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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 ...

Cassopolis

Cassopolis set to name new police chief

CASSOPOLIS – The new leader of a local police force will soon be sworn in. After interviewing two ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Police Log: Oct. 13-15

Oct. 13 7:45 a.m. — N. Front/Burmax Park, traffic stop 11:25 a.m. — 100 Block S. Front, trash ...

Cassopolis

Cassopolis High School to host college fair Oct. 27

CASSOPOLIS — A local school is inviting all area students to come to take the next step toward ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac PD welcomes new K-9 officer

DOWAGIAC – The newest police dog in Dowagiac is ready to “ruff” up some criminals. An 18-month-old Belgian ...

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,090,021 cases, 21,609 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 16,815 COVID-19 cases and 308 deaths, according to the ...

Cass County

Cass County Parks receives Gateway grant

CASS COUNTY — For more than 10 years, accumulated fallen trees and other natural debris had made the ...

Berrien County

MDHHS urges residents to get flu vaccine during upcoming season

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is urging Michiganders to get their flu vaccine ...

Berrien County

LMC admissions hosts first fall tour since campus upgrades

BENTON HARBOR – Lake Michigan College is hosting a campus tour from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. ...

Dowagiac

SMC to host fall concert Thursday

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s fall choir concert Oct. 21 features a collaboration with St. Joseph and Coloma ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac schools name September Students of the Month

DOWAGIAC – Six local standout students have been selected for recognition by teachers and faculty for their outstanding ...

Education

Niles Community Schools announces Michelle Asmus as high school principal

NILES — Niles Community Schools has announced that Michelle Asmus will become the principal of Niles High School, ...

Cass County

Cass County receives more than $400K in grants for problem solving/treatment courts

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County Problem-Solving/Treatment Courts will continue serving Cass County residents for another year. Chief Judge Susan ...

News

Niles church to host Fall In Love With Jesus Harvest Festival

NILES — A local church is offering Niles families a safe way to celebrate Halloween. I Care Church ...

Berrien County

Berrien County man heading back to prison four months after being paroled

NILES – A man who was paroled from prison in June was sent back to prison Monday after ...

Berrien County

Teenage girl sentenced in Quality Inn shooting

NILES — The teen involved in a shooting at the Quality Inn in Niles on March 1 was ...

Berrien County

‘Politicization of public health’ causes two health department leaders to resign

BENTON HARBOR — Two longtime officials representing the Berrien County Health Department resigned last week, the health department ...

Business

Niles farm aims to offer local, quality products with new store

BERRIEN TOWNSHIP — Tucked away in the township countryside is a new shop run by familiar faces in ...

News

Niles man charged for shooting MSP trooper following traffic stop

NILES — Charges have been filed in connection to an Oct. 6 traffic stop turned shooting that left ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Police Chief reflects on 25-year tenure of retiring officer Ryan Murray

DOWAGIAC — A longtime police officer with the Dowagiac Police department is hanging up his badge. After 25 ...

News

Relevant Church to host Churchtoberfest

NILES — Relevant Church is hosting Churchtoberfest, a community event, starting at 11 a.m. Sunday at Riverfront Park. ...

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