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Cass County millages on the ballot for May 4

CASS COUNTY — Three Cass County millages will be on the ballot May 4 for a special election. According to Cass County Clerk Monica McMichael, ... Read more

1 hour ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 799,140 cases, 16,986 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 12,787 COVID-19 cases and 240 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

19 hours ago by Submitted.

United Way of Southwest Michigan invites community to honor leaders during National Volunteer Week

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — This week, one regional organization is honoring its volunteers. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration across the country ... Read more

24 hours ago by Submitted.

Cass County Sheriff’s Office K9 finds home invasion, larceny suspect

HOWARD TOWNSHIP — A four-legged Cass County Sheriff’s Office employee located a home invasion suspect following reports of a suspicious person Monday. Sheriff Richard Behnke ... Read more

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 793,881 cases, 16,901 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 12,747 COVID-19 cases and 241 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Merritt Elementary hosting pet supply drive for area shelters

NILES – The students at one Niles elementary school are taking action to help animals in need across Berrien and Cass counties. Merritt Elementary School ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Report finds problem-solving courts help lower recidivism, unemployment rates

CASSOPOLIS — During a live-streamed virtual news conference, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth T. Clement announced Friday the publication of the Fiscal Year 2020 Problem-Solving ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

MDHHS extends epidemic order, strengthens mask requirement for children

LANSING — Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services extended its gatherings and mask epidemic order. The order – which preserves the strongest ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County votes to engage Kalamazoo studio for Cass County Historic Courthouse services

CASSOPOLIS — Plans to transform the Cass County Historic Courthouse are moving ahead. Thursday, the Cass County Board of Commissioners voted to engage Intersect Studio, ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass County Veterans Affairs Office welcomes new leadership

CASSOPOLIS — A change in leadership at the Cass County Veterans Affairs Office was welcomed with a standing ovation Thursday evening. During its regularly scheduled ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 770,822 cases, 16,731 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 12,534 COVID-19 cases and 240 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 764,519 cases, 16,619 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 12,489 COVID-19 cases and 240 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County Fair Food Drive-Thru event returns April 23-25

CASSOPOLIS — A smash hit event is returning to Cass County later this month to appease area residents’ tastebuds. The Cass County Fair will host ... Read more

7 days ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 756,564 cases, 16,586 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 12,411 COVID-19 cases and 239 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Area health departments pause Johnson and Johnson vaccine administration

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Tuesday morning, area health departments took swift action in halting the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine administration, following recommendations by national healthcare ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 747,697 cases, 16,512 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise in Michigan, the effects are being seen in southwest Michigan. As of Monday, Berrien County reported ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Village Free Store seeks donations

VANDALIA — One area nonprofit organization is seeking the community’s help in providing for those in need. Our Father’s Family Keepers Ministries is currently seeking ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Stevensville man injured in La Grange Township crash

LA GRANGE TOWNSHIP – A Stevensville man was hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash on O’Keefe Road and Shurte Street in La Grange Township Sunday afternoon. ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Niles woman, son injured in single vehicle crash

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — A single-vehicle crash on M-51, near Crystal Springs Street in Pokagon Township, sent a Niles resident and her son to the hospital. ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Three Rivers man sentenced to probation for meth possession

Friday in Cass County Court, a Three Rivers man was given the chance to get away from drugs and complete a probation program. Jonathan Russell ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Edwardsburg man sentenced to one year for assault

CASSOPOLIS – An Edwardsburg man will spend more time in jail after being sentenced for assaultive behavior Friday in Cass County Circuit Court. Anthony Lee ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County hosting workshop about child abuse prevention

CASSOPOLIS — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. To recognize the designation, two Cass County agencies have partnered to host an event designed to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

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

LANSING — Though COVID-19 vaccine supply vaccine is increasing, state leaders are asking that residents take precautions to slow the virus’ spread as case numbers ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 723,297 cases, 16,400 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 12,119 COVID-19 cases and 235 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cass County 4-H offering painting program

CASS COUNTY — The Cass County 4-H Program is offering a Clovers and Canvas program for its budding artists who are 4-H members.  All supplies ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

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