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14-Year-Old Killed In Niles

A 14-year-old Niles boy has been killed. Niles police were called to the Arbor Trails apartments on 5th Street just after 11 p.m. Thursday for a report that someone had been shot. The teen was found on

Blossomtime Parade Tomorrow

This year’s Blossomtime Grand Floral Parade is tomorrow in St. Joseph and Benton Harbor. The two-and-a-half mile parade starts at 1 p.m. at Main and Pearl streets in St. Joe and ends at Main and 5th streets

Detour Announced For Blossomtime Parade

The Berrien County Road Department says traffic in the St. Joseph and Benton Harbor areas will be affected by this Saturday’s Blossomtime Parade. The detour on parade day will take drivers from M-63 or Lakeshore Drive to

Upton: More COVID Funding Needed

Congressman Fred Upton says more money needs to be set aside by Congress for fighting COVID-19. President Biden also made the call for more aid this week as the nation marked one million deaths from the illness.

Former U Of M President Apologizes

From the Associated Press — A former president at the University of Michigan who was fired over a relationship with a subordinate has apologized to the school’s governing board. It’s part of a settlement between the university

Upton Praises Aid Package For Ukraine

The U.S. House on Tuesday approved a $20 billion aid package for Ukraine. Congressman Fred Upton tells us it will provide the Ukrainian military with the weapons, logistics, supplies, and intelligence to continue its fight against Russia.