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United Way invites community to sponsor children to receive free books

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — March is National Reading Month, and United Way of Southwest Michigan is encouraging the community to rally around early childhood literacy by ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

During virtual learning, students experiencing homelessness can fall through the cracks

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Recently, the number of students experiencing homelessness in some way throughout Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties seems to be lower than ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Eastside Connections students assembling Black History Month virtual museum

NILES – Eighty seventh and eighth graders at Eastside Connections School are researching a putting together a virtual museum in honor of Black History Month. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Vikings Return initiative puts recent graduates back in classrooms

NILES — A unique challenge posed by COVID-19 in the classroom led to an opportunity for recent high school graduates to rejoin the classroom in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

United Way scholarship focuses on community service

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — High school seniors dedicated to community service in southwest Michigan have the chance to win a scholarship toward their post-secondary education. United ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Despite pandemic challenges, NHS production a success

NILES – While the lines may have read “bah humbug,” Niles High School actors were in high spirits following a limited in-person and virtual production. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

High school volunteers encouraged to apply for United Way scholarship

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan is seeking nominations for the Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Award. The Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Award recognizes ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Area schools take half-day for vaccine clinics

BERRIEN COUNTY – On Tuesday, some area school districts will be taking a half day to allow their staff members to get their first dose ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Applications open for annual Honor Credit Union scholarship

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — One regional business is looking to reward graduating seniors for making their communities better places. Applications are currently open for Honor Credit ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles High School to perform ‘Scrooge!’ to small in-person, virtual audiences

NILES – The cast of Niles High School’s “Scrooge!” will be able to bring their performance to a small live audience and virtual one on ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Eastside Connections Honor Roll

Fifth Grade All As Kirtdoll, Ceon Murray, Alison Trout, Oliver Worvey, Connor Zietlow, Zachary All As and Bs Amponsah, Kwame Borst, Andi Custard, Harrison Daniel, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

MDHHS to provide COVID tests to educators to keep staff, students and community safe as schools offer in-person learning

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is moving forward with plans to offer a voluntary COVID-19 testing program that will provide ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Honor Credit Union to award 23 high school seniors with $1,000 scholarship

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently announced it will support local outstanding high school seniors with the annual Honor Credit Union Community Commitment Scholarship. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

MEC accepting scholarship applications

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for its 2021 scholarship program. High school seniors whose families receive monthly service from MEC ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Blossomtime extends pageant season

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Blossomtime Festival Board of Directors recently announced the kickoff of its 2021 community pageants. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Haunted house to donate scholarships to area seniors

NILES — The Niles Scream Park is offering local students a chance to be granted funds toward their continuing education. The Niles Haunted House Board ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

One-third of Virtual Vikings to return to classrooms second semester

NILES — High school students returned to classrooms last week, and Niles Community Schools Superintendent Dan Applegate could not be happier. “Things are going really, ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles native on medal-winning Alma College iGEM team

ALMA, Mich. — A Niles native is helping Alma College win medals. The Alma College iGEM team, competing at an international synthetic biology competition for ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Virtual Vikings give presentation to city council

Some of the names of students have been updated since an earlier publication. The Niles Daily Star regrets the error and is happy to make ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Honor Credit Union announces winners of 11th annual Teacher Awards

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union has announced the winners of its 11th annual Teacher Awards. This year has been and will continue to be, ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

GALLERY: Middle schoolers campaign against cyberbullying

NILES — With this year’s unique challenges incorporating the ability to move between in-person and at-home instructions, art teacher Scott Morgan became aware of an ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles Community Schools to provide meal assistance over holiday break

NILES — Staff at Niles schools are working to ensure students do not go hungry during the holiday break. Since March, Niles Community Schools has ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

GALLERY: Santa Claus is coming (back) to town

NILES — A familiar face with glasses, a long white beard and a very special red and white suit made an appearance at the Niles ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles, Cassopolis students receive United Way scholarship awards

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

3 months ago by Submitted.

Michigan State Police seeks participants for National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

LANSING — An annual contest is giving area children the chance to flex their creative muscles, while bringing attention to a statewide cause. The Michigan ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

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