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Michigan State Police seeks participants for National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

LANSING — An annual contest is giving area children the chance to flex their creative muscles, while bringing attention to a statewide cause. The Michigan ... Read more

22 hours ago by Submitted.

SMC Foundation Board stakes annual appeal to Strong Start

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College Foundation’s annual Campaign for Students raced off to a strong start thanks to its Board of Directors donating more than ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Niles fine arts teacher awarded grant

NILES—On Monday, Niles High School Assistant Principal Chris Porter and Fine Arts Teacher Peter Helm received a $1,000 grant from the Niles Education Foundation. Helm, ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

LMC continues remote delivery options for spring semester

BENTON HARBOR — Due to the ongoing pandemic and the recent rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the state, Lake Michigan College will continue its five ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

SMC unveils Grady Scholars initiative

DOWAGIAC — A local community college is looking to honor a hometown hero by offering scholarships to minority students. Southwestern Michigan College is naming 20 ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Eastside Connections honor roll

5th Grade All A’s Amponsah, Kwame Borst, Andi Daniel, Delanee Garza, Julian Kessler, Madison Lamberton-Herman, Carter Matlock, Khloe Murray, Alison Okeley, Addison Petrowski, Annalee Smith, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles High School students finish out investment tournament in top half

NILES — Four Niles High School students took on an investment competition during a time when stock markets are notably volatile: election season. Vikings Stuart ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Honor Credit Union donates to Edwardsburg Intermediate School

EDWARDSBURG — Thursday, Edwardsburg Intermediate School students went home with a new way to show off their school pride and stay hydrated at the same, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

DUS October students of the month announced

DOWAGIAC — Parents and families flocked to Dowagiac Middle School Monday to see their children recognized by the school district. The Dowagiac Board of Education ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

SMC Board of Trustees updated on COVID-19

DOWAGIAC — At its regular monthly meeting, conducted remotely Monday night via Zoom, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees heard from Dr. Joe Odenwald ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

LMC adapts to new state order

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College is increasing safety precautions in response to new state directives to slow the spread of COVID-19. Non-essential employees will ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

SMC staff, students give back during annual Rake a Difference campaign

CASS COUNTY — Three Southwestern Michigan College teams totaling 12 people Nov. 12 joined hundreds of area volunteers helping seniors in Berrien, Cass and Van ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Edwardsburg to move elementary, primary, intermediate schools to remote learning

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools will be closing face-to-face instruction at the Primary, Eagle Lake and Intermediate buildings starting Monday, Nov. 23. The change to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Niles High School prepares to cease in-person instruction for three weeks

NILES — Niles Community Schools Superintendent Dan Applegate feels more ready for this round of remote learning than he did in the spring. Applegate has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Brandywine Middle/High School cancels choir concert

NILES — For the Brandywine Middle and High School choir instructor Denise Boger, the challenges with singing safely, and sometimes remotely, due to COVID-19 precautions ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

SMC unveils updated designs for mascot

DOWAGIAC — Ronnie Roadrunner has returned to Southwestern Michigan College. In conjunction with SMC rejoining the National Junior College Athletic Association and the return of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Cassopolis schools to move all students to remote learning through the end of the year

CASSOPOLIS — Soon, all students at Cassopolis Public Schools will be switching to remote learning. In keeping with the most recent Michigan Department of Health ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Buchanan schools adjust to remote learning

BUCHANAN — On Nov. 10, Buchanan Community Schools Superintendent Patricia Robinson announced all schools in the BCS district would move into remote learning from Nov. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Merritt, Brandywine Elementary closed as transportation staff quarantine

NILES — One day after Michigan closed high schools across the state to “Pause to Save Lives” amid the second wave of coronavirus, Brandywine Community ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac Union Schools to move K-8 students to distance learning Nov. 23

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to move K-8 students to distance learning next week in response to the rapidly increasing ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Edwardsburg Public Schools announce building closures

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools will be closing face-to-face instruction at the middle school, high school and alternative learning center due to the lack of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Lewis Cass ISD programs receive recognition

DOWAGIAC — The Lewis Cass Intermediate School District had much to celebrate this week. Tuesday, Lewis Cass ISD Director or Early Childhood Education Chris Whitmire ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Brandywine Middle/High School to go remote through Nov. 19

NILES — A Niles area middle and high school will temporarily go remote due to staffing issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Brandywine Middle/High School ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Lake Michigan College to host virtual international week

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College is celebrating its annual International Week celebration remotely this year. The public is invited to enjoy art and performances ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Cassopolis Public Schools receive No Kid Hungry grant

CASSOPOLIS — Cassopolis Public Schools is the recipient of a grant that will help staff continue to feed children throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The district ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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