Cass County,

Two arrested in Cass County drug bust

CASS COUNTY, Mich. – Two people were arrested after a search by the Cass County Drug Enforcement Team found methamphetamine and ecstasy, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office reported. On Wednesday, detectives performed a search warrant on a residence in the 70000 block of Oak Drive in Ontwa Township. While investigating,...
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Former Concord teacher now faces sex crime charges

GOSHEN — Nearly 20 criminal counts have been filed in a sex crimes case against a now-former Concord High School teacher. Andrew Cowells, 47, of Elkhart, was charged Wednesday as part of an investigation that began in early May when students complained he behaved inappropriately during a school day. He faces 18 counts in the case, including:
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Springfield, MIWWMT

Man stabbed at Springfield party store after fight

SPRINGFIELD, Mich. — During a fight at Custer Party Store in Springfield, a man pulled out a knife and stabbed another man Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Calhoun County deputies said in a written statement that the victim was stabbed six to seven times in the back, and was taken to Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo for treatment.
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Kalamazoo Gazette

Kalamazoo County daycare’s license suspended after child wanders into traffic on M-89

KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI – After a child wandered out of a playground and into traffic at a Kalamazoo-area daycare, the state has suspended its license. The license for Heather’s Little Wonders Daycare, located near the intersection of North 44th Street and East D Avenue (M-89) in Ross Township, was suspended June 22, a news release from Licensing and Regulatory Affairs said. The department plans to revoke the license held by daycare owner Heather Putt, the release said.
Kalamazoo, MIWWMT

Kalamazoo police postpone basketball tournament, career fair

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety postponed a planned three-on-three basketball tournament and career fair Wednesday. Public safety representatives said June 23, 2021, the event would move to Saturday, July 17, three weeks after its planned date of Saturday, June 26. The event: PAL Program strengthens relationship...

Branch County offices start unlocking doors as COVID-19 restrictions ease

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) – Branch County Administrator Bud Norman says the front doors of the Branch County Courthouse will be unlocked starting on Thursday. The front door has been locked to provide so that security could process citizens through the first level of COVID-19 screening. Norman says the County is discontinuing this level as of Thursday.
Ontwa Township, MINiles Daily Star

Two arrested following Ontwa Township drug bust

ONTWA TOWNSHIP — Two individuals have been arrested following a drug bust in Ontwa Township. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced that on Wednesday, detectives executed a search warrant in the 70000 block of Oak Drive in Ontwa Township. Upon further investigation, detectives detained two individuals inside the residence....
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Semi driver recovering after crash into construction zone on toll road

Indiana State Police are, once again, issuing an alert for drivers to pay attention when approaching construction zones after a crash on the Indiana Toll Road. The collision happened late Tuesday afternoon, June 22, in LaGrange County when the driver of a semi pulling a car hauler failed to recognize stopped traffic alert of him and smashed into the back of another semi.

Annual boat races return to Constantine

CONSTANTINE — A Father’s Day weekend tradition for the past several decades returned to Constantine this past weekend after a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Michigan Hydroplane Racing Association (MHRA) held their annual hydroplane boat races on the St. Joseph River at the Constantine American Legion Post 223 Saturday and Sunday.
Goshen, INPosted by
The Goshen News

Tied up traffic

GOSHEN – Several road construction projects are currently underway in the areas of Lincolnway East and College Avenue in Goshen. The city was awarded $7,485,600 in Federal Highway Administration Group funding in December, as reported by the Goshen News in March, for reconstruction between Lincolnway East and Ninth Street. On...