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Cass County Board of Commissioners to return to in-person meetings

CASSOPOLIS — After nearly a year of only talking to each other over a computer screen, Cass County commissioners will see be able to see ... Read more

1 hour ago by Staff Report.

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

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

17 hours ago by Staff Report.

Warrant issued for Dowagiac man accused of possession of child sexually abusive material

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Police Department is searching for a Dowagiac man who is facing child pornography charges, according to officials. Authorities say a warrant ... Read more

21 hours ago by Max Harden.

COA, Dowagiac District Library partner to launch new book club

CASS COUNTY — For many, reading is a solitary hobby. However, two local organizations are partnering to help Cass County book worms get a side ... Read more

23 hours ago by Sarah Culton.

City of Dowagiac reports untreated wastewater discharge

DOWAGIAC — The city of Dowagiac reported a minor sanitary sewage spill of untreated wastewater at the Dowagiac Wastewater Treatment Facility. According to city officials, ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Region prepares for farm workers with new precautions

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – In one of the actions the state of Michigan is taking to enhance its COVID-19 vaccine equity strategy, essential food and agriculture ... Read more

1 day ago by Christina Clark.

Michigan expanding access to safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday

LANSING — To help reach the state’s goal of vaccinating 70 percent of Michiganders over age 16 and bring a quicker end to the COVID-19 ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 591,753 cases, 15,563 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 10,715 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Dowagiac Police Log: Feb. 24-28

Wednesday, Feb. 24 10:56 a.m. — 200 block of S. Front, general assist 12:30 p.m. — 100 block of Sheldon, civil matter 12:33 p.m. — ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac man arrested on meth charges

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac man was arrested Wednesday on drug charges. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced that on Wednesday, CCDET detectives, along with ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

United Way invites community to sponsor children to receive free books

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — March is National Reading Month, and United Way of Southwest Michigan is encouraging the community to rally around early childhood literacy by ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 590,217 cases, 15,558 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 10,685 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Updated MDHHS orders expand restaurant capacity, increase capacity limits, allow for expanded visitation at residential care facilities

LANSING — Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services updated two of its epidemic orders, allowing for increased capacity limits at various venues, ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Lewis Cass ISD narrows superintendent search to two candidates

CASSOPOLIS — After nearly a full day of interviews, the Lewis Cass Intermediate School District narrowed its superintendent search to two individuals. Following interviews Monday, ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac art students complete Lego murals

DOWAGIAC — Brick by brick, a local school’s Black History Month project was completed after weeks of hard work. Courtney Dwyer’s Art and the Community ... Read more

3 days ago by Max Harden.

SMC unveils scholarship guarantee

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s new “SMC Guarantee” scholarship is available to all new students enrolling for the Fall 2021 semester. Registration for summer and ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan 589,150 cases, 15,534 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 10,669 COVID-19 cases and 223 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Applications now available for Dowagiac’s Summer in the City Festival

DOWAGIAC – Applications for craft, artisan, commercial and nonprofit booth space at Dowagiac’s Summer in the City festival are now available. Hosted by the Greater ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Michigan Works! announces healthcare hiring events

BENTON HARBOR — With more than 1,600 jobs available in southwest Michigan right now, Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren is urging the public to ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

SMC graduate experiences Super Bowl

DOWAGIAC — Nicole Maroney, a 2020 Southwestern Michigan College sports management graduate from New Buffalo, found herself working behind the scenes at Super Bowl LV. ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac women aim to create change through local government

DOWAGIAC — The saying “being a twin is like being born with a best friend,” is one that twins Ronda Sullivan and Danielle Lucas could ... Read more

6 days ago by Max Harden.

SMC COVID task force leader talks with Dowagiac Rotary Club

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Rotary Club is returning to Front Street Crossing. After months of remote Zoom meetings, the club will return to in-person meetings ... Read more

7 days ago by Max Harden.

Michigan Works! announces community wide survey to learn about COVID-19’s impact

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan Works! is issuing a call to action to the community to fill out a six-question survey to understand the true impact ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Cass County prepares to adjust to criminal justice reforms

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County is preparing to implement criminal justice reforms passed down by the state legislature. On Jan. 4, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed ... Read more

7 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Michiana Family Center seeks mentors for foster teens

MICHIANA — A regional organization is looking to provide one-on-one support to foster teens across the Michiana region. Serving Edwardsburg, Cassopolis, Dowagiac, Niles, Granger, Mishawaka, ... Read more

7 days ago by Sarah Culton.

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