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CFCN hosting flu, COVID-19 vaccine clinic

CASSOPOLIS — The Cassopolis Family Clinic Network will host an on-site COVID-19 vaccine and flu shot drive-up clinic at both the Cassopolis Family Clinic, 261 ... Read more

2 hours ago by Submitted.

Under the Harvest Moon Festival to offer children’s activities

DOWAGIAC — Families that take their children to Under the Harvest Moon on Saturday, Oct. 9, in downtown Dowagiac will make their festival experience even ... Read more

2 hours ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Old Rugged Cross Church hosts church, museum dedication

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — This weekend, the familiar notes of popular church hymn “The Old Rugged Cross” rang out in Pokagon Township. Though the hymn is ... Read more

6 hours ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac Elks hosting annual Guys and Dolls Golf Outing

DOWAGIAC — A local organization is gearing up to take to the greens for its annual fundraiser. The Dowagiac Elks Lodge’s annual Guys and Dolls ... Read more

7 hours ago by Max Harden.

Medical event causes car to crash into Dowagiac Burger King

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Burger King reopened following a brief closure Friday due to a car crashing into its drive-thru. At approximately 3:10 p.m. Friday, ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Cassopolis man sent to prison on drug charges

CASSOPOLIS — In Cass County Court Friday, a Cassopolis man convicted of drug offenses was sentenced to prison. Shawn Allen Spurlock, 41, of Hospital Street ... Read more

4 days ago by Debra Haight.

SMC recognized for turning students into citizens

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College has again been named to Washington Monthly’s “2021 Best Colleges for Student Voting Honor Roll,” repeating a feat also achieved ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

ETS program awarded grant from Department of Education

By MAXWELL HARDEN max.harden@leaderpub.com DOWAGIAC — A local career prep program will continue to help area middle school and high school students attain the means ... Read more

4 days ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac man who broke elementary school windows sentenced to probation

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man who broke windows at Patrick Hamilton Elementary School twice in 2019 was sentenced to probation, restitution and tether in a ... Read more

4 days ago by Debra Haight.

Changes to retirement benefits cause for concern among Cass County employees

CASSOPOLIS — Changes to retirement benefits for Cass County employees have been the trending topic at county meetings in recent weeks. Cass County Administrator Jeff ... Read more

4 days ago by Max Harden.

Man arrested on drug charges in Mason Township

MASON TOWNSHIP — A man was arrested on drug charges in Mason Township Thursday. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced that on Thursday, detectives ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County Commissioners approve grant for Dowagiac River restoration

CASSOPOLIS — Parts of the Dowagiac River will be restored and improved, thanks to a vote by the Cass County Board of Commissioners Thursday. During ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Lyons Industries donates 12 thermal imaging cameras to Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department

SISTER LAKES — A local company is doing its part to keep firefighters safe while on duty. Lyons Industries, 30000 M-62 W., recently donated 12 ... Read more

4 days ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Police Log: Sept. 13-14

Sept. 13 9:38 a.m. — Indian Hills Apartments, stalking complaint 9:39 a.m. — 400 Block N. Front, assist probation 10:18 p.m. — Borgess Lee Memorial, ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Owners of vintage farm tractors invited to Under the Harvest Moon

DOWAGIAC — Owners of vintage farm machinery are invited to display their units in downtown Dowagiac, Saturday, Oct. 9, as this community hosts its annual ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

New short-term rental property group to offer guests ‘curated’ Dowagiac experience

DOWAGIAC — Desmond Lathan was the man of the hour Tuesday evening. The Chicago real estate associate and Dowagiac entrepreneur hosted several guests from the ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

Two women injured in La Grange Township crash

LA GRANGE TOWNSHIP — A Dowagiac woman was injured in a Wednesday night crash, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard Behnke reported ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Local talent development leader honored by Michigan Works! Association

LANSING — Kelly Wilson, a vocational training specialist at Berrien, Cass, Van Buren Michigan Works!, was awarded a “Shining Star” Award by the Michigan Works! ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

SMC attracts more than $4 million in grants

DOWAGIAC — During Sept. 8’s regular meeting on the Dowagiac campus, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees enjoyed three presentations on SMC landing more ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

MEC accepting applications for Strengthening Schools Grant program

CASSOPOLIS — Applications are now open for an annual grant program. Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Strengthening Schools Grant ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac City Council, Cass County Transit Authority renew Transit Operating Agreement

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac City Council moved to approve a series of resolutions involving the Cass County Transportation Authority during Monday’s city council meeting. The ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 976,505 cases, 20,535 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 15,165 COVID-19 cases and 284 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac police arrest suspect in Monday hit and run crash

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Police Department has made an arrest in a Monday hit and run crash that left a motorcyclist in critical condition. Dowagiac ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Police investigating Porter Township crash

PORTER TOWNSHIP — A Sturgis man was transported to the hospital following a Monday morning crash in Porter Township. Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke reported ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac police investigate hit-and-run crash

DOWAGIAC — Police in Dowagiac are investigating a Monday afternoon hit-and-run crash that left a motorcyclist critically injured. At approximately 2:43 p.m., Dowagiac police were ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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