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Districts grapple with school bus driver shortage

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — According to Buchanan Community Schools Superintendent Patricia Robinson and Edwardsburg Public Schools Superintendent Jim Knoll, area school districts are being impacted by ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac man headed to prison on three counts of domestic violence

CASSOPOLIS – A Dowagiac man is going to prison after being sentenced in Cass County Circuit Court in connection with three domestic violence cases over ... Read more

1 month ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County’s 43rd Circuit Court awarded grant

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County 43rd Circuit Court has been awarded the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program “Gap Filling” Grant from the ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Ontwa Township seeks input on parks plan

ONTWA TOWNSHIP — Area residents still have time to make their voices heard regarding the future of Ontwa Township parks. Ontwa Township is currently seeking ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 152,862 cases, 7,129 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still rising in southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties report one new COVID-19 death each

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have each added one new COVID-19 death to the state’s total, the Michigan Department of Health and Human ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Third annual writers conference goes virtual Saturday

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The third annual Southwest Michigan Writers’ Conference will be hosted this weekend for the first time virtually. The free event will take ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Three Berrien County residents have been added to the death toll of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Woman in stable condition following Sunday shooting

CALVIN TOWNSHIP — A woman who was shot in a domestic violence incident on in Calvin Township Sunday morning is in stable condition, according to ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Suspect pleads guilty in Dowagiac murder case

CASSOPOLIS — A man involved in a Dowagiac home invasion turned murder earlier this year has pleaded guilty. Justin Carlton pleaded guilty Monday to second ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southwest Michigan

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

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Lewis Cass ISD Parents as Teachers program receives national recognition

CASSOPOLIS —  Lewis Cass ISD Parents as Teachers Program has earned a prestigious  endorsement from the Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc., as a Blue ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Cass County seeks volunteers for boards, committees

CASS COUNTY — Cass County has openings on a number of boards and commissions and is seeking volunteers to serve on those boards and commissions. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Operation Safe Stop runs this week

LANSING — Starting today, law enforcement officers throughout Michigan will be ramping up patrols of motorists illegally passing school buses. Operation Safe Stop is part ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Cass, Berrien counties to see internet accessibility expand

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On Oct. 8, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that $12.7 million in Connecting Michigan Communities grants would be awarded to agencies across ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Illegal immigrant sentenced on drug, cockfighting charges

CASSOPOLIS — A Cassopolis area man in the country illegally will spend the next year in jail after being convicted of and sentenced on drug ... Read more

1 month ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County seeing influx in domestic violence, burglary

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County continues to see an increase in domestic calls as residents are encouraged to spend more time at home. During Thursday’s meeting of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

South Bend artist paints mural for Dowagiac business

DOWAGIAC — A new downtown Dowagiac artwork is the result of a business owner aiming to put the city “on the map.” Beth Clark, the ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

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

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 has resulted in the death of a Cass County resident, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday. As ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Edwardsburg Middle School extends COVID-19 closure

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Middle School will remain closed to in-person instruction for an additional week due to high numbers of students and staff quarantining due ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases still rising in southwest Michigan

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are still rising in southwest Michigan. As of Wednesday, Cass County reported 674 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths. Berrien ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Connecting Chords Music Festival to play Dr. T.K. Lawless Park

VANDALIA — A chance to enjoy the sound of professionally-trained musicians under a blanket of stars is soon coming to Cass County. The Connecting Chords ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass District Library to host outdoor movie, trick-or-treating event

CASSOPOLIS — This month, the Cass District Library is inviting ghouls, ghosts, pirates, witches, princesses and more to descend upon its grounds in the name ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Southwest Michigan reports uptick in cases

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 cases are rising fast in southwest Michigan. As of Tuesday, Cass County reported 652 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths. Berrien ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Local municipalities wait for word on virtual meetings

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan Supreme Court rulings Monday and earlier this month throwing out many of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders have local governments and ... Read more

2 months ago by Debra Haight.

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