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Patrick Hamilton Elementary School closes for three days due to COVID-19

DOWAGIAC — Patrick Hamilton Elementary School is closing in-person learning for three days after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. According to Dowagiac Union ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Don, Joan Lyons donate $28,000 to Dowagiac Union Schools

DOWAGIAC — Don and Joan Lyons donated $28,000 to Dowagiac Union Schools during the district’s board of education meeting Monday at Dowagiac Middle School. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac schools receive positive audit

DOWAGIAC — Auditors from Maner Costerisan gave high marks to Dowagiac Union Schools’ financial records during Monday’s board of education meeting Monday at Dowagiac Middle ... Read more

4 days ago by Max Harden.

Lewis Cass ISD Parents as Teachers program receives national recognition

CASSOPOLIS —  Lewis Cass ISD Parents as Teachers Program has earned a prestigious  endorsement from the Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc., as a Blue ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Operation Safe Stop runs this week

LANSING — Starting today, law enforcement officers throughout Michigan will be ramping up patrols of motorists illegally passing school buses. Operation Safe Stop is part ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

DUS parents, staff react to first day of in-person learning

DOWAGIAC — Buses were boarded and parking lots were packed Monday as Dowagiac Union Schools students returned to classrooms for the first time in more ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

MDHHS issues emergency order requiring schools to issue public notification of probable, confirmed COVID-19 cases

LANSING — Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order requiring K-12 schools to provide public notice to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Despite rising COVID-19 cases, Dowagiac schools vote to return to in-person learning

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools students will be returning to full-time, in-person instruction beginning Monday, Oct. 12. The DUS Board of Education voted 6-1 in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Board of Education approves return to in-person instruction

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools students will be returning to full-time, in-person instruction beginning Monday, Oct. 12. The DUS Board of Education voted 6-1 in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Committee formed to review Lewis Cass ISD name

CASSOPOLIS — The Lewis Cass Intermediate School District is moving forward with plans to consider a name change for the district. Superintendent Brent Holcomb recently ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Hale’s True Value Hardware donates paint, cleaning supplies to DUS

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools classrooms will be receiving a fresh coat of paint, thanks to the efforts of Hale’s True Value Hardware. The school ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Max Harden.

DUS approves hire of new Sister Lakes assistant principal

DOWAGIAC — Sister Lakes is getting a new principal who is no stranger to the Dowagiac community. Ryan Zietlow was unanimously approved to be the ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

DUS approves ICG site improvement plan

DOWAGIAC — After several years of vacancy, the site of the former ICG building will finally be put to use. The Dowagiac Union Schools Board ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

MDARD reminding schools, businesses to only use EPA-approved disinfectants

LANSING — Cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting have become part of the fabric of Michigander’s daily lives as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Michigan Teen Safe Driving program enters 10th year

LANSING — Students at every Michigan high school have the opportunity to help make their fellow teens better drivers by participating in this year’s Strive ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac business donates backpacks, school supplies to students in need

DOWAGIAC — School may be virtual for Dowagiac Union Schools students, but that does not mean that the demand for school supplies does not exist. ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Extended Summer Food Program making a difference in Dowagiac

The district’s food service program continues to serve the needs of its students, even when kids are not in the classroom. The Extended Summer Food ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

DUS adjusting to distance, virtual learning during first week of school

DOWAGIAC — Tuesday was the first day of school for Dowagiac Union Schools students. However, for parents like Elizabeth Dorsey, classes had yet to begin ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac middle schooler diagnosed with cancer to celebrate birthday with ‘ride-by’ event

DOWAGIAC — It has been a challenging year for Weski Wesaw. While most 12-year-olds are playing outside or hanging out with friends, Weski has spent ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Newly appointed DUS board member hopes to be a voice for the youth

DOWAGIAC — As a church pastor and a longtime basketball, football and track coach, Tracey Hatcher is used to being evaluated by the public eye. ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Tracey Hatcher appointed to DUS school board

DOWAGIAC — Eleven community members entered Dowagiac Middle School Wednesday night with aspirations of being a Dowagiac Union Schools board member. When the dust settled, ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

DUS to provide free meals for students during distance learning mode

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools may be starting the school year with distance learning, but the district is still committed to providing meals for its ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac native named to Moody on the Market’s 40 Under 40

DOWAGIAC — As a parent, supervisor, coach, community organizer and more, Terry Groth wears many hats in the Dowagiac community. He can now add awards ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

DUS announces 12 candidates for vacant board of education seat

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union School’s vacant board of education seat will soon be filled. The district announced on its Facebook page the names of the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

DUS to hold public interviews for vacant board seat

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education will soon add a new member to its ranks. The board will host a special meeting ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

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