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Local provisioning centers celebrate cannabis holiday with sales, overcome software snags

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – The day almost seemed to go up in smoke for some area cannabis provisioning centers in Buchanan and Niles, while others celebrated ... Read more

13 hours ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan HCU member center lands new leadership

BUCHANAN — Honor Credit Union recently announced Christy Layman’s internal promotion to Buchanan Member Center Manager. Layman earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from ... Read more

19 hours ago by Submitted.

Buchanan provisioning center raises money to fight cannabis injustices

BUCHANAN – Community wellness and prison reform are two causes close to Rick Paniagua’s heart and to those who surround him. During the month of ... Read more

21 hours ago by Christina Clark.

Cassopolis to welcome first marijuana dispensary

CASSOPOLIS — A new Cassopolis business has “high” expectations for success. Marijuana dispensary Bud Express LLC, 901 E. State St., Cassopolis, is set to open ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Cannavista Wellness, Common Citizen launch 420 charitable fundraiser

BUCHANAN — Two cannabis companies have teamed up to support the Buchanan community. Downtown Buchanan cannabis retailer Cannavista Wellness and manufacturing partner Common Citizen announced ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Yarn on Front owner shares how she adapted, overcame pandemic squeeze

DOWAGIAC — A local business woman was this week’s special guest for the Dowagiac Rotary Club. June Nemeth of Yarn on Front, 122 S. Front ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce hosts ribbon-tying ceremonies for two new businesses

DOWAGIAC — A pair of Dowagiac businesses that opened during the early stages of the pandemic last year were finally able to celebrate with the ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

Apple Festival Spring Market prepares for May event

NILES – Next month, the Four Flags Apple Festival grounds, located at the corner of North 17th and Lake streets, is planned to be full ... Read more

7 days ago by Christina Clark.

Eat Drink Niles to revitalize Third Thursdays

NILES — Third Thursdays are back in the 49120. This Thursday, participating Niles restaurants will be featuring a variety of specials as the business community ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Biggby Coffee opens Cassopolis location

CASSOPOLIS — Tuesday morning, a line of cars snaked through a parking lot in downtown Cassopolis and trailed into State Street. The parade of vehicles ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles City Council considers first official cannabis festival

NILES – Niles City Council members discussed what some called “the next Woodstock” during a committee of the whole meeting Monday evening. City Administrator Ric ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Niles DDA takes on NODE expenses

CLARIFICATION: In an earlier publication of this piece, Lisa Croteau was misquoted regarding the caulk connection and bollard for The NODE’s improvements. The Niles Daily ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Niles funeral home offering guidance for FEMA’s COVID-19 funeral assistance

NILES – An unexpected death in the family can add a financial burden to the emotional loss. For many families in the area, COVID-19 has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Sister Lakes ice cream parlor adding craft coffee menu

SISTER LAKES — Sister Lakes community members will not have to travel far to order their favorite latte this summer. Driftwood Summer Shop, 94370 County ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Cardinal Candle Co. celebrates anniversary amid pandemic

NILES — On April 2, 2020, Jill Chamberlain was a bundle of emotions. She flung between panic and overwhelming excitement as she prepared to launch ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Iron Shoe Distillery awarded grant for expansion

NILES – On Tuesday, a Niles restaurant was named one of 21 local businesses in Michigan to receive a grant from the Michigan Economic Development ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Duo Form breaks ground on facility expansion

EDWARDSBURG — An Edwardsburg manufacturer is digging even deeper roots into the community with an upcoming expansion. Duo Form, one of Michigan’s largest and most ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Community commemorates centennial business

NILES – As Mike Peters stepped out of a limo in front of Prime Table Restaurant on Tuesday morning, a crowd of his biggest fans ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Local candy stores enjoying strong Easter holiday sales

DOWAGIAC — Spring has officially “hopped” in candy and chocolate stores around the country. The onset of Easter brings with it one of the busiest ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Niles Daily Star honored as Newspaper of the Year finalist

NILES — The Niles Daily Star was awarded 11 awards in the Michigan Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest Thursday, including second place Newspaper of the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Niles veteran-owned business named semi-finalist in Veterans Business Battle

NILES – A Niles business owner with a flair for experimenting with flavors is one of 16 semi-finalists in the Veterans Business Battle hosted by ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Sister Lakes Brewing Company to renovate outdoor seating space

SISTER LAKES — A local brewery is making plans to offer permanent outdoor seating for customers to enjoy. Tuesday evening, the Keeler Township Planning Commission ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Max Harden.

John Seculoff celebrates five-year anniversary with Edward Jones

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac company is recognizing an employee for five years of service. Financial advisors at Edward Jones believe in partnering for positive impact ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

East Main Gardens celebrates 100 years of business

NILES — A local business planted in Niles 100 years ago continues to bloom in 2021. East Main Gardens, located at 1521 E. Main St. ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan Restaurant Week kicks off March 24

BUCHANAN — A week full of specials is cooking up in Buchanan. The Buchanan Chamber of Commerce will host its first Restaurant Week from Wednesday, ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

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