Local Government

A heated decision

LaGrange considers changes to fire coverage Some major changes could be coming to the fire response for a portion of LaGrange Township residents. The township ... Read more  | Add your comment

Lunch with the League on Jan. 19

Join League of Women Voters members for lunch on Monday, Jan. 19 at noon at Coach’s Bar & Grill, 2528 W. Glenlord in Stevensville. A ... Read more  | Add your comment

Cass prosecutor outlines state organization’s 2015 goals

LANSING — Victor Fitz, Cass County Prosecutor and President of the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan (PAAM), announced his focus for 2015. Fitz intends to ... Read more  | Add your comment

Cleaning up Fifth Street

Cleaning up Fifth Street

In an attempt to improve the image of the Fifth Street corridor, the Niles City Council has purchased three properties near the intersection of North ... Read more  | Add your comment

Council approves request for Russom grant extension

The grant that made many of the renovations possible for Dowagiac’s Russom Park still has one final trick up its sleeve — helping to remove ... Read more  | Add your comment

Council approves hike in utility rates

The Niles City Council unanimously voted to implement across-the-board increases in utilities prices after just one resident spoke against the move at Monday’s regular meeting ... Read more  | Add your comment

Police department praised for role in Amtrak stabbings

The Niles Police Department received heavy praise from members of the Niles City Council for the way it handled the recent stabbing at the Niles ... Read more  | Add your comment

Pucker Street Dam removal cost skyrockets

Pucker Street Dam removal cost skyrockets

City officials have proposed placing a surcharge on kilowatt hours for customers of the city's electric utility in order to pay for the project. Read more  | Add your comment

Ambulance facility coming

Ambulance facility coming

Council approves construction, lease for new ambulance facility Local emergency medical crews will soon have some new digs  in Dowagiac. The Dowagiac City Council approved Monday ... Read more  | Add your comment

Council member resigns

Gross moving out of first ward While the moving process is always a mixture of happiness and stress, the latest one for Councilmember Randy Gross ... Read more  | Add your comment

Commission approves new ambulance facility

The City of Dowagiac took the first step forward Monday in its latest venture to enhance the safety of its residents. The Dowagiac Planning Commission ... Read more  | Add your comment

Part 2: Upton shares thoughts on the Keystone Pipeline

Fresh off his victory in the November election, Congressman Fred Upton stopped by Leader Publications last week for a discussion about several current issues facing ... Read more  | Add your comment

County selects new member for road commission

For nearly two decades, Cassopolis’ Kevin Hershberger served his community as an employee of the Cass County Road Commission, running its blacktop plant while doing ... Read more  | Add your comment

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  1. Solution on the way for Russom retention ponds  | Add your comment
  2. Sheriff’s office gets upgrade  | Add your comment
  3. Preparing for winter  | Add your comment
  4. City approves dual Dial-a-Ride agreement with county  | Add your comment
  5. Dowagiac council approves new wayfinding signs  | Add your comment
  6. Proos, Pagel retain senate, house seats  | Add your comment
  7. Familiar faces return to Cass County commission  | Add your comment
  8. Niles Township hires engineer for well replacement project  | Add your comment
  9. Planning continues on Cass Avenue Park  | Add your comment
  10. 20 years in the making  | Add your comment
  11. Committee discusses use for building  | Add your comment
  12. Recall aimed at Bertrand Township clerk  | Add your comment

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