Cass County

Area bars, restaurants prepare for second dine-in closure

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The pandemic pendulum continues to swing, leaving some Michigan restaurant owners in dire straits. In an effort to combat the rising COVID-19 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Southwest Michigan continues to see cases climb

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Following new state COVID-19 orders, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported rises in cases over the weekend. As of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cass County Courts suspends jury trials, in person hearings due to COVID-19

CASSOPOLIS — Chief Judge Susan L. Dobrich announced Monday that the Cass County Courts have suspended jury trials through 2020 and in-person hearings have been ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Niles MSP Post hosting “Stuff a Blue Goose” event

NILES — The Michigan State Police Niles post is working with Mosaic’s Wonderland Toy Store, Helping Hands of Cass County, Red Bud Area Ministries, Walmart ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Cass County extends Toys for Tots sign ups

CASS COUNTY — Cass County is extending its sign up dates for its annual Toys for Tots program, which provides Christmas assistance to area families. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

MDHHS issues three-week order restricting gatherings, schools, restaurants, more

MICHIGAN — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an emergency order to take place for three weeks, beginning Wednesday, to limit indoor ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Two killed in Marcellus Township crash

MARCELLUS TOWNSHIP — Two area residents were killed in a car crash Saturday in Marcellus Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke reported that at approximately 9 p.m. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Boil water advisory in place for parts of Cass County

CASS COUNTY — A boil water advisory is currently in place for parts of Cass County. The advisory was issued Saturday by Keith Moss, operator-in-charge ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Several area residents sentenced on drug charges

CASSOPOLIS — Several area residents were sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit court on drug related charges including two women given jail terms. Jamie Ann ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

John Mahan appointed executive director of Cass County Mental Health Foundation

CASSOPOLIS — New leadership has come to the Cass County Mental Health Foundation. The Cass County Mental Health Foundation was formed in the early 1990s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported two new COVID-19 related deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Thursday, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cass County Sheriff’s Office takes on No Shave November

CASSOPOLIS — Eleven months out of the year, Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke’s face smooth, freshly shaven each morning. However, this month, as he walks ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass County Council on Aging hosts Veterans Day presentation

CASSOPOLIS — Gary Gravitt was a busy man on Wednesday morning. Gravitt, the commander of Cassopolis’ Veterans of Foreign Wars post, led Veterans Day presentations ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Driver sent to hospital after crashing into Comcast van

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — A Decatur woman was sent to the hospital after crashing her vehicle into a Comcast van in Pokagon Township Wednesday, according to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass, Van Buren counties report new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported three new COVID-19 related deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Wednesday, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Van Buren/Cass District Health Department shifts COVID-19 contract tracing priority

HARTFORD — Over the past month, the number of positive COVID-19 cases reported to Van Buren/Cass District Health Department have increased significantly. Recent cases have ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Indiana woman sustains minor injuries in Mason Township crash

MASON TOWNSHIP — An Indiana woman sustained minor injuries in a Wednesday morning crash in Mason Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Marcellus man injured in Volinia Township crash

VOLINIA TOWNSHIP — A Cass County man was injured following a medical emergency-related car crash Tuesday. Sheriff Richard Behnke reported his office investigated a single ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported one new COVID-19 related death, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Tuesday, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Roundabout slated for Gumwood, Redfield

MILTON TOWNSHIP — A roundabout is in the beginning stages of development for Redfield Street and Gumwood Road. According to Milton Township Supervisor Eric Renken ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases rise over the weekend

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases rose over the weekend, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Monday, Berrien County reported ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

U-pick, U-cut and other agri-tourism operations reminded of required COVID safety measures for fall, winter

LANSING — Now is a popular time of the year for fall agri-tourism activities in Michigan like visiting cider mills, orchards, corn mazes and pumpkin ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement starts today

LANSING — To remind everyone about the importance of buckling up, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning is launching a Click It or Ticket ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac man sentenced on meth charges

CASSOPOLIS – Probation sentences were handed down to several area residents in Cass County Circuit Court Friday. A Dowagiac man was placed on probation for ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County reports record voter turnout

CASSOPOLIS — While Cass County may have finished counting ballots early Wednesday morning, the 2020 general election was a topic of discussion at Thursday evening’s ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

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