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COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County announces additional COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Another Berrien County resident died as a result of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported. Berrien County reported ... Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Report.

Performing arts organization creates scholarship fund

NILES — When the leadership of Performing Arts Workshop announced its first merit-based scholarship, it was to do so in the memory of a professional ... Read more

10 hours ago by Christina Clark.

Veterinarian ticketed following discovery of dead animals on his property

BERTRAND TOWNSHIP — Ten deceased animals were found on a Bertrand Township man’s property on Monday. According to the Berrien County Animal Control Director Tiffany ... Read more

11 hours ago by Staff Report.

Niles Apple Festival Harvest Market aims to showcase vendors, food trucks

NILES — There may not be carnival rides or contests, but the Niles area will still have a chance to celebrate the seasonal harvest with ... Read more

13 hours ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 117,910 cases, 6,680 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise in the state of Michigan. Berrien County reported 1,637 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Niles man gets probation for criminal sexual conduct

NILES — A Niles man is receiving probation after pleading no contest to criminal sexual conduct. Jeremy William Davis, of Niles, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Niles Charter Township board approves millages for ballot

NILES TOWNSHIP — Millages were on the minds of the Niles Township board members on Monday evening. The Niles Township board hosted public hearings on ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Niles pastor takes vocals to park

NILES — On Friday, those enjoying the final late-summer weather might have heard singing, praying and a little preaching coming from the Veterans Memorial at ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

MDARD reminding schools, businesses to only use EPA-approved disinfectants

LANSING — Cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting have become part of the fabric of Michigander’s daily lives as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 117,406 cases, 6,665 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers rose of the weekend in the state of Michigan. Berrien County reported 1,624 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Local organization hosts voter registration, cookout

NILES —  A table with hot dog toppings and chips sat welcoming curious visitors to an event in East Side Park on Saturday. Music over ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Michigan Works! announces support for front line workers

BENTON HARBOR — Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren is on a mission to help southwest Michigan frontline pandemic workers make informed decisions about their ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Michigan Teen Safe Driving program enters 10th year

LANSING — Students at every Michigan high school have the opportunity to help make their fellow teens better drivers by participating in this year’s Strive ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Free virtual cancer symposium open to providers, public

ST. JOSEPH – Spectrum Health Lakeland and the Marie Yeager Cancer Center are inviting area providers and the community to gather next week to discuss ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Niles Community Schools’ remote platform allows students to go at own pace

NILES — Angie Pingel is happy with where the Virtual Viking program is now, but acknowledged a bumpy start to the beginning of classes this ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County Health department gets blunt on marijuana education, safety

NILES — The Berrien County Health Department is no stranger to having blunt talks about public health. Through the spring, summer and now entering fall, ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Two Dowagiac men sentenced Friday in Cass County Court

CASSOPOLIS — Two Dowagiac area men were sentenced to probation in assault related cases Friday in Cass County Circuit Court. Daniel Keith Stenberg, 35, of ... Read more

5 days ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County works to expand broadband access

CASSOPOLIS — This week, Cass County took the first step toward expanding broadband internet access to its residents. Thursday, the Cass County Board of Commissioners ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Local talent development leader honored by Michigan Works! Association

LANSING — Karla Grady-Walker, of Berrien, Cass, Van Buren Michigan Works!, was awarded a “Shining Star” Award by the Michigan Works! Association for her efforts ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Niles police chief looks forward to continuing work with city, two departments

NILES — Niles Police Chief Jim Millin has held his current position since 2011. As Niles Fire Chief Larry Lamb moves into retirement on Oct. ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

North Pointe Center class partners with church for cemetery cleanup project

DOWAGIAC — A local school class is making sure the Calvary Cemetery stays in top shape for visitors. North Pointe Center transition services teacher Tracy ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 113,863 cases, 6,623 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,583 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Thursday, according ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Performing Arts Workshops launches memorial fundraising campaign

NILES — An area nonprofit is seeking to honor the memory of an artist, while also creating an opportunity for students. Performing Arts Workshops is ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Michigan Works! closes central office, opens three new locations

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan Works! will be expanding to three locations in Cass County. The central office in Dowagiac will close as the expansion takes ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

MSP traffic stop data reveals need for deeper study

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Data released from the Michigan State Police about traffic stops in Berrien and Cass counties includes two data points: number of stops ... Read more

7 days ago by Christina Clark.

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