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Dowagiac students named to Saint Mary’s College dean’s list

NOTRE DAME — Three Dowagiac natives have been named to Saint Mary’s College’s dean’s list. To earn this academic honor at Saint Mary’s, a student ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Buchanan schools will have shorter Wednesdays starting fall 2021

BUCHANAN – Buchanan Community Schools families recently learned of a few changes impacting all schools in the district in the fall. Superintendent Patricia Robinson said ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

Parents, district respond after homophobic Snapchat messages surface

NILES – After evidence of bullying, homophobic statements came to light last week at Niles New Tech, a family is speaking out and wants change ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

LMC students earn spots on spring president’s, dean’s lists

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College has announced the names of 680 students recognized for academic achievement during the 2021 spring semester. There were 104 ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Saint Francis Outreach’s Food Backpack Program concludes fifth year

DOWAGIAC — A local nonprofit is putting the finishing touches on one of its biggest yearly projects. Saint Francis Outreach is gearing up for the ... Read more

4 days ago by Max Harden.

Cassopolis graduates offer free haircuts to middle school students

CASSOPOLIS — A pair of clippers buzzed in Cassopolis High School graduate Vashaun Morgan’s hands as he carefully trimmed the back of sixth-grade student Cartiyae ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Edwardsburg Lions Club presents Herbert L. Stiffler Award to three graduates

EDWARDSBURG — The Edwardsburg Lions Club is celebrating 75 years of Lionism for the Edwardsburg community. Over the years, the club has provided the community ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Honor Credit Union Community Commitment Scholarship winners announced

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — A regional credit union recently awarded more than $20,000 to area high school graduates. Honor Credit Union officials said they are proud ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

PAW launches inaugural internship program

NILES — Performing Arts Workshops, PAW Inc. is seeking applicants for its inaugural paid internship program, the PAW Leadership Collective, a program designed to give ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Brandywine Middle/High School to get new entrance

NILES – The drive into Brandywine Middle/High School will look different come later this summer. On Monday, the Brandywine Board of Education hosted a special ... Read more

6 days ago by Caleb Steensma.

Cassopolis Public Schools Foundation to host raffle fundraiser

CASSOPOLIS – The Cassopolis Public Schools Foundation is continuing its promise of supporting the students of Cassopolis. The organization will host its annual fundraiser as ... Read more

6 days ago by Caleb Steensma.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cassopolis celebrates Class of 2021

CASSOPOLIS — Saturday evening, Cassopolis High School seniors donned blue and white robes to close the chapter of their high school experience. Cassopolis Public Schools ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

PHOTO GALLERY: Edwardsburg celebrates Class of 2021

EDWARDSBURG — Sunday, Edwardsburg High School graduating seniors celebrated a day more than a decade in the making. Edwardsburg High School celebrated its Class of ... Read more

7 days ago by Sarah Culton.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dowagiac community celebrates Class of 2021

DOWAGIAC — An event 13 years in the making took place Sunday afternoon at Chris Taylor Alumni Field in Dowagiac. One-hundred-and-four Dowagiac Union High School ... Read more

7 days ago by Max Harden.

PHOTO GALLERY: Brandywine Class of 2021 celebrates making it through pandemic challenges

When the Class of 2021 entered its senior year, they knew the details of their own pomp and circumstance were dependent on, well, circumstance. After ... Read more

1 week ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Brandywine grad released by WWE

NILES — On Wednesday, World Wrestling Entertainment announced its latest round of releases — and a Brandywine graduate was on the list. Brandywine Class of ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

EHS names Top 10 graduating seniors

EDWARDSBURG — Before graduation Sunday, Edwardsburg High School released its list of Top 10 graduating seniors. Valedictorians are Emily Andrina, Reagan Hartman, Jackson Hoover, Noah ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac marching band honors fallen alumnus with Memorial Day performance

DOWAGIAC — Before taking to the streets to perform in Monday’s Memorial Day Parade, the Dowagiac Union High School marching band took a moment to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Brandywine student painting places top 30 in nationwide competition

NILES – A Brandywine Middle/High School student has placed as one of the top 30 finalists in a nationwide call for art submissions featuring The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac schools join class-action lawsuit against Juul

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools is taking legal action to address underage vaping. During a special meeting Tuesday, the Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

SMC announces spring 2021 president’s, dean’s lists

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College recently released the lists of students named to its spring 2021 president’s and dean’s lists. SMC named 44 students to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Brandywine’s Class of 2021 inspires younger students to reach for graduation

NILES – The Brandywine class of 2021 did the graduates’ annual “Cat Walk” outdoors Tuesday afternoon. The tradition generally takes place in the hallways of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

LMC names Major Cooper as dean, diversity, equity, inclusion

BENTON HARBOR — Major Cooper has been named the first dean of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Lake Michigan College. Cooper will be responsible for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Niles High School graduates Class of 2021

NILES – In a year of constantly adapting to COVID-19 mandates and precautions, the Niles High School class of 2021 handled one more last-minute change ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Project Graduation hosts parade for Cassopolis seniors

CASSOPOLIS — The Cassopolis Class of 2021 celebrated their last day of in-person classes in style. Thursday, Project Graduation hosted an escorted parade for graduating ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

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