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COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 878,125 cases, 18,710 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,675 COVID-19 cases and 259 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

5 hours ago by Submitted.

County proposes increase in Niles Township deputy force numbers

NILES TOWNSHIP — Road work and policing were on the agenda Monday at the Niles Charter Township Board of Trustees meeting Monday. Berrien County Sheriff ... Read more

5 hours ago by Christina Clark.

Niles community helps toddler fight leukemia

NILES – Last Saturday, friends of Brooklynn Bowman hosted a fair at the Cass County Fair grounds to raise money for her continued fight against ... Read more

10 hours ago by Christina Clark.

Click It or Ticket campaign runs through June 6

LANSING — To remind everyone about the importance of buckling up, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning launched Monday a Click It or Ticket ... Read more

12 hours ago by Submitted.

After 2020 cancellations, southwest Michigan communities look forward to traditional Memorial Day festivities

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Memorial Day came with an extra dose of sorrow last year, as communities across the country had to cancel the usual festivities ... Read more

12 hours ago by Caleb Steensma.

PHOTO STORY: Inaugural spring market draws visitors, vendors from surrounding areas

NILES – Vendors from around the region, featuring unique offerings such as boutique clothing, hand-made masks, headbands, cosmetics and even skateboards flocked to the Four ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 876,854 cases, 18,627 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,662 COVID-19 cases and 259 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County asks for public input with emergency management survey

BERRIEN COUNTY — Berrien County Emergency Management officials kicked off a new project last week aimed at protecting the community from disasters. A plan known ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Niles Renaissance Faire sees success in its third year

NILES – Over the weekend, Plym Park was transformed into Queen Kiriel’s grounds for the third annual Niles Renaissance Faire. Bards, knights, Vikings, fighters, jailers, ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan man sentenced to jail time for drug possession

NILES – Jail and probation sentences were handed down to area residents in Berrien County Trial Court Monday. Andinea Marshall Brown, 48, of Buchanan, pleaded ... Read more

1 day ago by Debra Haight.

UWSM CEO chosen for United Way worldwide task force

ST. JOSEPH — Anna Murphy, CEO and president of United Way of Southwest Michigan, has been selected to join the newly formed United Way Worldwide ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Niles Police Log: May 5-12

May 5 2:11 a.m. – S. Third/W. U.S. Highway 12, traffic stop 2:55 a.m. – 1100 blocK S. 11th, alarm-burglary/others 2:57 a.m. – 1200 block ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac resident sentenced for tampering with monitoring device, fleeing police

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who cut off his monitoring device will spend the next 10 months in jail. Willie Lee Davis II, 30, of ... Read more

4 days ago by Debra Haight.

Resident connected with unpublished manuscript handwritten by her mother

NILES – Hand drawn maps of neighborhoods, black and white photographs of buildings and people, and passionately penned facts and connections run through the paper ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles business wins 2021 distinction, given green light to build kitchen

NILES – On May 7, a Niles business founded on flavor was announced as SCORE Kalamazoo/Southwest Michigan’s 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year. Sticky Spoons Jam, ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Homeless man gets jail for attempting to steal vehicle

CASSOPOLIS – A former Niles resident was sentenced in Cass County Circuit Court to a year in jail for conspiracy to steal a motor vehicle ... Read more

4 days ago by Debra Haight.

Berrien County Health Department to begin administering Pfizer vaccine to 12-15-year-olds

BERRIEN COUNTY — Following the recent authorization and recommendation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Virtual community resource forum taking place June 4

CASSOPOLIS — Area agencies have teamed up to help bring visibility to Cass County’s resource providers and help connect them to those who need them ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Berrien County approves wellness plan, expansion of Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail

NILES — The Berrien County Board of Commissioners and the city of Niles are working together to help keep residents safe, healthy and active. The ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports one new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one new COVID-19 death Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 13,582 COVID-19 cases and 257 deaths, according to ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Two South Bend residents arrested following Ontwa Township traffic stop

ONTWA TOWNSHIP — Two South Bend residents were arrested Wednesday following an Ontwa Township traffic stop. Around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, troopers from the Michigan State ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Niles veterinarian’s license suspended after September discovery of dead animals on property

BERTRAND TOWNSHIP – A Niles veterinarian’s license has been suspended by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. According to Michigan LARA certified license ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Lakeland breaks ground on cardiac expansion in Niles

NILES — A multi-million dollar health project broke ground in Niles this week. Wednesday, Spectrum Health Lakeland began construction to expand heart and vascular services ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

South Bend Symphony Orchestra concert at to take place at Riverfront Park

NILES — The Niles District Library and the Niles History Center will present the South Bend Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet at the Riverfront Park Amphitheater ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Indeck volunteers clean up Island Park in preparation for park’s reopening

NILES – Last Saturday, volunteers from Indeck Niles Energy Center and Kiewit Power Constructors spent the day cleaning up Island Park. The workers spent time ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

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