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Niles City Council welcomes new member

NILES — The Niles City Council meeting approved Community Development Block Grant – Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security grants for three downtown businesses. City ... Read more

1 hour ago by Christina Clark.

Niles City Council approves outdoor dining zone

NILES — Niles City Council unanimously approved an outdoor dining zone at Monday night’s virtual city council meeting. The zone was proposed by the Main ... Read more

4 hours ago by Christina Clark.

UPDATE: Rite Aid expands no-cost COVID-19 testing

NILES — Rite Aid is updating its COVID-19 testing program through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Effective immediately, no-charge ... Read more

4 hours ago by Staff Report.

Niles District Library decorates for holidays

NILES — There is a place in Niles where Harry Potter, a dragon, Candy Mountain, murder hornet sightings and COVID-19 testing sites all reside in ... Read more

6 hours ago by Christina Clark.

New Niles restaurant to celebrate creativity

NILES — Creativity is at the center of a new restaurant coming to Niles. On every table inside Create Bar and Grill, 1245 S .11th ... Read more

7 hours ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 314,216 cases, 8,543 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Michigan is still reporting high COVID-19 positives, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Report.

Niles man charged in downtown bank robbery

NILES — A Niles man has been charged in connection to a downtown Niles bank robbery. Richard David Smith, 52, of Niles, was charged in ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Pokagon Band donates proceeds from Four Winds Invitational to Beacon Children’s Hospital

SOUTH BEND — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi recently announced that it has donated $62,220 in proceeds from the 2020 Four Winds Invitational to Beacon ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Local effort underway to support Wreaths Across America

THREE OAKS — From Columbia Falls, Minnesota to Three Oaks, Michigan, volunteers have been fundraising, beginning Oct. 26, to ensure that all veterans at Fort ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Police rescue man trapped under vehicle after two-car crash in Niles Township

NILES — Sheriff’s deputies from Berrien County rescued a Niles man trapped under his vehicle following a crash just outside city limits Sunday afternoon. The ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Niles mayor asks public to heed warnings after testing positive for COVID-19

NILES — Niles mayor Nick Shelton has tested positive for COVID-19. Shelton posted to his official mayor Facebook page Friday evening announcing that he had ... Read more

3 days ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Niles High School students finish out investment tournament in top half

NILES — Four Niles High School students took on an investment competition during a time when stock markets are notably volatile: election season. Vikings Stuart ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Cass County Board of Commissioners approves substance abuse funding, new records system

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Board of Commissioners were back to business approving new items of business Thursday. The board met via Zoom video conferencing, ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Main Street DDA, volunteers decorate downtown Niles for holiday season

NILES — Businesses and the Main Street Downtown Development Authority are preparing for the holiday season. On Thursday morning, in the unseasonably warm temperatures and ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Pedestrian killed in Porter Township crash

PORTER TOWNSHIP — A pedestrian was killed in a car accident Thursday in Porter Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard Behnke ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

One arrested for armed robbery of downtown Niles bank

NILES — An arrest has been made in connection to an armed robbery that occurred at a bank in downtown Niles on Thursday afternoon. Nile ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

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

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

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Local group fitness instructors, institutions react to pandemic order

NILES — The latest pandemic order given by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Sunday called to put ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Spectrum Health Lakeland changes COVID-19 testing criteria

ST. JOSEPH – Due to increasing demand for COVID-19 testing and a nationwide shortage of supplies, Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised eligibility changes for those ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 277,806 cases, 8,190 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Wednesday, Berrien ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

SMC Board of Trustees updated on COVID-19

DOWAGIAC — At its regular monthly meeting, conducted remotely Monday night via Zoom, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees heard from Dr. Joe Odenwald ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

LMC adapts to new state order

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College is increasing safety precautions in response to new state directives to slow the spread of COVID-19. Non-essential employees will ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Milton Township, Cass County Road Commission discuss cost of design, engineering new roundabout

MILTON TOWNSHIP—At the regular Milton Township meeting on Tuesday evening, first steps for the roundabout at the Gumwood Road and Redfield Street intersection were mentioned. ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

SMCAS taking increased precautions amid increasing COVID-19 rates

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Personal protection equipment is just one of the many layers of precaution the emergency responders at the Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance Service ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

COA suspends some activities for remainder of year due to COVID

CASS COUNTY — With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state of Michigan reaching record highs, the Cass County Council on Aging is ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

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