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Niles city to raise utility rates

Niles utilities customers can expect to see another rate increase across the board, just months after the last increase. According to a report given to ... Read more  | Add your comment

County leader on extended sick leave

Cass County Administrator Roger Fraser’s extended absence from the county offices has left the members of the board of commissioners pondering what to do next. ... Read more  | Add your comment

June Cass County divorces

The following are the divorces filed with the Cass County Clerk/Register’s office for the month of June: Read more  | Add your comment

Council approves charter change

After more than 50 years of minimal change, the Dowagiac City Charter may see some major changes over the next few years. The Dowagiac City ... Read more  | Add your comment

Niles prohibits parking on portion of Broadway Street

After a trial run, the Niles City Council voted unanimously on Monday to permanently prohibit parking on a portion of Broadway Street in order to ... Read more  | Add your comment

Niles women propose ambitious public art project

In an effort to turn Niles into a destination known for celebrating history through fine art, two women are looking toward the city’s past. Read more  | Add your comment

County commissioner weighs in on road bills

Earlier this year, Lansing’s convoluted solution for funding more than $1 billion worth of repairs to the state’s crumbling roads crashed and burned at the ... Read more  | Add your comment

Veterans affairs director updates county board

While things are looking good for the local agency right now, some potential rough waters may be ahead for the Cass County Veterans Affairs Department. ... Read more  | Add your comment

City receives funding for warehouse demolition

The city of Dowagiac will be receiving some hefty assistance from the State of Michigan for its plan to demolish the old “big gray” warehouse ... Read more  | Add your comment

Niles Council hires new community development director

The Niles City Council approved the hiring of Sanya Phillips to replace Juan Ganum as the city’s director of community development at Monday’s regular meeting. Read more  | Add your comment

County considers imaging system

A topic that has been on the backburner for the county for the last several years reemerged late last week. Court Administrator Carol Bealor and ... Read more  | Add your comment

Courthouse roof to be replaced

While friction among the commissioners continues to grow over the mounting costs of restoration, the county is proceeding with the next step in its efforts ... Read more  | Add your comment

Niles mulls adding columbarium to Silverbrook Cemetery

Niles mulls adding columbarium to Silverbrook Cemetery

Niles officials are discussing the possibility of installing a columbarium at Silverbrook Cemetery. Read more  | Add your comment

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  1. City seeking to purchase blighted properties  | Add your comment
  2. Consulting plan gets green light  | Add your comment
  3. Niles councilman to run for mayor  | Add your comment
  4. Councilwoman lobbying for DHS office in Niles, plans bus trip to Lansing  | Add your comment
  5. Dowagiac council approves 2015-16 budget  | Add your comment
  6. Burger King gets whoppin’ addition  | Add your comment
  7. Niles Twp. hears more road complaints  | Add your comment
  8. Bertrand Twp. approves purchase of new fire truck  | Add your comment
  9. City seeking grant funding to destroy vacant trackside building  | Add your comment
  10. City closing on deal to bring dermatology office to downtown Dowagiac  | Add your comment
  11. Body and car cameras purchased for police  | Add your comment
  12. Niles Twp. OKs placing assessment on ballot to pay for roads  | Add your comment

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