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Local Government

Berrien County Treasurer helping taxpayers avoid foreclosure

ST. JOSEPH — In tough economic times, losing one’s home for nonpayment of back taxes can be a ...

Business

‘A new opportunity’: Boxing gym with global reach relocates to Niles

NILES — A boxing gym owned by Golden Glove-winning boxers now calls Niles home. Clare Morris Ramirez and ...

Business

2nd & Main celebrates first anniversary with new specials, wine bar preview

NILES — A popular downtown Niles business is celebrating its one year anniversary in style. 2nd & Main, ...

Community News

M-51 traffic shift in Niles begins Monday

NILES — With bridge demolition now complete, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is set to move to ...

Business

1st Source Bank opens new Niles Township banking center

NILES — An area bank holding company has a new location in Niles Charter Township. 1st Source Bank ...

DEVELOPING NEWS

Niles authorities seek help locating gas station robbery suspects

NILES — The Niles Police Department is asking for the public’s help in the identification of two suspects ...

Local Government

Berrien County unofficial primary election results

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Listed below are the unofficial election results from Berrien County for the Feb. 27 primary ...

Crime/Court

Area women sentenced on drunk driving charges

NILES — Two area women were sentenced for drunk driving offenses Monday in Berrien County Trial Court. Savannah ...

Community News

Niles’ first Black police officer dies

NILES — Hubert “Herbie” Ingram, the City of Niles’ first Black police officer, has died. He was 82. ...

Crime/Court

Benton Harbor woman gets jail time for Niles Lowe’s theft

NILES — A Benton Harbor woman who took part in a theft last year from the Niles Lowe’s ...

Community News

Niles Township Hall renovation, expansion layout plan approved by board

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Niles Charter Township’s quest for an improved township hall is one step closer to ...

Community News

Niles moves forward with 3rd Street Home Repair Project

NILES — A key city corridor in need of improvements will soon receive attention as part of a ...

Community News

Five Brandywine staff members nominated for Excellence in Education Awards

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Five staff members from a local school have been recognized for their support and ...

Community News

Tyler won’t seek re-election as Berrien County Clerk

ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler announced Thursday that she will not seek re-election to the ...

Community News

Local middle school robotics team to compete in national tournament

GRANDVILLE — A local robotics team has punched its ticket to a VEX Robotics national competition.  Robo Tech ...

Community News

Organizations commemorate 1781 February Raid in Niles ceremony

NILES — A special ceremony was held Saturday to commemorate an American Revolutionary War event that led to ...

Education

Niles Community Schools Superintendent to step down in 2025

NILES — Niles Community Schools announced at last night’s Board of Education meeting that after nine years of ...

Business

Shelton’s Jimbo Shelton wins Pat Moody Award

NILES — A local businessman has been recognized for his decades of success and service in the community. ...

Community News

Cass County discusses potential law enforcement millage

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County Commissioners are taking the first steps toward putting a law enforcement millage on the ...

Community News

PHOTO STORY: Elementary school hosts 100th birthday party for retired schoolteacher

NILES — A local elementary school celebrated its 100th day of classes in a special way. Howard-Ellis Elementary ...

Education

Niles 5th grader wins statewide art contest

NILES — A local elementary schooler was recognized for her artistic talents in a statewide competition. Janet Palmisano, ...

Community News

Salvation Army of Niles announces new building project

NILES — The Salvation Army of Niles will soon be able to better serve neighbors in need in ...

Community News

Niles City Council approves CDBG Action Plan amendments, discusses zoning

NILES — The Niles City Council tackled several topics during its Monday meeting including the city’s Community Development ...

Community News

Brandywine talks new elementary, middle school curriculum, career tech opportunities

NILES — The Brandywine Board of Education’s February meeting featured reports on the success of a new elementary ...

Crime/Court

South Bend man gets prison time for retail fraud

NILES — A South Bend man who stole thousands of dollars worth of items from two Niles Township ...

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