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2022 budget approved for Niles Township

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — As 2021 comes to a close, the Niles Charter Township Board of Trustees is ...

Berrien County

Blossomtime announces 2022 pageant

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Blossomtime Festival this week announced the 2022 Miss Blossomtime and Mr. Blossomtime Pageant. After ...

Education

Niles High School student leads effort to make 370 holiday cards for overseas troops

NILES — Sawyer Lundberg, a sophomore at Niles High School and member of the student council, spearheaded an ...

Berrien County

Berrien County Sheriff discusses false threats made following Oxford shooting

NILES — In the wake of the Oxford High School shooting last week, school districts and law enforcement ...

Berrien County

Honor Credit Union donates $46,500 in honor of Giving Tuesday

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Just as the giving season began, Honor stepped up to give back and make a ...

Business

Local married couple’s lemonade business off to strong start

NILES — When life presented Niles native Kim Grant and her husband, Christopher Boykin, with lemons, they made ...

News

Niles History Center to host special evening open house

NILES — The last chance for visitors to see the Historic Chapin Mansion decorated for the holidays will ...

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,353,156 cases, 24,494 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 20,365 COVID-19 cases and 328 deaths, according to the ...

Brandywine Education

Police presence at Brandywine Middle/High School part of routine safety measures, administration says

NILES — After social media rumors swirled surrounding a lockdown at Brandywine Middle/High School Monday, district administration sent ...

Giving

Niles church seeking donations for upcoming holiday gift shop for families in need

NILES — A local church is teaming up with area organizations in an effort to bring Christmas cheer ...

News

Niles Scream Park raises more than $124,000 for local groups

NILES — The Niles Scream Park, one of Michiana’s most popular autumn attractions, recently completed another successful season ...

Berrien County

Niles man heading back to prison on resisting, obstructing police charges

NILES – A Niles man is going back to prison after being convicted of resisting and obstructing police ...

Berrien County

Berrien County woman convicted in murder for hire plot

NILES — In Berrien County Trial Court, a Berrien Springs woman was convicted of solicitation of murder after ...

Berrien County

Spectrum Health Lakeland Wound Center welcomes new provider

ST. JOSEPH – Spectrum Health Lakeland recently welcomed nurse practitioner Shelley Thibeault, NP, to the medical staff. Thibeault ...

News

Niles community leaders discuss at-risk citizens, share resources

NILES — More than a dozen community organizations convened at the Niles District Library Thursday morning for the ...

Cassopolis

Jones man injured in Newberg Township crash

NEWBERG TOWNSHIP — A Jones man was injured Friday in a three-vehicle crash, according to local law enforcement. ...

Brandywine Education

PAW, Brandywine Music Department to host chili cook-off

NILES — A local organization and an area school district have cooked up a tasty way to support ...

Cass County

Van Buren/Cass District Health Department pleads with public to take COVID-19 precautions

CASSOPOLIS — The Van Buren/Cass District Health Department issued a plea to the Cass County public Thursday evening. ...

Cass County

Vandalia man sentenced for alcohol-fueled assault

CASSOPOLIS — A alcohol-fueled assault has landed a Vandalia man with a probation sentence. In Cass County Court ...

Business

Fernwood Botanical Garden revives holiday lights after 13 years

NILES — For the first time in 13 years, bright, beaming lights signaling the start of the holiday ...

Brandywine Education

Brandywine Community Schools approves compliance with federal vaccine mandate

NILES — A local school district is preparing to ensure it is in compliance with a new federal ...

Business

New downtown business eager to bring clothing, culture to downtown Niles

NILES — There is a new business in downtown Niles eager to offer high-quality clothing to the community. ...

Berrien County

Feasibility study underway to add new county road department garage in Niles Township

ST. JOSEPH – Could a new Berrien County Road Department garage be on the way on land off ...

Berrien County

Residents, health department team up to distribute ‘mask up’ yard signs

BERRIEN COUNTY — Berrien County residents have teamed up to distribute yard signs, saying “mask up so we ...

Cass County

Cass County Conservation District issues annual awards

CASSOPOLIS — One area organization is recognizing Cass County residents and programs for their efforts toward conservation. The ...

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