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Gov. Whitmer announces plan to expand tuition-free college to 22,000 additional Michiganders

DETROIT – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday, during an event on Belle Isle in Detroit marking the state’s return to normal, called for the expansion of the Futures for Frontliners scholarship program to meet increased demand and popularity. The ... Read more

15 hours ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Union High School honor roll

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union High School recently released its honor roll for its second semester. Students who achieved a 4.0 GPA are noted with an ... Read more

16 hours ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac Middle School Esports team finishes successful inaugural season

DOWAGIAC — There is a new sport on the block at Dowagiac Middle School, and students are taking notice. DMS has joined schools across the ... Read more

20 hours ago by Max Harden.

SMC, LMC among nine community colleges to receive state grants for students enrolled in Futures for Frontliners, Michigan Reconnect programs

community colleges to receive state grants to support students in enrolled in the Future for Frontliners and Michigan Reconnect programs. Friday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Community members speak out against ‘culture of bullying’ at Cassopolis Public Schools

CASSOPOLIS — Some Cassopolis community members are speaking out against what they see as “a culture of bullying” within the school district. Monday evening, the ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Lyons Reading Fund donates more than 400 books to Dowagiac Middle School students

DOWAGIAC — Thanks to the donation of a local family, Dowagiac Middle School students will be able to travel this summer to lands far away, ... Read more

7 days ago by Sarah Culton.

SMC Board of Trustees adopts 2021-22 budgets

DOWAGIAC — Following a public hearing, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees June 9 adopted 2021-22 fiscal-year budgets. The balanced $24,109,000 general fund for ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

PHOTO STORY: Buchanan High School graduates Class of 2021

BUCHANAN — Friends, family and community members packed the stands at Memorial Field to see the Buchanan High School Class of 2021 together for one ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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