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Trial courts to resume in Cass County first time since pandemic began

CASS COUNTY — Area courts are once again making plans to start holding jury trials. Jury trials have been in large part put on hold since ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Cassopolis woman gets jail for using drugs on probation

CASSOPOLIS — A Cassopolis woman who has continued to use drugs and alcohol while on probation will be spending more time in jail after being ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

COA celebrates long-term employee

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Council on Aging celebrated the anniversary of a long-term employee this week. Adrienne Glover celebrated her 25th anniversary with the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles man will serve prison for kidnapping, assault

CASSOPOLIS – A Niles man who assaulted a woman and was in possession of drugs and weapons last summer is going to prison after being ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County residents call for Second Amendment sanctuary county

CASSOPOLIS — With new federal gun restrictions looming, some Cass County residents are asking the board of commissioners to take a stand for Second Amendment ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Great Start Collaborative to host training on diversity, equity

CASSOPOLIS — One area organization is putting its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom at the forefront of a community training next ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

2021 Cass County Fair to take place Aug. 1-7

CASSOPOLIS — After having to cancel in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of Cass County’s most beloved annual events is back on — ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 637,645 cases, 15,935 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 11,365 COVID-19 cases and 230 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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

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

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 629,612 cases, 15,903 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 11,274 COVID-19 cases and 229 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Statewide tornado drill scheduled for Wednesday

LANSING — With Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proclaiming March 21-27 as Michigan’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Area fire departments urge caution for spring cleanup burns

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Fire departments across the Berrien and Cass counties were busy over the past weekend responding to regular calls as well as grass ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Elkhart woman dies in Milton Township crash

MILTON TOWNSHIP — An Elkhart woman died after losing control of her vehicle early Sunday morning, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Department. The department ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Edwardsburg Police Log: March 8-12

March 8 4:33 p.m. — US-12/Cass, traffic stop 5:08 a.m. — Section, driving complaint 11:15 a.m. — Redfield/Ebersole, traffic stop 2:04 p.m. — US-12, general ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Elkhart man sentenced to Cass County Jail on meth charges

An Elkhart man was sentenced to 365 days in jail. William C. Tavernier, 63, of Elkhart, pleaded guilty to possession of meth and operating while ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Niles man sentenced up to 15 years for standoff with police

CASSOPOLIS – A Niles man was sentenced to prison Friday in Cass Circuit Court stemming from a January 2020 police standoff in Milton Township. Adam ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Cass County commissioners urge state to allow regional approach for COVID-19 restrictions

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Board of Commissioners voted to urge Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to take a regional approach to COVID-19 restrictions at its regular ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

MDHHS expands capacity at outdoor stadiums, arenas; increases testing to protect youth in sports

LANSING – On Friday morning, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services updated its Gatherings and Mask epidemic order, allowing up to 20 percent capacity in outdoor ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Mishawaka woman injured in Milton Township crash

MILTON TOWNSHIP — A Mishawaka woman was injured in a Milton Township crash, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 615,792 10,580 cases, 15,810 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 11,102 COVID-19 cases and 229 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Blossomtime cancels Grand Floral Parade

BERRIEN SPRINGS — A beloved local tradition has been canceled for the second year in a row due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Blossomtime Festival’s 2021 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Edwardsburg High School student Claims Wabash College scholarship

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — A current Edwardsburg High School student has claimed Wabash College’s most prestigious scholarship, the Lilly Scholar Award. Avery Dixon, of Austin, Texas, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 612,628 10,580 cases, 15,810 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 11,048 COVID-19 cases and 229 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation awards grants to local charitable programs

BUCHANAN – One area organization recently granted more than $70,000 to organizations in Berrien and Cass counties. The Board of Trustees for Michigan Gateway Community ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Cass County Parks to hosts annual ‘Spring Egg-stravaganza’

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County Parks and Recreation Commission and The Friends of the Cass County Parks will celebrate its “Spring Egg-stravaganza” at Dr. T.K. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

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