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COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports additional COVID-19 death

  SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported one new COVID-19 death, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Wednesday, ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac restaurateur arrested on criminal sexual conduct charges

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac restaurateur has been arrested on charges of criminal sexual activity with a minor. Kevin Hanner, 51, of Front Street in Dowagiac, ... Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Report.

SMC Board of Trustees devotes day to long-range planning

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees during its annual day-long strategic planning session Oct. 26 approved two new allied health programs, Associate in ... Read more

9 hours ago by Submitted.

Cass County COA celebrates veterans with online photo, story project

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Council on Aging came up with an interactive way to celebrate Veterans Day this year. The organization has created a ... Read more

11 hours ago by Max Harden.

Salvation Army seeks volunteers for annual campaign

NILES — For many, the metallic ring of a bell inside a supermarket and the sight of a shining red kettle outside of a pharmacy ... Read more

12 hours ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 164,274 cases, 7,239 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases and deaths are still on the rise, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Tuesday, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac receives USDA grant

DOWAGIAC — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday it is investing $891 million to modernize rural drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in 43 states. ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac City Council encourages safe trick-or-treating

DOWAGIAC — Trick-or-treating was the topic of discussion during the Dowagiac City Council meeting Monday at City Hall. The council passed a resolution during its ... Read more

1 day ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Fire Department wins second straight Battle of The Badges blood drive

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Public Safety Department and the Dowagiac Fire Department faced off for a cause Friday. The second annual Battle of The Badges ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

SMCAS seeks third wheelchair transport van

A previous publication of this article cited the wrong number of COVID-19 cases for Cass County. The Niles Daily Star regrets the error, and is ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac Middle/Union High School report positive COVID-19 cases

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac Middle School staff member and a Dowagiac Union High School student have tested positive for COVID-19. According to Dowagiac Union Schools, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 161,907 cases, 7,211 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases and deaths continued to rise over the weekend, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Lewis Cass ISD superintendent announces retirement

CASSOPOLIS — At the October Board of Education meeting for Lewis Cass ISD, Superintendent Brent Holcomb submitted his letter of retirement effective June 30, 2021. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Honor Credit Union gives back

DOWAGIAC — Honor Credit Union recently visited area first responders, including the Dowagiac Police Department, and the Dowagiac, Wayne Township, Indian Lake and Sister Lakes ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Municipal Airport hangar project progresses

DOWAGIAC — Progress continues to be made on the construction of Dowagiac Municipal Airport’s six new T hangars. According to airport manager Oscar Azevedo, construction ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

Lewis Cass ISD participates in teletherapy case study

CASSOPOLIS — When COVID-19 first shutdown schools last March, Melissa Phillips, speech pathologist at Lewis Cass Intermediate School District, did not know how she would ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Halloween activities coming to southwest Michigan

By CHRISTINA CLARK & MAXWELL HARDEN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — While many residents expressed concern about trick-or-treat times still being hosted on Oct. 31. Halloween festivities ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac man headed to prison on three counts of domestic violence

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man is going to prison after being sentenced in Cass County Circuit Court in connection with three domestic violence cases over ... Read more

5 days ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County’s 43rd Circuit Court awarded grant

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County 43rd Circuit Court has been awarded the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program “Gap Filling” Grant from the ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Rotary hosts Army National Guard

DOWAGIAC — Members of the Army National Guard paid the Dowagiac Rotary Club a visit on Thursday. Sergeant First Class Jason Brautigan and Staff Sergeant ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 152,862 cases, 7,129 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still rising in southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Honor Credit Union donates to annual Tree of Love campaign

DOWAGIAC — Wednesday, the staff at Honor Credit Union’s Dowagiac branch were thinking pink, as the business donated to an initiative dedicated to preventing breast ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties report one new COVID-19 death each

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have each added one new COVID-19 death to the state’s total, the Michigan Department of Health and Human ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac clerk shares answers to voter FAQs

DOWAGIAC — The Nov. 3 election is just weeks away — leaving many southwest Michigan residents wondering how to fill out their absentee ballots and ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Third annual writers conference goes virtual Saturday

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The third annual Southwest Michigan Writers’ Conference will be hosted this weekend for the first time virtually. The free event will take ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

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