Volunteers prepare art for winter

Abby Ickes, 19, Maddelynn Isprecht, 9, Matt Ickes, 9, Nathan Ickes, 13 and Andrew Ickes, 10 clean the “Dance of Creation” statue in Downtown Dowagiac.  About a dozen volunteers from the Dowagiac area and the Dogwood Fine Arts Festival gathered in downtown Dowagiac Saturday to wash, wax and buff Dowagiac’s 15 statues in preparation for winter. Leader Photo/AMBROSIA NELDON

Abby Ickes, 19, Maddelynn Isprecht, 9, Matt Ickes, 9, Nathan Ickes, 13 and Andrew Ickes, 10 clean the “Dance of Creation” statue in Downtown Dowagiac.
About a dozen volunteers from the Dowagiac area and the Dogwood Fine Arts Festival gathered in downtown Dowagiac Saturday to wash, wax and buff Dowagiac’s 15 statues in preparation for winter. Leader Photo/AMBROSIA NELDON

SportsPlus

Berrien County

South Bend man sentenced on weapon charge

Business

PHOTO STORY: Pitmasters fire up fun at annual Dowagiac BBQ Competition

Community News

Annual Dowagiac Summer Festival sets attendance record

Cass County

Man dies in reported Juno Lake drowning

Community News

Local athletes raising money for AAU Junior Olympics

Cass County

Edwardsburg to consider rental fees for Gunn Park shelter

Business

Niles manufacturer celebrates expansion, rebrand with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Union Schools welcomes new superintendent

Buchanan

Thistledown & Row: Downtown Buchanan building transforming into restaurant, bar

Brandywine Education

Brandywine Jazz Collective to host fundraiser concert July 27

Education

Edwardsburg Public Schools to offer before, after school care

Cass County

Police seize 21 guns, ammunition in Niles traffic stop

Community News

Annual Ed’s Open Header Cruise set for July 25

Business

Niles Rite Aid to close

Crime/Court

South Bend man sentenced on weapons charge

Business

Red Shoe Realty to host grand opening, open house

Cass County

PHOTO STORY: Vandalia hosts annual Underground Railroad Days

Crime/Court

Niles man gets jail time for carrying concealed weapon

Business

Dowagiac Summer Festival, BBQ Competition arrives this weekend

Cass County

Edwardsburg man gets time served for larceny

Community News

Dowagiac DART launches on-demand transit service

Cassopolis

Cassopolis honors 2024 Miss Cassopolis Court

Community News

Niles, township approve revised SMCAS articles

Community News

Creating culture: 100+ community members participate in downtown art project