Keeping kids safe during Halloween

With only a week away from the big night of tricks and treats, families across the area are gearing up for the time-honored festivities ... Read more  | Add your comment

Community helps Fernwood back on track

Southwest Michigan lost a treasured asset Wednesday when a fire essentially destroyed the railway garden at Fernwood, but we truly believe that strong community support ... Read more  | Add your comment

Time to get a flu shot

Most people would agree that getting a flu vaccine is a good idea. It is especially beneficial — some would say essential — for older ... Read more  | Add your comment

Lawsuit proves city is dedicated to taxpayers

Earlier this week, news broke about a lawsuit the city of Dowagiac has filed against Ken Allen, the man who decided to transform the former ... Read more  | Add your comment

Enthusiasm for bridge work shows great dedication to city

When local residents found out about the Main Street Bridge demolition and reconstruction two years ago, there were a lot of negative feelings. Read more  | Add your comment

Supporting our local history

The photos and artifacts that help tell the history (thus far) of the Grand Old City will be on display beginning this week, as the ... Read more  | Add your comment

Fight or flight

The fight or flight response, for those who do not know, refers to a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, ... Read more  | Add your comment

Support student theater

This weekend, students at Southwestern Michigan College will take the stage to perform the dramatic thriller, “Wait Until Dark.” Read more  | Add your comment

Cooking safety made simple

Niles Fire Chief Larry Lamb rarely misses an opportunity to educate the public about fire safety — especially during National Fire Safety Month (October). Read more  | Add your comment

School spirit in the air again

Last Friday, two area schools celebrated one of the many time honored traditions observed in high schools across the county — homecoming. Read more  | Add your comment

Marching band festival a great effort by all

Thursday night, 10 schools from all over southwest Michigan took the Niles High School football field to show off the hard work they’ve put in ... Read more  | Add your comment

Stream monitoring a dirty but crucial job

This weekend, Cass County volunteers will have an opportunity to get wet and muddy while they get hands-on with bugs, worms and the other tiny ... Read more  | Add your comment

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  3. Dirty Bird an invaluable event for southwest Michigan residents  | Add your comment
  4. Pro or con, school district needs to hear your voice  | Add your comment
  5. Apple Festival draws community together, no matter the weather  | Add your comment
  6. Investments in STEM were wise choices for institutions  | Add your comment
  7. Plenty of opportunities to celebrate harvest, fall season  | Add your comment
  8. Local students, parents benefit from free breakfast programs  | Add your comment
  9. Project to restore county courthouse needs to involve more than just commissioners  | Add your comment
  10. Baseball great was a quote machine  | Add your comment
  11. New brewery offers great asset to Niles-Buchanan region  | Add your comment
  12. Food drive a great way for youth to discover joys of giving  | Add your comment

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