Business

Dollar General, marijuana microbusiness, Iron Shoe expansion coming to Niles

NILES – A new Dollar General store is in the plans for the west side of Niles, Iron Shoe Distillery will be expanding its dining ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles restaurant week to showcase 18 restaurants

NILES – The creators of the inaugural Niles Restaurant Week are looking forward to 18 Niles restaurants showcasing menus and culinary offerings beginning next Monday. ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Market Van Buren, MEDC announce formal partnership

PAW PAW — The board and staff at Market Van Buren recently announced the creation of a formal partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

United names new Buchanan branch manager

BUCHANAN — United Federal Credit Union has named Kelly Williams to the position of branch manager at its Buchanan branch, 808 E. Front St. As ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac launch campaign to boost local business

DOWAGIAC — The Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac is doing its part to support local businesses. The organization unveiled its #BacktheJack social media campaign, a ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

City of Dowagiac’s new video tour aims to promote community, attract business

DOWAGIAC — The city of Dowagiac is doing its part to show community members and beyond everything it has to offer. Last week, the city ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Capacity limits quietly extended for restaurants across Michigan

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – On Feb. 4, the update to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services order allowed contact sports to resume with COVID-19 ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles tattoo shop cited for noncompliance

NILES — Earlier this month, a Niles tattoo shop was cited by the health department for noncompliance and a failure to document routine tests. According ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren announces hiring solution for southwest Michigan employers

BENTON HARBOR — With more than 1,600 available jobs in southwest Michigan, Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass Van Buren is urging the public to get back ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Niles sisters expand cosmetics line

NILES – After selling around 1,600 pieces of their cosmetic line to date, sisters Neriah and Naomi Stephens have continued to pick up momentum with ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Fat Tuesday, Valentine’s Day offer Niles residents a chance to stock up on sweets

NILES — With Valentine’s Day and Fat Tuesday coming up, sweet treats are on the minds of bakers around the area. At Gabrizio Italian Café ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Cassopolis Village Council to sell houses to Main Street Committee

CASSOPOLIS — The Cassopolis Village Council approved selling a pair of houses to the Cassopolis Main Street Committee at its regular meeting Monday night. According ... Read more

2 months ago by Scott Novak.

Downtown Niles business services, sells sewing machines, hosts quilting classes

NILES – Dale Dean III has always been taken in by the workings of a sewing machine. Dean recalls when he was a child, watching ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles introduces inaugural Restaurant Week

NILES – The first-ever Niles Restaurant Week will take place the first week of March, beginning Monday, March 1 and continuing through Sunday, March 7. ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Honor Credit Union reveals 2020 community impact numbers

BERRIEN SPRINGS — During a year of much uncertainty, Honor Credit Union’s top priority was to remain steady, reliable and a source of relief for ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Cass County businesses awarded Going PRO Talent Fund grants

CASS COUNTY —  Cass County businesses received more than $212,000 in grants from Michigan’s Going PRO Talent Fund. Eight county businesses received funding from the ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

River Saint Joe offers outdoor winter activities

BUCHANAN – The staff at River Saint Joe do not know what it is like to operate the brewery without the COVID-19 pandemic. Opening in ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan’s newest dispensary brings comfort, nostalgia to forefront of marijuana business

BUCHANAN – Walking into Pinnacle Emporium, 221 E. Front St., Buchanan, patients and customers will step into both a special and nostalgic environment. Whether they ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac restaurants reopen for indoor dining

DOWAGIAC — Kyle Belew may have been a busy man on Monday, but he was grateful for it. Feb. 1 marked the return of indoor ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Chamber launches Valentine’s Day promotion

DOWAGIAC — With the onset of Valentine’s Day, the Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce is doing its part to bring Valentine’s Day cheer to 18 ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac’s 5 Mile Drive-In listed for sale

DOWAGIAC — Two of southwest Michigan’s only remaining drive-in theaters are up for sale. 5 Mile Drive-In, 28190 M-152, Dowagiac, and Sunset Drive-In, 69017 Red ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

MEC director earns national accreditation

CASSOPOLIS — Gerry Bundle, a member of the board of directors for Midwest Energy and Communications, recently earned the Director Gold Status certificate from the ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac businesses gear up for reopening of dine-in service

DOWAGIAC — At long last, the day the restaurant industry has been waiting for has been set. On Monday, Feb. 1, restaurants and eateries across ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

7Engines’ new president aims to open location in March

BUCHANAN – The blue and white building sitting just beyond the “Welcome to Buchanan” sign on E. Front Street has seemed on the edge of ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac business cited for COVID-19 safety violations

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac business has been fined for not enforcing COVID-19 workplace safety precautions. Friday, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspected and issued ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

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