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Halloween activities coming to southwest Michigan

By CHRISTINA CLARK & MAXWELL HARDEN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — While many residents expressed concern about trick-or-treat times still being hosted on Oct. 31. Halloween festivities ... Read more

13 hours ago by Staff Report.

Districts grapple with school bus driver shortage

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — According to Buchanan Community Schools Superintendent Patricia Robinson and Edwardsburg Public Schools Superintendent Jim Knoll, area school districts are being impacted by ... Read more

13 hours ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 152,862 cases, 7,129 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still rising in southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County Trial Court receives continued funding

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County Trial Court recently announced the continued funding of its two treatment courts as well as the Swift and Sure ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties report one new COVID-19 death each

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have each added one new COVID-19 death to the state’s total, the Michigan Department of Health and Human ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Three new projects on the horizon for Buchanan

BUCHANAN – Three Buchanan projects are closer to reality after action Tuesday night by the Buchanan Planning Commission. Meanwhile, planning commissioners are taking a pass ... Read more

2 days ago by Debra Haight.

Expansion underway at Niles-Buchanan YMCA location

NILES — The Niles-Buchanan YMCA, 905 N. Front St., is visibly growing. The $2.6 million expansion is underway at the location, with walls going up ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Third annual writers conference goes virtual Saturday

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The third annual Southwest Michigan Writers’ Conference will be hosted this weekend for the first time virtually. The free event will take ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports three new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Three Berrien County residents have been added to the death toll of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Registration open for YMCA’s 39th annual Thanksgiving Day Run

NILES — Beginning Thanksgiving Day with a run or walk with family and friends has become a tradition for many in the Niles and Buchanan ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Monday. As of Monday, Cass ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Operation Safe Stop runs this week

LANSING — Starting today, law enforcement officers throughout Michigan will be ramping up patrols of motorists illegally passing school buses. Operation Safe Stop is part ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Buchanan Township man hospitalized following Friday evening stabbing

BUCHANAN TOWNSHIP — An area man is in stable condition following a Friday evening stabbing incident in Buchanan Township. Berrien County dispatch was called to ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

YMCA of Greater Michiana opens full day childcare at Northside Child Development Center

NILES — The YMCA of Greater Michiana has opened the first location of its Child Care Network at Northside Child Development Center located at 2020 ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Cass, Berrien counties to see internet accessibility expand

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On Oct. 8, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that $12.7 million in Connecting Michigan Communities grants would be awarded to agencies across ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County holds at one official school COVID-19 outbreak in Stevensville

BERRIEN COUNTY — Despite reports of positive COVID-19 cases in area schools over the past few weeks, the numbers have stayed low, according to the ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 has resulted in the death of a Cass County resident, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday. As ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Buchanan to celebrate Reader’s Digest honor

BUCHANAN – Plans are being made to celebrate the recent honor Buchanan received as Reader’s Digest named the city “the nicest place” to live in ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

Buchanan Area Senior Center to reopen Monday

BUCHANAN — An email notification went out on Wednesday from the Buchanan Area Senior Center’s staff to announce it will be reopening for operations on ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County educators, leaders discuss racism in schools

BERRIEN COUNTY — In the second of four Zoom virtual meetings organized by the Berrien County Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust and ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases still rising in southwest Michigan

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still rising in southwest Michigan. As of Wednesday, Cass County reported 674 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths. Berrien ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Southwest Michigan reports uptick in cases

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are rising fast in southwest Michigan. As of Tuesday, Cass County reported 652 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths. Berrien ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Local municipalities wait for word on virtual meetings

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan Supreme Court rulings Monday and earlier this month throwing out many of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders have local governments and ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

Niles woman sentenced for home invasion

NILES —  A Niles woman is receiving probation following a home invasion case in Berrien County. Emalee Johanna Anderson pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted home ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Bucks back in class Monday after Buchanan High School ran remote learning trial

BUCHANAN — On Wednesday, Oct. 7, Buchanan High School students and staff were informed Thursday and Friday would be a “remote trial run.” Monday morning, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

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