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Cassopolis man sent to prison on drug charges

CASSOPOLIS — In Cass County Court Friday, a Cassopolis man convicted of drug offenses was sentenced to prison. Shawn Allen Spurlock, 41, of Hospital Street ... Read more

3 days ago by Debra Haight.

Dowagiac man who broke elementary school windows sentenced to probation

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man who broke windows at Patrick Hamilton Elementary School twice in 2019 was sentenced to probation, restitution and tether in a ... Read more

3 days ago by Debra Haight.

Man arrested on drug charges in Mason Township

MASON TOWNSHIP — A man was arrested on drug charges in Mason Township Thursday. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced that on Thursday, detectives ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County Commissioners approve grant for Dowagiac River restoration

CASSOPOLIS — Parts of the Dowagiac River will be restored and improved, thanks to a vote by the Cass County Board of Commissioners Thursday. During ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Cassopolis hosts Cass County Leadership Summit

CASSOPOLIS — The village of Cassopolis brought together leaders from across Cass County this week. The village hosted a Cass County Leadership Summit Wednesday at ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Cassopolis organization to host walk honoring National Suicide Prevention Month

CASSOPOLIS — Representatives of an area advocacy organization will be taking to the streets later this month to spread a simple message: “you are not ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Two women injured in La Grange Township crash

LA GRANGE TOWNSHIP — A Dowagiac woman was injured in a Wednesday night crash, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard Behnke reported ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Local talent development leader honored by Michigan Works! Association

LANSING — Kelly Wilson, a vocational training specialist at Berrien, Cass, Van Buren Michigan Works!, was awarded a “Shining Star” Award by the Michigan Works! ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

MEC accepting applications for Strengthening Schools Grant program

CASSOPOLIS — Applications are now open for an annual grant program. Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Strengthening Schools Grant ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 976,505 cases, 20,535 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 15,165 COVID-19 cases and 284 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Police investigating Porter Township crash

PORTER TOWNSHIP — A Sturgis man was transported to the hospital following a Monday morning crash in Porter Township. Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke reported ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Lansing man headed to prison for leading police on two-state chase

In Cass County Court Friday, a Lansing man is going to prison for his role in a two-state police chase. Kelly Ryan Darnell, 36, of ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

Dowagiac man sentenced for healthcare fraud

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man was sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court for healthcare fraud uncovered during the investigation of fired Southwestern Michigan College ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

Former SMC instructor sentenced to probation for attempted aggravated indecent exposure

CASSOPOLIS – A coward, a liar and a rapist. That was how George Field’s victim described him at his sentencing Friday morning in Cass County ... Read more

1 week ago by Debra Haight.

Residents ask Cass County board to oppose potential mask mandates

CASSOPOLIS — Thursday evening, cars spilled out of the Cass County Road Commission’s parking lot into the street and onto the Cass County Fairgrounds. Once ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

PHOTO STORY: Cass County Sheriff’s Office defeats Niles MSP in softball game

CASSOPOLIS — This week, two local law enforcement agencies faced off in an annual softball game. Wednesday, the Michigan State Police Niles post played the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

MDHHS issues quarantine guidance for asymptomatic students

LANSING — To help ensure Michigan students and educators are as safe as possible in the classroom and keep students in school for in-person learning, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

MSP encourages residents to take action to prepare during Michigan’s Preparedness Month

LANSING — Emergencies can happen when least expected. That is why Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division is encouraging Michigan residents to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

New emergency management coordinator ready to serve Cass County

CASSOPOLIS — A new face in Cass County government is working to ensure the county and its residents are prepared for anything that might come ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 961,953 cases, 20,396 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 14,955 COVID-19 cases and 283 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Berrien, Cass counties

NILES — An approaching storm system could bring with it heavy rain and strong winds to Michiana. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Council on Aging to host annual Senior Health Fair

CASS COUNTY — A local organization will again bring local medical providers to answer questions and provide services for seniors — all under one roof. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Teachers, community members bring ‘Rival Rock’ to Ross Beatty High School

CASSOPOLIS — The latest addition to Ross Beatty High School’s campus landscape will be hard to miss for students and visitors alike. The Cass County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Dr. Lawless International Dark Sky Park to host performance

VANDALIA — The Cass County Parks and Recreation Department will welcome representatives from the Bradley Settlement Singers and Southern Straight Singers Sept. 10 at Dr. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

SMC students complete ETS Public Safety/Fire Camp

DOWAGIAC — A group of local college students recently learned what it takes to become a first responder. The Southwestern Michigan College Educational Talent Search’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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