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Dowagiac resident sentenced for tampering with monitoring device, fleeing police

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who cut off his monitoring device will spend the next 10 months in jail. Willie Lee Davis II, 30, of ... Read more

1 day ago by Debra Haight.

Resident connected with unpublished manuscript handwritten by her mother

NILES – Hand drawn maps of neighborhoods, black and white photographs of buildings and people, and passionately penned facts and connections run through the paper ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles business wins 2021 distinction, given green light to build kitchen

NILES – On May 7, a Niles business founded on flavor was announced as SCORE Kalamazoo/Southwest Michigan’s 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year. Sticky Spoons Jam, ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Homeless man gets jail for attempting to steal vehicle

CASSOPOLIS – A former Niles resident was sentenced in Cass County Circuit Court to a year in jail for conspiracy to steal a motor vehicle ... Read more

2 days ago by Debra Haight.

Berrien County Health Department to begin administering Pfizer vaccine to 12-15-year-olds

BERRIEN COUNTY — Following the recent authorization and recommendation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Virtual community resource forum taking place June 4

CASSOPOLIS — Area agencies have teamed up to help bring visibility to Cass County’s resource providers and help connect them to those who need them ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Berrien County approves wellness plan, expansion of Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail

NILES — The Berrien County Board of Commissioners and the city of Niles are working together to help keep residents safe, healthy and active. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one new COVID-19 death Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 13,582 COVID-19 cases and 257 deaths, according to ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Two South Bend residents arrested following Ontwa Township traffic stop

ONTWA TOWNSHIP — Two South Bend residents were arrested Wednesday following an Ontwa Township traffic stop. Around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, troopers from the Michigan State ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Niles veterinarian’s license suspended after September discovery of dead animals on property

BERTRAND TOWNSHIP – A Niles veterinarian’s license has been suspended by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. According to Michigan LARA certified license ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Lakeland breaks ground on cardiac expansion in Niles

NILES — A multi-million dollar health project broke ground in Niles this week. Wednesday, Spectrum Health Lakeland began construction to expand heart and vascular services ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

South Bend Symphony Orchestra concert at to take place at Riverfront Park

NILES — The Niles District Library and the Niles History Center will present the South Bend Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet at the Riverfront Park Amphitheater ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Indeck volunteers clean up Island Park in preparation for park’s reopening

NILES – Last Saturday, volunteers from Indeck Niles Energy Center and Kiewit Power Constructors spent the day cleaning up Island Park. The workers spent time ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Blossomtime announces Blessing of the Blossoms

BENTON HARBOR — The Blossomtime Festival recently announced another event taking place this spring, the Blessing of the Blossoms. The event is scheduled for 2 ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

VIDEO: Cass County memorial service honors fallen deputy

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office spent Wednesday afternoon honoring a deputy who died in the line of duty. Dozens of guests — officers, ... Read more

3 days ago by Max Harden.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Counties across southwest Michigan reported new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday. As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 13,560 COVID-19 cases and 256 deaths, according ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

PHOTO STORY: Bobcats host honors assembly for graduating seniors

NILES – Family members and loved ones sat on the risers on one side of the Brandywine Middle/High School gymnasium on Tuesday morning facing a ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Friends of Berrien County Trails launches new website

BERRIEN COUNTY — Friends of Berrien County Trails, a nonprofit group that was formed to create, promote and maintain non-motorized trails across the county, recently ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Niles Summer Concert Series to return in June

NILES – Niles residents can bring the lawn chairs, blankets and dancing shoes: music returns to the Riverfront Park Amphitheater this summer. The series kicks ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles hospital recognized for maternity care excellence

NILES — The Economic Alliance for Michigan has awarded Spectrum Health Lakeland Hospital Niles a Hospital Maternity Care Excellence Award for the second year in ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Apple Festival Spring Market taking place Saturday, Sunday

NILES – Seventy vendors, 13 food trucks and a cruise-in car show will arrive at the Four Flags Area Apple Festival grounds this weekend. The ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles City Council approves three social district permits

NILES – Three businesses within the approved Niles social district moved one step closer to being able to serve adult beverages to enjoy outside of ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 867,341 cases, 18,338 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,521 COVID-19 cases and 255 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

United Way of Southwest Michigan honors community’s resiliency with annual awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way has crafted another unique experience to acknowledge the generosity of donors and the impact made in the community in 2020. ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 865,349 cases, 18,239 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,521 COVID-19 cases and 255 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

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