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Halloween activities coming to southwest Michigan

By CHRISTINA CLARK & MAXWELL HARDEN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — While many residents expressed concern about trick-or-treat times still being hosted on Oct. 31. Halloween festivities ... Read more

13 hours ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac man headed to prison on three counts of domestic violence

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man is going to prison after being sentenced in Cass County Circuit Court in connection with three domestic violence cases over ... Read more

14 hours ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County’s 43rd Circuit Court awarded grant

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County 43rd Circuit Court has been awarded the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program “Gap Filling” Grant from the ... Read more

15 hours ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 152,862 cases, 7,129 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still rising in southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Cass District Library to host annual book sale

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County residents will soon have the chance to purchase books at a bargain. Starting Monday and running through Oct. 31, the Cass ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Culton.

Missing dog found shot, family grieving after five day search

HOWARD TOWNSHIP — A Niles family is mourning their dog missing since Oct. 16. A Husky mix, with bi-colored eyes, was found dead five days ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties report one new COVID-19 death each

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have each added one new COVID-19 death to the state’s total, the Michigan Department of Health and Human ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Overdose fatality linked to ‘purple heroin’ in Van Buren County

VAN BUREN COUNTY — Van Buren Community Mental Health and Van Buren/Cass District Health Department recently received news of a fatal overdose involving the drug ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Third annual writers conference goes virtual Saturday

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The third annual Southwest Michigan Writers’ Conference will be hosted this weekend for the first time virtually. The free event will take ... Read more

3 days ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports three new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Three Berrien County residents have been added to the death toll of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Woman in stable condition following Sunday shooting

CALVIN TOWNSHIP — A woman who was shot in a domestic violence incident on in Calvin Township Sunday morning is in stable condition, according to ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Suspect pleads guilty in Dowagiac murder case

CASSOPOLIS — A man involved in a Dowagiac home invasion turned murder earlier this year has pleaded guilty. Justin Carlton pleaded guilty Monday to second ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Monday. As of Monday, Cass ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Lewis Cass ISD Parents as Teachers program receives national recognition

CASSOPOLIS —  Lewis Cass ISD Parents as Teachers Program has earned a prestigious  endorsement from the Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc., as a Blue ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County seeks volunteers for boards, committees

CASS COUNTY — Cass County has openings on a number of boards and commissions and is seeking volunteers to serve on those boards and commissions. ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Operation Safe Stop runs this week

LANSING — Starting today, law enforcement officers throughout Michigan will be ramping up patrols of motorists illegally passing school buses. Operation Safe Stop is part ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Woman shot in Calvin Township, suspect arrested in Goshen

CALVIN TOWNSHIP — A woman was shot in a domestic violence incident on in Calvin Township Sunday morning, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Department. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Cass, Berrien counties to see internet accessibility expand

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On Oct. 8, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that $12.7 million in Connecting Michigan Communities grants would be awarded to agencies across ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Illegal immigrant sentenced on drug, cockfighting charges

CASSOPOLIS — A Cassopolis area man in the country illegally will spend the next year in jail after being convicted of and sentenced on drug ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

National Underground Railroad Network to include URSCC program

CHURCH CREEK, MD — The National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom accepted the Underground Railroad Driving Tour of Cass County, produced by ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Cass fire chief honored as VFW Michigan’s Firefighter of the Year

CASSOPOLIS — A statewide organization has recognized one Cass County firefighter for his years of service to both the community and the firefighting profession. Central ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass County seeing influx in domestic violence, burglary

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County continues to see an increase in domestic calls as residents are encouraged to spend more time at home. During Thursday’s meeting of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

COA hosts presentation on haunted lighthouses

CASSOPOLIS — Wednesday afternoon, more than a dozen guests braced the cold, wrapped in blankets and earmuffs, outside Cass County Council on Aging in Cassopolis ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Cass County reports new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 has resulted in the death of a Cass County resident, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday. As ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases still rising in southwest Michigan

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still rising in southwest Michigan. As of Wednesday, Cass County reported 674 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths. Berrien ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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