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Cassopolis

Cassopolis Middle School teacher awarded MEC grant

CASSOPOLIS — One Cassopolis classroom will have the opportunity to have more hands-on lessons, thanks to a grant ...

Berrien County

State police pledges action after finding racial disparities in traffic stops

NILES — A law enforcement agency is taking the necessary steps to ensure its practices are fair to ...

Dowagiac

Silver Creek Planning Commission considers change to zoning ordinance

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — After several recent hearings, one local government commission is ready to make a change ...

Dowagiac

Ice Time to host Frozen Fish Toss Competition

DOWAGIAC — Everyone loves a good fish story, and participants of this year’s Frozen Fish Toss Competition will ...

Berrien County

YMCA of Greater Michiana to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics in partnership with MDHHS

BERRIEN COUNTY — The YMCA of Greater Michiana in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human ...

News

Niles Police Logs: Jan. 9-22

Jan. 9 12:20 a.m. — 1200 block Ferry, suspicious vehicle 1:03 a.m. — 900 block S. 11th, juvenile ...

Dowagiac

Town and Country Garden Club donates $500 each to Dowagiac nonprofits

DOWAGIAC — After years of receiving financial support from the community for projects, one local organization decided to ...

Business

Niles DDA Main Street announces return of Match on Main grant program

NILES — A statewide grant program that has helped several downtown businesses in the past has returned once ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac City Council purchases 511 S. Front St., approves Ice Time for Feb. 5

DOWAGIAC — A development project near downtown Dowagiac is one step closer to reality thanks to a property ...

Dowagiac

Human foosball to make its way to Ice Time

DOWAGIAC – Everything is better when it is life-size, from the ice sculptures lining Front Street during the ...

News

Niles City Council approves grant application, other business

NILES — Niles City Council got straight to business Monday evening, approving a number of action items. During ...

Education

PHOTO STORY: EPS Board of Education recognized for service

EDWARDSBURG — One local school district took the time this week to thank the elected officials who represent ...

News

Niles DDA hopes to have new downtown gathering space in place by late spring, early summer

NILES — Work to dismantle the Niles Outdoor Dining Experience was underway Tuesday morning, but Niles Main Street ...

Berrien County

Lighthouse Chorus to offer singing valentines

NILES — One area group is giving Michiana residents the chance to make Valentine’s Day unforgettable this year ...

Education

EPS accepting nominations for 2022-2023 Hall of Fame awards

EDWARDSBURG — One local school district is giving community members a chance to recognize those who represent the ...

News

Council votes to close the NODE, reopen Second Street

NILES – After months of debate, the Niles City Council has voted to close the Niles Outdoor Dining ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Union High School students create art for police department

DOWAGIAC — Several Dowagiac Union High School student artists have helped to freshen up the walls of the ...

Cassopolis

PHOTO STORY: Cassopolis ETS students visit Howard Park

SOUTH BEND — One local educational program took its students on the road earlier this month. Cassopolis Middle ...

Berrien County

Two local women sentenced to time served on obstruction, domestic violence charges

NILES — In Berrien County Court Monday, two women received credit for time served. Kiara Necole Haynes, 31, ...

News

South Bend man gets prison for attempted armed robbery at Niles Walmart

NILES — A South Bend man is headed to prison after being sentenced on charges related to an ...

Dowagiac

First responder narrowly avoids being hit during call

SISTER LAKES — A first responder had to react quickly to avoid being hit while doing traffic control ...

Berrien County

Spectrum Health Lakeland welcomes new board members

ST. JOSEPH – In addition to welcoming Mike Todman as chair of the Spectrum Health Lakeland board of ...

Cass County

South Bend man sentenced for drunk driving; Dowagiac man sentenced for assault

CASSOPOLIS — In Cass County Court Friday, a South Bend man was sentenced for third-offense drunk driving, while ...

Cass County

Edwardsburg resident gets jail on drug charge

CASSOPOLIS — former Edwardsburg resident was given the chance to stay out of jail after being sentenced for ...

Cass County

Dowagiac man pleads guilty to possession of meth, domestic violence

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man who punched his wife and shot off a gun was sentenced to a ...

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