Dowagiac

Four Dowagiac students, two adults injured in Wayne Township bus crash

WAYNE TOWNSHIP — Four secondary students and two adults were injured in a two-vehicle Wayne Township crash Wednesday ...

Cass County

Dowagiac school bus confirmed to be involved in accident

Cass County Sherriff’s Office dispatch has confirmed that a Dowagiac Union Schools bus has been involved in an ...

Business

‘American BBQ Showdown’ star to host BBQ event Friday in Dowagiac

DOWAGIAC — A celebrity grill master will be returning to his hometown of Dowagiac this Friday to serve ...

College

Local high school students complete SMC ETS Public Safety/Fire Camp

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s Educational Talent Search’s Public Safety Camp, in partnership with Dowagiac fire and police ...

Crime/Court

Dowagiac Middle School student facing multiple charges after bringing gun to campus

DOWAGIAC — A 13-year-old Dowagiac Middle School student is facing multiple charges for bringing a stolen handgun to ...

Dowagiac

Severe thunderstorms leave path of downed trees and power lines

A severe thunderstorm rolled through southwest Michigan leaving a path of downed trees and power lines at approximately ...

Breaking News

Dowagiac Middle School student arrested for bringing gun to campus

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac Middle School student was arrested Monday for bringing a gun to school, according to ...

Community News

Church to host backpack giveaway Sunday in Dowagiac

DOWAGIAC — An area church is doing its part to make sure students are prepared to go back ...

Business

Pokagon Band’s annual Kee Boon Mein Kaa Pow Wow set for Labor Day weekend

DOWAGIAC — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is pleased to announce details for its 2022 Kee Boon ...

Crime/Court

106 animals found during Dowagiac animal hoarding investigation

DOWAGIAC — More than 100 animals were found during an investigation of an animal hoarding case last week, ...

Cass County

Dowagiac woman sentenced on meth possession

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac woman will have the chance to straighten out her substance abuse problems on probation.  ...

Business

Ascension Michigan names new Southwest Region president

KALAMAZOO — Ascension Michigan is pleased to announce Thomas Rohs, MD, as regional president and chief executive officer ...

Dowagiac

SMC dedicates 1st Source Bank Fieldhouse

Southwestern Michigan College’s Wednesday 1st Source Bank Fieldhouse dedication celebrates an ambitious new era.

Dowagiac

Pokagon Band elects new tribal council members

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians announced the election of its new Tribal Council Members, who were sworn in ...

Cass County

Police looking for driver from fatal Keeler Township hit-and-run

KEELER TOWNSHIP — Police are searching for the driver of the van that struck and killed motorcyclist Darek ...

Community News

Dowagiac barber publishes first children’s book

DOWAGIAC — What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun, ...

Cassopolis

Dowagiac woman sentenced to prison for 2021 murder

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac woman who shot and killed a man in the midst of an argument in ...

Community News

Dowagiac native conducts celestial navigation aboard USS Essex

PACIFIC OCEAN – Lt. Cmdr. Caroline Stanton, of Dowagiac, conducts celestial navigation aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship ...

Dowagiac

City council approves purchase of land for marijuana establishment

Five resolutions, including one to sell two pieces of property for a potential adult-use marijuana establishment, were approved ...

Community News

Sister Lakes woman installs Little Free Library

SISTER LAKES — Bookworms in a local community have a new outlet to lean on, thanks to the ...

Dowagiac

Health department issues boil water warning for Nubour Neighorhood

The Van Buren Cass District Health Department has issued a water boil advisory for the Nubour neighborhood in ...

Dowagiac

Intentionally set fire damages Rotary Park dugout

The Dowagiac Fire Department responded to a smoke investigation at 501 Riverside Drive at 12:15 a.m. where it ...

Community News

New Dowagiac music director excited for marching band season

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Union High School marching band is back and ready for action. The 26-member marching ...

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Union Schools mourns loss of student killed in Wednesday crash

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools is mourning the loss of a student. Superintendent Jonathan Whan issued a letter ...

Cass County

17-year-old Dowagiac resident dies after striking tree

A 17-year-old Dowagiac resident was killed when a tree limb fell on his vehicle causing him to leave ...

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