Berrien County

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi’s Mshkiki Community Clinic to begin dental, medical services in October

DOWAGIAC — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi will be expanding its medical services next week. The Pokagon Band ...

Berrien County

United Way partners with Tyler Automotive for annual campaign

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan has again partnered with Tyler Automotive to help incentivize this ...

Berrien County

Berrien County Health Department recognizes Sexual Health Awareness Month

BERRIEN COUNTY — As health organizations around the country recognize September as Sexual Health Month, the Berrien County ...

Berrien County

Berrien County Health Department forced to rescind mask mandate in schools

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien County Health Department is being forced to rescind the Sept. 1 public health ...

Berrien County

Leader Publications welcomes new reporter to staff

NILES — A new face is joining Leader Publications’ news team. Ryan Yuenger, 33, of St. Joseph, recently ...

News

Niles Township searching for new DPW employees

NILES TOWNSHIP — At a recent meeting, Niles Township Board of Trustees members were thinking about the future ...

News

AG charges Niles couple with multiple counts of Medicaid fraud

LANSING – A Niles couple faces several felonies for alleged false claims through their counseling practice, Michigan Attorney ...

News

Four Flags Apple Festival kicks off Thursday

NILES — A fall tradition returns to Niles this week. The Four Flags Apple Festival kicks off Thursday ...

News

Niles DDA recommends marijuana dispensaries downtown

NILES — One local organization is asking that the city of Niles allow a budding industry to sprout ...

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,015,802 cases, 20,898 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 16,057 COVID-19 cases and 292 deaths, according to the ...

Business

Marijuana grow, processing company granted provisional approval by Niles City Council

NILES — A new marijuana business hopes to be growing green in the city of Niles by spring ...

Berrien County

Michigan Works! to host Friend of the Court Amnesty Day, Expungement and Resource Fair

BENTON HARBOR — Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren, along with the Berrien County Friend of the Court ...

Berrien County

Blossomtime Festival to return

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Following a COVID-19 induced pause, a southwest Michigan tradition is returning. After a long two-year ...

News

Paddle auction to be hosted at Niles church Sept. 30

NILES — A Niles church will host a fundraiser next week. A paddle auction will be hosted starting ...

Berrien County

Local league to register voters on National Voter Registration Day

NILES — On Sept. 28, the League of Women Voters of Berrien and Cass Counties will join with ...

News

Niles Housing Commission moves to make improvements, stabilize funding into the future

NILES — Approval of a Request for Proposal designed to make improvements and stabilize operational funding for public ...

Cass County

Cassopolis man gets probation for drunk driving

CASSOPOLIS — In Cass County Court Friday, a Cassopolis man was sentenced to probation for third offense drunk ...

Business

Local farm markets ready for fall season

NILES — Fall has officially arrived in southwest Michigan, much to the delight of local farms. Farms across ...

Giving

Wolverine Pipeline, area organizations partner to lend veteran a helping hand

NILES — Cold and rainy conditions Thursday morning could not keep a full crew of workers from helping ...

Brandywine Education

Tickets on sale for Brandywine Hall of Fame induction ceremony

NILES — Former Brandywine Community Schools athletes will be recognized in a special ceremony next month. Tickets are ...

Education

New tech students race marbles to raise money for essential workers

NILES — A group of freshman high school students recently hosted a unique competition to raise funds for ...

Berrien County

MGCF awards $121,182 in grants to Berrien, Cass counties

BUCHANAN – The Board of Trustees for Michigan Gateway Community Foundation announced Thursday that they have approved $121,182 ...

Berrien County

Berrien County reports lower COVID-19 cases in schools following mask mandate

BERRIEN COUNTY — COVID-19 cases and outbreaks are down in Berrien County schools following a mask mandate issued ...

Berrien County

Berrien County amends transportation funding requests

ST. JOSEPH – After two meetings dominated by the school mask mandate controversy, Thursday’s Berrien County Board of ...

Berrien County

Berrien County Health Department hosts educational event in recognition of Infant Mortality Awareness Month

BENTON HARBOR — In recognition of National Infant Mortality Awareness Month, the Berrien County Health Department is hosting ...

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