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Dowagiac

Local nonprofit to host fundraiser for diabetes awareness, support programs

DOWAGIAC — A new, local nonprofit is preparing for its first-ever fundraiser. MI Life in Numbers — a ...

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,112,490 cases, 21,918 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 17,054 COVID-19 cases and 309 deaths, according to the ...

Cass County

Longtime Cass County judge to retire

CASSOPOLIS — A long-time Cass County Judge has announced that she will be stepping down from the bench. ...

News

October is Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month in Michigan

LANSING — With an average of 146 sleep-related infant deaths per year in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ...

Berrien County

Local teen sentenced as adult for Niles carjacking

NILES – A local teen being sentenced as an adult in Berrien County Trial Court will have the ...

Cassopolis

PHOTO STORY: MSP, Cassopolis police host Halloween with a Cop event

CASSOPOLIS — Local law enforcement recently helped Cassopolis children get into the Halloween spirit. The Cassopolis Police Department ...

Dowagiac

Local freelance writer authors first solo book with help from dog

DOWAGIAC – Thanks in part to her dog, a local freelance writer finally has her name as the ...

Edwardsburg

PHOTO STORY: Edwardsburg Lions Club celebrates 75th anniversary

EDWARDSBURG — A local club celebrated a milestone over the weekend. The Edwardsburg Lions Club marked its 75th ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Fire Department urges community to donate to Toys for Tots drive

DOWAGIAC – The time to help children in need get toys for Christmas has come once again. Honor ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac teen killed in crash

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac teen was killed in a crash near Sister Lakes, according to the Cass County ...

Cass County

Several regional residents sentenced on drug charges

Friday in Cass County Court, several area residents were sentenced on drug charges. Dannielle Marie Adams, 31, of ...

Cass County

Dowagiac man gets prison for assault

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man convicted of assaulting his girlfriend on three separate occasions in 2020 was sentenced ...

Business

The Baker’s Rhapsody to host gingerbread house contest

DOWAGIAC – Last year, a local bakery created a gingerbread house replica of downtown. This year, they want ...

Education

Niles High School principal reflects on career after announcing retirement

NILES — A longtime local educator will be saying goodbye to the world of lesson planning, curriculum crafting ...

Cass County

Man injured in Cass County crash

CASS COUNTY — A man was transported to the hospital following a Thursday evening crash, according to the Cass ...

Berrien County

Berrien County commissioners hear update on Benton Harbor water main break

St. JOSEPH – Berrien County Commissioners heard about a variety of issues at their meeting Thursday morning, from ...

Cass County

Cass County Emergency Repair Program accepting applications

DOWAGIAC – Low-income residents in need of emergency home repairs now have government assistance available. Cass County announced ...

Edwardsburg

Knights of Columbus to host annual fall harvest dinner

EDWARDSBURG — One area organization is celebrating the fall season by bringing back an annual event — this ...

Berrien County

Salvation Army offering Christmas assistance

NILES — Though autumn leaves are only just now beginning to fall in southwest Michigan, one area organization ...

News

New Miss Niles chairwoman aims to take pageant to new heights

NILES — Donna Bradfield is on a mission. Crowned Miss Niles 1968, Bradfield has returned to the pageant ...

Berrien County

Niles Township, MDOT enter discussions to add sidewalk along M-51

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — A proposed sidewalk project could make walking to and from Niles Charter Township safer ...

Edwardsburg

Uptown Improvement Association raises more than $4,000

EDWARDSBURG — A local organization recently raised more than $4,000 to support an area art project. The Edwardsburg ...

Cass County

100 Women Who Care donates to Cassopolis organization

CASSOPOLIS — A group dedicated to feeding Cassopolis children was recently the recipient of a donation from an ...

Business

Fifth Third Bank celebrates employee retirement

NILES — Fifth Third Bank announced the retirement of Isabella Hurlbutt after 32 years of dedicated service to ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Family Fare to benefit area food pantry

DOWAGIAC — One local supermarket is looking to give back this fall. ACTION Ministries is partnering with the ...

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