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Council approves sewer improvements

Further improvements are on the way for the city’s intricate system of pipes, filtration systems and other critical components of the sewer system. The Dowagiac ... Read more  | Add your comment

Airport begins work for new terminal

Airport begins work for new terminal

Local pilots and aviation enthusiasts may soon see some major improvements made to the center of flight in Dowagiac. The Dowagiac City Council approved a ... Read more  | Add your comment

Niles council against adding city hall conference room

While Scott Clark does not believe building a new conference room at Niles City Hall is a bad idea, he said now is not the ... Read more  | Add your comment

County to consider expanding parks staff hours

The parks under the care of the County of Cass may receive increased attention moving forward. The county board of commissioners was presented with a ... Read more  | Add your comment

Cass County officials answers questions about fracking

Cass County officials answers questions about fracking

The conversation in Cass County surrounding the fracking of local oil and gas wells came to a boiling point Wednesday evening. More than 50 residents ... Read more  | Add your comment

Company tabbed to design second phase of trail project

The Niles Township Board of Trustees has chosen Wightman & Associates, of Benton Harbor, to complete a preliminary design of the second phase of the ... Read more  | Add your comment

Longtime clerk retires

Longtime clerk retires

Longtime Dowagiac City Clerk Jim Snow served his last day in office on Friday, retiring after more than 30 years of service within city hall. ... Read more  | Add your comment

Cass County officials to host forum on fracking

Between the recent passage of the Keystone XL pipeline bill in the Congress and rising prices at the pumps after their plummet late last year, ... Read more  | Add your comment

Pokagon supervisor elected president of state township association

Pokagon supervisor elected president of state township association

For more than 30 years, Dowagiac’s Linda Preston has made it her mission to improve the lives of her neighbors in Pokagon Township from her ... Read more  | Add your comment

Dowagiac audit findings show stability in 2014

Even with the construction and opening of the new office complex located across the street on the books last year, the auditing team at Yeo ... Read more  | Add your comment

Broadway Street to be improved

Broadway Street in Niles is set to receive major improvements this spring. Read more  | Add your comment

Council honors retiring clerk

After taking his familiar seat next to the mayor at the bench located at the front of the chamber following the pledge of allegiance, James ... Read more  | Add your comment

City approves purchase of property in downtown Dowagiac

City approves purchase of property in downtown Dowagiac

Last year, the City of Dowagiac transformed the landscape at the corner between Main and Front streets downtown, with the construction of the James E. ... Read more  | Add your comment

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  1. County discusses merger of public transportation  | Add your comment
  2. Niles Housing Commission board members resign  | Add your comment
  3. Residents weigh in on district changes  | Add your comment
  4. Planning ahead  | Add your comment
  5. Fixing the roof  | Add your comment
  6. Board elects new officers  | Add your comment
  7. Massimo’s considering relocating  | Add your comment
  8. Developer interested in former YMCA  | Add your comment
  9. City approves new contract with maintenance worker union  | Add your comment
  10. A new leader  | Add your comment
  11. A heated decision  | Add your comment
  12. Lunch with the League on Jan. 19  | Add your comment

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