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Halloween activities coming to southwest Michigan

By CHRISTINA CLARK & MAXWELL HARDEN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — While many residents expressed concern about trick-or-treat times still being hosted on Oct. 31. Halloween festivities ... Read more

15 hours ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac man headed to prison on three counts of domestic violence

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man is going to prison after being sentenced in Cass County Circuit Court in connection with three domestic violence cases over ... Read more

17 hours ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County’s 43rd Circuit Court awarded grant

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County 43rd Circuit Court has been awarded the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program “Gap Filling” Grant from the ... Read more

18 hours ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 152,862 cases, 7,129 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still rising in southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Missing dog found shot, family grieving after five day search

HOWARD TOWNSHIP — A Niles family is mourning their dog missing since Oct. 16. A Husky mix, with bi-colored eyes, was found dead five days ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Spectrum Health reinforces commitment to equity

ST. JOSEPH – Today, Spectrum Health issued an anti-racism pledge, committing to act against structural racism and pledging to take on the challenge to eliminate ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Candidates for 78th district seat participate in community forum

NILES — Two candidates running for a seat in the Michigan House of representatives faced off Tuesday. Incumbent Brad Paquette, R, and challenger Dan Vandenheede, ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Berrien County Trial Court receives continued funding

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County Trial Court recently announced the continued funding of its two treatment courts as well as the Swift and Sure ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Niles businesses collaborate to sweeten their offerings

NILES — Business owners are working together to try to sweeten their offerings while business hours and options have been limited by the pandemic. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties report one new COVID-19 death each

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have each added one new COVID-19 death to the state’s total, the Michigan Department of Health and Human ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

New yoga studio opens in downtown Niles

NILES — To Meghan Engledow, yoga is not just a workout. When she began her personal practice in 2015, it was a way to cope ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Expansion underway at Niles-Buchanan YMCA location

NILES — The Niles-Buchanan YMCA, 905 N. Front St., is visibly growing. The $2.6 million expansion is underway at the location, with walls going up ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Third annual writers conference goes virtual Saturday

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The third annual Southwest Michigan Writers’ Conference will be hosted this weekend for the first time virtually. The free event will take ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Fire contained at former National Standard building

NILES — A blighted property that has been seen as a nuisance to many Niles residents caught fire early Wednesday morning. The Niles Fire Department ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports three new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Three Berrien County residents have been added to the death toll of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Registration open for YMCA’s 39th annual Thanksgiving Day Run

NILES — Beginning Thanksgiving Day with a run or walk with family and friends has become a tradition for many in the Niles and Buchanan ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles Township passes sewage increase

NILES TOWNSHIP — The Niles Charter Township board voted unanimously, with Trustee Dan Pulaski absent, on Monday evening to increase the sewer rates to its ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Four Flags Antique Mall acquires new owners

NILES — The Four Flags Antique Mall, located at 218 N. Second St., has booths full of treasures for those who seek them. Vintage wares, ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Woman in stable condition following Sunday shooting

CALVIN TOWNSHIP — A woman who was shot in a domestic violence incident on in Calvin Township Sunday morning is in stable condition, according to ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Suspect pleads guilty in Dowagiac murder case

CASSOPOLIS — A man involved in a Dowagiac home invasion turned murder earlier this year has pleaded guilty. Justin Carlton pleaded guilty Monday to second ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan

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

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Chili cook-off benefited displaced veterans through chow, competition and charity

NILES — Twelve hot pots full of secret combinations of spices, meat, tomatoes and some even beans were displayed across a line of tables at ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Cass County seeks volunteers for boards, committees

CASS COUNTY — Cass County has openings on a number of boards and commissions and is seeking volunteers to serve on those boards and commissions. ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Operation Safe Stop runs this week

LANSING — Starting today, law enforcement officers throughout Michigan will be ramping up patrols of motorists illegally passing school buses. Operation Safe Stop is part ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

YMCA of Greater Michiana opens full day childcare at Northside Child Development Center

NILES — The YMCA of Greater Michiana has opened the first location of its Child Care Network at Northside Child Development Center located at 2020 ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

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