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Michigan sees more than 200 new COVID-19 deaths

LANSING — The state of Michigan reported more than 200 new deaths as a result of COVID-19 Friday. The Michigan Department of health and human ... Read more

27 mins ago by Staff Report.

Spectrum Health Lakeland reminds citizens that care for assault victims is still available

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The “Stay Home, Stay Safe” mandate is a preventative measure handed down from Michigan’s Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to help protect residents from ... Read more

7 hours ago by Christina Clark.

Leader Publications changing print cycle, remaining source for regular news updates

In response to the economic challenges presented by the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, as well as the change in recent years as to how its readers ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Report.

State looks to increase public awareness of meals program for seniors

LANSING — Michigan recently received additional federal dollars to help provide meals to older adults as the state responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, and state ... Read more

7 hours ago by Submitted.

‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ order extended to April 30

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — To slow the spread of COVID-19, an order requiring Michiganders to stay home has been extended through the end of the month. ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Culton.

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation on track to make awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — School buildings may be closed, but seniors are still making plans for their next steps past graduating high school. Amidst the changing ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Michigan Small Business Relief Grants approved

KALAMAZOO — Southwest Michigan First, the regional economic development catalyst based in Kalamazoo, announced this week 144 small business grant recipients from southwest Michigan are ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Cass County Commissioners vote to move non-essential employees off payroll due to COVID-19

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County is preparing to deal with fallout resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Monday, over a public telephone conference due to social distancing ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Annual 5K event will be virtual due to COVID-19

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — An annual event to support survivors of sexual violence is changing formats to adhere to social distancing guidelines laid out by the ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac dance studio hosting virtual classes

DOWAGIAC — With the cancellation of sports and other extracurricular activities, Michele Winchester-Greer, the owner of Miss Michele & Co.’s dance studio, has gotten creative ... Read more

3 days ago by Hannah Holliday.

Second COVID-19 death reported in Berrien County

BERRIEN COUNTY — A second COVID-19 related death has been reported by the Berrien County Health Department. As of 3 p.m. Monday, Berrien County is ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Lewis Cass ISD pulls together for distant learning

CASS COUNTY — As school systems were informed Thursday that classes would not be reuniting for the remainder of the current school year, distance learning ... Read more

6 days ago by Christina Clark.

Dr. T.K. Lawless Park now a Michigan Dark-Sky Preserve

VANDALIA — Cass County Parks’ Dark-Sky campaign can add another win to its count. Recently, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bill 4740 into law, which ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Diamond Nutrition launches Pay it Forward program to support essential workers

CASSOPOLIS — Right now, while most Michiganders are tucked away in their homes, practicing social distancing and avoiding potential contact with the COVID-19 virus, hundreds ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

American Legion accepting scholarship applications

EDWARDSBURG — Though schools have been shut down for the remainder of the year school year due to COVID-19 concerns, Edwardsburg and Cassopolis students can ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County Commissioners reschedule meeting

CASSOPOLIS — A teleconference meeting of the Cass County Board of Commissioner was over as soon as it began Thursday. Due to concerns raised by ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Cassopolis church looks to connect despite COVID-19

CASSOPOLIS — In a time of stay-at-home orders, most churches in Michigan have dismissed worship services and other gatherings until further notice, and local pastors ... Read more

6 days ago by stratalux.

Area resident sentenced on drugs, weapons charges

CASSOPOLIS — An Edwardsburg man is going to spend more time in jail after being sentenced on drug and weapons charges Friday in Cass County ... Read more

6 days ago by Debra Haight.

Southwest Michigan COVID-19 cases increase

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers are continuing to rise in southwest Michigan. As of 3 p.m. Friday, the number of confirmed positive cases in ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Gov. Whitmer closes schools for the remainder of the year

LANSING — Michigan students will not be returning to school this year. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Thursday that orders schools to close ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Local animal control services urge owners to have plans

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN —  As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Michigan, local animal control services and shelters remain open to respond to emergencies and to ... Read more

1 week ago by Hannah Holliday.

Funeral homes offer alternative services in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — When the family of the late Charles “Chuck” Dill celebrated his life Monday, the room they gathered in to host his funeral ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Four Winds Casinos reschedule several concerts due to COVID-19

DOWAGIAC — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi’s Four Winds Casinos recently announced several concerts that were postponed at Four Winds New Buffalo’s Silver Creek Event ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Berrien, Cass, Van Buren counties see uptick in COVID-19 patients

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — COVID-19 case numbers are continuing to rise in southwest Michigan. As of 3 p.m. Wednesday, the number of confirmed positive cases in ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Berrien, Cass County commissioners hosting teleconference meetings

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Because of concerns over COVID-19, the social distancing ordered by Governor Whitmer and in compliance with executive order EO-2020-15, the Cass County ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

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