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SMC announces fall honor rolls

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College named 50 students to president’s list for the September-December 2020 fall semester. Students honored on president’s list must earn a ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Honor Credit Union to award 23 high school seniors with $1,000 scholarship

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently announced it will support local outstanding high school seniors with the annual Honor Credit Union Community Commitment Scholarship. ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Lewis Cass ISD to become Heritage Southwest ISD

CASSOPOLIS — Following nearly half a year of deliberation, the Lewis Cass Intermediate School District has a new name. Following a Wednesday vote by the ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Culton.

MEC accepting scholarship applications

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for its 2021 scholarship program. High school seniors whose families receive monthly service from MEC ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Woman of color to lead DUS board

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article stated Sullivan was the first woman of color to serve as president of the board. This information was ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

Haunted house to donate scholarships to area seniors

NILES — The Niles Scream Park is offering local students a chance to be granted funds toward their continuing education. The Niles Haunted House Board ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Brent Brewer appointed to DUS school board

DOWAGIAC — There is a new board member in town, and he is a familiar face in the Dowagiac Union Schools community. Wednesday, after hours ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education elects new president

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education underwent a change in leadership Monday evening. Ronda Sullivan was elected the president of the Dowagiac ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Patrick Hamilton to host Strong Beginnings preschool program

DOWAGIAC — A local organization is offering a preschool program area families can be a part of. Dowagiac Union Schools’ Patrick Hamilton Elementary School, along ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

DUS prepares for return of in-person learning next week

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools students and teachers will be returning to in-person learning next week, and the district is gearing up for their return. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Cass County Farm Bureau seeks teacher nominations

CASSOPOLIS — One regional business is looking to give back to teachers by bringing the outdoors in. Cass County Farm Bureau is currently accepting nominations ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Longtime DUS school board president steps down

DOWAGIAC — Larry Schmidt is a patient man. One would have to be if they were a driver’s education instructor for more than 30 years. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Max Harden.

DUHS student takes first place at culinary arts competition

DOWAGIAC — When the cookie dust settled, Sara Torbet stood on top. The Dowagiac Union sophomore took home two first-place finishes in the 2020 Downtown ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Honor Credit Union announces winners of 11th annual Teacher Awards

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union has announced the winners of its 11th annual Teacher Awards. This year has been and will continue to be, ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Area students named to Saint Mary’s College dean’s list

NOTRE DAME — A number of southwest Michigan students were named to the dean’s list at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame. To earn this ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

DUS seeks to fill vacant board seat

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education is seeking interested applicants to fill an upcoming vacant board seat due to a member not seeking ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Lewis Cass ISD board votes to change district name

CASSOPOLIS — After months of deliberation, the Lewis Cass Intermediate School District has decided to change its name. However, what its new name will be ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

DUS to go virtual for one week following winter break

DOWAGIAC — Students at Dowagiac Union Schools will begin the new year in distance learning. During Monday evening’s Dowagiac Board of Education, the board discussed ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Captain Samuel Felt DAR announces Good Citizens awards

CASS COUNTY — The Captain Samuel Felt Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution recently announced its 2020 Outstanding High School Good Citizens Awards. In 1934, ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Niles, Cassopolis students receive United Way scholarship awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan bestowed this year’s Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Awards to one winner from each of the three counties ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Michigan State Police seeks participants for National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

LANSING — An annual contest is giving area children the chance to flex their creative muscles, while bringing attention to a statewide cause. The Michigan ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

DUS October students of the month announced

DOWAGIAC — Parents and families flocked to Dowagiac Middle School Monday to see their children recognized by the school district. The Dowagiac Board of Education ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Union Schools to move K-8 students to distance learning Nov. 23

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to move K-8 students to distance learning next week in response to the rapidly increasing ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Lewis Cass ISD programs receive recognition

DOWAGIAC — The Lewis Cass Intermediate School District had much to celebrate this week. Tuesday, Lewis Cass ISD Director or Early Childhood Education Chris Whitmire ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Kincheloe Elementary to go remote through Nov. 10

DOWAGIAC — Kincheloe Elementary School will switch to remote learning starting Friday through Nov. 10, Dowagiac Union Schools Superintendent Jonathan Whan announced Thursday. The temporary ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

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