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Berrien County

Niles man gets probation resisting, obstructing police

NILES — Alan Michael Baldwin, 48, of Niles, was sentenced for resisting and obstructing police Monday by Berrien ...

Community News

Niles History Center to host annual Spring Open House

NILES — A local museum will be opening its doors to celebrate the start of the 2022 season ...

Business

‘Absolutely incredible’: Mayor tries new BBQ restaurant, shares opening date

DOWAGIAC — The hardwood has been stacked, the smokers have been fired up and menu taste testing is ...

Berrien County

Niles man sentenced for possession of ammunition

NILES — A Niles man will have to walk the walk and not just talk the talk if ...

Community News

Faire play: Niles Renaissance Faire returns to Plym Park – GALLERY

NILES — A popular festival returned to Plym Park Saturday and Sunday to transport guests back in time ...

Business

Crafts, cats and laughs: Marion Magnolia Farms hosts artisan market – GALLERY

CASSOPOLIS — With a cool breeze sweeping across the plain, vendors from across Michiana descended on a local ...

Business

Cars for kids: Niles man finds success with toy vehicle dealership business

NILES — A Niles car dealership continues to provide quality vehicles and service to Niles’ smallest clients. Martinez ...

Community News

Niles Cedar Lane participates in Riverfront Park cleanup project

NILES — Niles Cedar Lane students returned to Riverfront Park Thursday morning for the park’s annual cleanup project. ...

Community News

‘Long Live Gavin’: Family, friends host vigil for Niles teen killed in shooting

NILES — “Long Live Gavin”. Dozens of community members – several wearing “LLG” t-shirts – gathered near the ...

Community News

Niles Community Schools talks classroom libraries, book-vetting process

NILES — Niles Community Schools presented the board of education with an update on the state of its ...

Community News

GoFundMe launched for family of Niles teen killed in shooting

NILES — A GoFundMe has been launched to support the family of the 14-year-old Niles teen who was ...

Education

Niles Community Schools adopts new art curriculum

NILES — A new curriculum is on the way for Niles Community Schools’ art department. The NCS Board ...

Community News

Niles man gets prison time for meth possession

NILES — A Niles man was sent back to prison after being sentenced Monday in Berrien County Trial ...

Business

Anew Divine Beauty Salon hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony

NILES — A Niles business that opened last year was finally able to celebrate with the community. The ...

Cassopolis

Local schools, businesses receive United Way awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — A regional nonprofit has acknowledged local businesses and schools for their generosity and community contributions. ...

Business

Four Flags Area Apple Festival hosts second annual Spring Market

NILES — The second-annual Four Flags Area Apple Festival Spring Market took place May 14-15 at the Apple ...

Berrien County

PHOTO STORY: Local royalty, bands shine at 116th Blossomtime Parade

ST. JOSEPH — With redbud trees in full bloom and a cool breeze dusting pollen across the landscape, ...

Buchanan

Photo story: Fernwood hosts annual Spring Garden Market

NILES — A popular artisan market made its long-awaited return from pandemic hiatus Saturday morning. Fernwood Botanical Garden, ...

Brandywine Education

Incoming Brandywine superintendent ‘excited’ to lead district

NILES — Brandywine Middle/High School Principal Travis Walker likes to joke that he “went into the family business” ...

Business

Niles City Council approves provisional certificates for new marijuana business

NILES — The Niles City Council approved provisional certificates for Class C grow and processing to Craft Hydroponic ...

Community News

City council approves 200K Plym Park parking lot project

NILES — A local park will soon be receiving a new infrastructure project. The Niles City Council approved ...

Community News

Dowagiac River experts urge caution following recent water rescue

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP – An emergency water rescue involving several kayakers on the Dowagiac River last week brought ...

Cass County

Couple injured in two-motorcycle crash in Howard Township

NILES — A couple was hospitalized after a two-motorcycle crash in Howard Township, according to the Cass County ...

Buchanan

Local students named to SMC spring honor roll

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College named 42 students to the President’s List for the Spring 2022 semester.    ...

Business

National Standard demolition complete; Niles Inn project enters second phase

NILES — Two facilities long considered eyesores by residents and passersby are in the process of being repurposed ...

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