderland Cinema has been closed due to COVID-19 mandates. “About seven months,” Moore confirmed, ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:52 am

Berrien County

Absentee voting begins in Michigan

BERRIEN COUNTY — Election Day is still just over a month away, but voting by absentee ballot has begun in Michigan. Last Thursday, voters were ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Monday, September 28, 2020 3:56 pm

Berrien County

Region sees upward trend in house sales, values

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The stay-at-home orders experienced across the country may have triggered a house buying wave in consumers. Recent reports on the real estate ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:10 am

Buchanan

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation presents check to aid Little Bucks Bookmobile

BUCHANAN — An oversized check was presented in front of a school bus-turned-library on Sept. 14 in Buchanan. The Little Bucks Bookmobile’s director Wendy Murphy ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Friday, September 25, 2020 12:06 pm

News

Harvest Market brings vendors together

NILES — Two vendors, Sticky Spoons Jam and Cardinal Candle Co. have been excited to prepare for a market that holds the place this year ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Friday, September 25, 2020 7:34 am

Business

Swirlyz Frozen Yogurt closes for the season due to COVID-19 setbacks

NILES — Steven Estes did not originally plan on closing down his frozen yogurt shop for the winter. On Sept. 17, Estes announced on the ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:36 pm

Buchanan

Local orchard offering fresh products, cider for fall

BUCHANAN — Driving down a gravel road slowly with grape vines and apple trees on each side is a sound of celebration for many seeking ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:58 am

Brandywine Education

Performing arts organization creates scholarship fund

NILES — When the leadership of Performing Arts Workshop announced its first merit-based scholarship, it was to do so in the memory of a professional ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:00 pm

Business

Niles Apple Festival Harvest Market aims to showcase vendors, food trucks

NILES — There may not be carnival rides or contests, but the Niles area will still have a chance to celebrate the seasonal harvest with ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:47 am

News

Niles Charter Township board approves millages for ballot

NILES TOWNSHIP — Millages were on the minds of the Niles Township board members on Monday evening. The Niles Township board hosted public hearings on ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:17 pm

News

Niles pastor takes vocals to park

NILES — On Friday, those enjoying the final late-summer weather might have heard singing, praying and a little preaching coming from the Veterans Memorial at ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:22 am

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