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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 days 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

3 days 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

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Niles History Center offers virtual visits

NILES — Though students in the greater Niles area are learning from home for the next several weeks, local educators and organizations are working hard to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Niles schools offer meals, support to students during school shutdown

NILES — As families across Niles bunkered down in their pajamas Tuesday, educators and support staff across Niles Community Schools were hard at work. Although ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

GALLERY: Edwardsburg schools offering drive-up free breakfast, lunch

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools will provide free breakfast and lunch to everyone. Meals can be picked up between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sobecki.

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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Tracy Hertsel to join SMC trustees

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College will welcome a new member to its board of trustees. After current residents of the SMC district were encouraged to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

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

4 weeks 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

4 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Niles students prepare to perform ‘The Music Man’

NILES — Many people may know the plot of the 1957 musical, “The Music Man.” Many people may also know the Niles High School actors ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Ring Lardner Honor Roll

Sixth grade All A’s Abarca, Mia Barnes, Elijah Bradley, Elizabeth Brown, Elizabeth Chism, Corbin Gerrits, Alexandria Grishaber, Rylee Hopper, Morgan Neff, Amelia Pearman, Landon Santos,, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: NHS decorates classroom doors for Black History Month

NILES — While Black History Month’s last day was Saturday, Niles High School’s celebration of it is in full swing. Students, teachers and staff decorated ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

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

4 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

4 weeks ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

HCU sponsors Niles basketball games

NILES — Friday, Feb. 21, Honor Credit Union sponsored Niles High School’s girls and boys basketball games. The girls won 55-32, and the boys lost ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

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

1 month ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Niles residents achieve university honors

ADRIAN —  The following three Niles residents received academic recognition by Siena Heights University for the fall 2019 semester: • Stephanie Carlson, a business administration ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Niles students head to Lansing to problem-solve

NILES — A day trip to Lansing resulted in a plan of action for Niles New Tech students to better their school and the greater ... Read more

1 month ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Berrien County 4-H leaders elected

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien County 4-H Leaders Association elected six new leaders to its executive board, the Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council. The adults ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

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