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Lawless Park to celebrate Michigan Dark Sky Awareness Month by opening on weekend nights

VANDALIA — Cass County stargazers now can view the night sky at a local International Dark-Sky Park. The Cass County Parks Board recently set a ... Read more

19 hours ago by Sarah Culton.

Outdoor prom event set for Aug. 1

EDWARDSBURG — A regional, all school prom has been greenlit as the original organizer has secured sponsors to partner with to put on the memorable ... Read more

20 hours ago by Christina Clark.

Gov. Whitmer closes indoor service at bars throughout lower Michigan, allows cocktails to go

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-143 on Wednesday closing indoor service at bars throughout most of lower Michigan to protect the progress ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

URSCC purchases photo album of Calvin Township, Vandalia residents

In early June, a member of the Underground Railroad Society of Cass County saw a photo album of African Americans from Calvin Township and Vandalia ... Read more

2 days ago by Scott Novak.

Underground Railroad Days canceled due to COVID-19

Mid-July has meant Underground Railroad Days in the village of Vandalia since 2010. Read more

2 days ago by Scott Novak.

Demolition Derby to go on despite no Cass County Fair

A lot of hard work has already been put in by those hoping to compete in demolition derbies this summer, including the one scheduled for ... Read more

4 days ago by Scott Novak.

Dowagiac, Cassopolis awarded NEP grants

CASS COUNTY — Two Cass County communities were awarded state grant funding for visual improvements. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority awarded $2.1 million in ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Hydroponic businesses seeing an upswing in sales

EDWARDSBURG — With the legalization of recreational marijuana and the COVID-19 pandemic, hydroponic businesses like GroMart in Edwardsburg and the Green Iguana in Cassopolis have ... Read more

7 days ago by Scott Novak.

Cass County forms steering committee on race

CASSOPOLIS — One newly formed committee is hoping to make a change in Cass County — one conversation at a time. Cass County has formed ... Read more

7 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Courthouse bomb threat extends man’s prison sentence

CASSOPOLIS – The man who shut down the Cass County Law & Courts Building last June with a bomb threat learned his fate Friday in ... Read more

7 days ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County Fair canceled, will return in 2021

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Fair Board met Tuesday evening and voted to postpone the Cass County Fair until Aug. 1 to 7, 2021. “This ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Michigan is first state in nation to match its 2010 census self-response rate

ST. JOSEPH — Michigan is the first state in the nation to match its 2010 census self-response rate –– a milestone that can be attributed ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Cass County Road Commission experiences COVID-19 related funding cuts

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Road Commission has adjusted some services this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the reduction in funding. Roadside mowing, ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Cassopolis Streetscape Project under way

CASSOPOLIS — The Cassopolis Streetscape Project continues this week as workers from Selge Construction in Niles begin grinding up Broadway Street as well as East ... Read more

1 week ago by Scott Novak.

Cassopolis Village Council fills vacant seat

CASSOPOLIS — At a special meeting of the Cassopolis Village Council, Kimberle Danzy-Yeager was approved to fill the vacant trustee seat Monday night. Danzy-Yeager, the ... Read more

1 week ago by Scott Novak.

Van Buren/Cass District Health Department to host free curbside condom event

DOWAGIAC — In honor of National HIV Testing Day, for one day only, the Van Buren/Cass District Health Department is hosting a free, contact-less curbside ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

CFCN receives $50,000 in emergency grant funding

CASSOPOLIS — The Cassopolis Family Clinic Network recently announced an infusion of $50,000 in emergency grant funding from the medical aid organization Direct Relief, in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

UPDATED: Police seeking suspect in robbery at Stone Lake Marathon station

Update: After further investigation, it was found that some of the information regarding the robbery at the Stone Lake Marathon was not accurate, according to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Cassopolis hosts Juneteenth celebration

CASSOPOLIS — Family, friends and community members gathered together in Clisbee Park Friday evening to celebrate Juneteenth. June 19 recognizes the day that Union Army ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Scott Novak.

One injured in motorcycle accident

LA GRANGE TOWNSHIP — An Indiana resident is in the hospital following a motorcycle accident in La Grange Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Squires Elementary being turned into middle school

CASSOPOLIS — What started as a project for the Sam Adams Elementary fifth and sixth graders will become a reality in the fall when Cassopolis ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Scott Novak.

COA eyes reopening date

CASSOPOLIS — A Cass County organization that provides services to senior citizens is looking forward to reopening its doors soon. The Cass County Council on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac man sentenced to probation for home invasion

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man got some lucky breaks after breaking into a Dowagiac area home. He was among those who sentenced Friday in Cass ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County Board of Commissioners approves millage request to be placed on August ballot

CASSOPOLIS — This August, voters will have the chance to approve funding for an organization that provides care to Cass County senior citizens. Thursday evening, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles business owner looks to plan outdoor prom for area graduates

NILES — It is a milestone in any teenagers’ life, idolized by movies and photos of older siblings and parents in their own styles. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

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