Cass County in brief — April 19

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 shereeslott@yahoo.com 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 www.michigan.gov/truckers, 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.

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Cass County

Three Rivers man sentenced to probation for meth possession

Cass County

Edwardsburg man sentenced to one year for assault

Cass County

Cass County hosting workshop about child abuse prevention

Berrien County

Spectrum Health Lakeland revises visitor guidelines

Berrien County

Gov. Whitmer asks residents to take COVID-19 precautions, high schools to suspend in-person activities

Cassopolis

Cassopolis couple working to get musical nonprofit off the ground

Berrien County

Berrien County commissioners approve 911 grant

Edwardsburg

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Berrien County

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Cass County

Cass County 4-H offering painting program

Berrien County

Johnson and Johnson vaccine clinic to be hosted at Niles-Buchanan YMCA

Berrien County

Gov. Whitmer, MDHHS encourage spring break travelers to get tested for COVID-19

Berrien County

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Day taking place next week at LMC campus

Dowagiac

Dowagiac District Library hosting poetry contest

Education

Edwardsburg chamber fundraising to donate personalized tumblers to graduating seniors

Business

Niles DDA takes on NODE expenses

Berrien County

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Berrien County

Niles man hospitalized after motorcycle, SUV crash

Dowagiac

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News

State approves Niles social district

Cassopolis

Bureau of Land Management to offer wild horses, burros for adoption, sale at Cassopolis event