Dowagiac

Silver Creek Township votes against Little Crooked Lake Aquatic Weed Control District despite petition

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — Little Crooked Lake maintenance was the hot topic at Wednesday’s Silver Creek Township Board meeting at Township Hall, 32764 Dixon St., ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

New Sister Lakes business aims to offer inclusive, unique camping experience

SISTER LAKES — A new business is gearing up to offer the splendors of Sister Lakes to vacationers from all walks of life. Sister Lakes ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

Michigan Works! awarded $2 million grant to train workers in southwest Michigan

BENTON HARBOR — Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren was awarded a $2 million Michigan Learning and Education Advancement Program grant from the Michigan Department ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

MSU 4-H and Corteva Agriscience announce pollinator project

CASS COUNTY — Michigan State University Extension’s 4-H program and Corteva Agriscience have partnered to present a multi-county program exploring the world of pollinators that ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Tri-County Head Start recognizes employees

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN Tri-County Head Start closed out this year with a recognition program dedicated to covering the successes of this past year with both in-person ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Police Log: July 7-12

July 7 7:44 a.m. — Manor Mini Mart, suspicious vehicle 9:50 a.m. — OReilly Auto Parts, disorderly person 10:33 a.m. — N. Front/Burmax Park, traffic ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac City Council extends Elks Trail grant deadline

DOWAGIAC — The City of Dowagiac has moved one step closer toward the realization of an outdoors project that has long been in the works. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Steve’s Run moves back to downtown Dowagiac Oct. 9

DOWAGIAC — Steve’s Run, the 47th Original Road and Trail Race, hosted virtually in 2020, not only returns as a live event on Oct. 9, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac church to host book discussion

Sacred Heart of May Catholic Church, located on Topash Street in Dowagiac, will host book discussion at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Parish Hall. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Blue Dart Art’s Art in The Park exhibition rescheduled

DOWAGIAC — Blue Dart Art’s second annual Art in The Park Exhibition — originally scheduled for Tuesday — has been rescheduled for Tuesday, July 20 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Three teens injured in Porter Township crash

PORTER TOWNSHIP — Three teenagers were injured in a Saturday crash in Porter Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard Behnke reported ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Michigan Works! to host recruitment workshop

BENTON HARBOR — With more than 2,100 jobs open in southwest Michigan, Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren is hosting an educational workshop for local ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Motor carrier officers to participate in Operation Safe Driver Week

LANSING — This week, motor carrier officers from the Michigan State Police, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division will be conducting commercial vehicle inspections throughout the state ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Cassopolis man injured in motorcycle crash

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — A Cassopolis man was injured in a weekend motorcycle crash, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard Behnke reported his ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac man sentenced to prison following home invasion

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man is heading to prison after being sentenced Friday in Cass County Court. JB Nunley Jr., 56, of Dowagiac, pleaded guilty ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

One year after COVID hiatus, Fitch Camp makes triumphant return

DOWAGIAC — The sounds of children splashing in the lake and basketballs bouncing on the concrete court were music to Chris Cox’s ears. Cox, the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Three injured in Pokagon Township hit and run

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — Three Michiana residents were sent to the hospital after a hit and run crash Friday morning in Pokagon Township, according to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac gearing up for third annual Paddling Poker Run

DOWAGIAC — A local organization is offering community members a scenic ride down the Dowagiac River and the opportunity to win some prizes. The Young ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

LaGrange Township crash sends one to hospital

LAGRANGE TOWNSHIP — A Dowagiac woman was sent to the hospital following a Thursday crash in LaGrange Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

United Way launches online platform to engage public in advocating for change, announces success of year’s first advocacy effort

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan launched its new collaborative platform for advocacy, giving the people of Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

SMC announces Laura Odenwald as dance team volunteer coach

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s new dance team coach has journeyed from Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, Maryland, to Dowagiac’s Cherry Grove Road. Laura ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Police Log: June 30-July 6

June 30 7:48 a.m. – Borgess Lee Memorial, general assist 10:30 a.m. – Front, suspicious situation 11:05 a.m. – Park, hit & run crash 11:32 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Blue Dart Art to host second Art in The Park exhibition

CASS COUNTY — A local nonprofit is preparing to showcase classical art to the community. Blue Dart Art will be hosting its second annual Art ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

PHOTO STORY: Cass District Library hosts Big Truck Day

CASSOPOLIS — This week, area children got behind the wheel of some of Cass County’s largest vehicles. Wednesday, the Cass District Library hosted Big Truck ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Cass Area Artists to host second Cass County Regional Gallery exhibit

CASSOPOLIS — A regional art exhibit will return to Cass County next month. The second annual Cass County Regional Gallery, supported by the county and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

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