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News

Niles Township passes sewage increase

NILES TOWNSHIP — The Niles Charter Township board voted unanimously, with Trustee Dan Pulaski absent, on Monday evening to increase the sewer rates to its ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:23 am

Business

Four Flags Antique Mall acquires new owners

NILES — The Four Flags Antique Mall, located at 218 N. Second St., has booths full of treasures for those who seek them. Vintage wares, ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:55 am

Giving

Chili cook-off benefited displaced veterans through chow, competition and charity

NILES — Twelve hot pots full of secret combinations of spices, meat, tomatoes and some even beans were displayed across a line of tables at ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Monday, October 19, 2020 12:06 pm

News

Fall hiking tour planned at Madeline Bertrand County Park

NILES — Southwest Michigan trees are putting on their annual color display as the temperatures begin to drop for the fall. A chance to learn ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:44 am

Berrien County

Cass, Berrien counties to see internet accessibility expand

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On Oct. 8, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that $12.7 million in Connecting Michigan Communities grants would be awarded to agencies across ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Friday, October 16, 2020 2:27 pm

Berrien County

Berrien County holds at one official school COVID-19 outbreak in Stevensville

BERRIEN COUNTY — Despite reports of positive COVID-19 cases in area schools over the past few weeks, the numbers have stayed low, according to the ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Friday, October 16, 2020 1:05 pm

Buchanan

Buchanan Area Senior Center to reopen Monday

BUCHANAN — An email notification went out on Wednesday from the Buchanan Area Senior Center’s staff to announce it will be reopening for operations on ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:31 pm

News

American Legion honors Medal of Honor recipient with new flag

NILES — A new, blue flag flies over the gravesite of Joseph A. Nolan in Silverbrook Cemetery. The flag is emblematic of his bravery and ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:07 pm

Dowagiac

2021 Michigan Miss U.S. Agriculture looks toward educating, bringing communities together over agriculture

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — A crown resting on her head and a sash across her body, secured with a sparkly broach at the bottom, Aubrey Allen, ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:01 am

Berrien County

Berrien County educators, leaders discuss racism in schools

BERRIEN COUNTY — In the second of four Zoom virtual meetings organized by the Berrien County Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust and ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:27 pm

News

Land purchases to aid dam project, environmental goals

NILES — The Pucker Street Dam project’s leaders have the Dowagiac River’s health in mind. Removing the dam will restore it to a free-flowing river, ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:20 am

News

Niles City Council meets in person for first time since March

NILES — The Niles City Council met in person Monday evening for the first time since it went virtual due to COVID-19 after March 23. ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:01 pm

Community News

Niles History Center debuts next stop on virtual tour

NILES — The Niles History Center debuted another section of its virtual tour of the Chapin Mansion last week. “The ballroom has been a curiosity ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Monday, October 12, 2020 5:32 pm

Berrien County

Bucks back in class Monday after Buchanan High School ran remote learning trial

BUCHANAN — On Wednesday, Oct. 7, Buchanan High School students and staff were informed Thursday and Friday would be a “remote trial run.” Monday morning, ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Monday, October 12, 2020 4:35 pm

Business

Brentwood celebrates 20 years, recognizes staff members

NILES — The sun was shining and the temperature warm as some of the residents of Brentwood at Niles Assisted Living and Memory Care gathered ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Sunday, October 11, 2020 8:00 am

Education

Four Vikings join MTU Husky investment tournament

Correction: In an earlier publication of this article, Sydney Skarbek’s name was misspelled. We regret the error and are happy to correct it. NILES — ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Sunday, October 11, 2020 7:00 am

Brandywine Education

Band marches on, Niles band season continues without football, competitions

By CHRISTINA CLARK christina.clark@leaderpub.com NILES — On warmer fall days, band students can be heard playing outdoors. The familiar rhythm from the percussion section reminds ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:00 pm

News

‘Boo’-ks for kids: Niles bookstore extends free books to area children, teenagers in October

NILES — A local bookstore’s staff recognized this year had been full of tricks, so it wanted to make sure treats were in order for ... Read more

by Christina Clark, Saturday, October 10, 2020 6:23 pm

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

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