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Michigan Gateway Community Foundation on track to make awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — School buildings may be closed, but seniors are still making plans for their next steps past graduating high school. Amidst the changing ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Area school administrators use time to plan distance learning, rest of year

BERRIEN COUNTY — Schools are currently on a new kind of spring break. With travel restrictions in place and social distancing measures implemented, trips are ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Gov. Whitmer closes schools for the remainder of the year

LANSING — Michigan students will not be returning to school this year. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Thursday that orders schools to close ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Niles photographer extends photo sessions for graduations, proms

NILES — While schools remain under state mandates until at least April 13, and are likely to remain closed through the rest of the scheduled ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Niles, Brandywine address uncertainty in school year

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Uncertainty continues in the wake of class cancellations amid COVID-19 concerns. Schools were mandated to shut down in-person classes as of March ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Junior Achievement provides at-home resources

NILES — In response to recent school closures, Junior Achievement is now providing free online resources to students, teachers and parents. With a wide variety ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Michigan apple industry donates apples for school children

SUBMITTED LANSING — Michigan’s apple industry will donate nearly 346,000 fresh apples and 726,000 sliced apple packages to feed school children who are currently out ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Emergency child care options to be provided for essential workers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer handed down her executive order for “Stay at home, stay safe” on Monday, regional organizations were mobilized to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

MDE to request federal waiver for child nutrition programs

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Education announced Wednesday it will request a federal waiver of statutory and regulatory requirements in the state child nutrition ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

School lunch programs still a go

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Despite a stay at home order handed down by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, families in southwest Michigan can still pick up school provided ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Niles business providing meal packs during social distancing

NILES — Monday morning, Healthy Habits in downtown Niles was empty, save for employees and their children. Barstools that typically line the shake shop’s bar ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Community, schools rally to provide free meals to students during school closure

DOWAGIAC — Every morning for the past two years, Kailee Curtis wakes up to work the morning shift at the Dowagiac Marathon gas station that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Schools closed until April 5 due to coronavirus concerns

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to include newly released information. SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Around 11 p.m. Thursday, local school administrators received news that ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Local robotics team 2959 places in district competition

ST. JOSEPH — On Saturday, area robotics team 2959 Robotarians came in 10th place at the St. Joseph FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

DAR to recognize seniors, citizens

THREE OAKS — The Rebecca Dewey Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will recognize several local high school seniors and community members at ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Youth Fair celebrates 75 years of tried, true traditions

BERRIEN SPRINGS — For one week during the year, Berrien County comes together. The community celebrates a mutual love of corn dogs, as third and ... Read more

1 month ago by Hannah Holliday.

Spirit tournament begins today

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — State Sen. Kim LaSata’s spirit tournament will start today, pitting students, staff and fans of southwest Michigan schools she serves against one ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

United Way hosting annual Spring into Reading book drive

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The month of March means spring is around the corner. It also means United Way of Southwest Michigan’s Spring into Reading is ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Southwest Michigan’s shining stars setting a bright light for the future

While no quantitative studies can prove it, perhaps the question high school seniors are asked the most is, “What are your plans after graduation?” These ... Read more

1 month ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Berrien County schools can opt into pre-Labor Day start

BERRIEN SPRINGS — A public hearing on potentially starting school before Labor Day ended with a definite answer: Berrien County school boards can vote to ... Read more

1 month ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Area students compete for ticket to national spelling bee

BENTON HARBOR — With the chance to become national spelling bee champs on the line, nearly 50 students gathered last Thursday to test their linguistic ... Read more

2 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Brandywine senior earns scholarship

NILES — Connor Janowiak, a Brandywine High School senior, received a $1,000 scholarship last Thursday by Zolman’s Best One Tire & Auto Care’s Mishawaka branch, ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Absurdity about in Brandywine’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’

NILES — Walk past Brandywine Middle/Senior High School’s lecture hall and one might hear a variety of hoots, screeches and nonsensical statements. Peer in, and ... Read more

2 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

The Young Americans, Brandywine students perform together

NILES — The Brandywine Middle/Senior High School gymnasium was a swathe of orange, yellow and red Tuesday night. Dozens of students, guided by the traveling ... Read more

2 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Tennis courts will come back to Brandywine

NILES — Athletic staff at Brandywine Community Schools could not recall the final season the district’s tennis courts were played on. Some remember their remnants, ... Read more

2 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

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