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Local provisioning centers celebrate cannabis holiday with sales, overcome software snags

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – The day almost seemed to go up in smoke for some area cannabis provisioning centers in Buchanan and Niles, while others celebrated ... Read more

6 hours ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 799,140 cases, 16,986 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 12,787 COVID-19 cases and 240 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

9 hours ago by Submitted.

Berrien County 4-H Leaders Association sets annual meeting

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County 4-H Leaders Association will be hosting its 55th annual meeting on Monday, April 26. It is scheduled to start ... Read more

11 hours ago by Submitted.

United Way of Southwest Michigan invites community to honor leaders during National Volunteer Week

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — This week, one regional organization is honoring its volunteers. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration across the country ... Read more

14 hours ago by Submitted.

Cass County Sheriff’s Office K9 finds home invasion, larceny suspect

HOWARD TOWNSHIP — A four-legged Cass County Sheriff’s Office employee located a home invasion suspect following reports of a suspicious person Monday. Sheriff Richard Behnke ... Read more

16 hours ago by Submitted.

UPDATE: Sheriff’s office finds missing Niles man

UPDATE: The Sheriff’s Office has reported the man has been found safe. NILES — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance finding a missing ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Report.

Teacher resigns after allegedly soliciting 14-year-old

NILES — A teacher who was recorded allegedly attempting to meet what he thought was a 14-year-old girl at a hotel earlier this month has ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 793,881 cases, 16,901 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 12,747 COVID-19 cases and 241 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Merritt Elementary hosting pet supply drive for area shelters

NILES – The students at one Niles elementary school are taking action to help animals in need across Berrien and Cass counties. Merritt Elementary School ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

South Bend man sentenced for meth possession in Niles Township

NILES – Prison sentences were handed down to two area residents in Berrien County Trial Court Monday. Neil Courtney Bennett, 49, of South Bend, pleaded ... Read more

2 days ago by Debra Haight.

GateWay Services to become Center for Growth and Independence

BENTON HARBOR — Effective April 30, GateWay Services, 1440 Empire Ave., Benton Harbor, which has a satellite office in Niles, will undergo an official name ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Niles Police Log: April 8-15

April 8 12:27 a.m. – S. Ninth/Hickory, traffic 4:50 a.m. – 1300 block Bond, abandoned vehicle 7:44 a.m. – Silverbrook/S. 14th, traffic stop 8:10 a.m. ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Report finds problem-solving courts help lower recidivism, unemployment rates

CASSOPOLIS — During a live-streamed virtual news conference, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth T. Clement announced Friday the publication of the Fiscal Year 2020 Problem-Solving ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

MDHHS extends epidemic order, strengthens mask requirement for children

LANSING — Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services extended its gatherings and mask epidemic order. The order – which preserves the strongest ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County votes to engage Kalamazoo studio for Cass County Historic Courthouse services

CASSOPOLIS — Plans to transform the Cass County Historic Courthouse are moving ahead. Thursday, the Cass County Board of Commissioners voted to engage Intersect Studio, ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Buchanan graduate now Berrien County prosecuting attorney

ST. JOSEPH – A lot has changed for Holly Lucas since she was crowned Miss Buchanan in 2008. Today, Lucas is a prosecuting attorney working ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Cass County Veterans Affairs Office welcomes new leadership

CASSOPOLIS — A change in leadership at the Cass County Veterans Affairs Office was welcomed with a standing ovation Thursday evening. During its regularly scheduled ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 770,822 cases, 16,731 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 12,534 COVID-19 cases and 240 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County Public Defender’s Office to increase staff

BERRIEN COUNTY – Staffing levels are set to increase at the Berrien County Public Defender’s Office after a vote from the Berrien County Board of ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan man named 911 Telecommunicator of the Year

BERRIEN COUNTY – A Buchanan man has been named Berrien County’s Telecommunicator of the Year. During the Berrien County Board of Commissioners’ meeting on Thursday ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Niles teacher accused of assault pleads not guilty

NILES — A Niles teacher accused of assaulting two students has pleaded not guilty. Thursday, Southside School teacher Sara “Sally” Irons, of Niles, was arraigned ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

LMC to host virtual career, program expo for prospective students

BENTON HARBOR — Area residents can learn what it is like to be a Red Hawk at Lake Michigan College’s virtual career and program expo. ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Niles city, DART consider south county expansion

NILES – Running errands, being transported for doctor appointments and more could become more challenging for some Berrien County residents, as county officials reportedly seek ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 764,519 cases, 16,619 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 12,489 COVID-19 cases and 240 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County Fair Food Drive-Thru event returns April 23-25

CASSOPOLIS — A smash hit event is returning to Cass County later this month to appease area residents’ tastebuds. The Cass County Fair will host ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

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