News

United Way awards annual college scholarships to area high-school senior volunteers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan recently bestowed this year’s Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Awards to one winner from each of the three ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

National Guard to host Food Truck Muster

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac residents looking for a bite to eat Wednesday night can stop by the Michigan Army National Guard’s Dowagiac Armory. The armory, located ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

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

2 days 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

2 days ago by Submitted.

K&M announces 2021 scholarship winner

CASSOPOLIS — K&M Machine-Fabricating, Inc. in Cassopolis recently announced its Earl G. Marhanka Scholarship winner for fall 2021. The scholarship program was established in 2001 ... Read more

2 days 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

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Buchanan building getting new life

BUCHANAN — A building with a rich history in Buchanan is about to create a new chapter. In the early 1900s, 324 E. Dewey St. ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

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

3 days 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

3 days 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

3 days 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

3 days ago by Submitted.

Volunteers plant 30 trees at Edwardsburg Sports Complex

EDWARDSBURG — Volunteers gathered at the Edwardsburg Sports Complex Saturday morning with shovels in hand, ready to leave their marks on the complex for years ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

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

6 days ago by Debra Haight.

Olympics-bound Buchanan native partners with Team Milk

BUCHANAN — A Buchanan native heading across the world this summer to compete in the 2020 Olympics has loudly and proudly announced that she has ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Rotary Club tours renovated Dowagiac District Library

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac District Library rolled out the red carpet for the Dowagiac Rotary Club on Friday. Library Director Matthew Weston took members of ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

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

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Sister Lakes Brewing Company joins movement prioritizing mental health

SISTER LAKES — May is Mental Health Month and a local brewery will be crafting beer for the cause. Starting Saturday, Sister Lakes Brewing Company, ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

Cassopolis man sentenced for 2018 misconduct

CASSOPOLIS — Several area residents were sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court on drug, resisting arrest and criminal sexual conduct charges. Gage Allen-Zachery Curtis, ... Read more

6 days ago by Debra Haight.

Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac to host annual Fourth of July fireworks

DOWAGIAC — The fireworks show will go on this upcoming Fourth of July weekend. The Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac received approval from the Dowagiac ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

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

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac man injured in crash on Middle Crossing Road

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — A Dowagiac man was injured when a truck struck a large tree Thursday afternoon, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac Police Log: April 26-28

Monday, April 26 7:20 a.m. — W. Prairie Ronde/N. Paul, traffic complaint 10:52 a.m. — Hamilton Square Apts, public peace 10:55 a.m. — 700 Block ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

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

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

Cassopolis celebrates Top 10 graduates

CASSOPOLIS — The 2020-2021 school year has been an unusual one for students and educators alike. However, that could not stop Cassopolis High School from ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

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

7 days ago by Submitted.

< Newer | Older >