Edwardsburg

Pedestrian killed in Porter Township crash

PORTER TOWNSHIP — A pedestrian was killed in a car accident Thursday in Porter Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard Behnke ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Spectrum Health Lakeland changes COVID-19 testing criteria

ST. JOSEPH – Due to increasing demand for COVID-19 testing and a nationwide shortage of supplies, Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised eligibility changes for those ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 277,806 cases, 8,190 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Wednesday, Berrien ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SMCAS taking increased precautions amid increasing COVID-19 rates

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Personal protection equipment is just one of the many layers of precaution the emergency responders at the Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance Service ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Area man arrested for possession of meth, stolen property

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP — An area man is in custody following an investigation by Cass County detectives Tuesday. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COA suspends some activities for remainder of year due to COVID

CASS COUNTY — With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state of Michigan reaching record highs, the Cass County Council on Aging is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SMC staff, students give back during annual Rake a Difference campaign

CASS COUNTY — Three Southwestern Michigan College teams totaling 12 people Nov. 12 joined hundreds of area volunteers helping seniors in Berrien, Cass and Van ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

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

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Edwardsburg to move elementary, primary, intermediate schools to remote learning

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools will be closing face-to-face instruction at the Primary, Eagle Lake and Intermediate buildings starting Monday, Nov. 23. The change to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Area bars, restaurants prepare for second dine-in closure

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The pandemic pendulum continues to swing, leaving some Michigan restaurant owners in dire straits. In an effort to combat the rising COVID-19 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Southwest Michigan continues to see cases climb

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Following new state COVID-19 orders, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported rises in cases over the weekend. As of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cass County Courts suspends jury trials, in person hearings due to COVID-19

CASSOPOLIS — Chief Judge Susan L. Dobrich announced Monday that the Cass County Courts have suspended jury trials through 2020 and in-person hearings have been ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Niles MSP Post hosting “Stuff a Blue Goose” event

NILES — The Michigan State Police Niles post is working with Mosaic’s Wonderland Toy Store, Helping Hands of Cass County, Red Bud Area Ministries, Walmart ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Cass County extends Toys for Tots sign ups

CASS COUNTY — Cass County is extending its sign up dates for its annual Toys for Tots program, which provides Christmas assistance to area families. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

MDHHS issues three-week order restricting gatherings, schools, restaurants, more

MICHIGAN — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an emergency order to take place for three weeks, beginning Wednesday, to limit indoor ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Edwardsburg Public Schools announce building closures

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools will be closing face-to-face instruction at the middle school, high school and alternative learning center due to the lack of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Several area residents sentenced on drug charges

CASSOPOLIS — Several area residents were sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit court on drug related charges including two women given jail terms. Jamie Ann ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

John Mahan appointed executive director of Cass County Mental Health Foundation

CASSOPOLIS — New leadership has come to the Cass County Mental Health Foundation. The Cass County Mental Health Foundation was formed in the early 1990s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Lewis Cass ISD programs receive recognition

DOWAGIAC — The Lewis Cass Intermediate School District had much to celebrate this week. Tuesday, Lewis Cass ISD Director or Early Childhood Education Chris Whitmire ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Edwardsburg Area History Museum to highlight Christmas traditions from around the world

EDWARDSBURG — Before snow begins to blanket the ground, Edwardsburg residents will have a chance to learn about Christmas traditions from across the globe. Christmas ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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

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

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cass County Sheriff’s Office takes on No Shave November

CASSOPOLIS — Eleven months out of the year, Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke’s face smooth, freshly shaven each morning. However, this month, as he walks ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

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

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

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Van Buren/Cass District Health Department shifts COVID-19 contract tracing priority

HARTFORD — Over the past month, the number of positive COVID-19 cases reported to Van Buren/Cass District Health Department have increased significantly. Recent cases have ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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