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Edwardsburg man sentenced to one year for assault

CASSOPOLIS – An Edwardsburg man will spend more time in jail after being sentenced for assaultive behavior Friday in Cass County Circuit Court. Anthony Lee ... Read more

2 days ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County hosting workshop about child abuse prevention

CASSOPOLIS — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. To recognize the designation, two Cass County agencies have partnered to host an event designed to ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Spectrum Health Lakeland revises visitor guidelines

ST. JOSEPH — As a result of increasing numbers of patients admitted with COVID-19 and an increase in community positivity rate, Spectrum Health Lakeland has ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Gov. Whitmer asks residents to take COVID-19 precautions, high schools to suspend in-person activities

LANSING — Though COVID-19 vaccine supply vaccine is increasing, state leaders are asking that residents take precautions to slow the virus’ spread as case numbers ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Berrien County commissioners approve 911 grant

BERRIEN COUNTY – Improvements will begin this year on Berrien County’s 911 location response, thanks to a grant Berrien County commissioners voted to accept on ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 723,297 cases, 16,400 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 12,119 COVID-19 cases and 235 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Cass County 4-H offering painting program

CASS COUNTY — The Cass County 4-H Program is offering a Clovers and Canvas program for its budding artists who are 4-H members.  All supplies ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Johnson and Johnson vaccine clinic to be hosted at Niles-Buchanan YMCA

NILES – The single-dose Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed in an upcoming clinic in Niles to residents. Members of the Greater Niles ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Gov. Whitmer, MDHHS encourage spring break travelers to get tested for COVID-19

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are urging Michiganders to get tested for COVID-19 upon returning from ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Day taking place next week at LMC campus

BENTON HARBOR — A way for Berrien County residents to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle is coming to town next week. The Berrien County Reduce Reuse ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Niles DDA takes on NODE expenses

CLARIFICATION: In an earlier publication of this piece, Lisa Croteau was misquoted regarding the caulk connection and bollard for The NODE’s improvements. The Niles Daily ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 715,478 cases, 16,327 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 12,070 COVID-19 cases and 233 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Niles man hospitalized after motorcycle, SUV crash

BERTRAND TOWNSHIP – A Niles man sustained critical injuries following an accident between his motorcycle and a sports utility vehicle Wednesday. According to a statement ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

State approves Niles social district

NILES – An official social district in Niles downtown was given a fresh pour toward its next step from the state on Tuesday. The Michigan ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Law enforcement taking part in National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

LANSING — In support of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, law enforcement agencies will be joining forces across the country this week to ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Niles funeral home offering guidance for FEMA’s COVID-19 funeral assistance

NILES – An unexpected death in the family can add a financial burden to the emotional loss. For many families in the area, COVID-19 has ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 707,463 cases, 16,297 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 12,010 COVID-19 cases and 233 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

New primary care provider joins Southwestern Medical Clinic

ST. JOSEPH — Spectrum Health Lakeland recently welcomed family medicine provider Hollie Nate to the medical staff. Nate is seeing patients alongside Daniel Benson and ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Road repairs center discussion at Niles Township meeting

NILES TOWNSHIP – During the regular Niles Charter Township board meeting Monday evening, road improvements came under discussion, as did pickleball court repairs and department ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Cass County jury trials again on hold after spike in COVID-19 cases

CASSOPOLIS – Jury trials are again on hold in Cass County after a recent spike in COVID-19 cases. They had been scheduled to start next ... Read more

5 days ago by Debra Haight.

Spring cleaning begins at Niles parks

NILES – Spring is coming, and the parks are getting a refresh. The city of Niles owns more than 20 parks throughout the city limits. ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 702,499 cases, 16,239 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 11,969 COVID-19 cases and 232 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Indiana man sentenced for fleeing, alluding police in Niles Township

In Berrien County Court Monday, an Indiana resident was sentenced to probation for fleeing police. Richard Romeo Hill, Jr., 29, of South Bend, pleaded guilty ... Read more

6 days ago by Debra Haight.

Kinexus Group recognized as one of the nation’s best nonprofits to work for

BENTON HARBOR — On Monday, Kinexus Group was named one of the 2021 Best Nonprofits To Work For in the nation for the fifth year ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Niles man sentenced to nine to 15 years for criminal sexual conduct

NILES – A Niles resident is going to prison after being convicted of criminal sexual conduct. Jacob Allan Ross, 29, of Niles, pleaded guilty to ... Read more

6 days ago by Debra Haight.

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