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Hit-and-run injures Niles woman

HOWARD TOWNSHIIP — A 78-year-old Howard Township woman was injured in a hit-and-run crash near Barron Lake Saturday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Report.

Niles natives collaborate on song

NILES – Two artists with roots and backgrounds in Niles found each other through connections in Nashville to fuse their talents in a collaboration both ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Two sentenced on meth charges in Cass County Court

CASSOPOLIS — Friday in Cass County Court, a South Bend man currently in federal prison in Milan, Michigan, was given credit for time served for ... Read more

1 day ago by Debra Haight.

Homeless man gets jail time for stealing vehicle in Dowagiac

CASSOPOLIS – A homeless man who stole a car in Dowagiac in January was sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court to a year in ... Read more

1 day ago by Debra Haight.

Illinois man dead, Benton Harbor teen arrested after two vehicle Oronoko Township crash Monday

ORONOKO TOWNSHIP – A DeKalb, Illinois, man is dead and a Benton Harbor teen has been arrested after a crash Monday in Oronoko Township. Michigan ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Honor Credit Union announces Tracy Sanders as VP of operations

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently announced the internal promotion of Tracy Sanders. Formerly serving as assistant vice president of operations, Sanders recently accepted ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Brandywine grads aim to achieve dreams in the film industry

NILES — This week, The Rage in downtown Niles was host to a gruesome murder. A cloud of smog overtook the two-story building, blanketed with ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Parents, district respond after homophobic Snapchat messages surface

NILES – After evidence of bullying, homophobic statements came to light last week at Niles New Tech, a family is speaking out and wants change ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Madeline Bertrand County Park expansion moves forward

BERRIEN COUNTY – Madeline Bertrand County Park in Niles will soon gain 33 acres of land. The Berrien County Commissioners voted on Thursday to accept ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Bell Road under construction Friday, Saturday

NILES TOWNSHIP – Road construction will continue on Bell Road, between M-51 and Third Street, in Niles township on Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

LMC students earn spots on spring president’s, dean’s lists

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College has announced the names of 680 students recognized for academic achievement during the 2021 spring semester. There were 104 ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

In first trial in 15 months, Cass County jury finds man guilty on firearms charges

CASSOPOLIS — For the first time in 15 months, a jury trial has been hosted in Cass County. Defendant Paris Bradford was convicted of six ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Niles resident hopes Monday morning robbery keeps others alert to surroundings

NILES – A Niles resident is hoping her experience being robbed at gunpoint Monday morning can help others in the surrounding area be on the ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Honor Credit Union Community Commitment Scholarship winners announced

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — A regional credit union recently awarded more than $20,000 to area high school graduates. Honor Credit Union officials said they are proud ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Veggie Van to offer free healthy foods, nutrition information in Niles

NILES — The Veggie Van, a mobile farmer’s market featuring locally grown, top-quality fruits and vegetables, will offer free healthy foods and nutrition information from ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Juneteenth festival to be hosted in Niles

NILES – An event coming to Niles next week is aiming to promote education and community betterment. A Juneteenth festival will take place from 10 ... Read more

3 days ago by Caleb Steensma.

Niles Salvation Army lieutenants get marching orders

NILES – Throughout the past four years, the lieutenants serving at The Salvation Army in Niles have helped the community weather a flood, a fire ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 891,057 cases, 19,432 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,882 COVID-19 cases and 269 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

PAW launches inaugural internship program

NILES — Performing Arts Workshops, PAW Inc. is seeking applicants for its inaugural paid internship program, the PAW Leadership Collective, a program designed to give ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Niles Township considering millage to support additional police officers

NILES TOWNSHIP — The Niles Township Board of Trustees is considering adding a millage to the August 2022 ballot. An item from the last Niles ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Brandywine Middle/High School to get new entrance

NILES – The drive into Brandywine Middle/High School will look different come later this summer. On Monday, the Brandywine Board of Education hosted a special ... Read more

4 days ago by Caleb Steensma.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 890,764 cases, 19,376 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,879 COVID-19 cases and 269 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Fourth annual Bacon Party hosted at Arthur Dodd Park

NILES — The smell of greasy bacon wafted through Arthur Dodd Memorial Park this weekend as hungry residents settled in for a celebration of their ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles Police Log: May 27-June 1

May 27 12:17 a.m. – Fort/11th, traffic stop 1:08 a.m. – Sycamore, obstruct justice/warrant 1:08 a.m. – Sycamore, alarm-burglary 7 a.m. – Front, assist 8:12 ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Jackson resident pleads guilty to obstructing police following Berrien County incident

In Berrien County Trial Court Monday, a Jackson, Michigan resident was sentenced to probation after being found drunk in his car in the Berrien Springs ... Read more

5 days ago by Debra Haight.

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