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Cass County

South Bend man sentenced for drunk driving; Dowagiac man sentenced for assault

CASSOPOLIS — In Cass County Court Friday, a South Bend man was sentenced for third-offense drunk driving, while ...

Cass County

Dowagiac man pleads guilty to possession of meth, domestic violence

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man who punched his wife and shot off a gun was sentenced to a ...

Dowagiac

SWMPC presents award to Dowagiac River Restoration Project

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Southwest Michigan Planning Commission presented the 2021 Graham Woodhouse Intergovernmental Effort award at its ...

Cass County

Lawsuit accuses Cass County of gerrymandering

CASSOPOLIS — The latest map of commissioner districts drawn by Cass County leaders has come under fire. A ...

Cass County

Cass County welcomes new 4-H program coordinator

CASSOPOLIS — Though her new office in the Cass County Administration Building in downtown Cassopolis is still not ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac schools report 78 COVID cases since beginning of semester

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect COVID-19 numbers released Thursday.  DOWAGIAC — As COVID-19 continues ...

Business

Veteran ice carver to return to Dowagiac Ice Time

DOWAGIAC – A veteran 61-year ice carver will be among those returning to Dowagiac Ice Time on Saturday, ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Board of Education splits vote on superintendent evaluation

DOWAGIAC — From 6:52 p.m. Monday evening until 12:09 a.m. Tuesday, at least a dozen teachers and district ...

Dowagiac

Two SMC criminal justice majors trained as mediators

DOWAGIAC — Two Southwestern Michigan College criminal justice majors recently completed the Restorative Justice Initiative’s 16-hour training, qualifying ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Police Log: Jan. 12-16

Jan. 12 8:55 a.m. — Parkside Apartments, malicious destruction of property complaint 11:01 a.m. — 200 Block Dewey, ...

Berrien County

Niles Haunted House to gift scholarships to area seniors

NILES — One regional attraction is looking to give back to area students. The Niles Haunted House Board ...

Berrien County

Honor Credit Union to award 25 high school seniors with $1,000 scholarships

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently announced that the 2022 Honor Credit Union Community Commitment Scholarship window ...

Cass County

Van Buren County MSU Extension to offer agricultural programs

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Two programs that will provide agricultural education to area residents and farmers are coming to ...

Cass County

Man gets prison for robbing woman at gunpoint near Cassopolis

CASSOPOLIS – A Marcellus man is going to prison after being sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court ...

Dowagiac

SMC trustees updated on campus life

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s Board of Trustees Jan. 12 heard a presentation on supporting student engagement through ...

Cass County

Cass County Medical Care Facility welcomes new administrator

CASSOPOLIS — With the help of a recent staffing change, one area organization is looking to expand and ...

Business

Industry employee shares how cannabis helped her kick opioids

DOWAGIAC — With the emergence of cannabis operations across Cass County in 2021, one such business owner is ...

Cass County

Commissioners elect new officers, select new meeting time

CASSOPOLIS — New leadership is now in place in Cass County government. During the Cass County Board of ...

Breaking News

Dowagiac, Galien women identified as victims in Pokagon Township car fire

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — The two people who succumbed to injuries caused by a car fire in Pokagon Township ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac schools name December Students of the Month

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

Dowagiac

Dowagiac modifies, expands Housing Incentive Plan

DOWAGIAC — Applicants who wish to apply for government funds for home improvements will now potentially have access ...

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,681,135 cases, 27,878 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 24,901 COVID-19 cases and 390 deaths, according to the ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac DDA, chamber of commerce program director to retire

DOWAGIAC — The Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce and the city of Dowagiac’s Downtown Development Authority announced on ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Union Schools approves teacher contract

DOWAGIAC — After months of negotiations, Dowagiac teachers finally have a contract. During its regular meeting on Monday, ...

Dowagiac

Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department hosts appreciation banquet

DOWAGIAC — Whether its members are brand new or have put in more than 45 years of service, ...

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