Cass County in brief — April 19

Published 7:29 pm Monday, April 18, 2016

Arts club to host fashion show luncheon May 4

DOWAGIAC — The Junior Arts Club will host is annual Marshall Shoppe fashion show and luncheon at noon Wednesday, May 4, at the Wood Fire in Dowagiac.

Lunch choices are chicken Florentine or vegetarian farfalle (butterfly pasta) for $20, which includes entree, non-alcoholic beverage, salad, dessert and gratuity.

Contact the May Chair, Sheree Slott, at 501-5408 or for more information and to make reservations.  The deadline for reservations is Monday, April 25.


MDOT lifts all weight restrictions

Effective Monday, April 18, weight restrictions were lifted on all state trunkline highways in the entire state of Michigan. State trunkline highways typically carry M, I, or U.S. designations.

For weight restriction information and updates, people can call 800-787-8960, or access this information on MDOT’s website at, under “Restrictions.” All-season routes are designated in green and gold on the MDOT Truck Operators Map, which is available online. People may also may sign up to receive e-mail alerts.

Trucking companies located in New Jersey and Canada can obtain information by calling (517) 373-6256.