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Emergency child care options to be provided for essential workers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer handed down her executive order for “Stay at home, stay safe” on Monday, regional organizations were mobilized to ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

MDE to request federal waiver for child nutrition programs

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Education announced Wednesday it will request a federal waiver of statutory and regulatory requirements in the state child nutrition ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Union Schools offering virtual read-aloud series

DOWAGIAC — Just because schools are no longer meeting in person does not mean that students’ literacy improvement is halted. After schools across Michigan were ... Read more

5 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

School lunch programs still a go

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Despite a stay at home order handed down by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, families in southwest Michigan can still pick up school provided ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Despite event cancelation, sororities still looking to benefit Fitch Camp

DOWAGIAC — For more than a decade, a soup luncheon hosted by Xi Delta Mu and the Masters local sorority has raised funds for Fitch ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Dowagiac plans to keep current spring break dates amid Coronavirus

DOWAGIAC — On Monday, Dowagiac Union Schools decided to keep its spring break dates as is. After receiving mixed messages from the state about if ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Community, schools rally to provide free meals to students during school closure

DOWAGIAC — Every morning for the past two years, Kailee Curtis wakes up to work the morning shift at the Dowagiac Marathon gas station that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Schools closed until April 5 due to coronavirus concerns

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to include newly released information. SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Around 11 p.m. Thursday, local school administrators received news that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac Art Boosters to offer scholarship opportunities

DOWAGIAC — In a meeting room at ACTION Ministries, 301 Main St., Dowagiac, a group of members from the Dowagiac Fine Arts Boosters worked this ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Dowagiac Celebration Graduation 2020 to host final fundraiser

DOWAGIAC — Saturday evening, a poker run will be hosted to raise money for Dowagiac Union High School seniors. Dowagiac Celebration Graduation 2020 will host ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Eddies take home hardware at Cass County spelling competition

DOWAGIAC — Only one word stood between Edwardsburg sixth-grader Nolan Tighe and the title of individual champion at the 2020 Cass County Spelling Bee. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Dowagiac students participate in essay contest

DOWAGIAC — An essay contest encouraging Michigan’s eighth-graders to explore America and its people recently announced three local winners. On Tuesday, three students from Dowagiac ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Berrien County Youth Fair celebrates 75 years of tried, true traditions

BERRIEN SPRINGS — For one week during the year, Berrien County comes together. The community celebrates a mutual love of corn dogs, as third and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Dowagiac students gear up for county spelling bee

DOWAGIAC — This week, students will be taking the stage ready to spell. Lewis Cass Intermediate School District will host the 37th Annual Cass County ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Spirit tournament begins today

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — State Sen. Kim LaSata’s spirit tournament will start today, pitting students, staff and fans of southwest Michigan schools she serves against one ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

United Way hosting annual Spring into Reading book drive

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The month of March means spring is around the corner. It also means United Way of Southwest Michigan’s Spring into Reading is ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Southwest Michigan’s shining stars setting a bright light for the future

While no quantitative studies can prove it, perhaps the question high school seniors are asked the most is, “What are your plans after graduation?” These ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Starfish Circus information meeting to be hosted

DOWAGIAC — Starfish Circus believes a cartwheel could be the gateway to a whole new world — one where children are encouraged to think outside ... Read more

1 month ago by Hannah Holliday.

SMC Band Clinic Day becoming annual event

DOWAGIAC — Area bands should sound “fuller” playing their Michigan Band and Orchestra Association festival programs the first week in March after Southwestern Michigan College’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac winter guard hosts friends, family show

DOWAGIAC — Members of Dowagiac Union High School’s winter guard channeled Greek mythology as they emerged for their winter showcase with blue, scaly makeup on ... Read more

1 month ago by Hannah Holliday.

DUHS students make Lego murals for Black History Month

DOWAGIAC — If one were to walk down the halls of Dowagiac Union High School this month, they would be greeted by colorful, pixelated images ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

DUHS receives check from Sodexo Healthy High School Challenge

DOWAGIAC — A check presentation kicked off a Dowagiac Union Board of Education meeting on Monday night. Debra Cahill, the food director at Dowagiac Union ... Read more

1 month ago by Hannah Holliday.

Dowagiac Band Boosters to host annual fundraiser

DOWAGIAC — As of Monday morning, the Dowagiac Union Schools’ band room office was littered with bags full of donated boxes of spaghetti noodles. This ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac native to perform with ensemble

Angola, Ind. — When Jonathan Stockwell was deciding on where to attend college, there was no doubt in his mind — he would continue to ... Read more

2 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

Drumathon fundraiser to support Dowagiac school board member suffering from cancer

DOWAGIAC — Community members looking to dance to the beat of their own drum will have a chance next month. The DogPatch Drumathon will be ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

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