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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

21 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

22 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.

Eddies graduate in outdoor ceremony Sunday

EDWARDSBURG—Vehicles full of excited graduates and family members lined up outside of Edwardsburg High School on Sunday evening, ready for the Class of 2020’s commencement ... Read more

4 days ago by Christina Clark.

Niles shooting suspect sentenced on unrelated charge

NILES – A former Niles resident accused in a shooting incident last summer in Niles was sentenced Monday on an unrelated charge in Berrien County ... Read more

4 days ago by Debra Haight.

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.

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.

Lions Club awards scholarship winners

EDWARDSBURG — The Edwardsburg Lions Club each year gives out scholarships to Edwardsburg seniors in the amount of $500m but this year, due to COVID-19, ... 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.

Ontwa Township reopens office

At a special meeting June 19, the Ontwa Township Board of Trustees approved its COVID preparedness plan, which will allow it to reopen its offices. 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.

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.

Edwardsburg High School to host drive-thru graduation

EDWARDSBURG — The administration at Edwardsburg High School held out as long as it could in hopes of having a “normal” graduation at Leo Hoffman ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Scott Novak.

Edwardsburg woman wins CFCU program

EDWARDSBURG — Sherri Buysse had completely forgotten that she entered Circle Federal Credit Union’s Refer-A-Friend program. She was a bit baffled when she had messages ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Scott Novak.

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.

Movie theaters, gyms, bowling alleys could reopen by July 4

LANSING — July 4 may prove to be the day theaters, bowling alleys and gyms reopen across the state, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday. With ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cass County chief judge promotes celebration of and activities commemorating Juneteenth

CASSOPOLIS — Known as “Juneteenth,” Friday commemorates the day that enslaved persons in Galveston, Texas were notified about the Emancipation Proclamation–almost two and a half ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

SMC awards 376 degrees to Class of 2020

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College awarded 376 degrees to the Class of 2020 at its virtual commencement June 13. SMC conferred 142 associate in arts ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Gov. Whitmer announces next steps for school reopening in the fall

LANSING — Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that Michigan schools may resume in-person learning in phase 4 of the MI Safe Start plan, with strict ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Indiana resident killed in Edwardsburg crash

EDWARDSBURG — An Indiana resident died in a single-vehicle accident Monday morning, according to the Ontwa Township Edwardsburg Police Department. Chief Douglas Westrick of the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Growers, migrant workers adapt to COVID-19 changes

By CHRISTINA CLARK christina.clark@leaderpub.com SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — With more than 700 acres, Schilling Family Farms in Eau Claire grows lush groves of fruit trees and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

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