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Gov. Whitmer signs mandatory mask order

LANSING — Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-147, which reiterates that individuals are required to wear a face covering whenever they are in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Gov. Whitmer signs executive directive requiring implicit bias training for health professionals

LANSING — On Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer singed an executive directive requiring health care professionals in Michigan to undergo implicit bias training to obtain and ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

High Profile Boutique Cannabis to open next week in Buchanan

BUCHANAN — The black and green building at 804 E. Front St. is the latest marijuana business to bud in Buchanan. High Profile Boutique Cannabis ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Fernwood Botanical Gardens offering pop-up weddings

NILES — The historical grounds and unique settings within Fernwood Botanical Gardens are a popular wedding destination for couples through the warmer seasons. Adapting to ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan to interview superintendent candidates starting Monday

BUCHANAN – Buchanan school board members have selected seven people including three current or former district employees to interview next week to become the district’s ... Read more

4 days ago by Debra Haight.

Buchanan named ‘Nicest Place in Michigan’ by Reader’s Digest

BUCHANAN — To resident Dave Van Dyke, the sight of downtown Buchanan is home. The shadows of war heroes hover over the streets, as their ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Scam warning issued by Berrien County Sheriff’s Department

BERRIEN COUNTY — Around 11 a.m. Tuesday the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department posted a warning about a reported scam in the area to its Facebook ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Leader Publications welcomes new reporter

NILES — Leader Publications has welcomed a new addition to its news team. Max Harden, of Niles, has joined Leader Publications as a news reporter. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Two Berrien County residents sentenced to probation

NILES – Two area residents were sentenced to probation Monday in Berrien County Trial Court. Christie Lynn Bates, 42, of Buchanan, pleaded guilty to attempted ... Read more

5 days ago by Debra Haight.

Berrien Community Foundation announces arts challenge grant

BERRIEN COUNTY —  Non-profit arts organizations of Berrien County have joined forces for one matching grant that will benefit them all. The Berrien Community Foundation ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Area schools offer virtual learning

BERRIEN COUNTY — On Tuesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released “Michigan’s MI Safe Schools: Michigan’s 2020-21 Return to School Roadmap” providing guidance for how to approach ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Outdoor prom event set for Aug. 1

EDWARDSBURG — A regional, all school prom has been greenlit as the original organizer has secured sponsors to partner with to put on the memorable ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Gov. Whitmer closes indoor service at bars throughout lower Michigan, allows cocktails to go

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-143 on Wednesday closing indoor service at bars throughout most of lower Michigan to protect the progress ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Redbud Roots to open new retail location in Buchanan

BUCHANAN — Cultivating a destination and experience is the next step for local marijuana grow operation and processing lab Redbud Roots. The company’s leadership is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Honor Credit Union announces Buchanan native as vice president of marketing

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union announced the internal promotion of Stacey Martin. Formerly serving as brand manager, Martin recently accepted the role of vice ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan Community Schools’ superintendent search moves into next steps

BUCHANAN — Next steps are in order to find the new superintendent of Buchanan Community Schools. As the call for applications closed on at 4 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Honor Credit Union to provide contact-free community shred days

BERRIEN SPRINGS — In partnership with Data Guardian and Country Mile Shredding Service, Honor Credit Union announced its Free Community Shred Day schedule throughout its ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan hires new treasurer

BUCHANAN – The city of Buchanan has a new treasurer, but the appointment did not come easy. Two finalists were interviewed last Friday. One was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

DAR to host yard sale June 27

NILES — A local nonprofit will host a yard sale this weekend. The Rebecca Dewey Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Michigan is first state in nation to match its 2010 census self-response rate

ST. JOSEPH — Michigan is the first state in the nation to match its 2010 census self-response rate –– a milestone that can be attributed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan City Commission sets July 13 hearing to dissolve DDA

BUCHANAN — Buchanan City Commissioners are moving forward with plans to dissolve the Buchanan Downtown Development Authority despite pleas from residents and business owners to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Nebraska man sentenced up to 20 years on meth charges in Berrien County

NILES – A former Berrien Springs resident is going to prison after being caught dealing methamphetamines last year. Brandon Allen Goode, 29, of Arthur, Nebraska, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Niles business owner looks to plan outdoor prom for area graduates

NILES — It is a milestone in any teenagers’ life, idolized by movies and photos of older siblings and parents in their own styles. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

75th annual Berrien County Youth Fair postponed to 2021

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien County Youth Fair will have to wait one more year to celebrate its 75th anniversary, as the fair board officially ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Movie theaters, gyms, bowling alleys could reopen by July 4

LANSING — July 4 may prove to be the day theaters, bowling alleys and gyms reopen across the state, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday. With ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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