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Crime/Court

Convicted murderer sentenced for 2020 Cassopolis armed robbery

CASSOPOLIS — A man in prison in Indiana for murder was sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court ...

Crime/Court

Edwardsburg woman living with 29 dogs gets probation

CASSOPOLIS — An Edwardsburg woman will have to pay more than $20,000 in restitution to Cass County Animal ...

Cass County

Three Rivers man injured in two-vehicle Calvin Township crash

CALVIN TOWNSHIP — A Three Rivers man was injured in a two-vehicle Cass County crash Saturday morning, according ...

Community News

Former integrated schoolhouse to be restored by local group

VANDALIA — Underground Railroad Society of Cass County has recently purchased Brownsville School No. 1, 20559 Osborn St. ...

Crime/Court

Area residents sentenced on drug, theft charges

CASSOPOLIS — Three area residents were given probationary terms on drug and theft charges Friday in Cass County ...

Crime/Court

Area man gets 25-60 years for sexually assaulting minor

CASSOPOLIS — An area man already in prison for sexual assault was sentenced to another prison term Friday ...

Crime/Court

Buchanan man gets prison time for meth possession

CASSOPOLIS — A Buchanan man who didn’t appear for his sentencing for more than a year is going ...

Local Government

Cass County K9 ‘Nellie’ retires

CASSOPOLIS — A local law enforcement dog was celebrated by the community after a successful career of saving ...

Business

Whitmer visits Hydro headquarters in Norway as part of economic investment trip

OSLO, NORWAY — Governor Gretchen Whitmer visited Hydro’s headquarters as part of a five-day investment mission to Norway ...

Community News

Cassopolis nonprofit hosts MLK Day events

CASSOPOLIS — A local organization celebrated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by engaging the ...

Crime/Court

Cassopolis man gets prison time for assaulting county deputies

CASSOPOLIS — A Cassopolis man who assaulted deputies in the Cass County Jail in April, 2021 was sentenced ...

News

Leader Publications promotes managing editor

NILES — Maxwell Harden has been named the managing editor of Leader Publications’ weekly newspapers that includes Niles ...

Community News

Cassopolis nonprofit to host annual MLK Day celebration

CASSOPOLIS — A local nonprofit organization is gearing up to host its annual events celebrating the life and ...

Community News

Cassopolis Village Council awarded $150,000 grant for lead lines investigation

CASSOPOLIS — The first meeting of the new year was quiet for the Cassopolis Village Council. Beyond the ...

Breaking News

Body found in Cass County field identified as 65-year-old Porter Township woman

CASS COUNTY — A body found in a LaGrange Township field Thursday afternoon was identified Friday by officials ...

Community News

Roadrunner at Law: Cassopolis’ Traynor sworn into State Bar of Michigan

CASSOPOLIS — Aidan Traynor left an indelible mark on Southwestern Michigan College, from being one of its first ...

News

Body found in LaGrange Township field

Correction: In a prior publication of this piece, the gender of the deceased was stated incorrectly as male ...

News

Edwardsburg teen killed in two-vehicle New Year’s Eve crash

A New Year’s Eve accident on Dailey Road near Pokagon Highway left an Edwardsburg man dead Saturday night.

Crime/Court

Indiana man gets prison time for Niles Township vehicle theft

NILES — An Indiana man was sentenced to prison for taking a car that didn’t belong to him ...

News

Constantine teen injured in two-vehicle Porter Township crash

PORTER TOWNSHIP — A Constantine teen was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Porter Township Tuesday afternoon, according ...

News

Weather related closings

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News

Cassopolis announces decoration winners

The winners of the Deck Your House contest have been announced.

Crime/Court

Vandalia man gets prison time on armed robbery, assault charges

CASSOPOLIS – A Vandalia man is going back to prison after violently assaulting the woman he met online ...

Community News

PHOTO STORY: Clisbee Park skate park opens in Cassopolis

CASSOPOLIS — Construction has been completed on the new skate park at Clisbee Park in Cassopolis. The project ...

Community News

Penn Township residents speak out against local marijuana grow sites

PENN TOWNSHIP — Penn Township residents are speaking out about the impact local marijuana grows are having on ...

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