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Ring Lardner Honor Roll

Sixth Grade Abigail Beckman* Abigail DevlescHoward* Claire DevlescHoward* Landon Keeton* Alexis Kidwell* Emma Krueger* Jeffrey Long* Cobi Marlin* Lizbeth Rodriguez* Hopelynn Smith* Addison VanDalsen* Auna ... Read more

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United Way of Southwest Michigan honors community’s resiliency with annual awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way has crafted another unique experience to acknowledge the generosity of donors and the impact made in the community in 2020. ... Read more

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2021-22 Strengthening Schools grant cycle open

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Strengthening Schools Grant program. For the 2020-21 school year, 26 grants totaling ... Read more

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Tri-County Head Start planning new Cass County facility

CASS COUNTY — A regional educational organization has its eye on a new facility to better serve Cass County residents. Tri-County Head Start, an organization ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Ballard Elementary rolls out red carpet for teachers

NILES – At Ballard Elementary School, a series of announcements came over the intercom Monday morning instructing teachers to leave classrooms for a secret meeting. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Eastside Connections School Quarter Three Honor Roll

FIFTH GRADE All A’s Kwame Amponsah Andi Borst Delanee Daniel Ceon Kirtdoll Madisyn McCaffery Alison Murray Oliver Trout Zachary Zietlow All A’s and B’s Keegan ... Read more

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Eastside Connections students perform wax museum project outdoors

NILES – “Wax figures” of former President Abraham Lincoln, theoretical physicist Albert Einstein, intrepid pilot Amelia Earhart, civil rights activist Rosa Parks, athlete Kobe Bryant ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

LMC to hold drive-in/drive-thru commencement Saturday

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College graduates will celebrate this year’s commencement ceremony in-person, although not in the traditional way. Because of COVID-19, last year’s ... Read more

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Berrien County Dancers announce spring concert

BERRIEN COUNTY — Tickets are now on sale for a concert showcasing talent in Berrien County. The Berrien County Dancers will host its spring dance ... Read more

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Niles High School junior launches Earth Day initiative by donating saplings to students

NILES – Between Earth Day last Thursday, and Arbor Day on Friday, April 30, Stuart Lundberg, chairman of The Lundberg Project, is hoping 100 trees ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Ballard Elementary, Niles High School to remain remote through end of the week

NILES – On Tuesday, communications from Niles Community Schools Superintendent Dan Applegate went out to families across the district to let them know the district ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Niles teacher accused of assault pleads not guilty

NILES — A Niles teacher accused of assaulting two students has pleaded not guilty. Thursday, Southside School teacher Sara “Sally” Irons, of Niles, was arraigned ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Despite governor’s urging, local students return to classrooms after spring break

BERRIEN COUNTY – Students around Berrien County left for spring break on April 2, and returned to classrooms with their peers on Monday. Despite urges ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Niles High School takes extra day for spring break

NILES – Spring break began a day early for Niles High School students on Thursday. “Today was the first day we went remote, other than ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan senior awarded for top essay in local DAR contest

THREE OAKS — Six local students were recently recognized for good citizenship by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The Rebecca Dewey ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Niles High School Key Club creates Green Committee for environmental service

NILES – A Niles High School junior has spearheaded efforts to improve the environment inside and outside the school through the Niles Key Club. A ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles Community Schools teacher arrested on assault charges

NILES — A Niles Community Schools teacher was arrested last week on charges of assaulting two students. Special education teacher Sara “Sally” Irons, of Niles, ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Berrien County educators receive second COVID-19 vaccine

NILES – “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang rang through the decorated hallway school staff and educators used to exit Niles High School on Friday ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

One Year Later: Educators reflect on COVID-19 school shutdown anniversary

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On March 13, 2020, Michigan students packed up their bags from school for what was, initially, just a temporary break through April ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles FFA chapter advances to state

NILES — The Niles Future Farmers of America chapter announced last week all of its 19 participants had advanced to the state contests after regional ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Three Ring Lardner Students reach final qualifying round for spelling competition

NILES – On March 2, Ring Lardner Middle School students participated in the final qualifying round for the Berrien RESA’s Cloverleaf Virtual Spelling Bee. Three ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Lewis Cass ISD selects Hubbard as new superintendent

CASSOPOLIS — The Lewis Cass Intermediate School District has chosen a born and raised southwest Michigan resident to lead the district. A special meeting of ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Junior Achievement of Berrien and Cass Counties announces “Play for JA” event

BENTON HARBOR — Junior Achievement serving Berrien and Cass counties is inviting the community to engage in team-building to support local youth education in financial ... Read more

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Eastside Connections seventh, eighth graders finish Black History Month virtual museum

NILES – The students in Shanna Lamberton’s classroom at Eastside Connections School have wrapped up their virtual museum project for Black History Month. The virtual ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

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

3 months ago by Submitted.

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