Local officials work to combat ‘invisible’ problem

Local officials work to combat ‘invisible’ problem

                    By CRAIG HAUPERT, TED YOAKUM & SCOTT NOVAK Chuck Austin said he used to think ... Read more | Add your comment

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Elks honor pair of students

Elks honor pair of students

The Dowagiac Elks honored its 2016 scholarship winners by hosting a dinner in their honor last week. Recognized were Makalya Long, from Edwardsburg High School, ... Read more | Add your comment

COA offers events, activities

The Cass County COA has planned a number of activities for this week at its Dowagiac location, Front Street Crossing, at 227 S. Front St. ... Read more | Add your comment

Band boosters to elect board members

The Dowagiac Band Boosters will host its next meeting at 5:30 p.m.  Tuesday, May 3, in the choir room at the high school. The organization ... Read more | Add your comment

Brandywine releases honor roll list for third quarter, 2016

BRANDYWINE MIDDLE SCHOOL SEVENTH grade All As Jacob Fox Kelli Scoggin Kelsi Simpson-Rea Dominick Thornton Megan Wieger   A/B Myranda Adams Kristen Alvord Sky-Marie Bukowski ... Read more | Add your comment

SMC hosts youth council, lawmakers

Cass County Youth Council welcomed U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, state Sen. John Proos and state Rep. Aaron Miller to Southwestern Michigan College April 22 for ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. LMC honors woman for outstanding service | Add your comment
  2. Fundraiser a success | Add your comment
  3. Residents help clean up Southside Park | Add your comment
  4. Branniffs honored for Lions Club service | Add your comment
  5. Still openings for Edwardsburg Memorial Day Festival | Add your comment
  6. Cass County marriage licenses | Add your comment
  7. Niles native donating French Paper-inspired artwork to city | Add your comment
  8. Dowagiac purchases new K-9 | Add your comment
  9. SMC honor graduates hear Herr | Add your comment
  10. Dowagiac police log — April 26-27 | Add your comment
  11. Dowagiac police log — April 25 | Add your comment
  12. Borgess-Lee nurses host flower sale | Add your comment

Community News

Residents help clean up Southside Park

Residents help clean up Southside Park

Dozens of children, village residents, business owners and even state Rep. Aaron Miller descended on Southside Park to begin the process of revitalizing the facility ... Read more  | Add your comment

Still openings for Edwardsburg Memorial Day Festival

The annual Edwardsburg Memorial Day Festival presented by the Edwardsburg Area Chamber of Commerce will be May 30. Read more  | Add your comment

Dowagiac News

Elks honor pair of students

Elks honor pair of students

The Dowagiac Elks honored its 2016 scholarship winners by hosting a dinner in their honor last week. Recognized were Makalya Long, from Edwardsburg High School, ... Read more  | Add your comment

COA offers events, activities

The Cass County COA has planned a number of activities for this week at its Dowagiac location, Front Street Crossing, at 227 S. Front St. ... Read more  | Add your comment



Sports

Western Michigan’s Braverman picked by Bears

Western Michigan had its second player selection in this year’s NFL Draft as junior wide receiver Daniel Braverman was the ninth selection in the seventh ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Broncos’ Beavers drafted by Minnesota  | Add your comment
  2. Edwardsburg takes two in Wolverine showdown  | Add your comment
  3. Rangers are on a roll  | Add your comment

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Opinion

Making every day Healthy Kids Day

Children and adolescents can benefit from a healthy lifestyle just like adults. This is why our local YMCA is hosting a national initiative called Healthy ... Read more  | Add your comment

Supporting our police officers

Law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe and respond in times of crisis. Read more  | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington’ scenario never existed

Recently, I read an op-ed by Peggy Noonan that was published in the Wall Street Journal. Read more  | Add your comment

Toilets should be redesigned

Here I go again, putting in my two cents worth: A solution to the present complaint from the LGBT group about restroom access in schools. Read more  | Add your comment

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Local Government

Niles native donating French Paper-inspired artwork to city

Niles native turned award-winning artist Michael Hambouz is donating three pieces of his acclaimed art series, “Factory Made,” to the City of Niles. Read more  | Add your comment

Classifieds

Wildlife Nuisance Company

We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic individual to join our local Wildlife Nuisance company's team. ... Read more  | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Southside Park sale tabled indefinitely by Cassopolis Village Council

Restrictions in the Handbook for General Law Village Officials has staved off the sale of Southside Park to Community Mills. Read more  | Add your comment

Off The Water

Celebrity chefs to visit Michiana

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Food Network stars Geoffrey Zakarian, Carla Hall and the husband-and-wife duo of ... Read more  | Add your comment