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Brandywine graduates create group to gather support for students, educators

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Twin siblings Ambrosia Neldon and Jasmine LaBine have fond memories of attending Brandywine Community ...

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Amelia Jones crowned Miss Dowagiac 2023

DOWAGIAC — After a night of sparkle, song and dance, a new Miss Dowagiac shined through to gain ...

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Buchanan District Library announces matching campaign to support new building project

BUCHANAN — The Buchanan District Library received a $10,000 matching campaign in memory of Arthur C. Mayhew, Jr. ...

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WATCH: Lyons Industries donates $10,000 to Youth Solutions’ Fund the Future campaign

DOWAGIAC — A campaign to help create opportunities for skills improvement for local students received a significant boost ...

Education

International Day of Education: Investing in the Future of Students

By Dr. Dan Applegate, NCS Superintendent Ten years from now, our students will be in a completely different ...

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Newly-minted DUS board trustee Christina Carpenter ‘excited’ to serve district

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools’ Feb. 16 Board of Education meeting will be the first of many for ...

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Former integrated schoolhouse to be restored by local group

VANDALIA — Underground Railroad Society of Cass County has recently purchased Brownsville School No. 1, 20559 Osborn St. ...

Education

Dowagiac approves grant application for history museum upgrades

DOWAGIAC — A local history museum is one step closer to upgrading its facilities. During its meeting Monday ...

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Brandywine community raises concerns after school board approves new committees

NILES — The Brandywine Board of Education established several new committees on curriculum, sexually explicit materials and other ...

Education

Dowagiac appoints new board member

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools’ new board member is no stranger to the community. After much deliberation, the ...

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Meet the 2023 Miss Dowagiac Contestants — Contestants 7-9

DOWAGIAC — The 2023 Miss Dowagiac Scholarship Pageant will be hosted at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 28, at ...

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Meet the 2023 Miss Dowagiac Contestants — Contestants 4-6

DOWAGIAC — The 2023 Miss Dowagiac Scholarship Pageant will be hosted at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 28, at ...

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Meet the 2023 Miss Dowagiac Contestants — Contestants 1-3

DOWAGIAC — The 2023 Miss Dowagiac Scholarship Pageant will be hosted at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 28, at ...

Education

Dowagiac celebrates December Students of The Month

By LIBERTY NEVINS Leader Publications Contributor DOWAGIAC — Six Dowagiac Union Schools students were congratulated for their hard ...

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Niles Haunted House announces scholarship opportunities for local high school seniors

NILES — A local organization will be offering scholarship opportunities to Niles area seniors. The Niles Haunted House ...

Education

Brent Brewer named DUS Board President

By SCOTT NOVAK and LIBERTY NEVINS DOWAGIAC — At its annual reorganization meeting at Dowagiac Middle School Monday ...

Community News

HOPE at Niles, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church host annual MLK Community Breakfast

NILES — Dozens of community members celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a community ...

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Edwardsburg Leo Club members receive Leo pins for community service work

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Leo Club members recently earned their Leo pin for doing service work in the community.   ...

Education

Brandywine Community honors school board members for annual recognition month

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — Brandywine Community Schools is joining 537 local and 56 intermediate school districts across Michigan ...

Education

EPS accepting nominations for 2023-204 Hall of Fame awards

EDWARDSBURG — One local school district is giving community members a chance to recognize those who represent the ...

Education

New-look Brandywine school board hosts first meeting of year

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — The Brandywine Community Schools Board of Education began 2023 with the election of officers ...

Education

Lake Michigan College to seek millage renewal

BENTON HARBOR — A local college is asking taxpayers to support an operating millage proposal for the purpose ...

Community News

Roadrunner at Law: Cassopolis’ Traynor sworn into State Bar of Michigan

CASSOPOLIS — Aidan Traynor left an indelible mark on Southwestern Michigan College, from being one of its first ...

Education

210 SMC students named to honor rolls

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College named 210 students to its honor rolls for the Fall 2022 semester.    The ...

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Dowagiac school board president Ronda Sullivan passes away

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac community is in mourning following the passing of a prominent community member. Dowagiac Union ...

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