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

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

38 mins ago by Staff Report.

LMC awards inaugural Spirit of MLK Spotlight honors

BENTON HARBOR — Lynn Todman, vice president of Health Equity at Spectrum Health Lakeland, Jada Willis, Miss Benton Harbor 2020, and the Race Relations Council ... Read more

3 hours ago by Submitted.

Now is the Time” Martin Luther King Jr. celebration week begins at LMC

The Martin Luther King Jr. celebration week, titled “Now is the Time” has kicked off on Lake Michigan College’s website Monday morning. The event is ... Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Report.

Niles Police Log: Jan. 7-13

Jan. 7 1:31 a.m. – 900 block Michigan, suspicious situation 5:02 a.m. – Silverbrook/E. Main, traffic stop 6:01 a.m. – 1500 block Inner, noise 9:53 ... Read more

8 hours ago by Submitted.

Blossomtime extends pageant season

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Blossomtime Festival Board of Directors recently announced the kickoff of its 2021 community pageants. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ... Read more

9 hours ago by Submitted.

Niles restaurant receives community support for refusing to close indoor dining

NILES — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services may have extended the COVID-19 restrictions in Michigan through the end ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

Teen dead following US-12 crash

MILTON TWP — A teenager has died after succumbing to injuries sustained from a truck versus pedestrian crash in Milton Township on Friday, Jan. 8. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

PHOTO STORY: Ice sculptures draw visitors to downtown Niles

NILES — Dozens of families and visitors strolled through Niles Saturday morning to view ice sculptures that had taken over downtown. The Hunter Ice Festival ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 533,602 cases, 13,701 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Friday, Cass County reported 3,224 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 51 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Van ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Community partners come together for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, and opportunities to participate in learning programs related to King and the civil rights movement ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Riverfront accommodations coming to downtown Niles

NILES — Views of the St. Joseph River, large, spa-like tiled showers, a mix of warm wood and modern industrial fixtures and unique touches for ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Family, friends of victim respond to release of convicted murderer

NILES — Wednesday afternoon, Cindy Slates reflected on a rainy day in Pennsylvania. After driving hours from Niles for a Christian rock concert and camping ... Read more

4 days ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Cass and Van Buren counties reported new COVID-19 deaths Thursday, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Cass County ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Cass County 4-H encourages seniors to apply for scholarship

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County 4-H youth still have time to apply for a scholarship that could give them a leg up in their post-secondary education. ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

New virus strain, vaccines take center stage of Berrien County Health Department update

BERRIEN COUNTY – A thorough update on COVID-19 numbers and progress was delivered from the Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland on Thursday ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Small Shops to debut at The Grand LV this weekend

NILES – A different kind of shopping experience debuts this weekend at The Grand LV. Without being able to host gatherings for months, Melanie Kennedy, ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Haunted house to donate scholarships to area seniors

NILES — The Niles Scream Park is offering local students a chance to be granted funds toward their continuing education. The Niles Haunted House Board ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

One-third of Virtual Vikings to return to classrooms second semester

NILES — High school students returned to classrooms last week, and Niles Community Schools Superintendent Dan Applegate could not be happier. “Things are going really, ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles yoga instructor offering outdoor winter session Sunday

NILES — Cold yoga and specific breathing techniques that have been taught by “The Iceman” Wim Hof will be coming to The NODE on Sunday ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Fitness organizations gear up for reopening of indoor activities

DOWAGIAC — Area fitness organizations received good news from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Wednesday afternoon press conference. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services updated ... Read more

4 days ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 528,306 cases, 13,533 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 9,368 COVID-19 cases and 194 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Niles man convicted of murdering girlfriend will be released from prison Thursday

CASSOPOLIS – Robert Eugene Leamon III is scheduled to leave prison Thursday morning after a last-ditch effort to keep him incarcerated by Cass County Prosecutor ... Read more

5 days ago by Debra Haight.

Ice carvers begin work in downtown Niles

NILES – Niles has frozen over. The ice has arrived. As beloved community events have been canceled or altered throughout the pandemic, the wintertime 17th ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

New MDHHS epidemic order allows indoor group exercise, non-contact sports

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services updated its epidemic order today to allow re-opening of additional activities where Michiganders can remain ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

‘Heart of Cook’ now offering 2021 grants

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Grant applications are again available for “The Heart of Cook” foundation fund. “The Heart of Cook” is a grant program funded by ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

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