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Frigid 5k competitors fight through tough conditions

NILES — More than 360 runners and walkers braved cold temperatures, rain, slush and the occasional ice patch to compete in the 11th annual Niles ... Read more

2 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

Photo gallery: Hunter Ice Festival

NILES — The 16th annual Hunter Ice Festival completed its three-day weekend run Sunday, Jan. 19 in downtown Niles. Despite the snow, rain, slush, wind ... Read more

2 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

BIRTHS: Mammel

Aurora Mammel, of Dowagiac, was born on Aug. 2, 2019, to Cheyenne Mammel at Spectrum Health Lakeland in Niles. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces ... Read more

8 months ago by Submitted.

Berrien County marriage licenses

• Timothy Joseph Brink, of St. Joseph, and Michele Louise Burnside, of Berrien Springs • Tynisha Arleatha Ann Campbell, of Indianapolis, and Jaquane Latino Hopkins, ... Read more

8 months ago by Submitted.

BIRTHDAY: Taylor

Grandparents of Gage, Claire and Westin Taylor wanted to wish the three a happy birthday. Read more

8 months ago by Submitted.

Berrien County marriage licenses

• Rory Kayes Cassin, of Hinsdale, Illinois, and Kelly Tucker Lahr, of St. Louis • Michael Joseph Castillo and Alexis Julia Howell, of Lansing, Illinois ... Read more

8 months ago by Submitted.

Area children reach reading challenge goals

Niles — Over the past two weeks, about 30 children have reached reading milestones through the Niles District Library’s 1,000 Books Challenge, of which 10 ... Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

Berrien County marriage licenses

• Michael Graham Caprez, of Covert, Michigan, and Lucinda Ann Golladay, of Benton Harbor •. Kirsten Elizabeth Dodd and Shannon Michael Knight, of Fort Wayne, ... Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

ANNIVERSARY: Jackson

Jackson On July 13, Rebecca K. Jackson and Rev. Robert E. Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Coulter’s Chapel Fellowship Hall in Niles. The ... Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

Birth announcements

Horner Charlotte Horner was born at 3:33 p.m. on July 6, 2019, at Spectrum Lakeland Health in Niles to Abigayle Johnson and Kenneth Horner. She ... Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

Berrien County marriage licenses

• Holly Berry Archer and Dustin Curtis Jenkins, of Benton Harbor • Henry Lee Brigham and Lesa Lee Simmons, of Benton Harbor • Justin Daniel ... Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

Lakeland births

Rothwell Micah Rothwell, of Buchanan, was born at 3:28 p.m. June 21, 2019, at Spectrum Health Lakeland Hospital in Niles to Phoebe and Matt Rothwell. ... Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

Maria Savastano makes Dayton’s dean’s list

Submitted DAYTON — Niles resident Maria Savastano earned a spot on the University of Dayton’s spring 2019 dean’s list, which honors undergraduate students achieving a ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County birth announcements

Dylan Mahler was born at 10:26 a.m. on May 30, 2019, to Elizabeth and Andrew Mahler, of St. Joseph. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County marriage licenses

• Laura Kortney-Carlene Bailey and Megan Louise May, of Niles • Ashley Lynn Barinka and Eric Michael Austin, of Queen Creek, Arizona • Mikayla Lynn ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Area children reach reading challenge milestones

NILES — Last week, the 13 children pictured reached milestones through the Niles District Library’s 1,000 Books Challenge. Not pictured are Braylyn Koning, who read ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Curly Q’s celebrates first birthday

Last Friday, Curly Q’s BBQ celebrated its one-year anniversary with a commemorative ribbon-cutting provided by the Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce. Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

Lakeland births

The following babies were recently born at Spectrum Lakeland’s Niles campus. Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

BIRTHS: Falk

Lee Falk, of Dowagiac, turns 74 on Wednesday, June 19. Read more

10 months ago by Submitted.

Berrien County marriage licenses

• Brendan Jeffrey Bailey, of Elkhart, and Ashley Nicole Stoops, of Niles • Matthew Brian Gottschalk, of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and Ashley Donna McNair, of Hartford, ... Read more

10 months ago by Submitted.

BIRTHS: Gerber

Melissa Cooper and Ben Gerber are the new parents of a daughter, Eden Averie Gerber, born at 9:40 a.m. May 27, 2019. Read more

10 months ago by Submitted.

Berrien County marriage licenses

• Michael Anthony Balderrama, of New York City, and Elizabeth Lee Kimball, of Philadelphia • Jacob Curtis Batson and Nina Kay Gideon, of Saint Joseph ... Read more

10 months ago by Submitted.

Lakeland births

Lugardo-Kirk Breanna Lugardo and Dakota Kirk, of Buchanan, are the parents of a daughter, Lilith Ivy Rea Kirk, born at 8:04 a.m. May 21, 2019, ... Read more

10 months ago by Submitted.

ANNIVERSARY: Bontrager

Calvin and Shirley (Brenneman) Bontrager, of Dowagiac, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their wedding on June 14. They were married on June 14, 1949, ... Read more

10 months ago by Submitted.

BIRTHDAY: Rose

Elva Rose, of Centerville, Michigan, will celebrate her 100th birthday on May 26. An open house to commemorate the occasion will take place from 2 ... Read more

11 months ago by Scott Novak.

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