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Cass County Board of Commissioners to return to in-person meetings

CASSOPOLIS — After nearly a year of only talking to each other over a computer screen, Cass County commissioners will see be able to see ... Read more

2 hours ago by Staff Report.

Niles Service League’s annual Bundle-A-Buddy fundraiser kicks off on Monday

NILES – A local group is looking ahead to make sure students have the winter gear and clothing they need. The Niles Service League Bundle-A-Buddy ... Read more

3 hours ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties report new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have reported new COVID-19 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Thursday, ... Read more

18 hours ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County courts to enter Phase Three of reopening

BERRIEN COUNTY – The Berrien County Courts will be entering Phase Three of reopening beginning Monday. During the Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting on ... Read more

19 hours ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County Health Department expands access to COVID-19 vaccination

BENTON HARBOR — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced the state is moving to the next phase of vaccination as of ... Read more

19 hours ago by Submitted.

Niles Master Plan to seek initial approval

NILES – At Monday evening’s Niles City Council meeting, council members will vote on whether to approve or reject the City of Niles Master Plan. ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Region prepares for farm workers with new precautions

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – In one of the actions the state of Michigan is taking to enhance its COVID-19 vaccine equity strategy, essential food and agriculture ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Michigan expanding access to safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday

LANSING — To help reach the state’s goal of vaccinating 70 percent of Michiganders over age 16 and bring a quicker end to the COVID-19 ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 591,753 cases, 15,563 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 10,715 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Niles restaurants see regulars return as restrictions relax

NILES – Tuesday morning, a couple walked into Prime Table Restaurant in Niles. Though masks covered their noses and mouths, the crinkles around their eyes ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

United Way invites community to sponsor children to receive free books

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — March is National Reading Month, and United Way of Southwest Michigan is encouraging the community to rally around early childhood literacy by ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 590,217 cases, 15,558 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 10,685 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Niles Township Parks Board seeks public input at Wednesday hearing

NILES TOWNSHIP – A new trailhead is in the early discussion days for the Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail over the next year. Jill DeLucia, chair ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles Scream Park seeks new nonprofit organizations

NILES — The Niles Scream Park, one of Michiana’s most popular autumn destinations, is currently seeking to recruit new community nonprofit groups to assist with ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Updated MDHHS orders expand restaurant capacity, increase capacity limits, allow for expanded visitation at residential care facilities

LANSING — Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services updated two of its epidemic orders, allowing for increased capacity limits at various venues, ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Niles Township approves state-outlined poverty guidelines, purchases tractor attachment for trails, considers firefighter applicants

NILES TOWNSHIP – Poverty guidelines for Niles Township were adjusted and accepted Monday evening by the township board members. Members also discussed and approved a ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Former surgeon given 10 to 40 years for criminal sexual conduct

NILES — A retired surgeon is heading to prison on criminal sexual conduct charges. Berrien County Trial Court Judge Sterling Schrock sentenced Norbert Schwer, of ... Read more

4 days ago by Max Harden.

UPDATE: Two teenagers injured in shooting at Niles hotel

NILES – A 17-year-old female and an 18-year-old male were taken to the hospital Monday morning with gunshot wound injuries. According to Niles Police Department ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

SMC unveils scholarship guarantee

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s new “SMC Guarantee” scholarship is available to all new students enrolling for the Fall 2021 semester. Registration for summer and ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 589,150 cases, 15,534 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 10,669 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Two shot, wounded at Niles hotel

NILES – Two people are in the hospital after the Niles Police Department responded to reports of shots fired Monday morning at the Quality Inn ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Michigan Works! announces healthcare hiring events

BENTON HARBOR — With more than 1,600 jobs available in southwest Michigan right now, Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren is urging the public to ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Niles Police Log: Feb. 18-25

Feb. 18 2:11 a.m. – S. Ninth/Silverbrook, traffic stop 2:36 a.m. – Silverbrook/S. 11th, attempt to locate 2:42 a.m. – 1200 block S. 11th, traffic ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Niles roller rink reopens following legal battle

NILES – A Niles roller skating rink was able to take the chains off its doors and reopen to a limited number of skaters last ... Read more

7 days ago by Christina Clark.

Michigan Works! announces community wide survey to learn about COVID-19’s impact

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan Works! is issuing a call to action to the community to fill out a six-question survey to understand the true impact ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

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