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COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County announces additional COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Another Berrien County resident died as a result of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported. Berrien County reported ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Report.

Positive COVID-19 tests force cancellation of Moose Riders’ Cass County Cancer Service Ride

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Moose Riders’ fifth annual Cass County Cancer Service Ride has been canceled due to multiple positive COVID-19 tests within the Moose ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Report.

SMC to produce radio show featuring Dewey Lake monster

By MAXWELL HARDEN max.harden@leaderpub.com DOWAGIAC — The legend of the Dewey Lake monster will soon be taking “center mic” at Southwestern Michigan College this fall. ... Read more

11 hours ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 117,910 cases, 6,680 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise in the state of Michigan. Berrien County reported 1,637 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

DUS approves hire of new Sister Lakes assistant principal

DOWAGIAC — Sister Lakes is getting a new principal who is no stranger to the Dowagiac community. Ryan Zietlow was unanimously approved to be the ... Read more

1 day ago by Max Harden.

DUS approves ICG site improvement plan

DOWAGIAC — After several years of vacancy, the site of the former ICG building will finally be put to use. The Dowagiac Union Schools Board ... Read more

1 day ago by Max Harden.

MDARD reminding schools, businesses to only use EPA-approved disinfectants

LANSING — Cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting have become part of the fabric of Michigander’s daily lives as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 117,406 cases, 6,665 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers rose of the weekend in the state of Michigan. Berrien County reported 1,624 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac City Council authorizes loans for sanitary sewer improvements

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac’s aging sewer system will soon be receiving a much-needed facelift. The Dowagiac City Council recently approved resolutions authorizing $5 million and $5.17 ... Read more

2 days ago by Max Harden.

Michigan Works! announces support for front line workers

BENTON HARBOR — Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren is on a mission to help southwest Michigan frontline pandemic workers make informed decisions about their ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Sept. 21 Dowagiac weather report

DOWAGIAC — Temperatures will undergo a gradual moderating trend this week. High temps are expected to reach into the 70s for most of the week ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Michigan Teen Safe Driving program enters 10th year

LANSING — Students at every Michigan high school have the opportunity to help make their fellow teens better drivers by participating in this year’s Strive ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac business donates backpacks, school supplies to students in need

DOWAGIAC — School may be virtual for Dowagiac Union Schools students, but that does not mean that the demand for school supplies does not exist. ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

Two Dowagiac men sentenced Friday in Cass County Court

CASSOPOLIS — Two Dowagiac area men were sentenced to probation in assault related cases Friday in Cass County Circuit Court. Daniel Keith Stenberg, 35, of ... Read more

5 days ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County works to expand broadband access

CASSOPOLIS — This week, Cass County took the first step toward expanding broadband internet access to its residents. Thursday, the Cass County Board of Commissioners ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Local talent development leader honored by Michigan Works! Association

LANSING — Karla Grady-Walker, of Berrien, Cass, Van Buren Michigan Works!, was awarded a “Shining Star” Award by the Michigan Works! Association for her efforts ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

North Pointe Center class partners with church for cemetery cleanup project

DOWAGIAC — A local school class is making sure the Calvary Cemetery stays in top shape for visitors. North Pointe Center transition services teacher Tracy ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 113,863 cases, 6,623 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,583 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Thursday, according ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Cass County to partake in annual Crop Hunger Walk

EDWARDSBURG — An annual charity fundraiser will be hosted early next month. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be looking different than usual. ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

SMC welcomes new dean of business, advanced technology

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s new dean of Business and Advanced Technology Dr. Karen Reilly always sensed she would come “full circle” — and the ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Elks to host annual Guys & Dolls Golf Outing

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Elks Golf Course is offering area residents a chance to tee off for a cause. The Elks’ annual Guys & Dolls ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

Michigan Works! closes central office, opens three new locations

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan Works! will be expanding to three locations in Cass County. The central office in Dowagiac will close as the expansion takes ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

MSP traffic stop data reveals need for deeper study

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Data released from the Michigan State Police about traffic stops in Berrien and Cass counties includes two data points: number of stops ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan sees 113,863 cases, 6,623 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan continues to see increased COVID-19 case numbers. Berrien County reported 1,569 confirmed cases and 72 related deaths as of Wednesday, according ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

PACE of Southwest Michigan celebrates National PACE Month, anniversary

ST. JOSEPH — PACE of Southwest Michigan, located in St. Joseph, is celebrating National PACE Month in September. The National PACE Association has designated September ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

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