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Community News

EPS bond proposal passes

EDWARDSBURG — Students and staff at Edwardsburg Public Schools have cause to celebrate Tuesday, after the zero-mill increase projected to garner $24.4 million for the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 9:58 pm

DEVELOPING NEWS

DEVELOPING: Fire engulfs historic Ramona Roller Rink

SISTER LAKES — A business that has overlooked Round Lake for nearly 100 years is currently the scene of a large structure fire. Firefighters responded ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 8:18 pm

Community News

MSP issues warning over landscaping scam

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Michigan State Police has issued a public safety announcement regarding a new scam that is on the rise in southwest Michigan. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 3:24 pm

Cass County

Cass County high school students invited to participate in design contest

CASS COUNTY — Each Election Day, voters boast their participation in the democratic process with stickers proclaiming “I Voted.” This year, stickers in Cass County ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, April 29, 2024 11:45 am

Dowagiac

Sanitary sewer overflow reported in Dowagiac

DOWAGIAC — A sanitary sewer overflow occurred from 7:15 a.m. to approximately 9:15 a.m. Sunday, April 28 in Dowagiac. According to Director of Public Services ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, April 29, 2024 10:48 am

Dowagiac

Two hospitalized after two-vehicle Howard Township crash

HOWARD TOWNSHIP — A 61 year-old Niles man and a 74 year-old Niles man were both injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Howard ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 26, 2024 2:28 pm

Cass County

Undersheriff Roach announces run for Cass County Sheriff

CASS COUNTY — With a strong track record in law enforcement and deep community ties, Cass County Undersheriff Clint Roach has announced his run for ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, April 20, 2024 5:00 am

Community News

GoFundMe created for Niles family involved in fatal crash

NILES — A GoFundMe account has been launched to support a Niles family involved in a deadly crash last week. Lauren Mendez launched a GoFundMe ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 11, 2024 10:28 am

News

Drain Commissioner Quattrin announces reelection bid

BERRIEN COUNTY — Christopher Quattrin announced Tuesday that he will be running for re-election to a third term as Berrien County Drain Commissioner. He is ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 10:31 am

Howard Township

State Police investigating Dollar General breaking and entering

Michigan State Police are investigating a breaking and entering that occurred just before midnight on Feb. 17 at the Dollar General on Detroit Rd in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, April 8, 2024 12:34 pm

Cass County

St. Joseph man killed in farm tractor crash

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — A St. Joseph man was killed in a farm tractor crash in Silver Creek Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, April 6, 2024 6:29 pm

Berrien County

Fife to run for Berrien County Treasurer

BERRIEN COUNTY — A new candidate is in the running for the title of Berrien County Treasurer. Stevensville resident and Coloma alumnus Margret Fife recently ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, April 6, 2024 12:24 pm

Professional wrestling

Buchanan’s Izzi Dame making pay-per-view debut Saturday

Former Buchanan and Eastern Michigan University volleyball standout Franki Strefling (aka Izzi Dame) will make her pay-per-view debut at NXT’s Stand & Deliver in Philadelphia ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 3, 2024 2:59 pm

Cass County

Milton Township crash sends three to the hospital Saturday

A two-vehicle crash in Milton Township Saturday sent three people to the hospital according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Offices. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, March 31, 2024 10:14 am

Youth sports

Dowagiac Wrestling Club places five in the top eight at state

The Dowagiac Wrestling Club placed five wrestlers in the top eight at the MYWAY State Tournament, which was recently held. Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, March 30, 2024 10:05 am

High school powerlifting

Eddies’ Sousley wins state title; Buchanan’s Bartley fourth

Edwardsburg finished eighth and Buchanan tied for 17th at the Michigan High School Powerlifting state meet hosted by Lake Orion High School earlier this month. Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, March 30, 2024 9:24 am

Youth sports

Cassopolis Wrestling Club has six state placers

The Cassopolis Wrestling Club had six state placers at the recently held MYWAY Tournament. Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, March 30, 2024 8:57 am

Berrien County

Anonymous threat prompts early closures, lockdowns at local districts

NILES — An anonymous threat sent to both Niles Community Schools and Brandywine Community Schools Wednesday prompted evacuations of staff and students at two NCS ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, March 27, 2024 1:37 pm

Crime/Court

Niles Popeyes robbery suspect arrested

NILES — An arrest has been made in connection with a restaurant robbery Monday in Niles, according to the Niles Police Department. At approximately 4:30 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, March 26, 2024 2:12 pm

Niles

Niles, Brandywine schools in lockdown

Just three days after Niles Community Schools received a bomb threat, the district is once again on lockdown Monday afternoon. Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, March 18, 2024 2:08 pm

DEVELOPING NEWS

Anonymous threat prompts evacuation of Ballard Elementary School

UPDATE 2: An Superintendent Dr. Dan Applegate issues an update: “At Niles Community Schools, our top priority is the safety and well-being of our students, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 15, 2024 11:47 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Saturday, March 9

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL BRANDYWINE 66, CONSTANTINE 20 At Niles CONSTANTINE 20 Jaedyn Herlein 6, Lilly Hofmeister 2, Bella Cullifer 6, Sienna Salisbury 0, Yara ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 8, 2024 9:39 pm

Cass County

Elkhart man dies in two-vehicle crash in Calvin Township

A 67-year-old Elkhart, Indiana man was killed when a vehicle struck a deer, which was propelled through the windshield in Calvin Township Tuesday night. Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 8, 2024 6:47 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Friday, March 8

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Great Lakes District C Tournament SOUTHHWESTERN MICHIGAN 71, LAKELAND CC 61 At Mott Community College, Flint SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN 71 Amara Palmer 3, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 8, 2024 2:12 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Thursday, March 7

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL EDWARDSBURG 38, DOWAGIAC 20 At Dowagiac EDWARDSBURG 38 Shelby Laubach 9, Ella Zache 0, Maddie Pobuda 4, Mya Eberlein 1, Kourtney ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, March 7, 2024 1:12 am

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