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Brandywine Education

Brandywine Community Schools presents strategic plan proposal

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Brandywine Community Schools has a plan. The BCS Board of Education was presented with ...

Buchanan

Photo story: Fernwood hosts annual Spring Garden Market

NILES — A popular artisan market made its long-awaited return from pandemic hiatus Saturday morning. Fernwood Botanical Garden, ...

Brandywine Education

Incoming Brandywine superintendent ‘excited’ to lead district

NILES — Brandywine Middle/High School Principal Travis Walker likes to joke that he “went into the family business” ...

Dowagiac

New SMC auto teaching tool built for diagnostics, not speed

DOWAGIAC — With a wheeled frame, an accelerator and a steering wheel, it looks like something Tim “The ...

Berrien County

Board of Commissioners discuss seat vacancy, grant opportunities

ST. JOSEPH — This week’s Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting featured news about the Napier Avenue Bridge ...

Community News

City council approves 200K Plym Park parking lot project

NILES — A local park will soon be receiving a new infrastructure project. The Niles City Council approved ...

Community News

Dowagiac River experts urge caution following recent water rescue

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP – An emergency water rescue involving several kayakers on the Dowagiac River last week brought ...

Cass County

Couple injured in two-motorcycle crash in Howard Township

NILES — A couple was hospitalized after a two-motorcycle crash in Howard Township, according to the Cass County ...

Buchanan

Local students named to SMC spring honor roll

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College named 42 students to the President’s List for the Spring 2022 semester.    ...

Business

National Standard demolition complete; Niles Inn project enters second phase

NILES — Two facilities long considered eyesores by residents and passersby are in the process of being repurposed ...

Cass County

Edwardsburg man who broke into high school sentenced for larceny

CASSOPOLIS — An Edwardsburg man who broke into Edwardsburg High School last September will get the chance to ...

Community News

Imperial Furniture reflects on 60 family-owned years in Dowagiac

DOWAGIAC — Sixty years ago, Russ and Eleanor Klapchuk opened Imperial Bedding in a small space that would ...

Breaking News

Niles man convicted for shooting MSP trooper

NILES — A four day jury trial in Berrien County Trial Court concluded Friday with a Niles man ...

Breaking News

Teen killed in Niles apartment complex shooting

NILES — The Niles Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one teen dead at a Niles ...

Cassopolis

Under the microscope: Cassopolis leaders hear highs, lows of tourism report

CASSOPOLIS — The undercover tourists have delivered their results – the good, the bad and a plan of ...

Buchanan

Honor Credit Union announces partnership with Redbud Insurance Services

BUCHANAN — Two Buchanan businesses are joining forces to better serve the community. Honor Credit Union, 117 Red ...

Cass County

Cassopolis ranch to host wild horse, burro adoption event

CASSOPOLIS —  Local residents interested in taking home a wild horse are in luck, thanks to a government ...

Business

Niles DDA presents ‘downtown outdoor hub’ survey results

NILES — The results of a survey given to Niles residents seeking input as the city explores options ...

Dowagiac

‘Massive debris field’ from semi crash closes highway

HARTFORD TWP. — A traffic accident involving two semi-trucks closed a major highway overnight.   Van Buren County ...

Community News

Dowagiac summer concerts to return with new location, new music, food vendors

DOWAGIAC — Let there be songs – and smells – to fill the air.   Dowagiac’s Music in the ...

Community News

Dowagiac approves grant application for water main replacement

DOWAGIAC — An infrastructure project years in the making is one step closer to reality.  The Dowagiac City ...

Community News

Niles Renaissance Faire returns to Plym Park May 21

NILES — The trumpet has been sounded, signaling the return of the Niles Renaissance Faire. The annual event ...

Dowagiac

Edwardsburg students earn SMC math and science awards

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s Math and Science Department paid tribute to two standout students from Edwardsburg, Aimee Lambert ...

Community News

Dowagiac creates absentee vote counting board; hosts voter forum

DOWAGIAC — After the surge of absentee voting in the 2020 elections across the country, Dowagiac is taking ...

Berrien County

Reproductive rights supporters rally in Niles

NILES — More than 50 people gathered in front of the Chapin Mansion Sunday morning for a rally ...

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