Niles

No solutions reached for Niles Skate Park

NILES — After over an hour of discussion, Niles City Council members and city officials reached no proposed solution for ongoing challenges at the city’s ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

Local health official awarded for community work

DOWAGIAC — A local health official has been acknowledged for her work in Cass County, Danielle Persky, deputy health officer and director of public health ... Read more

7 days ago by Max Harden.

Michigan Works! to close Dowagiac location, expand to three more

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

7 days ago by Submitted.

Pucker Street Dam removal unearths one of first dams in region

NILES TOWNSHIP — A few spectators parked their cars on the side of M-51, across the Dowagiac River from Losensky Park, to watch a crane ... Read more

7 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles produce driver awarded national recognition

NILES — On Monday, a produce driver for Shelton’s Farm Market walked into the back room of the wholesale warehouse to participate in what he ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 Update: MDHHS begins posting school outbreak information

LANSING — In an effort to provide accurate and timely information about COVID-19 in Michigan schools, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Foggy morning played role in single vehicle crash

MILTON TOWNSHIP — Fog played a role in a single vehicle crash in Milton Township Monday morning, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. At ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Cass County COA to host opioid education presentation

DOWAGIAC — Cass county residents will have an opportunity this month to learn more about prescription opioids. The Cass County Council on Aging is hosting ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

Two injured in Penn Township crash

PENN TOWNSHIP — Two individuals were injured in a Penn Township crash Sunday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard Behnke reported his ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Niles residents host rally to support police, President Trump

NILES — Saturday, under an overcast sky, between 25 and 35 Niles residents gathered in the green space on the corner of Main and S. ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass County to partake in Crop Hunger Walk

CASS COUNTY — This year’s Church World Service Crop Hunger Walk will be hosted Sunday, Oct. 4 in locations across Cass County.  CWS is a ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

COA serves nearly 300 meals to area first responders

CASSOPOLIS — One local organization was able to say “thank you” to those who keep the community safe and healthy this week. The Cass County ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

New court dates set in high profile cases

CASSOPOLIS — New court dates have been set in three high profile Cass County cases. Jay Vincent Penar and Justin Carlton are charged in connection ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

American Legion hosts 9/11 memorial in Riverfront Park

NILES — Friday morning arrived in an autumn fashion of cloudy, grey and cold. It was in this somber setting at 9 a.m. that a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Cass County Cancer Service to host paddle auction, walk

UNION — Cass County residents better shine up their quarters, as a quarter paddle auction is returning to support area cancer patients. The Cass County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

YMCA welcomes back patrons

NILES — Workout machines were whirring and more voices filled the rooms at the Niles-Buchanan YMCA on Wednesday. For the first time in nearly six ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Area colleges support tuition-free college for frontline workers

DOWAGIAC — More than 625,000 of Michigan’s essential and frontline workers will have the opportunity to attend community college tuition-free. In a press release Thursday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Berrien County to host recycling event

BERRIEN COUNTY — Berrien County residents can bring unwanted foam, electronics and household chemicals to Silver Beach County Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 109,519 cases, 6,569 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,514 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Thursday, according ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Niles Scream Park opens Friday

NILES — Upon entering the Niles Haunted House, patrons will find themselves facing six doors and paths to begin on. Each one leads to a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

State provides guidelines to gyms, fitness centers to open safely

LANSING — Following the newly launched Ambassador Program to help businesses reopen safely, the state of Michigan is requiring gyms, fitness centers, bowling alleys, roller ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles Township board discusses limitations, road department

NILES TOWNSHIP — Paying the bills, swapping cleaning services and approving a regular inspection on the water tower were just a few of the agenda ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Online event to address medical myths regarding race, systematic inequities

ST. JOSEPH – Spectrum Health Lakeland will be hosting an online event to bring attention to the ways race impacts healthcare. Community members are invited ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Mt. Calvary Baptist offering free meals to the community

NILES — Pastor Bryant Bacon noticed an increase of homeless people in the Niles community. He has noticed it around the city, but it has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports additional COVID-19 death Wednesday

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one additional COVID-19 death Wednesday. Berrien County reported 1,502 cases and 72 related deaths as of Wednesday, according to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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