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COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 878,125 cases, 18,710 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,675 COVID-19 cases and 259 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 hours ago by Submitted.

SMC to add basketball, volleyball, wrestling for fall 2022

DOWAGIAC — In keeping with its ongoing mission of providing the total college life experience, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees, during its regular ... Read more

5 hours ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac man arrested following drug bust

DOWAGIAC — A man has been arrested following a drug bust in Dowagiac. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team reported that detectives served a search ... Read more

6 hours ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Police Log: May 14-16

May 14 8:26 a.m. – Telegraph/N Front, dogs at large 8:43 a.m. – Front, stalking complaint 10:05 a.m. – Front, larceny complaint 1:01 p.m. – ... Read more

7 hours ago by Submitted.

Click It or Ticket campaign runs through June 6

LANSING — To remind everyone about the importance of buckling up, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning launched Monday a Click It or Ticket ... Read more

11 hours ago by Submitted.

After 2020 cancellations, southwest Michigan communities look forward to traditional Memorial Day festivities

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Memorial Day came with an extra dose of sorrow last year, as communities across the country had to cancel the usual festivities ... Read more

12 hours ago by Caleb Steensma.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 876,854 cases, 18,627 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,662 COVID-19 cases and 259 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Man involved in 2020 murder of Dowagiac man pleads guilty

CASSOPOLIS – The second of two men involved in the January 2020 murder of Michael Collins in Dowagiac has pleaded guilty. Jay Vincent Penar pleaded ... Read more

1 day ago by Debra Haight.

Kalamazoo man injured in Wayne Township motorcycle crash

WAYNE TOWNSHIP – Sheriff Richard Behnke reported that deputies of the Cass County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a motorcycle personal injury traffic crash that occurred ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

UWSM CEO chosen for United Way worldwide task force

ST. JOSEPH — Anna Murphy, CEO and president of United Way of Southwest Michigan, has been selected to join the newly formed United Way Worldwide ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

New pavilion project breaks ground in Russom Park

DOWAGIAC — Members of the Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac and other community leaders gathered Saturday morning for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

New look: Dowagiac District Library welcomes guests with grand opening ceremony

DOWAGIAC — A journey more than 10 years in the making concluded Saturday afternoon in front of 211 Commercial St. in downtown Dowagiac. It was ... Read more

3 days ago by Max Harden.

SMC graduating 87 with honors

DOWAGIAC — “I’m standing here today at only 18 years old as the first in my family to graduate from college,” said Jossalyn Rogalski, Southwestern ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac resident sentenced for tampering with monitoring device, fleeing police

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who cut off his monitoring device will spend the next 10 months in jail. Willie Lee Davis II, 30, of ... Read more

4 days ago by Debra Haight.

Dowagiac city manager discusses area development

By MAXWELL HARDEN max.harden@leaderpub.com DOWAGIAC — The city of Dowagiac has been bustling with projects in recent months. From the ICG building project, the grand ... Read more

4 days ago by Max Harden.

Homeless man gets jail for attempting to steal vehicle

CASSOPOLIS – A former Niles resident was sentenced in Cass County Circuit Court to a year in jail for conspiracy to steal a motor vehicle ... Read more

4 days ago by Debra Haight.

Past Rotary president presented Paul Harris Award

DOWAGIAC — An outgoing Dowagiac Rotarian was presented with one of the group’s most prestigious awards. Past Dowagiac Rotary President Melody Wallace was presented with ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Virtual community resource forum taking place June 4

CASSOPOLIS — Area agencies have teamed up to help bring visibility to Cass County’s resource providers and help connect them to those who need them ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac District Library hosts dedication ceremonies for children’s nook, fireplace area

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac District Library’s grand opening is taking place Saturday, and two local groups were honored this week for their roles in making ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports one new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one new COVID-19 death Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 13,582 COVID-19 cases and 257 deaths, according to ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

City of Dowagiac, Penn Township renew water system agreement

DOWAGIAC — The city of Dowagiac and Penn Township renewed their longstanding agreement to deliver quality water to the community Monday evening. The Dowagiac City ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

SERVPRO donates smoke detectors to Dowagiac Fire Department

DOWAGIAC — SERVPRO of Cass and St. Joseph Counties is doing its part to keep communities safe from house fires. The company, located at 1444 ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

VIDEO: Cass County memorial service honors fallen deputy

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office spent Wednesday afternoon honoring a deputy who died in the line of duty. Dozens of guests — officers, ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass, Van Buren counties report new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Counties across southwest Michigan reported new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday. As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 13,560 COVID-19 cases and 256 deaths, according ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

DUS honors April students of the month

DOWAGIAC —The Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education honored the district’s April Students of the Month during its meeting Monday night at Dowagiac Middle School. ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

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