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Insurance company lends hand to local teachers

While local school districts try to provide educators will all the resources they need to prepare the next generation, often times there simply is not ... Read more

3 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Pokagon Band, library team up for new reading program

Two local institutions have recently teamed up to give children throughout the community a chance to learn more about the history and culture of Dowagiac’s ... Read more

3 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

IU South Bend, SMC announce nursing degree partnership

Indiana University South Bend and Southwestern Michigan College have started a partnership that will help students earn an associate degree and a bachelor’s degree in ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted.

Lake Michigan College Board OKs acquisition of WMU Southwest facility

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College is aiming to expand instructional space on its Benton Harbor campus by acquiring the lease for Western Michigan University’s ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted.

Study on how residents can save for college

LANSING — With hundreds of thousands of Michigan college students now back in school, the Michigan Education Trust is preparing to embark on its own ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted.

Rep. Miller bill seeks to tailor dual enrollment to border school districts

State Rep. Aaron Miller, of Sturgis, was joined Thursday by two intermediate school district superintendents in testifying before the House Education Reform Committee in support ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted.

WMU lauded again with top-100 ranking

In its 13th annual college rankings, government and policy magazine Washington Monthly has once again ranked Western Michigan University as one of the nation’s top-100 ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted.

Grand Valley State University dean’s list

The following Grand Valley State University students earned a place on the dean’s list for the winter of 2017 semester. Students who are listed obtained ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted.

Area students participate in annual CSI program at college

While he may not have the same production values behind him as an episode of “CSI” or “Law and Order,” Dowagiac Police officer James Kusa ... Read more

3 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Western Michigan University releases list of spring graduates

Western Michigan University recently released a list of the students who graduated from the university at the conclusion of the spring 2017. WMU students officially ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted.

Three graduate from ISD special education program

For Lewis Cass ISD North Pointe Center Instructor Molly High, graduation is never a particularly happy occasion. It is not because she does not like ... Read more

3 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Commissioners honor winners of poster contest

Armed only with some colored pencils, markers and their limitless imaginations, a group of area students recently helped their peers overcome one of the most ... Read more

4 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

County students team up for business event

When the Chieftains, Rangers, Eddies and Wildcats normally share the same field, it is as fierce rivals. On Tuesday, though, a group of students from ... Read more

4 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Great Start program to host Family Expo

Parents and children alike will find something to love during the Lewis Cass ISD Great Start program’s Family Expo next week. The expo will take ... Read more

4 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Local children pitch in with cover contest

A trip to the courthouse is rarely a pleasant one for most people — especially children. Thanks to the ingenuity and talent of Cass County’s ... Read more

4 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Dowagiac artist teaches free art classes for local children

The Greater Niles Federal Credit Union and Porky’s Party Place, both located in Cassopolis, recently joined with the Cass District Library and Cass Area Artists ... Read more

4 years ago by Submitted.

Volinia Outcomes School to host annual breakfast

Local residents will have a sweet way to kick off their weekends, as Volinia Outcomes School hosts its annual Maplefest Saturday morning. Children and adults ... Read more

4 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Local students earn spot on GVSU dean’s list

Grand Valley State University recently announced the students on its dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester which ended in December. The list includes those ... Read more

4 years ago by Submitted.

Local students graduate

BARRY COUNTY — The Michigan Career and Technical Institute hosted a graduation ceremony Saturday for 174 students from throughout the state on at the MCTI ... Read more

4 years ago by Submitted.

Local students get hands-on lessons in emergency services careers

Volinia Outcomes School hosted its Emergency Services Career Day last Friday. Students learned first hand from members of the Wayne Township and Dowagiac fire departments ... Read more

4 years ago by Submitted.

St. Mary’s School adds Spanish program, sixth-grade class

When students went back to class at St. Mary’s School in Niles last week, they were greeted with several new changes. Read more

4 years ago by Craig Haupert.

WMU Dean’s List

Western Michigan University has released its dean’s list for the spring and summer I semesters. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must have ... Read more

4 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Local students participate in fire camp

If standing outside in the sweltering summer heat while encased inside a full suit of protective firefighting gear was not bad enough, the heat from ... Read more

4 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Schools In Brief

LMC announces spring president’s, Dean’s Lists BENTON TOWNSHIP — Lake Michigan College has announced the names of 707 students recognized for academic achievement during the spring ... Read more

4 years ago by Submitted.

Niles man wins essay contest

A Michigan Technological University student from Niles, with inspiration from his local credit union, has captured a national economics essay contest and will soon share ... Read more

4 years ago by Submitted.

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