Education

Niles High School students donate more than 300 gifts for area teens

NILES — A local high school showcased its giving spirit this holiday season. Students at Niles High School ...

Berrien County

LMC partners with Rio Salado College to expand online classes

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College is creating more opportunities for students to advance their education through a ...

Brandywine Education

Retired athletic director embarks on career as St. Nick

He is making a list, and he is checking it twice. Vance Stratton dressed up as Kris Kringle ...

Dowagiac

Nate leaves Niles to take SMC volleyball position

DOWAGIAC — After 10 years of building the Niles volleyball into one of the top programs in the ...

Education

Cross Country Team celebrates comeback season with family banquet

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s cross country team celebrated its historic return to intercollegiate athletics after a 25-year ...

Dowagiac

AEP Foundation grant to fund SMC’s Grady Scholars

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College announced this week a $7,500 gift from the AEP Foundation, on behalf of ...

Education

Niles high schooler donates Christmas break care packages to elementary school

NILES — A local high schooler partnered with a local nonprofit to make sure area youth have a ...

Dowagiac

SMC nursing graduates persevere through pandemic

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College Dec. 16 welcomed 18 new nurses to America’s largest health-care profession with 4.2 ...

Education

PHOTO STORY: Niles art students complete project

NILES — Art students from Ring Lardner Middle School and Eastside Connections completed their “What is your dream ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Union Schools to close Friday due to potential threats

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools will be closed Friday following investigations into potential threats made at school buildings, ...

Education

Ring Lardner Honor Roll

NILES — Ring Lardner Middle School recently released its honor roll for its first semester.   Sixth Grade ...

Dowagiac

Kincheloe principal resigns from Dowagiac schools

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac educator is stepping down from her position with the district to explore a new ...

Education

EPS to increase police presence Friday due to national social media threat

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools will be increasing police presence at its schools Friday after administrators became aware ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac schools name November Students of the Month

DOWAGIAC — Six local students have been selected for recognition by teachers and faculty for their outstanding performance ...

Dowagiac

SMC Honors Program marks five years

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s Board of Trustees heard a presentation at its regular monthly meeting Dec. 8 ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac teachers issue vote of no confidence in superintendent, walk out of board meeting

DOWAGIAC — The battle between Dowagiac teachers and the district school board is showing no signs of slowing ...

College

What SMC’s nursing program taught a paramedic

DOWAGIAC — When Jennifer Stout completed Southwestern Michigan College’s nursing program in 2019, she received a Florence Nightingale ...

Education

UPDATE: Social media message that closed EPS Friday determined to be ‘very low’ threat

EDWARDSBURG — The social media message that closed Edwardsburg Public Schools has been determined to be a “very ...

Education

Edwardsburg Public Schools closes Friday due to threat

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools will be closed today due to a social media threat that was forwarded ...

Education

PHOTO STORY: Clark named Miss Edwardsburg 2022

EDWARDSBURG — 18-year-old Casey Clark saw a lifelong dream come true as she was recently crowned hometown royalty. ...

Brandywine Education

Brandywine Middle/High School Honor Roll

NILES — Brandywine Middle/High School recently released its first quarter honor roll.   Seventh Grade Excellence Brumitt, Brook ...

Education

Niles High School student leads effort to make 370 holiday cards for overseas troops

NILES — Sawyer Lundberg, a sophomore at Niles High School and member of the student council, spearheaded an ...

Dowagiac

Elementary Christmas musical prompts social media controversy, district response

DOWAGIAC — A colorful title and themes of inclusion turned one local elementary school’s recent holiday program into ...

Berrien County

Berrien County Sheriff discusses false threats made following Oxford shooting

NILES — In the wake of the Oxford High School shooting last week, school districts and law enforcement ...

Dowagiac

Higher Learning Commission approves SMC online programs

DOWAGIAC — For the second time in six months, Southwestern Michigan College has received a positive report card ...

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