Community News

Boil advisory in effect for Niles Charter Township

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Niles Charter Township has issued a boil water advisory after the township’s water supply ...

Crime/Court

Niles police seek help to identify suspects in recent shootings

NILES — The City of Niles Police Department is actively investigating the shooting deaths of Farries Maxell on ...

Community News

City Council confirms SMCAS special assessment district

NILES — City leaders have made a decision on a proposed increase in assessments for the local ambulance ...

Breaking News

Niles approves new Outdoor Hub location

NILES — The Niles Outdoor Hub has found its new home in a familiar place. The Nile City ...

Community News

Veterans suicide awareness group hosts fundraiser, concert at Joey Armadillo’s

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — A local organization is doing its part to make a difference in the lives ...

Crime/Court

Niles man killed in Thursday night shooting

NILES — The Niles Police Department is investigating a Thursday night shooting that left one man dead. Officers ...

Business

Art on 2nd opens in downtown Niles

NILES — A local nonprofit is teaming up with area artists to provide a new space to showcase ...

Berrien County

Berrien County awarded $2.6 million grant for downtown Niles, Benton Harbor

NILES — Downtown improvements are coming to Niles, thanks to a grant recently awarded to Berrien County. The ...

Business

PHOTO STORY: Niles Scream Park opens 2022 season Friday

NILES — Walls of skeletons, possessed pictures and fearsome figures are just a few of the horrific sights ...

Brandywine Education

Brandywine Community Schools welcomes back students for 2022-23 school year

NILES — After a summer away, students returned to Brandywine Community Schools last week for the 2022-2023 school ...

Buchanan

Buchanan ​​man heading to trial for allegedly killing Berrien County Road Department worker

NILES — The Buchanan man who allegedly drove drunk and struck and killed a Berrien County Road Department ...

Business

Underground Laugh Lounge to host sold-out Sneak Peak comedy show

NILES — The entrepreneurs transforming the Carnegie Library into an entertainment venue are offering community members a look ...

Columns

APPLEGATE: Extracurriculars can help students build new skills and gain experiences

It’s hard to believe that we are already at the start of the school year. While we have ...

Berrien County

Dowagiac man sentenced for injuring veteran while drunk driving

NILES – A Dowagiac man who drove drunk and injured a Marine veteran will be spending some time ...

Business

Blues Brothers delight at Blues’d and Infused cannabis festival

NILES — Music fans, movie buffs and cannabis connoisseurs from near and far journeyed to Riverfront Park South ...

Business

New Niles urgent care facility expected to open this fall

NILES — Local residents will soon have a new place to go to obtain the health care services ...

Business

Sturgis Bank opens new banking center in Niles

NILES — An area bank holding company has a new location in Niles. Sturgis Bank has opened a ...

Business

Local entrepreneurs to transform former Carnegie Library into entertainment venue

NILES — A historic Niles building will soon be home to an entertainment venue filled with laughter. The ...

Niles Fire Department

Community News

Niles City Council approves purchase of $75,000 fire department turnout gear

NILES — The Niles City Council authorized the purchase of turn-out gear including helmets and boots for the ...

Business

Niles woman publishes first children’s book

NILES — In a nutshell, writing a book was never on artist Allison Sumrall’s creative radar growing up. ...

Community News

HCU announces 13th annual Teacher Awards

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union is thrilled to announce the 13th Annual Teacher Awards. Honor is committed ...

Community News

Niles Township Firefighter Association launches Challenge Coin Design Contest

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — The Niles Township Firefighter Association is launching its first annual Challenge Coin Design Contest.   ...

Business

Niles Township to purchase United Federal Credit Union corporate office

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Niles Charter Township and United Federal Credit Union have entered into a purchase agreement ...

Berrien County

South Bend man pleads guilty to soliciting minor at Niles hotel

NILES — A South Bend man who served as a youth hockey coach in the area has pleaded ...

Berrien County

Niles’ Kiggins wins Single Market Rabbit Grand Champion

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Monday was a day to remember for Hannah Kiggins. In her last year of competition, ...

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