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COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 540,115 cases, 13,865 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Cass County reported 3,265 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 53 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human ... Read more

15 hours ago by Submitted.

Cass County Probate Court urges public to prepare for vaccination of incapacitated family members

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Probate Court is urging the public to make sure that incapacitated family members in nursing homes or other placements who ... Read more

17 hours ago by Submitted.

MEC accepting scholarship applications

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for its 2021 scholarship program. High school seniors whose families receive monthly service from MEC ... Read more

22 hours ago by Submitted.

Bonine House to honor COVID-19 victims with light ceremony

DOWAGIAC — The Underground Railroad Society of Cass County announced that the Victorian Bonine House, located at the corner of Penn Road and M-60 in ... Read more

23 hours ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Cass County reports new COVID-19 deaths

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

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac Police Log: Jan. 13-17

Wednesday, Jan. 13 8:30 a.m. — E. Wayne/James, traffic stop 12:15 p.m. — N. Paul/Spruce, traffic stop 3:30 p.m. — Helena/Clyborn, traffic policing 4 p.m. ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

SMC trustees give president positive first performance review

DOWAGIAC — At its first regular 2021 meeting Wednesday morning in room 2109 of the David C. Briegel Building on the Dowagiac campus, the Southwestern ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac resident marks centennial birthday

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac resident will soon be joining the centenarian club. Lois Fox, of Forest Glen Assisted Living, 29601 Amerihost Dr., will be turning ... Read more

4 days ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 533,602 cases, 13,701 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Friday, Cass County reported 3,224 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 51 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Van ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Woman of color to lead DUS board

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article stated Sullivan was the first woman of color to serve as president of the board. This information was ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Cass and Van Buren counties reported new COVID-19 deaths Thursday, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Cass County ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Cass County 4-H encourages seniors to apply for scholarship

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County 4-H youth still have time to apply for a scholarship that could give them a leg up in their post-secondary education. ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Brent Brewer appointed to DUS school board

DOWAGIAC — There is a new board member in town, and he is a familiar face in the Dowagiac Union Schools community. Wednesday, after hours ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

Fitness organizations gear up for reopening of indoor activities

DOWAGIAC — Area fitness organizations received good news from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Wednesday afternoon press conference. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services updated ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

SMC mourns former college president

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College flags are flying at half-mast to mourn the passing of President Emeritus David C. Briegel. President Briegel, who guided SMC as ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 528,306 cases, 13,533 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 9,368 COVID-19 cases and 194 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac murderer held without bond

DOWAGIAC — A woman accused of killing her boyfriend last week at a Dowagiac apartment complex is being held in jail without bond. Judge Stacy ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

New MDHHS epidemic order allows indoor group exercise, non-contact sports

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services updated its epidemic order today to allow re-opening of additional activities where Michiganders can remain ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

‘Heart of Cook’ now offering 2021 grants

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Grant applications are again available for “The Heart of Cook” foundation fund. “The Heart of Cook” is a grant program funded by ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

New Dowagiac store feels embraced by community

DOWAGIAC — Business has been good to Elizabeth Cuadros. Cuadros, owner of Diva’s Fashion & More, 56044 M-51 S., has been in business for roughly ... Read more

7 days ago by Max Harden.

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

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

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education elects new president

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education underwent a change in leadership Monday evening. Ronda Sullivan was elected the president of the Dowagiac ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Wayne Township, Road Commission reach street improvement agreement

DOWAGIAC — A local municipality is calling on the Cass County Road Commission for help. The Dowagiac City Council authorized an agreement with the Cass ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

Cass County Council on Aging awarded grant from Pokagon Fund

CASSOPOLIS — A local organization will be able to provide free meals to senior community members thanks to another organization’s generosity. The Cass County Council ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 523,618 cases, 13,401 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan reported an increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths over the weekend, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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