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Dowagiac

Local youth to put on performance at Beckwith

DOWAGIAC — Beckwith Theatre is hosting its fourth annual summer youth production this summer. This mini theater camp lasts about 10 to 12 days and ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 9:30 am

Obituaries

Oral ‘Glen’ Glennis Pointer

Oral “Glen” Glennis Pointer, 81, of Niles, passed away at home on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Glen was born on Oct. 4, 1937, in Parma, ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:13 am

Obituaries

William Miller, of Berrien Springs,

William Miller, 84, of Berrien Springs, passed away in St. Joseph on June 16, 2019. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:12 am

LPGA-Symetra Tour

Gallery: Four Winds Invitational opening round

Jenny Coleman shot a 68 in the morning round of the Four Winds Invitational at Blackthorn Golf Club Friday and that score held up as ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:43 am

Dowagiac

Lafontaine Quartet participates in the annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition

DOWAGIAC — As part of the Dogwood Fine Arts Festival, the Lafontaine Quartet performed for the festival’s second annual Fischoff Soiree. The group was invited ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Monday, May 13, 2019 10:25 am

Berrien County

Photo story: Berkshire Communities celebrate grand opening

NILES — Residents, people of the community and contributors all gathered together Monday for the celebration of Berkshire Communities grand opening. Above are pictures of ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Tuesday, April 30, 2019 9:25 am

Obituaries

Collette Scott, of Niles

Colette Scott, 59, of Niles, went to be with her Lord and Savior unexpectedly but of natural causes on Monday, April 8, 2019. Colette was ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Monday, April 15, 2019 10:36 am

Obituaries

Merle Edwin Bruens, 80, of Cassopolis

Merle Edwin Bruens, 80, of Cassopolis, died peacefully Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in the comfort of his family’s presence. He was born Feb. 26, 1939, ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Monday, March 18, 2019 10:08 am

berrien county

Buchanan High School senior crowned Miss Congeniality during Blossomtime

Buchanan High School senior Maya Schuhknecht was crowned Miss Congeniality Monday night during the Miss Blossomtime scholarship pageant at Lake Michigan College’s Mendel Center in ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:54 am

NHL Winter Classic

GALLERY: Ice plant arrives at Notre Dame Stadium

The ice plant for the 2019 NHL Winter Classic arrived at Notre Dame Stadium Monday. Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 9:59 am

News

GALLERY: Niles High School jazz band performs at Niles District Library

NILES — Niles Noon Optimist Club hosted a free music performance at the Niles District Library by the Niles High School jazz band Tuesday. The ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 8:00 am

Cass County

GALLERY: Putting together something sweet

CASSOPOLIS — Leslie Vargo and Heidi Powell of Cass County Council on Aging hosted a Holiday Gift Jar Mixes class on Tuesday. Vargo is in ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Wednesday, December 5, 2018 11:07 am

News

GALLERY: Winter Wonderland

NILES — Southwest Michigan saw between 5 and 6 inches of snow Sunday night, with flakes continuing to fall Monday and Tuesday. While the winter ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Tuesday, November 27, 2018 3:40 pm

Berrien County

Decorations on the move: Photo story

NILES — Tuesday morning volunteers from across Niles showed up to help the officials from the Niles Main Street program move holiday decorations to a ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:38 am

Berrien County

PHOTO STORY: Four Flags Apple Festival Car Show

NILES — Spectators walked around a grass field filled with colorful and unique cars during the Four Flags Apple Festival on Sunday. Some of the ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Thursday, October 4, 2018 8:59 am

Berrien County

Apple pie eating contest: Photo story

NILES — Four different age groups of men and women participated in the Four Flags Apple Festival Apple Pie eating contest on Sunday. When the ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 9:37 am

Niles

Photo story: Apple Festival horseshoe tournament

Visitors to the Four Flags Area Apple Festival had some fun while vying for cash Sunday, as the festival wound down with the annual horseshoe ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Monday, October 1, 2018 8:52 am

Dowagiac

Photo story: Dowagiac Farmers Market

Vendors at the Dowagiac Farm and Artisan Market debuted late summer fair Wednesday. Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Thursday, September 6, 2018 9:16 am

Dowagiac

Photo story: Dowagiac hosts farmers market until October

There was more than just fresh produce at the Dowagiac farmers market on Wednesday. Angel Perez, right, has a farm of her own at home, ... Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Thursday, August 16, 2018 8:39 am

Berrien County Fair

Photo story: Llama-a-rama

There are a whole host of animals shown at the Berrien County Youth Fair, including the llama. Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 8:46 am

Berrien County Fair

Photo story: BCYF hosts tractor pull

People of all ages compete in the garden and farm tractor pull contest Monday morning at the Berrien County Youth Fair in Berrien Springs. Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Tuesday, August 14, 2018 9:17 am

Cass County Fair

Photo story: Youth & Pee Wee/Cloverbud Poultry Show

The Cass County Fair Youth Poultry Show took place Thursday morning, with children from all over Michiana participating. Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Friday, August 3, 2018 9:12 am

Cass County

Equitation over fences

CASSOPOLIS — Ages 9 to 19 compete in the Equitation Over Fences Wednesday morning at the Cass County 4-H fair. (Leader photo/EMILY SOBECKI) Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Thursday, August 2, 2018 11:24 am

Cass County

Photo story: Children check out the baby animal barn

CASSOPOLIS — During the Cass County Fair Wednesday, local children met and played with small animals in the baby animal barn. Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Thursday, August 2, 2018 10:21 am

Cass County Fair

Photo story: Dowagiac local shares steps on prepping her goat

Emily Luthringer, 17, of Dowagiac, washed and dried her goat, Rose, at the Cass County Fair Tuesday, before she competes later this week. Read more

by Emily Sobecki, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 10:00 am

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