Writers conference returns to Niles

17 April 2024, 9:45 pm

The Southwest Michigan Writers' Conference will return to Niles District Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27.... Read More »

Art exhibit at revived Sidecar Gallery to memorialize late artist

17 April 2024, 11:42 am

Brabant Lenting was a revered local artist known for his larger-than-life personality who exhibited widely around Northwest Indiana, Chicago and beyond. A restrospective of his work will be hung at ...... Read More »

Niles Trustees Take First Look at $127.8 Million Spending Plan

17 April 2024, 5:43 am

Niles Village Hall. Niles trustees took their first look at the village’s $127.8 million proposed 2025 spending budget at a workshop meeting Tuesday. April 2.  “Village staff spent hundreds of hours ...... Read More »

Niles Village Hall Plaza Renovation Work Starts Next Month

17 April 2024, 5:32 am

An artist's rendering shows the future look of the plaza outside Niles Village Hall. Niles Village Hall will soon have a new look as a $2.6 million project to renovate the village hall plaza is set to ...... Read More »

Village of Niles presents $86.9 million budget for fiscal year 2025

16 April 2024, 11:07 am

The Niles Board of Trustees held a special meeting on March 28 to present the village’s draft $86.9 million budget. The board can approve the budget at its upcoming April 23 regular board of ...... Read More »

Man killed in crash on I-80/94 earlier this month identified as Niles man

15 April 2024, 8:50 am

The man who was killed in a crash on I-80/94 in Lake County has been identified. Ty Freimuth, 39, of Niles was killed when his family SUV was rear-ended by a semi truck. His wife and young son were ...... Read More »

Legendary Niles coach Bob Shaw passes away at age of 92

12 April 2024, 12:04 pm

Given his distinguished career, it would be easy to assume that Bob Shaw would have considered his coaching days at Niles McKinley High School as just a blip on the radar. Shaw’s resume included ...... Read More »

Niles family speaking out, community rallies after deadly crash

12 April 2024, 3:30 am

A Niles woman is recovering from an hours-long operation and her 2-year-old is out of the hospital nearly a week after a car accident left them critically hurt ...... Read More »

Southwest Michigan spring and wire factory to close, cutting 85 jobs

4 April 2024, 1:20 pm

A producer of wire and related products is shutting down its Michigan facility and laying off 85 employees, according to the company. DW-National Standard - Niles LLC plans to permanently close its ...... Read More »

Niles, MI

4 April 2024, 1:00 pm

Niles is situated on the St. Joseph River. The Downtown Niles Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places where its museums house artifacts culled from indigenous ...... Read More »

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