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SMC hosts annual Band Clinic Day

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s annual “Clinic Day” Feb. 3 featured four area school bands critiqued just in ...

Business

Beckwith Theatre announces 2023 season

DOWAGIAC — The Beckwith Theatre has announced its 2023 season.  “We are very excited about the variety of ...

Business

Dowagiac hosts 26th annual Ice Time Festival

DOWAGIAC — Hundreds of visitors descended on downtown Dowagiac for its 26th annual Ice Time Festival on Saturday. ...

Crime/Court

Convicted murderer sentenced for 2020 Cassopolis armed robbery

CASSOPOLIS — A man in prison in Indiana for murder was sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court ...

Business

MonaCo Cleaning Services hosts ribbon-tying ceremony

DOWAGIAC — A local business has opened its doors in downtown Dowagiac. Chamber of Commerce representatives and business ...

Business

Dowagiac restaurants gearing up for annual Ice Time Chili Crawl

DOWAGIAC — Six restaurants will bring the fire to Dowagiac’s Ice Time Festival, Saturday, February 4, as they ...

Business

26th annual Hunter’s Rendezvous set for Feb. 11

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Conservation Club will hold its 26th Annual Hunter’s Rendezvous on Saturday, Feb. 11 at ...

Community News

Miss Dowagiac 2023 ready to represent community

DOWAGIAC — It was a weekend to remember for Amelia Jones.  The Dowagiac Union senior was crowned Miss ...

Community News

Dowagiac businesses support 26th annual Ice Time Festival

DOWAGIAC — Veteran ice carvers will be among those returning to the Dowagiac Ice Time Festival on Saturday, ...

News

Sanitary sewer overflow reported in Dowagiac

DOWAGIAC — A sanitary sewer overflow occurred from 4: 13 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 just ...

Community News

Amelia Jones crowned Miss Dowagiac 2023

DOWAGIAC — After a night of sparkle, song and dance, a new Miss Dowagiac shined through to gain ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets jail time, probation for drunk driving

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man received jail time and probation Friday at Cass County Circuit Court for drunk ...

Community News

Dowagiac’s Evelyn Williams to celebrate 100th birthday

DOWAGIAC — Evelyn Williams does not know what the big deal is about turning 100. The Dowagiac resident ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets jail time, probation for assaulting girlfriend

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who assaulted his girlfriend also received jail and probation.  Deondray Henry, 21, of ...

Business

WATCH: Lyons Industries donates $10,000 to Youth Solutions’ Fund the Future campaign

DOWAGIAC — A campaign to help create opportunities for skills improvement for local students received a significant boost ...

Community News

Newly-minted DUS board trustee Christina Carpenter ‘excited’ to serve district

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools’ Feb. 16 Board of Education meeting will be the first of many for ...

Business

Ice Time Festival returns to Dowagiac Feb. 4

DOWAGIAC – No matter what Mother Nature offers up for weather, the 26th annual Ice Time Festival will take place ...

Education

Dowagiac approves grant application for history museum upgrades

DOWAGIAC — A local history museum is one step closer to upgrading its facilities. During its meeting Monday ...

Education

Dowagiac appoints new board member

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools’ new board member is no stranger to the community. After much deliberation, the ...

Community News

Meet the 2023 Miss Dowagiac Contestants — Contestants 7-9

DOWAGIAC — The 2023 Miss Dowagiac Scholarship Pageant will be hosted at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 28, at ...

Community News

Meet the 2023 Miss Dowagiac Contestants — Contestants 4-6

DOWAGIAC — The 2023 Miss Dowagiac Scholarship Pageant will be hosted at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 28, at ...

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Meet the 2023 Miss Dowagiac Contestants — Contestants 1-3

DOWAGIAC — The 2023 Miss Dowagiac Scholarship Pageant will be hosted at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 28, at ...

Local Government

Cass County K9 ‘Nellie’ retires

CASSOPOLIS — A local law enforcement dog was celebrated by the community after a successful career of saving ...

Education

Dowagiac celebrates December Students of The Month

By LIBERTY NEVINS Leader Publications Contributor DOWAGIAC — Six Dowagiac Union Schools students were congratulated for their hard ...

Education

Brent Brewer named DUS Board President

By SCOTT NOVAK and LIBERTY NEVINS DOWAGIAC — At its annual reorganization meeting at Dowagiac Middle School Monday ...

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