Niles

HCU launches chatbot to enhance digital member experience

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently welcomed Macy, a virtual team member, into the Honor family. Using artificial intelligence, Macy’s role at Honor is ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

MDHHS updates epidemic order, lifts mask requirements for outdoor gatherings of under 100 people

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services this week updated its COVID-19 Gatherings and Face Masks epidemic order to encourage safer outdoor ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Peace Officer Memorial Day Service to take place May 14

BERRIEN COUNTY — Berrien County will host its annual Peace Officer Memorial Day Service at noon May 14 at the Berrien County Law Enforcement Officers’ ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Niles nonprofit for pets receives Petco Love grant

NILES – A Niles-based nonprofit was the recipient of a grant from a national organization that shares a common goal — saving pets’ lives. The ... Read more

7 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 851,947 cases, 17,897 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,353 COVID-19 cases and 251 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Two injured in Jefferson Township crash

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP — A Mishawaka woman was hospitalized, and a Cassopolis man sustained minor injuries following a Tuesday afternoon collision in Jefferson Township. Sheriff Richard ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

League of Women Voters to host town hall on redistricting process

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Every 10 years, Michigan redraws its voting districts. This year, instead of the legislature drawing voting districts, the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Niles Township Board of Trustees hears from frustrated firefighters

NILES TOWNSHIP – Monday evening, the Niles Charter Township board heard from frustrated firefighters. The comments come as final steps to hiring a fire chief ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Niles Walmart now administering walk-up COVID-19 vaccines

NILES — The Niles Walmart location, 2107 S. 11th St., is now among more than 115 Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies across the state offering ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Michigan Sen. Stephanie Chang receives Interfaith’ Action’s Award for Leadership for the Common Good

SOUTHWEST Michigan — As part of its celebration of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, Interfaith Action, which serves five regional counties, is launching ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 849,420 cases, 17,771 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,256 COVID-19 cases and 251 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Ballard Elementary rolls out red carpet for teachers

NILES – At Ballard Elementary School, a series of announcements came over the intercom Monday morning instructing teachers to leave classrooms for a secret meeting. ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Niles man pleads guilty to probation violation

NILES – A Niles man is going to jail and having his probation extended after violating terms from a 2020 possession of meth conviction. He ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

Niles Fourth of July fireworks canceled due to planning hurdles, COVID concerns

NILES – The Niles nonprofit in charge of lighting the fuse on Fourth of July fireworks this year has decided against striking the match. The ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Niles Police Log: April 22-28

April 22 3:03 a.m. – 1600 block N. Fifth, assault and battery 5:14 a.m. – 1100 block S. 11th, alarm-burglary/others 7: 30 a.m. – S. ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Elkhart teen given chance to keep domestic violence off record

In Cass County Court Friday, an Elkhart teen was given the chance of keeping charges off his record after he was sentenced for domestic violence ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County adds new attractions to Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County’s history and connection to the Underground Railroad were recently recognized at the national level. Last week, the National Park Service announced ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles celebrates two retiring fire lieutenants

NILES – Nearly 60 years of experience hung up its gear one last time on Thursday from the Niles City Fire Department, as two lieutenants ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Evy’s Closet to reopen May 6

NILES – Clothing racks are full of blouses, pants, T-shirts, dresses, coats and everything in between at Evy’s Closet after missing its community “shoppers” for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 837,514 cases, 17,575 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 13,168 COVID-19 cases and 249 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Retired Brandywine teacher, coach inducted into Edwardsburg Public Schools Hall of Fame

CASSOPOLIS — More than 50 years after his graduation, a retired area educator and coach took the stage at his alma mater last weekend to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles Cannabis Festival hashes out details with city

NILES – Mel Spencley is excited to get Niles’ first official cannabis festival right, which some have called “a mini Woodstock.” On Monday evening, the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Spectrum Health Lakeland announces senior leadership transition

ST. JOSEPH — Spectrum Health Lakeland has announced the retirement of Mary Ann Pater, JD, RN, who served as the organization’s vice president of legal ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Two apprehended following multiple-city pursuit

BERRIEN COUNTY – Two individuals have been apprehended following a multiple-city pursuit. Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey announced Wednesday that a 22-year-old male has been ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Eastside Connections students perform wax museum project outdoors

NILES – “Wax figures” of former President Abraham Lincoln, theoretical physicist Albert Einstein, intrepid pilot Amelia Earhart, civil rights activist Rosa Parks, athlete Kobe Bryant ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

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