Investigation Launched Following Discovery of Body in St. Joseph River near ElkhartThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Police Pursuit Ends in Crash on South Bend's Northwest SideThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Unveiling the Future: Downtown South Bend's Vision for 2045The Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Controversy Surrounds Michigan Cafe, Cancel Culture Backlash After Waitress Fired Following $10K TipNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Fatal Motorcycle Crash in South Bend Prompts Investigation by St. Joseph County FACTThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Italian Eateries in Dowagiac You Must Try
This article presents a guide to three delightful Italian restaurants in Dowagiac. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Dowagiac man sentenced for meth
A Dowagiac man was sentenced for meth in Berrien County and is heading to Cass County jail. 31-year-old Evan-Earl Stacks pleaded guilty to possession of meth and was sentenced to a year in jail. It happened in July, when police were called when Stacks was seen running after a woman....
Fired Waitress Now Being Threated To Be Sued Over Sharing $10,000 Tip
If you’ve seen the news lately, a feel-good story about a stranger leaving a $10,000 tip at a local restaurant went from being a blessing to a curse for the woman who served him. Now, we have more information about how things got so ugly. “I'm out of a...
5 Fun Facts About Decatur, Michigan
You probably don't know these fun facts about Decatur, Michigan. Decatur's population, currently estimated at 1,640 in 2024 has been on a gradual yet steady decline since 2010 (1,807) according to World Population Review. 5 Fun Facts About Decatur, Michigan. #1. Decatur, Michigan was named after a war hero from...
Cass County Public Transport offers free rides for Michigan Primary early voting
Cass County, Mich. (WSBT) — The Michigan Primary is soon approaching, and, for the first time, in-person, early voting is underway. And Cass County Public Transportation has developed a new plan to provide a ride to the polls. “We recently learned through our association with other transportation providers in...
Cassopolis Public Schools to form ‘capital needs’ committee
CASSOPOLIS — Cassopolis Public Schools is setting out toward a new vision for maintaining its facilities, one largely still to be determined. To design that future, the district administration is turning to the community to craft the specific goals and set the course for the future of the school. Cassopolis Public Schools recently announced the […] The post Cassopolis Public Schools to form ‘capital needs’ committee appeared first on Leader Publications.
Basketball Game Preview: Dowagiac Chieftains vs. Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Lakers
After three games on the road, Dowagiac is heading back home. They will take on the Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Lakers at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Dowagiac has been getting the ball to fall more lately as they've increased their point totals each of their last three games.
Collapsed and Abandoned House in the Wolf Lake Woods: Van Buren County, Michigan
WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property. There have been plenty of abandoned and deserted Michigan houses that have been infiltrated by curiosity seekers...even houses where there is only the foundation left. But this is the first time I ever heard anyone referring to a 'collapsed' house.
Niles Superintendent announces he will step down
NILES, Mich. (WSBT) — Niles Community Schools Superintendent Dan Applegate announced he will not renew his contract next year. Applegate was appointed as Superintendent in 2015 has and served for the last nine years. He has agreed to remain in the position until January 2025. The Niles Board of...
‘More than just lakes and wineries’: Small-town businesses come together over chili
VAN BUREN COUNTY, MI — Hoping to create an event to drive foot traffic to downtown Paw Paw businesses in the wintertime, Sarah and Zach Cox decided in 2023 to host a chili walk. The first annual event brought out an estimated 4,000 people to the small village, west...
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of Benton Harbor, MI Need You!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around benton harbor..
Lawton Council seeks answers from MDOT before signing contract amendment
LAWTON – During the Lawton Village Council’s Tuesday, Feb. 13 meeting, the council approved a motion to table a resolution to amend a contract between the Village of Lawton and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The amended contract would place a cap on federal funding, and state that the village is responsible for maintaining existing sidewalks. Council members brought some concerns and questions to the floor and would like MDOT to respond to those questions, seeking answers by Feb. 27, for the federal cap being added prior to agreeing to the contract amendment.
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Cassopolis as of 2024-02-21. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Woman injured after tree hits vehicle in Cass County
CASS COUNTY, Mich. (WSBT) — One woman is hurt after a crash Saturday night in Cass County. Police say Charles Koonee III was heading west on US-12 near the intersection of Robbins Lake Road when a tree fell into the road. The tree hit the vehicle, causing damage and...
Southwestern Michigan College growth highest in Michigan, as undergrad enrollment grows
Undergraduate enrollment in higher education looks like it is trending upward. Much of the growth is happening at community colleges in the United States, a new study shows. Southwestern Michigan College is part of this growth. "This is our standard residence hall suite, " says Katie Hannah, the Vice President...
Dowagiac reaches lease agreement for ‘Twistees’ building
DOWAGIAC — An ice cream parlor that has served the Dowagiac community for more than 40 years will soon have a new lease on life. The Dowagiac City Council approved a resolution to finalize a lease with Dowagiac business owner Jordan Anderson for operation of the “Twistees” facility, 231 S. Front St. Anderson is the […] The post Dowagiac reaches lease agreement for ‘Twistees’ building appeared first on Leader Publications.
St. Joseph, February 19 High School 🏀 Game Notice
There are 2 high school 🏀 games in St. Joseph. The Dowagiac Union High School basketball team will have a game with St. Joseph High School on February 19, 2024, 15:10:00 CST.
Man convicted again in retrial of 1992 deaths
VAN BUREN COUNTY, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – Clint Dunning has been convicted of two counts of murder in his retrial for the 1992 apartment fire that killed his ex-girlfriend’s two children in Van Buren County. He and Krysta McFadden locked the kids in a closet before the set...
Dowagiac man gets jail time for meth possession
CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who is awaiting sentencing on charges in Berrien County was sentenced to jail in Cass County. Caleb Evan-Earl Stacks, 31, of Riverside Drive in Dowagiac, pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with credit for 61 days served and $1,548 in fines and […] The post Dowagiac man gets jail time for meth possession appeared first on Leader Publications.
Kalamazoo Township manager charged with eavesdropping
The Kalamazoo Township manager has been charged for eavesdropping on a private board meeting last year, court records show.