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Dowagiac

Dowagiac first responder rescues dog from semi-truck wreck

DOWAGIAC — A local first responder’s discovery was the talk of the town on Sunday. Rob True of True’s Towing, 725 N. Front St., Dowagiac, ... Read more

by Max Harden, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 12:53 pm

Dowagiac

DUS welcomes back students for new school year

DOWAGIAC — Monday brought with it the first day of classes for students, teachers and staff in the Dowagiac Union Schools district. The first day ... Read more

by Max Harden, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 9:16 am

Cassopolis

Cassopolis High School kicks off school year with Culture Week

CASSOPOLIS — Cassopolis Ross Beatty High School kicked off the 2021-2022 academic year in style on Monday. For students, teachers and staff, the first day ... Read more

by Max Harden, Monday, August 30, 2021 5:13 pm

Business

Mother-daughter duo to host fundraiser for new party, daycare facility

DOWAGIAC — A Niles mother-daughter duo will be cooking up a classic pasta dish to raise money for their new business in Dowagiac. Jamie Stockton ... Read more

by Max Harden, Friday, August 27, 2021 11:28 am

High school football

Edwardsburg football shuts down defending D6 champs 38-0 on the road

Edwardsburg football’s Thursday night win was not pretty, but coach Kevin Bartz will take it. Read more

by Max Harden, Friday, August 27, 2021 9:45 am

Business

Heatwave impacting candy production for Dowagiac sweets shop

DOWAGIAC — A local sweets shop has incurred the wrath of Mother Nature this week. Julie Johnson, owner of Caruso’s Candy and Soda Shop, 130 ... Read more

by Max Harden, Friday, August 27, 2021 7:55 am

Cass County

Cassopolis nonprofit to host Halloween Sidewalk Sale Sept. 4

CASSOPOLIS — A Cass County nonprofit is aiming to help the community get into the Halloween spirit next month. Helping Hands of Cass County, 130 ... Read more

by Max Harden, Thursday, August 26, 2021 5:00 pm

Cass County

Cass County Council on Aging, Honor Credit Union team up for ice cream social event

DOWAGIAC — The Cass County Council on Aging provided community members with an opportunity to beat the heat and meet and greet with tasty treats ... Read more

by Max Harden, Thursday, August 26, 2021 2:27 pm

high school volleyball

Brandywine volleyball sweeps Coloma to give new coach first home win

New Brandywine volleyball coach Emily Zablocki-Kohler’s first home game was a success Wednesday night. Read more

by Max Harden, Thursday, August 26, 2021 12:13 am

Business

Venue 132 aims to bring upscale event space to downtown Dowagiac

DOWAGIAC — “Upscale rental space for everything worth celebrating.” That is the slogan Brian and Michelle Milnamow — owners of new business Venue 132 — ... Read more

by Max Harden, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 4:45 pm

Business

New Dowagiac business center owners ready to invest in community

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac building is under new ownership. Martin Shrader and Jay Looney, of technology company Digital Farms LLC — the new owners of ... Read more

by Max Harden, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 2:43 pm

high school soccer

Frosh goalie’s heroics lift Bucks over Rangers in VanDenBurg Invitational third-place game

When his team needed him most, Mason Frontczak delivered. Read more

by Max Harden, Sunday, August 22, 2021 10:44 am

Berrien County

PHOTO STORY: Berrien County Youth Fair Pedal Pull Contest a hit with children

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Children from across Michiana put the pedal to the metal Thursday afternoon at the Berrien County Youth Fair. Dozens of children participated ... Read more

by Max Harden, Friday, August 20, 2021 10:37 am

Berrien County

Buchanan’s Dargus earns reserve grand champion market hog at Berrien County Youth Fair

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Katelyn Dargus could not believe it when she took home a win from the Berrien County Youth Fair Thursday. The Buchanan resident’s ... Read more

by Max Harden, Friday, August 20, 2021 8:22 am

Cass County

Council on Aging partners with Honor Credit Union to host ice cream social Aug. 25

DOWAGIAC — Two local organizations are teaming up to give the Dowagiac community a way to beat the heat and meet and greet with friends. ... Read more

by Max Harden, Friday, August 20, 2021 7:49 am

Dowagiac

Dowagiac grad returns to district as student counselor

DOWAGIAC — Monday was a homecoming of sorts for Ross Tidey. The Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of the Dowagiac ... Read more

by Max Harden, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 10:05 am

Business

Hidden Acres hosts first-ever Antiques at The Farm Bazaar and Artisan Market

DOWAGIAC — Hidden Acres Safe Haven put the “farm” in farmer’s market on Sunday. The nonprofit farm, 50582 Pleasant St., Dowagiac, hosted its first-ever Antiques ... Read more

by Max Harden, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 8:28 am

Buchanan

Classic cars cruise into Buchanan for ‘American Idol’ star’s music video shoot

BUCHANAN — The city of Buchanan found itself in the glow of the limelight on Sunday. More than 100 classic cars pulled into Buchanan’s Fisher ... Read more

by Max Harden, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 2:43 pm

Berrien County

Niles teen places third in senior rabbit showmanship contest

BERRIEN SPRINGS — It was a bunny bonanza Monday at the Berrien County Youth Fair. Rabbits and their handlers packed the show tent for the ... Read more

by Max Harden, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 9:01 am

Berrien County

Berrien County Youth Fair opens time capsule

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Berrien County Youth Fair goers witnessed a blast from the past on Monday Morning. Fair officials christened the fair’s 75th anniversary with ... Read more

by Max Harden, Monday, August 16, 2021 4:14 pm

Berrien County

After one-year hiatus, local food vendors enjoy return of fair season

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The booming voice of the grandstand announcer and the sounds of bustling fairgoers will soon be returning to the Berrien County fairgrounds ... Read more

by Max Harden, Saturday, August 14, 2021 8:00 am

Dowagiac

Problem solving the key to success for Dowagiac manufacturer

DOWAGIAC — See a need and fill it. That was the slogan Jean and Harry Coleman implemented when they founded their company, JAC Custom Pouches, ... Read more

by Max Harden, Friday, August 13, 2021 2:11 pm

Cass County

Cass Family Clinic Network to purchase county building

CASSOPOLIS — A local nonprofit will soon be expanding its reach and services with the acquisition of a new property. The Cass County Board of ... Read more

by Max Harden, Friday, August 13, 2021 11:44 am

Cass County

Return of Cass County Fair a success for officials, community

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Fairgrounds were put to good use during the first week of August. The Cass County Fair said goodbye to this ... Read more

by Max Harden, Friday, August 13, 2021 10:52 am

Dowagiac

Silver Creek Township Board approves digitization of building documents

SISTER LAKES — The Silver Creek Township Board made a move that will free up space at the Silver Creek Township Hall. The board moved ... Read more

by Max Harden, Friday, August 13, 2021 8:04 am

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