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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 ...

News

Leader Publications promotes managing editor

NILES — Maxwell Harden has been named the managing editor of Leader Publications’ weekly newspapers that includes Niles ...

Community News

Young Professionals to host inaugural Second Hand Second Chance Adult Prom

DOWAGIAC — A local organization is gearing up to host an event that will allow guests to create ...

Community News

What’s new in Dowagiac 2023

By LIBERTY NEVINS Leader Publications Contributor DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac City Council met on January 9th and discussed ...

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