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Recreational golf

Toney records hole-in-one at Plym Park

Terry Toney had a hole-in-one at Plym Park Tuesday. Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 5:00 pm

Berrien County

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

by Staff Report, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 4:53 pm

Breaking News

Buchanan native Hannah Roberts takes silver in Olympics

TOKYO — Fans from across Michiana filled the Buchanan Commons Saturday night as they watched one of their own make history. Hannah Roberts, 19, won ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, July 31, 2021 10:39 pm

Olympic Games

Roberts top seed heading into BMX Freestyle finals

Buchanan graduate Hannah Roberts will be the No. 1 seed in the Olympic BMX Freestyle finals tonight which air on NBC. Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, July 31, 2021 11:51 am

Berrien County

Salvation Army welcomes new majors

NILES — The Niles Salvation Army recently welcomed two new employees in Majors Nic and Jodi Montgomery. Nic and Jodi became officers in The Salvation ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 29, 2021 3:33 pm

recreational sports

ROUNDUP: Golf outings helping raise funds for athletes, scholarships

The Dowagiac Elks Club is hosting its annual Guys & Dolls Charity Golf Outing on Sept. 26. Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 3:11 pm

Berrien County

Van Buren/Cass District Health Department recommends masks indoors for all regardless of vaccine status

SOUTHWST MICHIGAN — One area health department is recommending masks for all individuals indoors — regardless of vaccine status. The Centers on Disease Control and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 2:22 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 901,683 cases, 19,902 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 14,035 COVID-19 cases and 280 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 3:57 pm

Cass County

9-year-old injured in Cass County ATV accident

CASS COUNTY — A child was transported to the hospital this weekend after an ATV accident in Cass County. Sheriff Richard Behnke of the Cass ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 9:27 am

Summer softball

Edwardsburg All-Stars second at NBGSA Open

The Edwardsburg Little League 7/8 Girls Machine Pitch All-Stars finished second at the Niles-Brandywine Girls Softball Association Open the weekend of July 16 through July ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 26, 2021 10:05 pm

golf

Record-breaking 54 teams compete in Orchard Hills Men’s Invitational

The annual Orchard Hills Country Club Men’s Invitational drew a record 54 teams to the course to compete. Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 26, 2021 5:13 pm

News

Two arrested on drug trafficking charges in Niles

NILES — Southwest Enforcement Team detectives and agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration have concluded a joint investigation of an interstate drug trafficker operating in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 26, 2021 4:11 pm

Cassopolis

Police searching for vehicle of interest in Cassopolis shooting

CASSOPOLIS — Police are searching for a vehicle of interest involved in a Sunday morning shooting in the village of Cassopolis, according to the Cassopolis ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 26, 2021 9:16 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Sunday, July 25

GOLF Niles City Golf Tournament At Plym Park Championship Flight Jacob Van Dyke 151 John Kessick 152 Larry Larson 153 Dave Berger 154 Scott Zavitz ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 25, 2021 4:52 pm

Dowagiac

Three injured in Silver Creek Township crash

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — Three were injured in a collision in Silver Creek Township Saturday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard Behnke ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:49 pm

News

Man found hiding in tree fort after deliberately sideswiping another vehicle in Barron Lake Thursday

HOWARD TOWNSHIP — A hit-and-run suspect has been apprehended after an incident near Barron Lake Thursday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 23, 2021 7:34 am

Dowagiac

Detectives seek charges against two residents following Wayne Township drug investigation

WAYNE TOWNSHIP — Detectives are seeking charges against two area residents following a drug investigation in Wayne Township. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 22, 2021 4:58 pm

Berrien County

Portage Road construction scheduled to begin Monday

BERTRAND TOWNSHIP — A road near the cities of Buchanan and Niles will see road work beginning next week. Starting Monday, Portage Road from US-12 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:53 am

Newsletter Sports

Niles City Golf Tournament wraps up first weekend

The first of two weekends for the Niles City Golf Tournament is in the books. Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:19 pm

Education

Edwardsburg schools will not require masks, quarantining come fall

EDWARDSBURG — As districts across southwest Michigan recently began announcing looser COVID-19 protocols for the coming school year, Edwardsburg Public Schools is following suit. Wednesday, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:14 am

Dowagiac

Drug bust leads to arrest in Dowagiac

DOWAGIAC — A drug bust in Dowagiac led to the arrest of a 24 year-old man. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team reported that detectives ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 4:35 pm

triathlon

2021 Diamond Lake Triathlon results

The results from the 2021 Diamond Lake Triathlon have been completed.  Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:34 pm

Dowagiac

No injuries reported in Dowagiac apartment fire

DOWAGIAC — No one was injured in a structure fire in the city of Dowagiac Saturday night, according to the Dowagiac Fire Department. The Dowagiac ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 19, 2021 4:03 pm

Little League baseball

Niles All-Stars eliminated from Senior State Tournament

The Greater Niles Little League/Thomas Stadium All-Stars were eliminated from the Michigan Little League Senior State Tournament by Melvindale Saturday afternoon. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 18, 2021 11:27 am

Little League baseball

Niles All-Stars remain alive with 7-6 win over Ishpeming

The Greater Niles Little League/Thomas Stadium Senior All-Stars remained alive in the Michigan District 15 Little League State Tournament with a 7-6 win over Ishpeming ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 16, 2021 2:11 pm

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