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Cass County Fair Show and Go gives youth time to shine

CASSOPOLIS — The 2020 Cass County Fair may have been canceled, but Fair Board President Brian Kuemin wanted to find a way to allow the ... Read more

11 hours ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac City Council plans for Redevelopment Ready Communities certification

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac City Council is putting together another plan to help the community become more efficient. The council passed two resolutions related to ... Read more

14 hours ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Elks donate to Cass County Council on Aging

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Elks Lodge continues to give. The lodge recently received a Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation Community Investments Program and ... Read more

16 hours ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac woman injured in motorcycle vs. truck accident

MARCELLUS TOWNSHIP — A Dowagiac woman and a Marcellus man were injured in a motorcycle vs. truck accident Saturday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

One injured in Pokagon Township motorcycle crash

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — A Niles man sustained minor injuries in a motorcycle crash Sunday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard J. Behnke ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Cass County Sheriff’s Office welcomes new bloodhound

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office’s newest employee always keeps her nose to the grindstone, walks on all fours and will do just about ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Emergency order presents challenges to growers, organizations

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On Monday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an emergency order requiring COVID-19 testing for both agricultural and food ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac man sentenced to jail following drug overdose, probation violation

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man has to spend more time in jail after violating his probation from a 2018 conviction. Sentencings Friday were once again ... Read more

5 days ago by Debra Haight.

New Dowagiac pastor aims to ‘recapture the heartbeat’ of the Bible

DOWAGIAC — There is a new pastor on the block in Dowagiac. Rick Romeo, the pastor of First Christian Church, 201 Oak Street, Dowagiac, has ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education votes to start year with distance learning

DOWAGIAC — All Dowagiac Union Schools students will start the upcoming school year in full-time distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, but board members say ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac resident named 2021 Cass County Miss Agriculture USA Queen

DOWAGIAC — Shaelyn Bundy is doing her best to put Cass County agriculture on the map. The Dowagiac native was recently named 2021 Cass County ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Girls on the Run Southwest Michigan to host virtual short film festival Aug. 19

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — LUNAFEST, the fundraising film festival dedicated to championing women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted virtually by ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce unveils upcoming Same Day Rewards Program

DOWAGIAC — The Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce is rolling out a plan that will benefit both consumers and retailers alike. The chamber revealed its ... Read more

7 days ago by Max Harden.

Renovation work begins on Dowagiac’s China Garden

DOWAGIAC — A downtown Dowagiac business is in the process of receiving a facelift. China Garden, 114 S. Front Street, Dowagiac, is having it’s front ... Read more

7 days ago by Max Harden.

Berrien, Cass County unofficial election results

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Listed below are the unofficial election results from Berrien and Cass counties for the Aug. 4 primary election with 100 percent of ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

DUS seeks board member

DOWAGIAC — Due to a recent resignation on the board, Dowagiac Union Schools is seeking interested applicants to fill a vacant board seat. Applicants must ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Under The Harvest Moon Festival canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

DOWAGIAC — This year’s Under The Harvest Moon Festival is the latest event to fall victim to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Due to COVID-19, the ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

Cass County sees increase in concealed carry permits

CASS COUNTY — The demand for firearms in Cass County is on the rise. According to data provided by Cass County Clerk Monica McMichael, the ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac woman to celebrate 95th birthday with ‘ride-by’ celebration

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac resident Ruth McDonald will be turning 95 on Sunday, and her church community is making sure it will be a day she ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Area senior centers seek millage approvals on Tuesday’s ballot

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Services for southwest Michigan’s senior citizen population will be on the ballot Tuesday. Senior centers across Berrien and Cass counties are seeking ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass County election candidates, proposals for the Aug. 4 primaries

Cass County Prosecutor — Victor Fitz, R Sheriff — Richard Behnke, R Clerk/Register of Deeds — Monica McMichael, R Treasurer — Hope Anderson, R Surveyor ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Berrien, Cass County commissioner candidates prepare for primaries

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Listed below are Q&As with county commissioner candidates from Berrien and Cass counties who are running for contested seats in Tuesday’s primary ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac resident sentenced to probation, jail

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who shot into the ground at his wife’s feet earlier this summer was sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

City of Dowagiac partners with Mno-Bmasden on business incubator service

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac business group is teaming up with the city of Dowagiac in hopes of cultivating new, local businesses. The Dowagiac City Council ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

Two arrested following traffic stop in Pokagon Township

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced that on Thursday, A county deputy conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Commercial ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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