Niles

Berrien County remains in state of high COVID-19 transmission

BERRIEN COUNTY — COVID-19 transmission is on the rise in Berrien County, according to local health experts. During a virtual press conference Wednesday, Courtney Davis, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

MSP encourages residents to take action to prepare during Michigan’s Preparedness Month

LANSING — Emergencies can happen when least expected. That is why Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division is encouraging Michigan residents to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles Township considers hiring office assistant

NILES TOWNSHIP — A new face may soon be greeting residents at Niles Township Hall, 320 Bell Road, Niles. During a Niles Township Board of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

New emergency management coordinator ready to serve Cass County

CASSOPOLIS — A new face in Cass County government is working to ensure the county and its residents are prepared for anything that might come ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 961,953 cases, 20,396 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 14,955 COVID-19 cases and 283 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Berrien, Cass counties

NILES — An approaching storm system could bring with it heavy rain and strong winds to Michiana. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Parents, community members protest mask mandate in Berrien County schools

BUCHANAN — Tuesday morning, the sidewalk in front of Buchanan High School was decorated with signs saying “unmask our kids,” “let parents choose how to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Council on Aging to host annual Senior Health Fair

CASS COUNTY — A local organization will again bring local medical providers to answer questions and provide services for seniors — all under one roof. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Niles Township boil water order affecting local businesses

NILES TOWNSHIP — A boil water order issued in Niles Charter Township is putting a damper on local businesses. At 10 a.m. Friday, Niles Township ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles Police Log: Aug. 26 – Sept. 1

Aug. 26 2:32 a.m. — 900 block S. 11th, obstruction of justice/warrant 3:29 a.m. — 600 block Ferry, threat 4:58 a.m. — Michigan/S. 17th, property damage accident ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles man sentenced for meth, assault and battery

CASSOPOLIS — Lawrence Morbach, 51, of Ironwood Drive, Niles, pleaded guilty to possession of meth and was sentenced to 18 months probation, 150 days in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Edwardsburg man sentenced for shootout near Barron Lake

CASSOPOLIS – An Edwardsburg man who got into a shootout with another vehicle on Barron Lake Road late last year will spend the next year ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

9-year-old Edwardsburg student enrolled in Moderna vaccine trial

NILES — Last week, as most southwest Michigan children were soaking up the last days of summer vacation, 7-year-old Scarlett Mason was pleading with a nurse ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

SMC students complete ETS Public Safety/Fire Camp

DOWAGIAC — A group of local college students recently learned what it takes to become a first responder. The Southwestern Michigan College Educational Talent Search’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

PACE of Southwest Michigan celebrates National PACE Month

ST. JOSEPH — September is National PACE Month, celebrating the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. The innovative model of care allows seniors with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Health Department issues public health order requiring face masks in educational settings

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County Health Department has issued a public health order requiring the use of face masks by individuals in pre-kindergarten through ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Honor Investment Team welcomes LPL financial advisor

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently announced that Timothy J. Bailey will become a financial advisor with Honor Investment Services. Effective Tuesday, Bailey replaced ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Spectrum Health Lakeland achieves Cardiac Service Line of Excellence

ST. JOSEPH – Corazon, Inc., a national leader in services for the cardiovascular specialty, has granted Service Line of Excellence to the percutaneous coronary intervention, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Niles Community Schools welcomes back students

NILES — After a long summer away, smiling and laughing children once again filled the halls at Niles Community Schools this week. Tuesday, Niles Community ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles Fire Department hosts confined spaces training

NILES — Several area firefighters spent their weekends learning to get comfortable in tight spaces. Saturday and Sunday, the Niles Fire Department, 1345 E. Main ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Lakeland Care to offer drive-through community flu shots

BERRIEN COUNTY – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend a yearly flu vaccine for everyone age six months and older as the best ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 946,698 cases, 20,257 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 14,721 COVID-19 cases and 283 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Health Department recognizes international overdose awareness Day, offers free Narcan kits

BENTON HARBOR — In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, the Berrien County Health Department and the Voice. Change. Hope. Alliance is providing community members ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Brandywine celebrates return to school

NILES — Summer is officially over — at least it is for Brandywine Community Schools students. Monday, Brandywine schools returned to session for the 2021-2022 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

PHOTO STORY: Niles nonprofit hosts back-to-school event

NILES — Despite high temperatures, volunteers filled Eastside Park this weekend to help area children prepare for the classroom days before school was called back ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

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