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SMC bands to perform at Beckwith Theatre

DOWAGIAC — Jazz music and the halls of theater will combine this evening. The Beckwith Theatre, 100 New York Ave., Dowagiac, will offer jazz, rock ... Read more

3 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

Dowagiac Rotary looks at possible new leadership

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Rotary Club has been on the hunt for a new president to take over the club after current president Melody Wallace’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

Creative cuisine enlivens SMC’s Roadrunner Kitchen

DOWAGIAC — For “Chopped: Roadrunner Kitchen Edition,” art faculty members Shannon Eakins and Marc Dombrosky, on Tuesday, designed a tasting menu utilizing ingredients available to ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County Council on Aging to host Mardi Gras party

CASSOPOLIS — Known as the heartbeat of New Orleans tourism, February festival Mardi Gras has become synonymous with flashy beaded necklaces, parades and parties. Next ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac Area History Museum dedicates new permanent exhibit honoring African American leaders

DOWAGIAC — A permanent exhibit featuring artwork by a local Dowagiac artist is now on display at the Dowagiac Area History Museum. On Tuesday afternoon, ... Read more

4 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

Tournament to raise money for family with Dowagiac roots

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac native Terri Schmidt has made it her mission to help host corn hole tournaments as fundraisers for anyone who may need assistance. ... Read more

4 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

SMC criminal justice honor society inducts five students

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College, which in April 2019 became the first Michigan community college with an American Criminal Justice Association Lambda Alpha Epsilon chapter, ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Beckwith Theatre to host ‘Leap into Improv’

DOWAGIAC — Next weekend, the Beckwith Improv Group will be leaping into its sixth annual improv weekend. What started as a risk spearheaded by directors ... Read more

5 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

DUHS receives check from Sodexo Healthy High School Challenge

DOWAGIAC — A check presentation kicked off a Dowagiac Union Board of Education meeting on Monday night. Debra Cahill, the food director at Dowagiac Union ... Read more

5 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

A couple shares love story on Valentine’s Day

DOWAGIAC — Inside the Timbers of Cass County, Duane and Marlene Lietz spent their Valentine’s Day together. The couple, married on April 4, 1986, will ... Read more

5 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

Faculty art exhibits on display at Southwestern Michigan College

DOWAGIAC — Faculty members Lea Bult and Jan Kimball will share the spotlight in Southwestern Michigan College’s art gallery through Thursday, Feb. 27. Gallery hours ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Rotary Charitable Foundation donates to Rotary Villa

DOWAGIAC — Residents of the Dowagiac Rotary Villa, a senior subsidized housing unit which opened in 1988, are now getting two brand new TVs. Recently, ... Read more

6 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

Dowagiac Band Boosters to host annual fundraiser

DOWAGIAC — As of Monday morning, the Dowagiac Union Schools’ band room office was littered with bags full of donated boxes of spaghetti noodles. This ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

SMC hosts Agriculture Career Day

DOWAGIAC — It is a paradox of the times. The smaller the number of farmers the U.S. has, the more agriculture-related careers crop up. Ninety-five ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Grabemeyer-Layman resigning from SMC Board of Trustees

DOWAGIAC — Thomas F. Jerdon, chairman of the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees, announced last Thursday that Trustee Dr. Heidi Grabemeyer-Layman submitted a letter ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

New Leaf Landscapes helps shovel senior citizens’ driveways

DOWAGIAC — One Dowagiac native is giving back to senior citizens during the winter season. Bill Personette III, the owner of New Leaf Landscapes of ... Read more

1 week ago by Hannah Holliday.

Rotary discusses, addresses weaknesses

DOWAGIAC — A group conversation sparked new ideas at Dowagiac’s weekly Rotary Club meeting hosted on Thursday. Rotarian Kellee Miller, the marketing and community liaison ... Read more

1 week ago by Hannah Holliday.

Dowagiac native to perform with ensemble

Angola, Ind. — When Jonathan Stockwell was deciding on where to attend college, there was no doubt in his mind — he would continue to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

SMC faculty present hands-on art projects

DOWAGIAC — In most art galleries, visitors are encouraged not to touch the artwork. However, a new art project in Southwestern Michigan College’s art gallery ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

The Baker’s Rhapsody stocked with treats for Valentine’s Day

DOWAGIAC — To prepare for the day of love, The Baker’s Rhapsody in Dowagiac has been taken over by shades of red and pink. In ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac murder case to go to trial

CASSOPOLIS — The case for a man who allegedly shot and killed a man in Dowagiac will be moving to trial. A preliminary examination for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Pop Up Giving set for Feb. 20

ST. JOSEPH — United Way of Southwest Michigan will host its fifth “Pop Up Giving” event Thursday, Feb. 20 at Silver Harbor Brewing Company 721 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

SMC to host inaugural band clinic day on Friday

DOWAGIAC — Six area bands will come together for a day of music and learning at Southwestern Michigan College. On Friday, six school bands, including ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Dowagiac City Council moves forward with ICG Building

DOWAGIAC — A project that has long been a concern for the city of Dowagiac and its school district has reached a resolution. For the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Nominations underway for 2020 Michiana 40 under 40 class

SOUTH BEND — Nominations are being accepted for the 2020 Michiana 40 under 40 class. The Michiana 40 under 40 program shines the spotlight on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

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