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Dowagiac Rotary Club receives grant from District 6360 Foundation

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Rotary Club continues to find ways to support its community. A $2,000 check from the Rotary District 6360 Foundation was presented ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

Underground Railroad Society of Cass County receives grant

DOWAGIAC — Help is on the way for The Underground Railroad Society of Cass County. The historical organization was awarded $10,000 by the Michigan Humanities ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

Cassopolis resident combines love of gardening with giving back

VANDALIA — Erez Brandvain has always loved gardening. So, it should come as no surprise that he has a rather large garden on Quaker Street ... Read more

2 days ago by Scott Novak.

COA to host ‘Ice Cream Social Distancing’ events

CASSOPOLIS — This month, one local organization will be serving up something sweet for Cass County residents. The Cass County Council on Aging will host ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles nonprofit offers robotics, sewing summer camps

NILES — Entering the Niles S.T.E.A.M. Room, one will see a classroom area with tables and chairs circled around. The vacant seats are ready for ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles resident works to raise butterflies, educate community

NILES — Milkweed plants have long been regarded as unfavorable weeds in fields and gardens. Niles resident Caryn Adler is hoping to change the plant’s ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac Union Schools superintendent offers update on reopening plans

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools’ plan to reopen schools is taking shape. In a Friday press release, Superintendent Jonathan Whan said the district is gathering ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Niles man sentenced in 2019 shooting incident

CASSOPOLIS – A Niles man who shot his gun out of the windows of a car last year was sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit ... Read more

2 days ago by Debra Haight.

Gov. Whitmer signs mandatory mask order

LANSING — Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-147, which reiterates that individuals are required to wear a face covering whenever they are in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac Elks donate to Saint Francis Outreach

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Elks Lodge is doing its best to live up to the saying “Elks care, Elks share.” The lodge received a Gratitude ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

Edwardsburg Public Schools Foundation hosting drive-in movie

EDWARDSBURG — So far this year, people have been limited in their entertainment choices due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Edwardsburg Public Schools Foundation will ... Read more

2 days ago by Scott Novak.

Fourth, fifth graders launch rockets during YMCA’s Summer My Way

NILES — A parade of rocket scientists exited Northside Child Development Center on Thursday morning. Carrying their rockets, the scientists made their way to the ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

State AG office to handle Diamond Lake Party case

CASS COUNTY — The Michigan Attorney General’s Office has agreed to review the case of a Fourth of July party hosted at Diamond Lake in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Inaugural Edwardsburg Art Fair Aug. 1

The inaugural Edwardsburg Art Fair will be hosted by the Edwardsburg American Legion Aug. 1. Read more

3 days ago by Scott Novak.

Gov. Whitmer signs executive directive requiring implicit bias training for health professionals

LANSING — On Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer singed an executive directive requiring health care professionals in Michigan to undergo implicit bias training to obtain and ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

High Profile Boutique Cannabis to open next week in Buchanan

BUCHANAN — The black and green building at 804 E. Front St. is the latest marijuana business to bud in Buchanan. High Profile Boutique Cannabis ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Janel’s Industries named one of Michigan’s 50 Companies To Watch

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac company has been recognized for its efforts once again. Government contractor Janel’s Industries will be recognized as one of the “Michigan ... Read more

3 days ago by Max Harden.

Wonderland Cinema to show “The Incredibles” Friday

NILES — For those missing the movie experience of Wonderland Cinema, the owners will host an outdoor movie showing this Friday. Wonderland Cinema will be ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Fernwood Botanical Gardens offering pop-up weddings

NILES — The historical grounds and unique settings within Fernwood Botanical Gardens are a popular wedding destination for couples through the warmer seasons. Adapting to ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles Community Schools hosts annual libraries, adapted for social distancing

NILES — The sounds of happy reunion filled the south part of the Niles High School parking lot just after 11 a.m. Tuesday. As parents ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan to interview superintendent candidates starting Monday

BUCHANAN – Buchanan school board members have selected seven people including three current or former district employees to interview next week to become the district’s ... Read more

4 days ago by Debra Haight.

Dowagiac District Library expansion continues following COVID-19 delay

DOWAGIAC — Construction on the Dowagiac District Library’s coronavirus-stalled $7.4 million expansion-renovation projects marches on. After breaking ground on the site in October 2019, construction ... Read more

4 days ago by Max Harden.

Buchanan named ‘Nicest Place in Michigan’ by Reader’s Digest

BUCHANAN — To resident Dave Van Dyke, the sight of downtown Buchanan is home. The shadows of war heroes hover over the streets, as their ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles Township Board discusses new millage for township fire department

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP — With the office reopened to the public, the Niles Charter Township halls are divided up and have stickers down on the ... Read more

5 days ago by Christina Clark.

Special prosecutor sought to review Diamond Lake Fourth of July party

CASS COUNTY — A special prosecutor is being sought to review incidents related to parties hosted at Diamond Lake. Tuesday afternoon, the Cass County Prosecutor’s ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

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