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PHOTO STORY: Niles’ Reske takes home Cass County cat show title

CASSOPOLIS — A feline fiesta took place on the downstairs floor of the Cass County Fair Memorial Building Thursday morning, much to the delight of ... Read more

2 hours ago by Max Harden.

Berrien County commissioners pass resolution supporting Indiana Michigan River Valley Trail project

ST. JOSEPH – Thursday’s Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting featured the acceptance of several grants and a resolution to support the Indiana Michigan River ... Read more

2 hours ago by Debra Haight.

Two injured in Howard Township crash

HOWARD TOWNSHIP — Two were injured in a Wednesday crash in Howard Township. Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke reported that his office responded to a ... Read more

6 hours ago by Submitted.

Cass County Fair hosts Law Enforcement Day

CASSOPOLIS – Local law enforcement agencies looked to grow their relationship with the people of Cass County at this year’s fair. On Wednesday, four local ... Read more

8 hours ago by Caleb Steensma.

Heroin, meth, firearms seized during search warrants in Niles, Buchanan

NILES — Two parolees were arrested in Niles and Buchanan Tuesday as the result of search warrants related to a narcotics investigation, according to the ... Read more

19 hours ago by Staff Report.

PHOTO STORY: Niles teen takes home three first place wins in Cass County Fair youth horse, pony show

CASSOPOLIS — Dalia Awshana has always known her horse, Jimmy, was made for jumping. When the now 19-year-old first brought her chestnut and white-colored horse ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Culton.

Junior Achievement of Berrien, Cass counties announces Tapas on the Green event

BENTON HARBOR — Junior Achievement serving Berrien and Cass Counties is inviting the community to attend Tapas on the Green, an evening out to support ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: NTPA Tractor Pull wows crowd at Cass County Fair

CASSOPOLIS — Engines roared as spectators packed the grandstand to see the National Tractor Pullers Association’s Championship Pulling Tuesday night at the Cass County Fair. ... Read more

1 day ago by Max Harden.

Niles Riverfest begins Thursday

NILES — A beloved festival is returning to Niles this weekend at two locations. Hosted by the Riverfront Optimist Club of Niles, the Niles Riverfest ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Cass County Conservation district announces 2020 awards

CASSOPOLIS — One area agency is making up for lost time by formally announcing awards from 2020. The Cass County Conservation District recently announced its ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation awards $75,000 in scholarships, grants

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — During the recent Allied Health Careers Scholarship program, Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation awarded a total of $26,750 in the form of 26 ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Niles church nearing fundraising goal for new community playground

NILES — Drivers on Bertrand Road the last few months have likely taken notice of a banner featuring a bright red fundraising thermometer tallying up ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 906,538 cases, 19,947 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 14,110 COVID-19 cases and 282 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

PHOTO STORY: Dowagiac’s Stockwell named champion swine showman at Cass County Fair

CASSOPOLIS — Brianna Stockwell was all smiles at the Cass County Fair on Tuesday. The Dowagiac native took home champion swine showman honors at the ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

Registration now open for Lory’s Place Run, Walk, and Rock

St. JOSEPH – Runners, walkers and other supporters are invited to register for the 18th annual Run, Walk, and Rock for Lory’s Place, the grief ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

BCF Arts Challenge seeking support for Berrien County arts venues

BERRIEN COUNTY — The Berrien Community Foundation’s Arts Challenge recently launched a second act to support arts venues that have struggled throughout the pandemic. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Community members encouraged to donate blood, save lives

ST. JOSEPH – One local health care system is asking the public to donate blood and save lives. Blood supplies across the state remain low, ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Niles Township reconsiders document scanning project, rescinds special meeting vote

NILES TOWNSHIP — Monday evening, the Niles Township Board of Trustees reversed action it took last week on a document scanning project. Last Thursday, the ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles church to host Family Fun Fest Saturday

NILES — A day of free fun is coming to the Niles community this weekend as a local church hosts a family-friendly event. Community Evangelical ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

PHOTO STORY: Niles’ Tharp wins Cass County Youth Dairy Show

CASSOPOLIS — Mary Tharp’s cow Valentine holds a special place in her heart. “I named her Valentine because we got her on Valentine’s Day,” she ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

Cassopolis teen wins sheep showman overall, grand overall market

CASSOPOLIS – After last year’s cancelation, the Cass County Fair is back in full swing with 4-H animal shows. On Monday, Jena Bradley, of Cassopolis, ... Read more

3 days ago by Caleb Steensma.

PHOTO STORY: Cass County Fair names royal court

CASSOPOLIS — A new monarchy is in town — just in time for the 2021 Cass County Fair. Saturday evening, the Cass County Fair hosted ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles man sentenced to counseling, time served following drunk driving incident

NILES — In Berrien County Court Monday, a Niles man was sentenced on drunk driving and computer charges. Quantell Jabar Verse, 33, of South Fifth ... Read more

3 days ago by Debra Haight.

Niles man sentenced to prison for fleeing police

NILES – A Niles man with a lengthy criminal record is going to prison after being sentenced Monday in Berrien County Trial Court. Gene Jason ... Read more

3 days ago by Debra Haight.

Students help design SMC esports arena

DOWAGIAC — “I don’t know what I was expecting, but this is better,” Brooke Johnson said about Southwestern Michigan College’s new Esports Arena in the ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

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