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Berrien County’s lone women, family shelter hosts community open house

BENTON HARBOR — A local nonprofit recently offered community members a first-hand look at Berrien County’s only women ...

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Planning commission approves zoning for Round Barn brewpub in former Niles church

NILES — The Round Barn’s proposed Niles location moved one step closer toward becoming a reality Wednesday night ...

News

Baroda man, Niles woman killed in single-vehicle Berrien Township crash

BERRIEN TOWNSHIP — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Niles Post are investigating a single-vehicle, double fatal crash ...

Community News

City council approves 2023 street pavement resurfacing program

NILES — Select city streets in need of repairs and improvements will soon receive proper maintenance. The Niles ...

Crime/Court

Niles man sentenced to prison on criminal sexual conduct charge

NILES — A Niles man already in prison for criminal sexual conduct was given another prison term.  Taiten ...

Community News

Brandywine community raises concerns after school board approves new committees

NILES — The Brandywine Board of Education established several new committees on curriculum, sexually explicit materials and other ...

Crime/Court

Niles man gets prison time for stealing brother’s vehicle

NILES – A Niles man was sentenced to prison Monday in Berrien County Trial Court for stealing his ...

Crime/Court

Former sheriff’s department lieutenant gets jail time in embezzlement case

NILES — A former Berrien County Sheriff’s Department lieutenant was sentenced to jail Monday in Berrien County Trial ...

Business

Rep. Walberg visits Niles manufacturers

NILES — Niles was host to a special visitor Thursday. 5th District Congressman Tim Walberg visited and toured ...

Community News

Author hosts book discussion on father’s relationship with MLK, civil rights movement

NILES — A local author hosted a discussion on her latest book detailing her white father’s role in ...

Community News

‘An overwhelming success’: DDA sees successful Hunter Ice Festival turnout

NILES — The Hunter Ice Festival took over downtown Niles this past weekend, much to the delight of ...

Community News

Niles Haunted House announces scholarship opportunities for local high school seniors

NILES — A local organization will be offering scholarship opportunities to Niles area seniors. The Niles Haunted House ...

Community News

HOPE at Niles, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church host annual MLK Community Breakfast

NILES — Dozens of community members celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a community ...

Education

Brandywine Community honors school board members for annual recognition month

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Brandywine Community Schools is joining 537 local and 56 intermediate school districts across Michigan ...

News

El Amigo Pepe to close restaurant, transition to food truck

NILES — A local restaurant will soon be closing its doors but the window to its food truck ...

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Niles resident sent to hospital after leaving roadway and striking brush

A Niles resident was sent to the hospital after her vehicle left the roadway and struck some brush ...

News

Leader Publications promotes managing editor

NILES — Maxwell Harden has been named the managing editor of Leader Publications’ weekly newspapers that includes Niles ...

Local Government

Berrien County to look into Niles real estate opportunities for road department

ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County commissioners have authorized county staff to pursue buying real estate possibly in the ...

Education

New-look Brandywine school board hosts first meeting of year

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — The Brandywine Community Schools Board of Education began 2023 with the election of officers ...

News

MSP investigating fatal two-semi Bertrand Township crash

BERTRAND TOWNSHIP — A crash involving two semi trucks in Bertrand Township has been confirmed to be fatal, ...

News

MSP investigating two-semi truck crash in Bertrand Township

NILES — Michigan State Police troopers are investigating a Monday afternoon crash involving two semi trucks on US-12 ...

Education

Lake Michigan College to seek millage renewal

BENTON HARBOR — A local college is asking taxpayers to support an operating millage proposal for the purpose ...

Community News

McKee, Dixon crowned 2023 Mr. and Miss Niles

DOWAGIAC — The new Mr. and Miss Niles were crowned in style. When the dust settled, Audrey Dixon ...

Breaking News

Niles Mancino’s to close at end of month

NILES — A local restaurant announced it will be closing its doors later this month. Paul and Brenda ...

Community News

Local organizations to host annual MLK Community Breakfast

NILES — HOPE at Niles and Mount Calvary Baptist Church are gearing up to host their annual breakfast ...

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