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Council votes to close the NODE, reopen Second Street

NILES – After months of debate, the Niles City Council has voted to close the Niles Outdoor Dining ...

Berrien County

Two local women sentenced to time served on obstruction, domestic violence charges

NILES — In Berrien County Court Monday, two women received credit for time served. Kiara Necole Haynes, 31, ...

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South Bend man gets prison for attempted armed robbery at Niles Walmart

NILES — A South Bend man is headed to prison after being sentenced on charges related to an ...

Berrien County

Spectrum Health Lakeland welcomes new board members

ST. JOSEPH – In addition to welcoming Mike Todman as chair of the Spectrum Health Lakeland board of ...

Cass County

South Bend man sentenced for drunk driving; Dowagiac man sentenced for assault

CASSOPOLIS — In Cass County Court Friday, a South Bend man was sentenced for third-offense drunk driving, while ...

Dowagiac

SWMPC presents award to Dowagiac River Restoration Project

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Southwest Michigan Planning Commission presented the 2021 Graham Woodhouse Intergovernmental Effort award at its ...

Cass County

Lawsuit accuses Cass County of gerrymandering

CASSOPOLIS — The latest map of commissioner districts drawn by Cass County leaders has come under fire. A ...

Cass County

Cass County welcomes new 4-H program coordinator

CASSOPOLIS — Though her new office in the Cass County Administration Building in downtown Cassopolis is still not ...

Education

New Niles High School principal eager to lead youth

NILES — It has been a busy three weeks for Michelle Asmus. The newly-minted Niles High School principal ...

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Niles Police Log: Jan. 1-8

Jan. 1 12:26 a.m. — 1130 block S. 11th, alarm-burglary 12:41 a.m. — 500 block Union, gun shots ...

Berrien County

Berrien County commissioners discuss ARPA funds

ST. JOSEPH – Berrien County Commissioners are speeding up the process of how they can share some of ...

Education

Niles Community Schools looks to move forward amid transportation staffing shortages

NILES — School districts across the country are feeling the crunch when it comes to teacher and transportation ...

News

Niles Township approves pay increase for zoning administrator

NILES TOWNSHIP — The Niles Township Board of Trustees took care of a short agenda Tuesday evening. Tuesday, ...

Brandywine Education

Brandywine’s Myers headed into the hall of fame

NILES — An honor that is a long time coming will finally be bestowed on Brandywine Softball Coach ...

Education

Niles Community Schools teachers, staff participate in social-emotional learning training

NILES — Class may not have been in session on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but Niles Community ...

Breaking News

MSP investigating fire that left one dead in Niles Township

NILES TOWNSHIP — A fire that left a Niles Township man dead is currently under investigation, according to ...

News

Organizers call 2022 Miss Niles Scholarship Pageant a success

NILES — Donna Bradfield was all smiles after the 2022 Miss Niles Pageant Saturday evening at Niles High ...

Berrien County

Plans underway to promote trails in Berrien County

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Niles and Buchanan area residents know all about the value of trails in attracting business ...

Berrien County

Niles Haunted House to gift scholarships to area seniors

NILES — One regional attraction is looking to give back to area students. The Niles Haunted House Board ...

Cass County

Howard Branch Library hosts interactive MLK Day programming

HOWARD TOWNSHIP — A local library took a hands-on approach to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. ...

Business

Niles DDA calls Hunter Ice Festival a success

NILES — Cold yet sunny weather proved to be a winning combination for the Hunter Ice Festival, which ...

Berrien County

Honor Credit Union to award 25 high school seniors with $1,000 scholarships

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently announced that the 2022 Honor Credit Union Community Commitment Scholarship window ...

Berrien County

Pedestrian injured in S. 11th Street collision

NILES — A pedestrian was transported to the hospital Monday morning following a collision with a vehicle near ...

Berrien County

Berrien County Sheriff’s Office investigating suspicious death on Stateline Road in Niles

NILES — Law enforcement is currently investigating a suspicious death that occurred in Niles over the weekend, according ...

News

Carsyn Franz crowned Miss Niles 2022

NILES — The new Miss Niles was enthroned in style. When the dust settled, Carsyn Franz was crowned ...

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