Latest Editorials

It’s all about family at the county fair

For the 163rd year, the Cass County Fair will offer up entertainment for the entire family beginning Sunday. Read more  | Add your comment

Meet the candidates

In an effort to remain as fair and balanced as possible, newspapers at Leader Publications (Niles Daily Star, Dowagiac Daily News, Edwardsburg Argus and Cassopolis ... Read more  | Add your comment

Ground for proof

For the past several months, the four candidates running for the Republican nomination for the 59th District seat in the state house have been making ... Read more  | Add your comment

Time for the city to make a decision

It is time for the City of Niles to decide if Saturday night concerts at Massimo’s Backside Bar are too loud. The issue first came ... Read more  | Add your comment

River Valley patience

It is tempting, but now is not the time to take that first ride on the Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail in Niles Charter Township. Construction ... Read more  | Add your comment

SMCAS assessment needs an increase

Do you like the service you have been receiving from the Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance Service? Read more  | Add your comment

Let’s make graduation season safe

All our high schools have held their commencement exercises and graduation celebration season is now in full swing. Read more  | Add your comment

Let justice prevail in battle over sewer

The fate of the proposed Edwardsburg wastewater treatment plant is now in the hands or our legal and democratic systems. Read more  | Add your comment

Dowagiac school board made correct decision

The announcement of Paul Hartsig as the new superintendent of Dowagiac Union Schools came a pleasant surprise to many. Hartsig, a long time veteran of ... Read more  | Add your comment

Council justified in shopping local

The Niles City Council made the correct decision this week when it hired a Niles company to complete a pair of road projects this summer ... Read more  | Add your comment

Time to ‘Stamp out Hunger’

Although you might not realize it, the odds are very good that you know someone who is struggling to feed themselves or his or her ... Read more  | Add your comment

Save our SMCAS

Is Niles Township serious about pulling out of Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance Service? The Mayor of the City of Niles said as much during a ... Read more  | Add your comment

Our View: Russom Park playground good for children, community

While many parents are probably familiar with setting up a swing set or a playhouse for their kids in the backyard, they likely don’t have ... Read more  | Add your comment

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  2. Parents, taxpayers deserve answers in Weigel resignation  | Add your comment
  3. Editorial: Commissioners should vote to preserve courthouse  | Add your comment
  4. Editorial: Rewarding kids does good  | Add your comment
  5. Our View: Thoughts on utility hike  | Add your comment
  6. Our View: Parks plan needs our suggestions  | Add your comment
  7. Support the ice festival with raffle ticket purchase  | Add your comment
  8. Moving to Dowagiac  | Add your comment
  9. Who are your ‘Unsung Heroes?’  | Add your comment
  10. Our View: Keep your pets safe  | Add your comment
  11. Michael Caldwell: Location isn’t everything in real estate  | Add your comment
  12. Our View: Dowagiac residents committed to their city  | Add your comment

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