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Undersheriff Roach announces run for Cass County Sheriff

CASS COUNTY — With a strong track record in law enforcement and deep community ties, Cass County Undersheriff ...

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Cass County resident celebrates 100th birthday

CASSOPOLIS — A Cass County resident celebrated a birthday milestone this week. Barbara Monroe, a familiar face at ...

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SEMCO warns of scammers targeting utility customers

NILES — SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company has received reports that scammers are using the internet to post false ...


Niles High School hosts annual College, Career Day

NILES — The Niles High School gymnasium was bustling Thursday with students eager to learn more about career ...

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Buchanan Public Safety Director announces retirement

BUCHANAN — As his 40 year career in law enforcement draws to a close, Buchanan Public Safety Director ...

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Cass County Sheriff Rick Behnke won’t seek re-election

CASS COUNTY — Come January 2025, there will be a new sheriff in Cass County.  After 37 years ...


Local musicians to perform in downtown Dowagiac Saturday

DOWAGIAC – Two local musicians will stroll in and out of specialty shops in downtown Dowagiac this Saturday, ...

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Pokagon Volunteer Fire Department awarded grant for new equipment

DOWAGIAC — The Pokagon Volunteer Fire Department was recently awarded a grant from the Pokagon Fund to purchase ...


Cassopolis school board hosts April meeting

CASSOPOLIS — The Cassopolis School Board met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday. Superintendent Dr. John Ritzler ...


Empowering Growth: Niles economic grants catalyst for local prosperity

By Ryan Boeskool Executive Director, Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce In a time when economic development is the ...


Brandywine to host final bond proposal forum April 30

NILES — The final community forum about the Brandywine school district’s zero millage increase bond proposal will be ...


Kalamazoo man gets probation on drug charges

CASSOPOLIS — A former Dowagiac resident who told police that he was terrible at selling drugs at the ...

Local Government

Silver Creek Township Board hosts April meeting

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — The Silver Creek Township Board Of Trustees met for their regular monthly meeting Wednesday, ...

Local Government

Cass County commissioners discuss solar farms, labor contracts

CASSOPOLIS — A variety of topics from solar farms to labor contracts to audits were discussed at last ...

Community News

Buchanan Summer Concert Series seeks vendors for 2024 music festivals

BUCHANAN — The Buchanan Summer Concert Series is seeking vendors to take part in three of its music ...

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Miss Dowagiac 2024 to host Princess Tea Party Saturday

DOWAGIAC — If you have an inspiring princess at home, Dowagiac’s upcoming Spring Open House provides the perfect ...


Gabrizio Italian Café and Bakery to close after five years in downtown Niles

NILES — A local business will be closing its doors later this month. Gabrizio Italian Café and Bakery, ...

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GoFundMe created for Niles family involved in fatal crash

NILES — A GoFundMe account has been launched to support a Niles family involved in a deadly crash ...


Cass County Commissioners to collect hazardous waste, used tires at free event

As Cass County residents begin their spring cleaning, they will have an opportunity to get rid of several ...


Ontwa Ambulance Board receives $60,000 from township to offset deficit

The Ontwa Township Board of Trustees gave the Ambulance Board $60,000 its current deficit at its regular monthly ...

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Cass County Council on Aging provides local event for the solar eclipse

Area eclipse viewers were given a local destination for activities, education, and viewing during the solar event this ...


Cassopolis residents voice concerns over South O’Keefe Street property; Beach Bash schedule released

The Cassopolis Village Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday at the Cassopolis Village Hall.


Niles council approves three community events

Three upcoming community events got the go-ahead Monday night from the Niles City Council.

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Niles to close section of 2nd Street for outdoor hub

NILES — Niles City Council members voted 5-2 Monday night to move forward with plans to close off ...


Local men sentenced to prison

Two area men were sentenced to prison Monday in Berrien County Trial Court.

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