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 ...

Business

Chili crawl competitors prepare for Ice Time Festival

DOWAGIAC — Seven restaurants – including one newcomer – will bring the fire to Dowagiac’s Ice Time Festival, ...

Brandywine Education

Brandywine school board approves bond proposal for May ballot

NILES — Brandywine Board of Education members have approved the ballot language for the upcoming May 7 election ...

Community News

Conservation club to host 27th annual Hunter’s Rendezvous

DOWAGIAC — An annual event to support local youth will be returning to Dowagiac next week. The Dowagiac ...

Top Home

‘I’m speechless:’ Dowagiac native cherishing NFL playoff run with Detroit Lions Cheerleaders

DETROIT — The Detroit Lions are making a historic playoff run with a Dowagiac native playing an active ...

Community News

SMC spring enrollment up 11.5 percent, led state last year

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College, at the end of the registration period for the current session, recorded its ...

Community News

Feed the Hungry program thanks community for $50,000 raised

DOWAGIAC — The C Wimberley “Feed the Hungry” campaign concluded recently after attaining the lofty goal of $50,000 ...

Community News

Cassopolis’ Richey competing in national ‘Greatest Baker’ contest

DOWAGIAC — A Cassopolis resident is in the running to be named the “Greatest Baker” in a national ...

Business

Honor Credit Union accepting applications for annual scholarship program

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently announced its 2024 Community Commitment Scholarship Program. New this year, Honor ...

Business

Dowagiac Ice Time Festival returns Feb. 3

DOWAGIAC — No matter the weather, organizers believe Dowagiac’s 27th Annual Ice Time Festival will be “snow much” ...

Community News

Cass County residents to vote on transit services next month

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Transit Authority has requested a countywide millage for the February 2024 election due ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets probation for drug possession

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man was sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court for possession of methamphetamine. Mathew Aaron ...

Community News

Dowagiac schools celebrate December Students of the Month

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

Community News

New Miss Dowagiac court ready to represent community

DOWAGIAC — Four Dowagiac teens will be representing their community throughout the year as members of the 2024 ...

Community News

Niles man injured in Pokagon Township snowmobile crash

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — A Niles man was injured Monday when he lost control of his snowmobile and crashed ...

Community News

Natasha Griggs crowned Miss Dowagiac 2024

DOWAGIAC — A new reign of royalty began in Dowagiac Saturday night. Natasha Griggs was crowned Miss Dowagiac ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac man gets jail time for drug possession

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man facing sentencing next month in Berrien County was sentenced Friday in Cass County ...

Education

SMC to expand housing capacity

DOWAGIAC — The Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees decided at its regular meeting on Jan. 10 to ...

Business

Young professionals group rebrands as Dowagiac Connected

DOWAGIAC — A local organization has rebranded itself to better engage and support the Dowagiac community. The Young ...

Community News

Southwest Michigan launches new, year-round Trails Challenge

ST. JOSEPH — Whether it’s a New Year resolution to get more exercise in 2024 or a passion ...

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