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Wood for sale

FOR SALE Seasoned Firewood Winter is Coming!! Buy now and save!! 269-470-2405 Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:22 pm

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What has Upton done for us lately?

Dear editor: We in southwest Michigan have had the same House representative for the past 26 years, and a Republican in that seat since 1932. ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:14 pm

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Fed up with Fred Upton

Dear editor: If you think the BP oil spill is a catastrophe, consider the consequences of a nuclear power plant explosion.  Radiation from Chernobyl (1986) ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:14 pm

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Higgins, a wearer of many hats

Dear editor: Carol Higgins is running for Michigan House of Representatives in the 59th District, which comprises all of St. Joseph County and most of ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:13 pm

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Realizing a little something about big money

Dear editor: I made a major redecision today. I no longer believed there was a bloodless coup of the United States government by Big Money ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:12 pm

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Why should we catch the crumbs of the wealthy?

Dear editor: As a senior, I appreciate Social Security and Medicare. I need them, and I make no apology for that. Republicans have said time ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:11 pm

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In November for some, the choice is clear

Dear editor: We don’t see much about the candidates running for the top offices in Michigan so we thought we’d jot down a few facts: ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:11 pm

Obituaries

Gail Danzy, 53 / Oct. 19, 1956 — Oct. 18, 2010

Gail C. Danzy, 53, of Cassopolis, died Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at Lakeland Medical Center, Niles. She was born Oct. 19, 1956, in Fayetteville, N.C., ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:10 pm

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Edward Badner, 78 / Feb. 28, 1932 — Oct. 19, 2010

Edwards R. Bardner, 78, of 10729 Pioneer St., Mishawaka, passed away suddenly Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 19, 2010 at Bronson LakeView Hospital in Paw Paw, Mich. ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:09 pm

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Robert Bishop, 65 / April 4, 1945 — Oct. 14, 2010

Robert T. Bishop, 65, of Cassopolis, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 at this home. He was born April 4, 1945 in Niles, to George and ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08 pm

Opinion

Editorial: Leader supports Lori for second term

Being a career politician isn't always a good thing. Sometimes life experience, community involvement and long-time local residency can be big factors in a legislator's ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:06 pm

News

Edwardsburg pageant returns

The Miss/Mr. Edwardsburg Scholarship Pageant and Youth Program 2010 presents “Classic TV: The Partridge Family.” Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:00 pm

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Rogers elected to national FFA office

A natural explorer, Tiffany Rogers of Niles has charted her future with experiences ranging from raising livestock and horses to promoting agricultural awareness in rural ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 8:59 pm

Sports

Regular season ends on high note

The regular season for the Edwardsburg Eddies and the Cassopolis Rangers ended on a high note Friday night as both teams posted big victories. Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 28, 2010 8:49 pm

Obituaries

Deltha Lanier, 84 / March 6, 1926 — Oct. 6, 2010

Deltha Mae Lanier, 84, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 in Cass County Medical Care, Cassopolis. She was born March 6, 1926 in Humboldt, Tenn. to ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 14, 2010 12:13 pm

Obituaries

Marjorie Lamb, 71 / March 20, 1939 — Oct. 7, 2010

Marjorie A. Lamb, 71, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 at her residence in Cassopolis. She was born March 20, 1939 in Edwardsburg to Wilbur and ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 14, 2010 12:12 pm

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N. Kim Shanahan, 77 / Dec. 26, 1932 — Oct. 10, 2010

Mr. N. Kim Shanahan, 77, of Ocean Springs, Miss., died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010 at the USA Medical Center in Alabama. Mr. Shanahan was born ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 14, 2010 12:10 pm

Obituaries

Shirley Babler, 76 / May 30, 1934 — Oct. 11, 2010

Shirley Ann Babler, 76, of Edwardsburg, passed to her rest Monday, Oct. 11, 2010 in Niles. She was born May 30, 1934 in Piqua, Ohio ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 14, 2010 12:07 pm

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Betty Carter, 84

Betty Carter, 84, died Wednesday, October 13, 2010, at Bowman House in Three Rivers. Arrangements pending at Connelly Chapel, Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 14, 2010 12:06 pm

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Pastor sentenced in sex case

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County Prosecutor Victor Fitz Friday announced the conviction of a local pastor of attempted criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree (CSC ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:31 am

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Center for Animal Health to opening

Center for Animal Health will complete its newly expanded pet care hospital and celebrate the event with a grand opening celebration Saturday, Oct. 23. Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:27 am

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‘Little Lions’ enjoying soccer success

The Edwardsburg soccer team Little Lions start every game in a huddle to "ROAR" before playing their game. Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:12 am

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Two arrested after drug bust

Detectives with the Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announce they have arrested two individuals involved in narcotics trafficking in the Village of Pokagon in Cass ... Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:09 am

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Townsend to replace Rohacs

A new facilities superintendent was hired by the Cass County Road Commission to replace a retiree. Read more

by General Information, Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:07 am