Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass, Van Buren counties report new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported three new COVID-19 related deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Wednesday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

VIDEO: Unidentified suspects sought after Admiral robbery

NILES — A gas station clerk was injured during a robbery early this morning. The Niles Police Department was dispatched to the Admiral Gas Station ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Nearly 40 colleges, universities to participate in Lake Michigan College’s Virtual College Fair

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College has invited nearly 40 colleges and universities from throughout the Midwest to participate in its Virtual College Fair. This ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported one new COVID-19 related death, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Tuesday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County Health Department shifts priority in COVID-19 case investigations

BERRIEN COUNTY — With COVID-19 cases rapidly increasing across Berrien County and surrounding regions, the Berrien County Health Department is making shifts in case investigation ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases rise over the weekend

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases rose over the weekend, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Monday, Berrien County reported ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

U-pick, U-cut and other agri-tourism operations reminded of required COVID safety measures for fall, winter

LANSING — Now is a popular time of the year for fall agri-tourism activities in Michigan like visiting cider mills, orchards, corn mazes and pumpkin ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles Courthouse reopens

NILES — The Niles Courthouse is again operational, after temporarily closing to the public last week. Monday, the Niles Courthouse reopened its doors. All hearings ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement starts today

LANSING — To remind everyone about the importance of buckling up, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning is launching a Click It or Ticket ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties report new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have reported new COVID-19 related deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Online seminar to discuss quality of life services

ST. JOSEPH – Community members are invited to join Caring Circle medical director, Jason Beckrow, for a free, online seminar titled “Living better with a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Honor Credit Union partners with Berrien County Animal Control for Honor Adoption Days

BENTON HARBOR —In partnership with Berrien County Animal Control, Honor Credit Union is co-hosting Honor Adoption Days. The sponsored adoptions will run from 3 to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Field fire claims 10 acres of land

NILES TOWNSHIP — On Wednesday afternoon just after 3 p.m., a brush pile fire got out of hand of property owner Donald Britch, on Ullery ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County local election results

BERRIEN COUNTY — Listed below are the unofficial election results from Berrien County’s contested 2020 General election races, local to Leader Publications’ coverage areas. Names ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Local school boards elect new members

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Local school board candidates were on the ballot Tuesday. Listed below are the unofficial election results from Berrien, Cass and Van Buren ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 187,995 cases, 7,400 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still on the rise in southwest Michigan, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Paquette beats VandenHeede for Michigan’s 78th District

NILES — The campaign for Michigan’s State Representative for the 78th District has ended with incumbent Brad Paquette keeping his seat. Paquette, Republican incumbent for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Voter turnouts Tuesday kept clerk’s office busy

NILES — As election results remain in the hands of Berrien County election officials, the final counts are still unofficial. Niles City Clerk Linda Casperson ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Applications still open for Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program

NILES — While Christmas may still be more than a month away, one southwest Michigan organization is looking to help supply families with some holiday ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases rising at high rate

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are rising at a high rate in southwest Michigan, particularly in Berrien and Cass counties, according to the Michigan Department ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Edgewater Bank, UFCU announce acquisition

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Edgewater Bank has been an institution of southwest Michigan since 1910. With five locations spread across the region, one might say it ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

MDHHS extends emergency orders

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has revised and extended its epidemic order to contain the spread of COVID-19, as Michigan ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County health professionals warn residents to remain vigilant

BERRIEN COUNTY — Berrien county health professionals had a stark warning about COVID-19 cases rising and hospitals potentially becoming strained for residents during a Facebook ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Two injured at Old U.S. 31 and Ullery

NILES TOWNSHIP — Two people were injured at a busy Niles Township intersection Wednesday afternoon, according to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies were dispatched ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports additional COVID-19 death

  SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported one new COVID-19 death, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Wednesday, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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