Woodlands Behavioral Healthcare Network (BHN) in Cassopolis will be hosting a Recovery Celebration and Suicide Prevention Awareness family day on Saturday, September 9. The event will recognize and honor those who have overcome personal challenges by celebrating with family-friendly activities such as face painting, food trucks, raffle prizes, and a petting zoo.
Amy Davidhizar of Cass County responds to what she calls a “smear campaign directed at this Saturday’s Three Rivers Pride Festival” led by St. Joseph County Road Commissioner Jack Coleman and others.
Naomi Ludman of Dowagiac argues Michigan should vote to join the National Popular Vote Compact, which would mean all of the state’s electoral votes would be awarded to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote.
Watershed Voice Executive Editor & Publisher Alek Haak-Frost explains why what Watershed Voice is, is less important than who Watershed Voice is, when contemplating whether to donate and/or subscribe during our Spring Member Drive.
Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services will host their annual Survivor Stomp fun-run and fundraiser in Cass County on Saturday, April 22. This year’s event has evolved into a color-run, and will feature a 5K for runners and a 1.4 mile option to walk. The funds raised by the Survivor Stomp will allow DASAS to provide services to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Watershed Voice will be celebrating its three-year anniversary on Saturday, a feat that was hard earned and accomplished through the contributions of many. With that in mind, we reached out to several of those valued contributors for their thoughts on Watershed Voice some 1,094 days after its launch on April 8, 2020.
Naomi Ludman of Dowagiac argues that a resolution recently passed by the Case County Board of Commissioners concerning proposed gun safety laws sends “a very bad message” to potential new businesses and prospective citizens of the county.
The tight-knit relationship between patrons and the Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library is the fuel behind the new journey Christine Nofsinger is embarking upon this spring. She will start a nearly 3,000-mile cross-country bike trip with the ambition of raising funds for the Marcellus Library with what she is calling “The Russell Wood Ride.”
Andy Anderson of Dowagiac, a self-described lifelong Republican, explains why he’s voting for a Democrat in the Michigan 5th Congressional District race.
Hailey Colpitts of Vandalia explains why she is running for Cassopolis Public Schools Board of Education as a write-in candidate in November.
Amy Davidhizar of Volinia Township, a subscriber since 2020 and a contributor since 2021, explains why she supports Watershed Voice.
Watershed Voice columnist and limited licensed psychotherapist Charles Thomas provides a guide to mental health services in Southwest Michigan.
The annual Survivor Stomp, hosted by Domestic And Sexual Abuse Services (DASAS), is returning to Fred Russ Forest Park in Decatur for the first time in two years.
The suit claims the Cass County map establishing commissioner districts divides the City of Dowagiac unnecessarily, combining the city with multiple townships, diluting “the historical voting strength of the city’s minority population,” and skewing county commissioner districts disproportionately in favor of Republican candidates.
Local authorities were quite busy early Tuesday morning as a strange turn of events led to the arrest of two Three Rivers robbery suspects
St. Joseph County is among the bottom 11 counties in Michigan for full vaccination rates at 43 percent. Leading the pack is Leelanau County in northern Michigan with 72.96 percent.
The voicemail came after U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) called the 13 Republican House members who voted for the infrastructure bill “traitors” and “American job and energy killers” in a tweet. In another tweet, Greene posted the phone numbers of the 13 Republicans who voted in favor of the legislation.
High schools seniors planning to attend college Glen Oaks Community College are encouraged to apply now for the President’s and Dean’s Scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year.