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Niles Township Hall renovation, expansion layout plan approved by board

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Niles Charter Township’s quest for an improved township hall is one step closer to ...

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Niles moves forward with 3rd Street Home Repair Project

NILES — A key city corridor in need of improvements will soon receive attention as part of a ...

Community News

Five Brandywine staff members nominated for Excellence in Education Awards

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Five staff members from a local school have been recognized for their support and ...

Community News

Tyler won’t seek re-election as Berrien County Clerk

ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler announced Thursday that she will not seek re-election to the ...

Community News

Local middle school robotics team to compete in national tournament

GRANDVILLE — A local robotics team has punched its ticket to a VEX Robotics national competition.  Robo Tech ...

Community News

Organizations commemorate 1781 February Raid in Niles ceremony

NILES — A special ceremony was held Saturday to commemorate an American Revolutionary War event that led to ...

Education

Niles Community Schools Superintendent to step down in 2025

NILES — Niles Community Schools announced at last night’s Board of Education meeting that after nine years of ...

Business

Shelton’s Jimbo Shelton wins Pat Moody Award

NILES — A local businessman has been recognized for his decades of success and service in the community. ...

Community News

Cass County discusses potential law enforcement millage

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County Commissioners are taking the first steps toward putting a law enforcement millage on the ...

Community News

PHOTO STORY: Elementary school hosts 100th birthday party for retired schoolteacher

NILES — A local elementary school celebrated its 100th day of classes in a special way. Howard-Ellis Elementary ...

Education

Niles 5th grader wins statewide art contest

NILES — A local elementary schooler was recognized for her artistic talents in a statewide competition. Janet Palmisano, ...

Community News

Salvation Army of Niles announces new building project

NILES — The Salvation Army of Niles will soon be able to better serve neighbors in need in ...

Community News

Niles City Council approves CDBG Action Plan amendments, discusses zoning

NILES — The Niles City Council tackled several topics during its Monday meeting including the city’s Community Development ...

Community News

Brandywine talks new elementary, middle school curriculum, career tech opportunities

NILES — The Brandywine Board of Education’s February meeting featured reports on the success of a new elementary ...

Crime/Court

South Bend man gets prison time for retail fraud

NILES — A South Bend man who stole thousands of dollars worth of items from two Niles Township ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets prison time for Niles vehicle theft

NILES — A Dowagiac man who stole a car in Niles was sentenced Monday in Berrien County Trial ...

Crime/Court

Niles man gets prison time for fleeing police

NILES — A Niles man who fled police and failed to stop at the scene of a property ...

Local Government

Berrien County Commissioners host Feb. 8 meeting

ST. JOSEPH — Thursday’s Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting featured an honorary resolution for a historic Niles church as ...

Community News

‘We’re all family’: Local dance studio produces Miss Dowagiac, Miss Niles

DOWAGIAC — Natasha Griggs and Amelia Rodgers are used to sharing the stage as members of the Miss ...

Community News

Michael Bolton reschedules Four Winds New Buffalo performance

NEW BUFFALO — The Michael Bolton performance scheduled for Saturday, May 25 at Four Winds New Buffalo’s Silver ...

Business

Wings Etc. climbs Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A local restaurant franchise received two awards in January that point to the brand’s ...

Crime/Court

Benton Harbor man gets prison time for sexual assault, fleeing police

NILES — A Benton Harbor man who assaulted a woman, crashed into another car and fled police in ...

Crime/Court

Indiana man gets prison time for stealing vehicle, hitting pedestrian

NILES — An Indiana man who stole a vehicle and hit a pedestrian in Niles Charter Township was ...

Crime/Court

Court of Appeals: Judge erred when sentencing man for shooting MSP trooper

NILES — The Niles man in prison for shooting a Michigan State Police trooper two and a half ...

Crime/Court

Two suspects in custody after police chase across state line

MILTON TOWNSHIP — Two suspects are in custody after a car chase that started in Michigan ended in ...

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