Dowagiac

Dowagiac Union High School honor roll

Dowagiac Union High School recently released its honor roll for its second semester, which ended June 10. Students who achieved a 4.0 GPA are noted ... Read more

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Dowagiac Middle School Honor Roll

Dowagiac Middle School recently released its honor roll for its second semester, which ended June 10. Students who achieved a 4.0 GPA are noted with ... Read more

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Van Buren/Cass District Health Department to host free curbside condom event

DOWAGIAC — In honor of National HIV Testing Day, for one day only, the Van Buren/Cass District Health Department is hosting a free, contact-less curbside ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac hosts Black Lives Matter rally, march

DOWAGIAC — Despite Saturday’s heat, Dowagiac residents filled the lawn of the James E. Snow building across from city hall. Some wore T-shirts bearing the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

One injured in motorcycle accident

LA GRANGE TOWNSHIP — An Indiana resident is in the hospital following a motorcycle accident in La Grange Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COA eyes reopening date

CASSOPOLIS — A Cass County organization that provides services to senior citizens is looking forward to reopening its doors soon. The Cass County Council on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac man sentenced to probation for home invasion

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man got some lucky breaks after breaking into a Dowagiac area home. He was among those who sentenced Friday in Cass ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Dowagiac Rotary Club reunites following never-before-seen hiatus

DOWAGIAC — Just after noon Thursday, Woodfire Trattoria was alive with the hum of small talk and cheerful greetings as a group that is used ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass County Board of Commissioners approves millage request to be placed on August ballot

CASSOPOLIS — This August, voters will have the chance to approve funding for an organization that provides care to Cass County senior citizens. Thursday evening, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles business owner looks to plan outdoor prom for area graduates

NILES — It is a milestone in any teenagers’ life, idolized by movies and photos of older siblings and parents in their own styles. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Beckwith cancels season, will return in 2021

DOWAGIAC — Despite the old adage, “the show must go on,” the curtain will remain closed at Dowagiac’s Beckwith Theatre for the remainder of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Movie theaters, gyms, bowling alleys could reopen by July 4

LANSING — July 4 may prove to be the day theaters, bowling alleys and gyms reopen across the state, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday. With ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cass County chief judge promotes celebration of and activities commemorating Juneteenth

CASSOPOLIS — Known as “Juneteenth,” Friday commemorates the day that enslaved persons in Galveston, Texas were notified about the Emancipation Proclamation–almost two and a half ... Read more

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SMC awards 376 degrees to Class of 2020

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College awarded 376 degrees to the Class of 2020 at its virtual commencement June 13. SMC conferred 142 associate in arts ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Dowagiac Farm and Artisan Market welcomes returning vendors

The Dowagiac Farm and Artisan Market was alive with the smell of fresh baked bread and farm fresh fruits Wednesday, as the market welcomed back ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Gov. Whitmer announces next steps for school reopening in the fall

LANSING — Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that Michigan schools may resume in-person learning in phase 4 of the MI Safe Start plan, with strict ... Read more

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Dowagiac woman a finalist in international knitting competition

DOWAGIAC — Tuesday morning, three women sat inside downtown Dowagiac’s Yarn on Front, surrounded by dozens of socks in every color, from bright pink to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

5 Mile Drive In sees increased interest due to COVID-19

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac residents who have been itching for a chance to get back to the movie theater since COVID-19 precautions closed them down in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac Black Lives Matter rally planned for Saturday

DOWAGIAC — This weekend, Dowagiac residents will stand with protestors across the U.S. in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Saturday, Dowagiac will host ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

SMC hosts virtual graduation

DOWAGIAC — “Resilience is in the DNA of Southwestern Michigan College,” President Dr. Joe Odenwald proclaimed June 13 during Southwestern Michigan College’s first virtual commencement ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

SMC Board of Trustees adopts 2020-21 budget

DOWAGIAC — Following a public hearing, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees, meeting remotely the morning of June 15, unanimously adopted 2020-21 fiscal-year budgets. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Area History Museum to reopen for members

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Area History Museum is moving forward with a gradual reopening plan that will begin this week. Starting Tuesday until June 27, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Police investigating two drive-by shootings in Dowagiac

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Police Department is investigating two separate drive-by shootings that occurred within the city over the weekend. The first shooting took place ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SMC names student speaker for virtual graduation ceremony

DOWAGIAC — Anaya Roschyk, Southwestern Michigan College’s student speaker for the first virtual ceremony in its 53-year commencement history, was doubly impacted by COVID-19. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Wolverine Mutual Insurance names Becky Grabemeyer as its new controller

DOWAGIAC — Becky Grabemeyer, CPA, recently joined Wolverine Mutual Insurance Company, in Dowagiac, as the controller. She is responsible for overseeing the regional insurance company’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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