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Niles nonprofit offers robotics, sewing summer camps

NILES — Entering the Niles S.T.E.A.M. Room, one will see a classroom area with tables and chairs circled around. The vacant seats are ready for ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Niles resident works to raise butterflies, educate community

NILES — Milkweed plants have long been regarded as unfavorable weeds in fields and gardens. Niles resident Caryn Adler is hoping to change the plant’s ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Niles man sentenced in 2019 shooting incident

CASSOPOLIS – A Niles man who shot his gun out of the windows of a car last year was sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit ... Read more

2 days ago by Debra Haight.

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.

Fourth, fifth graders launch rockets during YMCA’s Summer My Way

NILES — A parade of rocket scientists exited Northside Child Development Center on Thursday morning. Carrying their rockets, the scientists made their way to the ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

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

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Wonderland Cinema to show “The Incredibles” Friday

NILES — For those missing the movie experience of Wonderland Cinema, the owners will host an outdoor movie showing this Friday. Wonderland Cinema will be ... 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.

Niles Community Schools hosts annual libraries, adapted for social distancing

NILES — The sounds of happy reunion filled the south part of the Niles High School parking lot just after 11 a.m. Tuesday. As parents ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles Township Board discusses new millage for township fire department

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — With the office reopened to the public, the Niles Charter Township halls are divided up and have stickers down on the ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

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.

Niles Burn Run postponed until gathering mandates relax

NILES — “Kick stand down” reads the beginning of an update on the Niles Burn run website regarding the July 19 event. The popular motorcycle ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

First of three pop-up, drive-through libraries to be hosted Tuesday

NILES — Pop-up libraries for student reading programs are scheduled for three dates over the summer. However, the events will be less of a community ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

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.

Apple Festival canceled, will return in 2021

NILES — A Niles summer tradition has been postponed until 2021. After months of research and discussion, the Four Flags Apple Festival Board of Directors ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Riverfront Optimist Club of Niles to host online concert Saturday

NILES — While the Riverfront Optimist Club of Niles’ flagship event, the Bluegrass Festival, was not given the go-ahead by the city for 2020, the ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

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.

When virus stunted west coast tour, Umphrey’s McGee returned home to perform

NILES — When Umphrey’s McGee plays a show in its hometown of South Bend, the audiences usually turn out in large numbers in support. Rescheduling ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

LMC discounts fall tuition by 10 percent, restructures class options, implements safety plans for fall semester

BENTON HARBOR — It has been nearly four months since the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how Michiganders go about thier day-to-day lives. In that time, ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Former Niles resident aims to donate 500 backpacks with school supplies

NILES — A box of school supplies sits inside the dining room in Curly Q’s BBQ near the counter where orders are placed. The box ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Lawless Park to celebrate Michigan Dark Sky Awareness Month by opening on weekend nights

VANDALIA — Cass County stargazers now can view the night sky at a local International Dark-Sky Park. The Cass County Parks Board recently set a ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

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.

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