Staff Report, Author at Leader Publications

Cass County

Cass County Board of Commissioners to return to in-person meetings

CASSOPOLIS — After nearly a year of only talking to each other over a computer screen, Cass County commissioners will see be able to see ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 5, 2021 8:58 am

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties report new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have reported new COVID-19 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Thursday, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:09 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 591,753 cases, 15,563 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 10,715 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:10 pm

Dowagiac

Dowagiac man arrested on meth charges

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac man was arrested Wednesday on drug charges. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced that on Wednesday, CCDET detectives, along with ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:53 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 590,217 cases, 15,558 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 10,685 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:00 pm

High school basketball

ROUNDUP: Eddies rally to edge Three Rivers, Chieftain fall at Sturgis

The Edwardsburg boys basketball team outscored visiting Three Rivers 21-17 in the fourth quarter to rally for a 48-45 Wolverine Conference victory Monday night. Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:03 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Tuesday, March 2

BOYS BASKETBALL STURGIS 73, DOWAGIAC 48 At Sturgis DOWAGIAC 48 Will Goodrich 3, Ethan Hannapel 5, Cole Weller 4, Henry Weller 20, Louis Barnes 0, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, March 1, 2021 9:27 pm

Breaking News

UPDATE: Two teenagers injured in shooting at Niles hotel

NILES – A 17-year-old female and an 18-year-old male were taken to the hospital Monday morning with gunshot wound injuries. According to Niles Police Department ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, March 1, 2021 5:34 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 589,150 cases, 15,534 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 10,669 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, March 1, 2021 3:56 pm

Breaking News

Two shot, wounded at Niles hotel

NILES – Two people are in the hospital after the Niles Police Department responded to reports of shots fired Monday morning at the Quality Inn ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, March 1, 2021 12:59 pm

High school sports

GALLERY: Busy day at Brandywine

Brandywine was a busy place on Saturday as the Bobcats hosted a quad with Maple Valley, Union City and Coloma, while later in the day ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 10:03 pm

High school wrestling

ROUNDUP: Brandywine, Dowagiac wrestling teams 2-1 at quads

Both Brandywine and Dowagiac went 2-1 at their respective quads on Saturday, while Cassopolis was 0-2-1. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:53 pm

Scoreboard

UPDATED: Daily Data: Sunday, Feb. 28

GIRLS BASKETBALL EDWARDSBURG 49, OTSEGO 32 At Edwardsburg OTSEGO 32 Aly Aldrich 3, Kendra Vanderlugt 2, Sabrina Powers 5, Jenna Ballman 1, Cali Miller 12, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:46 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Saturday, Feb. 27

GIRLS BASKETBALL BUCHANAN 55, NILES 48 At Buchanan BUCHANAN 55 Hailey Jonatzke 9, Jillian McKean 6, Claire Lietz 2, LaBria Austin 13, Claire Shelton 0, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 26, 2021 11:22 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported one new COVID-19 death, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Thursday, Berrien ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:20 pm

High school bowling

Tough week for local bowling teams

It was not the best of weeks for the Brandywine and Niles bowling teams. Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:03 pm

Scoreboard

UPDATED: Daily Data: Thursday, Feb. 25

GIRLS BASKETBALL BRANDYWINE 46, HARTFORD 39 At Niles HARTFORD 39 Khashya McCoy 18, Descenya Rodarte 8, Vanessa Delarosa 1, Alexis Snodgrass 10, Mercedes Requenes 2. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:03 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 583,964 cases, 15,405 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 10,582 COVID-19 cases and 219 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:27 pm

Cass County

Cass County GOP censures Congressman Fred Upton for vote against Marjorie Taylor Greene

CASS COUNTY — Rep. Fred Upton has once again found himself at odds with the Cass County GOP. Upton, who was censured by the Cass ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:52 pm

Cassopolis

Cassopolis woman arrested for Dowagiac car theft

DOWAGIAC — Police officers recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested the driver within minutes of the vehicle being stolen, according to the Dowagiac Police Department. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:39 pm

Berrien County

MSP Niles troopers arrest man who set own residence on fire

HAGAR TOWNSHIP – A Hagar Township man has been arrested on first degree arson charges after setting his own home on fire. Michigan State Police ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:57 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties reports new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have reported one new COVID-19 death each, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:23 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data; Tuesday, Feb. 23

BOYS BASKETBALL BENTON HARBOR 62, BRANDYWINE 54 At Niles BENTON HARBOR 62 Kentrell Pullian 22, Trucel Singleton 2, Tyler Meeks 2, Chris Moore 8, Kyle ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, February 22, 2021 11:09 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 581,403 cases, 15,362 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 10,541 COVID-19 cases and 218 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:25 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Monday, Feb. 22

WRESTLING COLDWATER 36, NILES 35 (Niles minus 1 unsportsmanlike conduct) At Battle Creek 103: Double forfeit 112: Hashed Abdullah (CO) p. Brock Clendenin 0:25; 119: ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, February 22, 2021 2:41 pm

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