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Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren announces hiring solution for southwest Michigan employers

BENTON HARBOR — With more than 1,600 available jobs in southwest Michigan, Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass Van Buren is urging the public to get back ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Milton Township man arrested on drug charges

MILTON TOWNSHIP — An area man has been arrested following an investigation at a Milton Township home, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. The Cass ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties reports new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties each reported one new COVID-19 death Tuesday, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

DUS Board of Education approves purchase of district transportation vehicles

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools made moves to bolster its transportation capabilities during Monday’s Board of Education meeting at Dowagiac Middle School. The board approved ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

MSP asks residents to stay safe during bitter cold, snow impacting Michigan

LANSING – With snow-covered roads today and below zero temperatures forecast to impact the state tonight, the Michigan State Police is encouraging state residents and ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Online gaming, sports betting launches at Michigan Four Winds Casinos

NEW BUFFALO — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi announced Monday it received approval from the Michigan Gaming Control Board to launch online gaming and sports ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 575,489 cases, 15,158 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The state of Michigan reported new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac teen injured in Newberg Township crash

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac teen was injured in a Sunday night accident, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard Behnke reported that at ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

DASAS recognizes National Teen Dating Violence Awareness month

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Krista DeBoer, executive director of Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services, said one of the most important things about February being National Teen ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Several sentenced on drug charges in Cass County

In drug sentencings, three area residents were given probation. Cass County Prosecutor. Victor Fitz told all three defendants that they are at a fork in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

‘Meth grandpa’ sentenced to probation

Friday in Cass County Court, a “65-year-old meth grandpa” was placed on probation on a drug charge. Kim Elliot Chapman, 65, of Osceola, Indiana, pleaded ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports new COVID-19 death

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Pokagon Band to host virtual Sugar Bush season

DOWAGIAC — One annual tradition will be going virtual, thanks to COVID-19. This year, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will be hosting a virtual ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Cassopolis man headed to prison on cocaine charges

CASSOPOLIS — A Cassopolis man found with a large amount of cocaine during a 2019 traffic stop is going to prison after being sentenced Friday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Blossomtime pageants postponed until September

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – The Blossomtime Festival has announced its decision to postpone community pageants until after Sept. 1. According to Blossomtime Festival President Anna Abdelnour, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

United Way scholarship focuses on community service

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — High school seniors dedicated to community service in southwest Michigan have the chance to win a scholarship toward their post-secondary education. United ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

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

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac woman killed in Niles Township collision

NILES TOWNSHIP — A Dowagiac woman was killed while crossing M-51 in Niles Township, according to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office. Around 7:02 a.m. Thursday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cass County receives award of excellence for financial reporting

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County recently continued a more than 20-year tradition of excellence in financial reporting. Last week, County Administrator Jeff Carmen announced Cass County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Short term rental ordinance the hot topic at Silver Creek Township board meeting

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — Short-term rentals continued to be the hot topic at Wednesday’s Silver Creek Township Board of Trustees meeting. Via Zoom, board trustee ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 570,895 cases, 14,977 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 10,341 COVID-19 cases and 209 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Honor Credit Union reveals 2020 community impact numbers

BERRIEN SPRINGS — During a year of much uncertainty, Honor Credit Union’s top priority was to remain steady, reliable and a source of relief for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Nearly 200 arrested for impaired driving during end-of-the-year holiday crackdown

LANSING — Law enforcement officials recently released the results of an end-of-year crackdown on impaired driving. Officers from 90 police departments, sheriff’s offices and Michigan State ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Police Log: Jan. 27 – Feb. 8

Wednesday, Jan. 27 9:20 a.m. — 700 block of Orchard, juvenile minor 12:00 p.m. — 200 block of S. Front, suspicious 12:32 p.m. —  29000 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 569,980 cases, 14,965 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 10,319 COVID-19 cases and 209 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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