Niles

State approves Niles social district

NILES – An official social district in Niles downtown was given a fresh pour toward its next step from the state on Tuesday. The Michigan ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

Law enforcement taking part in National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

LANSING — In support of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, law enforcement agencies will be joining forces across the country this week to ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Niles funeral home offering guidance for FEMA’s COVID-19 funeral assistance

NILES – An unexpected death in the family can add a financial burden to the emotional loss. For many families in the area, COVID-19 has ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 707,463 cases, 16,297 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 12,010 COVID-19 cases and 233 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

New primary care provider joins Southwestern Medical Clinic

ST. JOSEPH — Spectrum Health Lakeland recently welcomed family medicine provider Hollie Nate to the medical staff. Nate is seeing patients alongside Daniel Benson and ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Road repairs center discussion at Niles Township meeting

NILES TOWNSHIP – During the regular Niles Charter Township board meeting Monday evening, road improvements came under discussion, as did pickleball court repairs and department ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Cass County jury trials again on hold after spike in COVID-19 cases

CASSOPOLIS – Jury trials are again on hold in Cass County after a recent spike in COVID-19 cases. They had been scheduled to start next ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

Spring cleaning begins at Niles parks

NILES – Spring is coming, and the parks are getting a refresh. The city of Niles owns more than 20 parks throughout the city limits. ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 702,499 cases, 16,239 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 11,969 COVID-19 cases and 232 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Indiana man sentenced for fleeing, alluding police in Niles Township

In Berrien County Court Monday, an Indiana resident was sentenced to probation for fleeing police. Richard Romeo Hill, Jr., 29, of South Bend, pleaded guilty ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

Kinexus Group recognized as one of the nation’s best nonprofits to work for

BENTON HARBOR — On Monday, Kinexus Group was named one of the 2021 Best Nonprofits To Work For in the nation for the fifth year ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Niles man sentenced to nine to 15 years for criminal sexual conduct

NILES – A Niles resident is going to prison after being convicted of criminal sexual conduct. Jacob Allan Ross, 29, of Niles, pleaded guilty to ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

All Berrien County residents ages 16 and over now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination

BENTON HARBOR — The Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland are moving forward with expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination for all residents ages ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Niles Police Log: March 25-31

March 25 4 a.m. – 300 block N. Second, traffic 7:56 a.m. – 700 block S. 11th, alarm-burglary/others 8:02 a.m. – S. 11th/Fort, traffic stop ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

DASAS’ sixth annual Survivor Stomp 5K to be host virtually

CASS COUNTY — A local organization is running for a cause throughout the month of April. Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services is hosting its sixth ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Cass County commissioners hear presentation on historic courthouse

CASSOPOLIS — A plan for the Cass County Historic Courthouse may be moving forward soon. Thursday evening, Cass County Commissions heard a presentation from Intersect ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles High School takes extra day for spring break

NILES – Spring break began a day early for Niles High School students on Thursday. “Today was the first day we went remote, other than ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County commissioners urge state to release COVID-19 funds

BERRIEN COUNTY – The Berrien County Board of Commissioners passed resolutions on Thursday to appoint a new parks and recreation director, to allow for a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Cardinal Candle Co. celebrates anniversary amid pandemic

NILES — On April 2, 2020, Jill Chamberlain was a bundle of emotions. She flung between panic and overwhelming excitement as she prepared to launch ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 678,295 cases, 16,141 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 11,783 COVID-19 cases and 232 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Lake Michigan College Honors Program hosts social justice forum

BERRIEN COUNTY – Transforming conversations and data into actions was a theme consistent across speakers during Lake Michigan College’s Honors Program virtual Social Justice Forum ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Iron Shoe Distillery awarded grant for expansion

NILES – On Tuesday, a Niles restaurant was named one of 21 local businesses in Michigan to receive a grant from the Michigan Economic Development ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Pokagon Band donating 1,000 Easter baskets to those in need

NEW BUFFALO — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and its Four Wind Casinos recently announced a donation of 1,000 Easter baskets to help those in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Local partnership with “Bright by Text” text messaging supports at-home learning, access to community resources for families with young children

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Great Start Collaboratives of Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties — collective impact efforts supported by United Way of Southwest Michigan ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Brandywine Middle/High School Third Quarter Honor Roll

Ninth Grade Honor Roll Excellence Dillard, Robert Dye, Brock Dye, Conner Farmer, Alexys Gouin, Eli Hullinger, Tressa Low, Allie Peterson, Triston Rieth, Kaiden Skinner, Elisa ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

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