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Dowagiac resident sentenced for tampering with monitoring device, fleeing police

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who cut off his monitoring device will spend the next 10 months in jail. Willie Lee Davis II, 30, of ... Read more

2 days ago by Debra Haight.

Homeless man gets jail for attempting to steal vehicle

CASSOPOLIS – A former Niles resident was sentenced in Cass County Circuit Court to a year in jail for conspiracy to steal a motor vehicle ... Read more

2 days ago by Debra Haight.

Woman arrested following Ontwa Township drug search

ONTWA TOWNSHIP — A woman was arrested after drugs were found in an Ontwa Township home. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced that on ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Virtual community resource forum taking place June 4

CASSOPOLIS — Area agencies have teamed up to help bring visibility to Cass County’s resource providers and help connect them to those who need them ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Edwardsburg Area History Museum announces 2021 speakers

EDWARDSBURG – The Edwardsburg Area History Museum recently announced the speakers for its 2021 speaker series. All events will take place at the museum, 26818 ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one new COVID-19 death Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 13,582 COVID-19 cases and 257 deaths, according to ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Two South Bend residents arrested following Ontwa Township traffic stop

ONTWA TOWNSHIP — Two South Bend residents were arrested Wednesday following an Ontwa Township traffic stop. Around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, troopers from the Michigan State ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Edwardsburg Area History Museum announces 2021 photo displays

EDWARDSBURG – Visual collaborations from area residents will soon be on display in the village of Edwardsburg. Starting next week, the Edwardsburg Area History Museum, ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Blossomtime announces Blessing of the Blossoms

BENTON HARBOR — The Blossomtime Festival recently announced another event taking place this spring, the Blessing of the Blossoms. The event is scheduled for 2 ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

VIDEO: Cass County memorial service honors fallen deputy

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office spent Wednesday afternoon honoring a deputy who died in the line of duty. Dozens of guests — officers, ... Read more

3 days ago by Max Harden.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Counties across southwest Michigan reported new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday. As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 13,560 COVID-19 cases and 256 deaths, according ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

SMC library hosts honors program showcase

DOWAGIAC — The Fred L. Mathews Library on Southwestern Michigan College’s campus is decked out with posters ready to educate curious eyes on everything from ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 867,341 cases, 18,338 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,521 COVID-19 cases and 255 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Ontwa Township Board tables short term rental ordinance vote

ONTWA TOWNSHIP — A proposed plan to regulate properties rented out on sites like Airbnb and VRBO has been kicked back to the Ontwa Township ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Culton.

United Way of Southwest Michigan honors community’s resiliency with annual awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way has crafted another unique experience to acknowledge the generosity of donors and the impact made in the community in 2020. ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 865,349 cases, 18,239 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,521 COVID-19 cases and 255 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Ontwa Township/Edwardsburg Police Log: April 26-May 2

April 26 12:42 a.m. – North Shore/Lawndale, traffic stop 2:35 a.m. – US-12/Sunset, traffic stop 3:02 a.m. – US-12, traffic stop 3:43 a.m. – M-62, ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

SMCAA celebrates Community Action Month

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — This year Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency commemorates 39 years of helping families throughout southwest Michigan. SMCAA was established in 1982 “to wage war on ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

2021-22 Strengthening Schools grant cycle open

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Strengthening Schools Grant program. For the 2020-21 school year, 26 grants totaling ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Chase leads to the capture of larceny suspects

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP — Two individuals have been arrested, and police are requesting charges on a third, following a chase through Cass County Monday morning. Cass ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

EPS reports no threat to students following report of suspicious individual

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public School Superintendent Jim Knoll reported that there was no threat to students, following a report of a suspicious person Friday morning. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

LMC supports Biden’s plan for free community college

BENTON HARBOR — A White House proposal has community colleges around the country in a state of excitement. The Biden administration announced its American Families ... Read more

1 week ago by Max Harden.

Tri-County Head Start planning new Cass County facility

CASS COUNTY — A regional educational organization has its eye on a new facility to better serve Cass County residents. Tri-County Head Start, an organization ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass County commissioners support four-year terms

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County commissioners are throwing their support behind longer term lengths for those holding their elected positions. Thursday evening, the Cass County Board ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

COA partners with health department to deliver vaccines to homebound residents

CASSOPOLIS — Though COVID-19 vaccination efforts are in full swing, one group remains difficult for health officials to reach — homebound and limited mobility residents. ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

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