Cass County

Omicron variant identified in Van Buren County

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has notified Van Buren/Cass District Health Department ...

Business

Prominent Niles business owner Ted Majerek dies at 95

NILES — The Niles area is mourning the loss of a community pillar. Ted Majerek, 95, died in ...

Berrien County

Two sentenced to probation on drug, weapons charges

NILES — In Berrien County Trial Court Monday, two area residents were sentenced to probation. Terrell Denzel Barrett, ...

Berrien County

South Bend man receives prison for criminal sexual conduct with minor

NILES – A South Bend man already in prison in Indiana was given another prison term Monday in ...

Berrien County

2021 Cancer Care Report highlights oncology milestones

ST. JOSEPH – Spectrum Health Lakeland recently released the 2021 cancer care report which looks at cancer cases ...

Berrien County

Honor Credit Union welcomes Beth Anderson as community assistant VP

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently welcome Beth Anderson as community assistant vice president for southwest Michigan. ...

Buchanan

Leader Publications counts down the top 10 stories of 2021 for Niles, Buchanan

Before southwest Michigan puts 2021 in the rearview, Leader Publications is looking back at its top 10 stories ...

Business

Former Detroit Lions’ marijuana shop open for business

NILES — A new marijuana business aims to provide a quality product while educating the community on its ...

Berrien County

Pokagon citizen honors nearly 500 fallen officers with Christmas Eve vigil

BANGOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. — After being shot in the line of duty years ago, one Pokagon Band citizen ...

News

Niles Charter Township reflects on 2021, looks forward to next year

NILES — As 2021 comes to a close, Niles Charter Township Clerk Terry Eull was proud of his ...

News

Niles city administrator believes future is bright after prosperous 2021

NILES — The year 2021 was an important one for Niles and City Administrator Ric Huff. Huff, who ...

News

Involved resident dies at the age of 88

NILES — A Niles resident who spent much of her life giving back to the community has died. ...

Berrien County

MDHHS, MDE send letter to school superintendents; urges schools to take measures upon return from winter breaks

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Michigan Department of Education are sending a ...

Business

Dunkin’/Baskin-Robbins location coming to Niles

NILES — A popular restaurant chain will soon be providing the Niles community with tasty drinks and sweet ...

Education

Niles High School students donate more than 300 gifts for area teens

NILES — A local high school showcased its giving spirit this holiday season. Students at Niles High School ...

Business

Downtown leaders discuss DDA, the NODE

NILES — Several city officials and downtown business and property owners attended a forum hosted at The Rage ...

News

Thomas Stadium VP weighs in after man who embezzled adult league funds sentenced to probation, community service

NILES – A local man has been sentenced for embezzling money from the adult baseball league that calls ...

News

Niles City Council votes 6-2 to reappoint Flagel, Zeiter, Whitmeyer to DDA

NILES — The Niles City Council voted 6-2 in favor of reappointing Fredda Zeiter, Justin Flagel and Sandra ...

News

Niles Inn property to be demolished for commercial development project

NILES — The site of a long-vacant business may soon be home to several businesses. According to city ...

Cass County

Cass County welcomes new judge

CASSOPOLIS — A new judge is stepping up to the bench in Cass County. Monday, an investiture ceremony ...

Cass County

PHOTO STORY: Cass District Library hosts gingerbread workshop

CASSOPOLIS — Just before Christmas last week, the Cass District Library got area residents into the Christmas spirit. ...

Business

Customers, owners excited to see Popeye’s open after years-long wait

NILES — Jeffery Adams has been waiting for this day to come, and so has the Niles community. ...

Berrien County

LMC partners with Rio Salado College to expand online classes

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College is creating more opportunities for students to advance their education through a ...

Cass County

Three hurt in two-vehicle crash

PORTER TOWNSHIP — A Vandalia man, along with a White Pigeon woman and her child were injured in ...

Berrien County

Niles man gets probation, jail after handcuffing daughter to table

NILES – A Niles man who handcuffed his daughter to a table after an argument was sentenced to ...

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