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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

1 month 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

1 month 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

7 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

7 months ago by Submitted.

BIRTHDAY: Taylor

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

7 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 months ago by Submitted.

Lakeland births

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

8 months ago by Submitted.

BIRTHS: Falk

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

8 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

8 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 months ago by Scott Novak.

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