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Pump(kin) it up: Mason’s Pumpkins ready for third annual Harvest Festival

DOWAGIAC — A local middle schooler’s business venture is preparing for its biggest event of the year. Mason ...

Community News

Former SMC professor to be featured in Michigan City art exhibit

MICHIGAN CITY, IN. — A former Dowagiac resident will have their works of art on display. David Baker, ...

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Dowagiac high school student suspended for making social media threats

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac Union High School student has been suspended for making “alarming comments” on social media, ...

Crime/Court

Area residents sentenced on assault, other charges

NILES — Four area residents were sentenced Monday in Berrien County Trial Court here on assault, robbery and ...

Community News

Dowagiac to purchase land from Cass County Land Bank Authority for $100

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac City Council approved a resolution to authorize the purchase of 204 Andrews St. from ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Dowagiac celebrates Homecoming 2022

The annual Homecoming parade was held Friday afternoon prior to Dowagiac facing Brandywine on the gridiron in a ...

Cass County

Driver avoids serious injury after truck strikes tree, catches fire in Wayne Township

A Dowagiac man escaped serious injury when the truck he was driving left the roadway and struck a ...

Community News

Sister Lakes teen creates SPD response kits for Girl Scout project

MILTON TOWNSHIP — A local Girl Scout’s latest project aims to help those involved in emergency situations have ...

Cass County

One injured in Volina Township accident

A Dowagiac resident was injured in a Thursday morning crash on Decatur Road north of Dutch Settlement according ...

Community News

Dowagiac Union High School student suspended after making online threat to student

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac Union High School student has been suspended following an online threat made to a ...

Community News

Niles couple injured in single-vehicle Pokagon Township crash

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — An elderly Niles couple was injured Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Pokagon Township, ...

Community News

Historic poet: Dowagiac artist using music to teach local history

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac resident is using music and media to educate listeners on local history. Ellis “LILEL” ...

Community News

SMC to host ‘Cabaret’ auditions Friday

DOWAGIAC — Auditions for Southwestern Michigan College’s Fall Cabaret, “Becoming: A Musical Theatre Song Cycle” are set for ...

Breaking News

Leader Publications building contracted for sale

NILES — Leader Publications, LLC has signed a contract to sell its building, located at 217 N. 4th ...

Community News

Dowagiac First United Methodist to host annual fall rummage sale

DOWAGIAC — A local church is gearing up for one of its biggest events of the year. First ...

Community News

Silver Creek Township approves Dewey Lake weed special assessment district

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — The Silver Creek Township Board of Trustees hosted its monthly meeting Wednesday, Sept. 14 ...

Business

Dowagiac City Council establishes limit on number of marijuana retail establishments

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac City Council moved to authorize a maximum of six marijuana retail establishments within city ...

Community News

Local community leaders host Dowagiac park clean-ups

DOWAGIAC — A recent visit to the Dowagiac mayor’s office resulted in benefits that beautified the community.  Rotary ...

Community News

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation donates to SMC Athletics project

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College announced today that Michigan Gateway Community Foundation has made a generous grant of ...

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Dowagiac Middle School student suspended after making online threat

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac Middle School student has been suspended following a threat made to the school district, ...

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Single-vehicle Wayne Township crash sends Ohio man to hospital

WAYNE TOWNSHIP — An Ohio man was sent to the hospital after losing control of his vehicle and ...

Community News

SMC Renaissance Faire returns Saturday

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s fifth Renaissance Faire steps back in time from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, ...

Business

PHOTO STORY: Dowagiac’s Boatright Sr. returns home to host BBQ event

DOWAGIAC — It’s not every day that a celebrity grill master comes to town. But James “Big J” ...

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Dowagiac leaders focus on positives as classes resume

DOWAGIAC — It’s been a whirlwind of a first week for Dowagiac Union Schools. The joy often associated ...

DEVELOPING NEWS

Blown stop sign results in school bus crash that injures four Dowagiac students, two adults

WAYNE TOWNSHIP — A blown stop sign ended in a two-vehicle Wayne Township crash involving a Dowagiac Union ...

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