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Round Oak’s impact on Dowagiac still felt 60 years later

DOWAGIAC — For more than 150 years, the state of Michigan has been known for its manufacturing prowess. The city of Detroit is known as ... Read more

18 hours ago by Max Harden.

Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac reach fundraising requirements for Russom Park Pavilion Project

DOWAGIAC — A local organization has reached the last leg of a long-term project. The Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac has reached its fundraising goal ... Read more

18 hours ago by Max Harden.

Rotarian Walter Swann discusses life, community outreach

DOWAGIAC — It is not uncommon to see Walter Swann attend Dowagiac Rotary Club meetings every Thursday. He has been a member of the Rotary ... Read more

1 day ago by Max Harden.

Three Rivers man sentenced to probation for meth possession

Friday in Cass County Court, a Three Rivers man was given the chance to get away from drugs and complete a probation program. Jonathan Russell ... Read more

1 day ago by Debra Haight.

Edwardsburg man sentenced to one year for assault

CASSOPOLIS – An Edwardsburg man will spend more time in jail after being sentenced for assaultive behavior Friday in Cass County Circuit Court. Anthony Lee ... Read more

1 day ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County hosting workshop about child abuse prevention

CASSOPOLIS — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. To recognize the designation, two Cass County agencies have partnered to host an event designed to ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Culton.

Gov. Whitmer asks residents to take COVID-19 precautions, high schools to suspend in-person activities

LANSING — Though COVID-19 vaccine supply vaccine is increasing, state leaders are asking that residents take precautions to slow the virus’ spread as case numbers ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 723,297 cases, 16,400 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 12,119 COVID-19 cases and 235 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Cass County 4-H offering painting program

CASS COUNTY — The Cass County 4-H Program is offering a Clovers and Canvas program for its budding artists who are 4-H members.  All supplies ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Gov. Whitmer, MDHHS encourage spring break travelers to get tested for COVID-19

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are urging Michiganders to get tested for COVID-19 upon returning from ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac District Library hosting poetry contest

DOWAGIAC — The month of April is National Poetry Month, and the Dowagiac District Library’s celebration aims to pack a punch. The library is hosting ... Read more

3 days ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 715,478 cases, 16,327 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 12,070 COVID-19 cases and 233 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac Police Log: April 2-4

April 2 9:27 a.m. — 400 Block W. High, general assist 2:26 p.m. — 500 Block Gray, found property 4:45 p.m. — S. Lowe/Pokagon, operating ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Law enforcement taking part in National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

LANSING — In support of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, law enforcement agencies will be joining forces across the country this week to ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Buchanan, Dowagiac receive Tree City U.S.A. recognition

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – The trees are just beginning to bud in southwest Michigan, but two cities bloomed as Tree City U.S.A. honorees at the beginning ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 707,463 cases, 16,297 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 12,010 COVID-19 cases and 233 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac fire victim remembered for his optimism, love for family

DOWAGIAC — Gregory Heron was always there for others. Heron, 36, who passed away along with his fiancée, Dolly Waterson, March 25 in an accidental ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac resident recalls days in the music industry

DOWAGIAC — Wayne Dahring remembers the moment like it was yesterday. It was the early 1970s and Dahring, a music producer and promoter, was waiting ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

Cass County jury trials again on hold after spike in COVID-19 cases

CASSOPOLIS – Jury trials are again on hold in Cass County after a recent spike in COVID-19 cases. They had been scheduled to start next ... Read more

5 days ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County Sheriff’s Office K9 locates suspect in Wayne Township

WAYNE TOWNSHIP — A Dowagiac man has been arrested thanks to the work of one of the Cass County Sheriff’s Office’s four-legged employees. Sheriff Richard ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 702,499 cases, 16,239 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 11,969 COVID-19 cases and 232 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

SMC’s first president reflects on career

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s first president, Dr. Nathan A. Ivey, and Dorothy, his wife of 71 years, live in Dallas. “We’ve been loyal to ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

160 years later, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church continues to serve Dowagiac community

DOWAGIAC — The era is 1860s Dowagiac. Families across the village begin making their way to First Universalist Church of Dowagiac for Sunday service. On ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac woman injured when struck by vehicle

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac woman was reportedly hit by a a car in Silver Creek Township Friday morning, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Department. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

DUHS yearbook advisor visits Rotary Club

DOWAGIAC — Putting together a high school yearbook is a long process for schools around the country. From helping students come up with a theme ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

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