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‘Ronda Strong’: Legacy of Dowagiac community member honored with drum-a-thon fundraiser

DOWAGIAC — Community members filled the gym at Dowagiac Union High School Saturday morning – rhythm sticks in ...

Business

Food for thought: Dowagiac seeks feedback for 2024 Music in The Park food lineup

DOWAGIAC — In recent years, Dowagiac’s annual summer concert series has moved to a new location, added a ...

Local Government

Cass County forms law enforcement millage committee

CASSOPOLIS — With less than three months before ballot wording has to be submitted for the August election, ...

Community News

Dowagiac schools celebrate January Students of the Month

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

Community News

Local middle school robotics team to compete in national tournament

GRANDVILLE — A local robotics team has punched its ticket to a VEX Robotics national competition.  Robo Tech ...

Community News

Cass County Public Transportation to offer free election rides

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County Public Transportation has announced a new plan to provide Cass County residents free rides ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets time served for vehicle theft

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man sentenced to prison earlier this week in Berrien County Trial Court was sentenced ...

Community News

Cass County discusses potential law enforcement millage

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County Commissioners are taking the first steps toward putting a law enforcement millage on the ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets jail time for meth possession

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who is awaiting sentencing on charges in Berrien County was sentenced to jail ...

Community News

Dowagiac reaches lease agreement for ‘Twistees’ building

DOWAGIAC — An ice cream parlor that has served the Dowagiac community for more than 40 years will ...

Community News

Dowagiac’s South Front Street Streetscape Project moves forward

Dowagiac’s South Front Street streetscape will soon be receiving a facelift. The Dowagiac City Council also approved a ...

Community News

Salvation Army of Niles announces new building project

NILES — The Salvation Army of Niles will soon be able to better serve neighbors in need in ...

Community News

Dowagiac approves Wounded Minnow building Brownfield plan

DOWAGIAC — A new redevelopment project in the City of Dowagiac is moving forward. The Dowagiac City Council ...

Education

Odor prompts brief evacuation at Dowagiac High School

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union High School was evacuated as a precaution Tuesday morning due to a reported gas ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets prison time for Niles vehicle theft

NILES — A Dowagiac man who stole a car in Niles was sentenced Monday in Berrien County Trial ...

News

Cassopolis man killed in Wayne Township crash

CASSOPOLIS — A Cassopolis man was killed in a fatal crash in Wayne Township Sunday, according to the ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets time served for carrying concealed weapons

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who was arrested walking down the middle of the street with two weapons ...

News

Dowagiac man injured in Silver Creek Township crash

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — A Dowagiac man was injured  in a single-vehicle crash in Silver Creek Township Saturday, ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets prison time for sexually assaulting caregiver

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who sexually assaulted his caregiver was sentenced to prison Friday in Cass County ...

Community News

‘We’re all family’: Local dance studio produces Miss Dowagiac, Miss Niles

DOWAGIAC — Natasha Griggs and Amelia Rodgers are used to sharing the stage as members of the Miss ...

DEVELOPING NEWS

One dead after explosion at Calvin Township pumping station

PENN TOWNSHIP — One man was killed and another was injured after an explosion at a pumping station ...

Community News

Oak and Ash wins 2024 Ice Time Chili Crawl

DOWAGIAC — Restaurants brought the fire as they competed to be the public’s favorite in the Dowagiac Ice ...

Local Government

Contract negotiations continue between Cass County, sheriff’s department

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County Commissioners are making contract negotiations with the Cass County Sheriff’s Department’s deputies/detective labor union ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets prison time on multiple charges

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man was sentenced to prison Friday in Cass County Circuit Court on drug, weapon ...

Community News

Main entrance to Cass County Administration Building temporarily relocated due to construction

CASS COUNTY — Those visiting the Cass County Administration Building will need to enter via a different door ...

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