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Council approves repair of well pump

One of the most critical components of Dowagiac’s water system will be receiving some needed repairs. The Dowagiac City Council approved $26,500 for a total ... Read more  | Add your comment

City Council approves additional funding for theater project

Just as the saying goes, the show must go on in Dowagiac, though it’s going to need a little help from the city. Following a ... Read more  | Add your comment

Meet the Candidates: Berrien County District 11 Commissioner

Meet the Candidates: Berrien County District 11 Commissioner

It is a two-way race for the Republican District 11 nominee for Berrien County Commissioner. No Democrats have filed to run, meaning the winner of ... Read more  | Add your comment

Meet the candidates: Bertrand Township Supervisor

Meet the candidates: Bertrand Township Supervisor

It is a three-way race for the Republican nominee for supervisor in Bertrand Township. No Democrats have filed to run, meaning the winner of the ... Read more  | Add your comment

Township residents concerned about poor road conditions

Township residents concerned about poor road conditions

The harsh winter took a toll on roads in Niles Township and Berrien County. Several residents living in the Brandywine Acres subdivision, specifically those using ... Read more  | Add your comment

Council disagrees on compensation for wastewater committee

After a new wastewater treatment board for Ontwa Township was assembled last month, township officials disagreed on who should be paid to attend meetings. Since ... Read more  | Add your comment

Ontwa Township residents speak out

Ontwa Township residents speak out

Council questioned about wastewater treatment issues Nick Donis shook his head in disgust as he walked to the microphone to make a statement at the ... Read more  | Add your comment

Second public hearing set for Cassopolis chicken ordinance

Cassopolis residents will have another opportunity voice their opinion about the possibility of raising chickens within city limits. The Cassopolis Village Council passed a resolution ... Read more  | Add your comment

Council sets rules for Russom Park

Visitors to Russom Park may soon have a clearer idea of the rules of the game when it comes to enjoying the park’s facilities. The ... Read more  | Add your comment

Riverfest raft race sunk?

Nothing may be floating in the Anything That Floats Raft Race at this year’s Niles Riverfest. On Monday, the Niles City Council voted 4 to ... Read more  | Add your comment

Riverfront property to be razed

Riverfront property to be razed

City paves way for total demolition of public safety building Another vacant riverfront property in Niles is scheduled to come down. On Monday, City Administrator ... Read more  | Add your comment

Committee formed for River Valley Trail project

Construction on the second phase of the Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail may prove more challenging than the first for Niles Charter Township. However, township officials ... Read more  | Add your comment

Dowagiac recycling company growing

Since bringing his tire recycling business to Dowagiac many years ago, DeerPath Recyclers owner Michael Demski has overseen tremendous growth of his company. “We started ... Read more  | Add your comment

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  1. Dowagiac business center expanding  | Add your comment
  2. County on top of veteran’s affairs  | Add your comment
  3. Republican candidates face off in forum next week  | Add your comment
  4. Niles: SMCAS articles unfinished  | Add your comment
  5. Cass County master plan nearing completion  | Add your comment
  6. County residents coming home to roost  | Add your comment
  7. County forecloses on lakeside property  | Add your comment
  8. Cass County proposes changes to healthcare coverage  | Add your comment
  9. City approves purchase of storage units  | Add your comment
  10. Dowagiac City Manager provides update on economic developments  | Add your comment
  11. Sewer rates to increase slightly due to improvement costs  | Add your comment
  12. Council member petitions for services  | Add your comment

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