Education

Niles Community Schools announces retirement of high school principal

NILES — Niles Community Schools has announced that Molly Brawley, principal at Niles High School, will retire on ...

Buchanan

Niles-Buchanan YMCA unveils new youth, teen areas at ribbon-cutting ceremony

NILES — A new addition to a local nonprofit was celebrated with much fanfare Tuesday evening. Community members ...

Berrien County

Berrien, Cass counties embrace interoperability

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Berrien County Road Department along with the Cass County Road Commission are embracing interoperability ...

Business

Supply chain delays impacting progress of Popeye’s Niles location

NILES — A restaurant that has been in development for years is close to offering customers its long-awaited ...

Berrien County

United Way of Southwest Michigan recognizes community’s volunteer leaders

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — One local organization recognized some of southwest Michigan’s most dedicated volunteers last week. UWSM’s annual ...

News

Niles City Council discusses potential for marijuana businesses downtown

NILES — Monday evening, the Niles City Council took the first step into looking into what allowing marijuana ...

News

City of Niles to extend brush pick-up following storm

NILES — Niles is extending a program designed to help residents following heavy winds and rain that blew ...

Berrien County

New YMCA marketing coordinator ready to serve community

BERRIEN COUNTY — A local nonprofit organization’s latest hire is no stranger to the community. Former news journalist ...

Business

Niles City Council considers the future of the NODE

NILES — The future of an outdoor social space in downtown Niles was a topic of discussion Monday. ...

Berrien County

Drug Take Back Day encourages community to dispose of unwanted medications

ST. JOSEPH — Spectrum Health Lakeland, in partnership with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, is providing community members ...

Berrien County

DEVELOPING: Thousands remain without power following Monday night storm

UPDATE: As of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Indiana Michigan Power reported fewer than 5,000 customers remained without power. All ...

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,064,557 cases, 21,349 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 16,566 COVID-19 cases and 301 deaths, according to the ...

Berrien County

Police identify victim of fatal crash

NILES — Police have identified the victim of a fatal car crash that took place Friday afternoon in ...

News

Niles MSP Post to host open house

NILES — One local law enforcement agency will host an event to meet with the public Saturday. The ...

Berrien County

Men involved in Niles armed robbery sentenced

NILES – The men involved in an armed robbery earlier this year in Niles were sentenced Monday in ...

News

Niles-Buchanan YMCA to officially open expansion

NILES — The YMCA of Greater Michiana recently completed a 14,000 square-foot addition to the Niles-Buchanan YMCA. The ...

Cass County

Cass County Tractor Pullers raise $20,000 for Cass County Cancer Service

DOWAGIAC — Saturday was host to an Under the Harvest Moon Festival Tom Florea and Maxine Ownby will ...

Breaking News

20-year-old Niles woman killed in crash

NILES TOWNSHIP — A Niles woman succumbed to injuries sustained in a single-car collision on Old U.S. 31 ...

Berrien County

Single-vehicle crash on M-139 under investigation

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a single-vehicle crash Friday afternoon. The crash ...

Cass County

Cass County sentencings dominated by drug cases Friday

CASSOPOLIS — No one’s life gets better with illegal drugs. That was the message Friday during felony sentencings ...

Berrien County

State representative opposes school district’s sick leave policy

BERRIEN COUNTY — A local politician has taken issue with an area school district’s new employee policy. In ...

News

Niles native pens children’s book

NILES — A Niles native recently let her imagination run away with her and is now seeing a ...

News

Apple Festival releases contest results

NILES — The Four Flags Area Apple Festival recently released the winners of several contests hosted during the ...

Berrien County

Berrien County considering changes to commissioner districts

ST. JOSEPH – Berrien County commissioner districts will likely look different next year, even though the number of ...

News

Niles Piecemakers Quilt Guild to host quilt show, charity silent auction

NILES — What began as a hobby for a small group of local quilters 35 years ago has ...

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