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Niles roller rink reopens following legal battle

NILES – A Niles roller skating rink was able to take the chains off its doors and reopen to a limited number of skaters last ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Michigan Works! announces community wide survey to learn about COVID-19’s impact

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan Works! is issuing a call to action to the community to fill out a six-question survey to understand the true impact ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County prepares to adjust to criminal justice reforms

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County is preparing to implement criminal justice reforms passed down by the state legislature. On Jan. 4, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Michiana Family Center seeks mentors for foster teens

MICHIANA — A regional organization is looking to provide one-on-one support to foster teens across the Michiana region. Serving Edwardsburg, Cassopolis, Dowagiac, Niles, Granger, Mishawaka, ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Mount Calvary Baptist to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic March 5

NILES — The Berrien County Health Department will again be providing free COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment only at Mount Calvary Baptist Church from 10 a.m. ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported one new COVID-19 death, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Thursday, Berrien ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Applications open for Cass County Sheriff’s Community Scholarship

CASSOPOLIS — For the 23rd year in a row, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office is looking to give back to the community it serves by ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Berrien County commissioners send message to state on regionalizing COVID-19 approach

BERRIEN COUNTY – March has been declared “Restaurant Month” in Berrien County. The declaration took place Thursday, as the Berrien County Board of Commissioners voted ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Michigan Works! to open office in Cass County administration building

CASSOPOLIS — To better support the individuals and businesses in Cass County, Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren announced Thursday that it will be opening ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Dollar General, marijuana microbusiness, Iron Shoe expansion coming to Niles

NILES – A new Dollar General store is in the plans for the west side of Niles, Iron Shoe Distillery will be expanding its dining ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles restaurant week to showcase 18 restaurants

NILES – The creators of the inaugural Niles Restaurant Week are looking forward to 18 Niles restaurants showcasing menus and culinary offerings beginning next Monday. ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 583,964 cases, 15,405 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 10,582 COVID-19 cases and 219 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Cass County GOP censures Congressman Fred Upton for vote against Marjorie Taylor Greene

CASS COUNTY — Rep. Fred Upton has once again found himself at odds with the Cass County GOP. Upton, who was censured by the Cass ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Cass County Veterans Affairs provides update to community

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Veterans Affairs recently provided up an update to the community on its services. The Cass County Veterans Affairs officials said ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Niles Restaurant Week to host photo contest

NILES – The first-ever Niles Restaurant Week will take place the first week of March, beginning Monday, March 1 and continuing through Sunday, March 7. ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

SMC plans to host in-person, outdoor graduation ceremonies

DOWAGIAC – Southwestern Michigan College President Joe Odenwald is optimistic about vaccine distributions and is planning to host in-person graduation ceremonies outdoors in the spring. ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles PD to get body-worn cameras for each officer

NILES – Body-worn cameras are on their way to the Niles Police Department, after an anonymous donor offered to cover the more than $50,000 cost ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

MSP Niles troopers arrest man who set own residence on fire

HAGAR TOWNSHIP – A Hagar Township man has been arrested on first degree arson charges after setting his own home on fire. Michigan State Police ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties reports new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have reported one new COVID-19 death each, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

YMCA of Greater Michiana to host second annual Day of Giving

NILES — A local organization will once again be promoting a Day of Giving next month. The YMCA of Greater Michiana will host YMCA Day ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Niles City Council approves expansion of local provisioning center to include grow, processing

NILES – The next steps for Arwen, LLC to grow its business a little greener were approved unanimously at the Monday night regular Niles City ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

BCF awarded $60,000 grant to combat drug overdose epidemic

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien Community Foundation sought – and won – a $60,000 grant to help in the ongoing fight against drug abuse. BCF ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

During virtual learning, students experiencing homelessness can fall through the cracks

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Recently, the number of students experiencing homelessness in some way throughout Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties seems to be lower than ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

Children injured in Howard Township crash

HOWARD TOWNSHIP — Two children and a driver were injured in a Howard Township crash, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Cass County Sheriff ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Health Department postpones COVID-19 vaccine appointments Tuesday due to nationwide shipment delays

BERRIEN COUNTY – The Berrien County Health Department has been notified by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that due to last week’s ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

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