Local Government

Councilwoman lobbying for DHS office in Niles, plans bus trip to Lansing

A Niles councilwoman is organizing a trip to the state capitol in an effort to bring a department of human services office to Niles. Read more  | Add your comment

Dowagiac council approves 2015-16 budget

The City of Dowagiac’s newly cemented $3 million budget does more than set the course for the upcoming fiscal year. It also sets the stage ... Read more  | Add your comment

Burger King gets whoppin’ addition

The city’s local Burger King restaurant will soon expanding its operations to allow hungry, on-the-go customers to get their hands on some grub faster than ... Read more  | Add your comment

Niles Twp. hears more road complaints

The Niles Charter Township Board of Trustees fielded complaints about the condition of a portion of Bond Street and approved a per-parcel assessment for ambulance ... Read more  | Add your comment

Bertrand Twp. approves purchase of new fire truck

On Thursday, the township board of trustees unanimously approved the purchase of the vehicle from Spencer Manufacturing, of South Haven, for approximately $489,000. Read more  | Add your comment

City seeking grant funding to destroy vacant trackside building

City seeking grant funding to destroy vacant trackside building

Considered by many residents to be a blight on the downtown cityscape, the vacant warehouse located near the railroad tracks on Division Street could be ... Read more  | Add your comment

City closing on deal to bring dermatology office to downtown Dowagiac

The doctors and staff of downtown’s dental clinic may soon be greeting some new neighbors. The Dowagiac City Council approved the preliminary conditions of a ... Read more  | Add your comment

Body and car cameras purchased for police

The City of Dowagiac is doubling down on its commitment to transparency of the operations of its police forces during their line of duty. The ... Read more  | Add your comment

Niles Twp. OKs placing assessment on ballot to pay for roads

Voters in Niles Charter Township will have to decide in August if they are willing to pay a per parcel fee in exchange for better ... Read more  | Add your comment

Police, city officials to host open discussions

With names like “Ferguson” and “Baltimore” etched on the nation’s collective conscious, debate over racial profiling and excessive force has forced a divide in many ... Read more  | Add your comment

County commissioners authorize purchase of new jury software

While it won’t eliminate the grumbling of residents receiving a summons for jury duty, the actual process of issuing the documents will be getting a ... Read more  | Add your comment

Niles Twp. mulls road millage for August ballot

Niles Charter Township residents might have to decide if having better roads is worth raising taxes. Read more  | Add your comment

Election ushers in ‘new day’ in Bertrand Twp.

The man who has replaced Jane Lano as Bertrand Township clerk says “a new day has dawned” in the township. Read more  | Add your comment

More Articles

  1. Sewage work gets green light  | Add your comment
  2. Niles business to move into, renovate Gallery Building  | Add your comment
  3. Boards honored for creation of countywide master plan  | Add your comment
  4. Niles Twp. resident unhappy about neighbors’ junk cars  | Add your comment
  5. Cass County Clerk discusses options for repairing vault  | Add your comment
  6. City installs new way finding signs  | Add your comment
  7. Council approves contract for upcoming paving projects  | Add your comment
  8. Local officials remember late commissioner Neal Nitz  | Add your comment
  9. Michigan Municipal League to help Niles with economic development plan  | Add your comment
  10. Plans progress for new terminal in Dowagiac  | Add your comment
  11. City, college ink deal for continued fire coverage  | Add your comment
  12. County discusses insurance changes  | Add your comment

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