Cass County Newswire

Cass County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cass County, MI.

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  1. Man killed in machine press accident identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    The 32-year-old resident of Cass County was working as a quality control specialist at Duo-Form Plastics in the 69000 block of Kraus Road when the incident occurred in a machine press at about 3 p.m., police said.

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  2. Cass County Prosecutor Endorses Undersheriff In Race For SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Cass County Prosecutor Victor Fitz is putting his support behind Undersheriff Rick Behnke in the race for Cass County Sheriff. Three people are running to succeed the retiring Sheriff Joseph Underwood, and the August 2nd primary will determine who the next sheriff will be as all the candidates are Republicans. 1 comment

  3. Fitting the pieces together: People come together to solve, honor Civil War mystery manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Stars and Stripes

    ... They learned David Wilson Cousins was born in 1838 in Washington County, Indiana, but his family relocated to Cass County, Michigan where it's rumored they helped with the Underground Railroad. David's brother was murdered there, which may have been ...

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  4. Elderly man critical after going underwater in Cass CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    An 84-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition after falling off a floating lawn chair in a Cass County lake. According to Sheriff Joseph Underwood Jr., at 3:10 p.m. Thursday Cass County marine deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call in the 61000 block of Lake Street on the west side of Diamond Lake.

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  5. Woman Arrested On Weapon And Drug Charges Following Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... and brass knuckles. Kiggins was arrested and charged with various drug and weapons offenses. She remains in the Cass County Jail with bond set at $20,000.

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  6. Photo of Cheyenne KigginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... according to a press release from Dowagiac Police. Kiggins was arraigned on Thursday in Fourth District Court in Cass County. Bond was set at $20,000. Police say additional charges are possible.

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  7. Cass County vandalism suspects caught on cameraFriday, July...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Three suspected vandals who police say trashed computer systems inside Ross Beatty High School in Cassopolis have been captured thanks to a couple of other high tech systems. Deputies say the trio broke in early Tuesday and damaged IT equipment, a fiber optic line and the school server.

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  8. Cass County Sheriffa s Department Identifies Suspects In High School Break InRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Surveillance video has helped the Cass County Sheriff's Department quickly solve a school break in case. It says three suspects broke into Ross Beatty High School in Cassopolis overnight Tuesday.

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  9. Two Arrested In Dowagiac Meth BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Two people are facing charges following a meth bust in Dowagiac. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team says it assisted at the scene in the 69,000 block of South River Road in Porter Township on Thursday.

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  10. Two hospitalized after Cass County collision Monday, July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Two people from Indiana were hurt after a two-vehicle crash on M-51 near Pokagon Highway outside of Sumnerville. Sheriff's investigators in Cass County say 33-year-old Heather Smith of Dowagiac was attempting to turn into a driveway when she struck the northbound vehicle of 73-year-old Wayne Kerby of South Bend, Ind.

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  11. Deer collision sends motorcyclist to hospital Monday, July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    A man had to be rushed to Lakeland Community Hospital in Niles by ambulance after striking a deer on westbound U.S. 12 in Porter Township. Cass County Sheriff's Deputies say Rhodes spilled onto the asphalt after failing to swerve around the animal near Birch Road on Saturday.

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  12. Two hurt in Cass County rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Cass County Sheriff's Office says it happened on M-51 near Pokagon Highway. Deputies report that a vehicle driven by a South Bend man - Wayne Kerby, 73 - was heading northbound when it hit a vehicle driven by Heather Smith, 33, from Dowagiac, who was attempting to turn left into a driveway.

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  13. Motorcyclist hurt after hitting deer on U.S. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    According to Cass County Sheriff Joseph Underwood Jr., Cass County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a motorcycle vs. deer crash on U.S. 12 near Birch Road in Cass County's Porter Township at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The motorcycle was being ridden by James Rhodes, 64, of Niles.

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  14. Thieves targeting lawn equipment, farm implementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    State police Detective Sgt. Todd Petersen tells the Kalamazoo Gazette that dealerships, with large lots and sometime lax security, are frequent targets of theft in Three Rivers, Cass County, Coldwater and other areas along southern and southwestern Michigan.

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  15. One crash leads to another in Cass County Sunday, June 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    A motorcyclist from Cassopolis wrecked his bike and suffered minor injuries when Cass County Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop as they investigated an earlier unrelated traffic crash near Dewey Lake and Twin Lakes roads in Wayne Township.

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  16. Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to Council on Law Enforcement and ReinventionRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | State of Michigan

    ... help ensure the continued success of law enforcement initiatives in Michigan," Snyder said. Fitz has served as Cass County Prosecutor since 2003 and previously served as president of the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan in 2014. He also ...

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  17. Cass County COA to host ice cream socialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... ice cream with toppings of their choice. Staff from event sponsor Cassopolis Dental will serve the ice cream. Cass County COA is a community organization that dedicates its time to enhancing life through programs and services for adults in all ...

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  18. Motorcyclist hits deer in Cass County Wednesday, June 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    A motorcyclist from Niles is recovering from injuries he suffered when his bike hit a deer on Peavine Street in Cass County's Pokagon Township just before 10 p.m. Tuesday

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  19. Caf owner pleads guilty to felony illegal gambling, pays...Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | State of Michigan

    Detroit A Bristol, Ind., man was sentenced to pay $1,198 in fines and court costs by Judge Michael E. Dodge in Cass County's 43rd Circuit Court June 3 after pleading guilty to a felony illegal gambling charge in the Cassopolis court. Robert G. George, 40, owner of George's Caf, 69595 Sunset Blvd., Union, Mich., was charged after a Michigan Attorney General's office and Michigan Gaming Control Board investigation led to an early June 2015 raid of his Union business.

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  20. Illegal slot machines in Cass County cafe lead to fines for Indiana manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... Cafe, 69595 Sunset Blvd., was sentenced to pay $1,198 in fines and court costs by Judge Michael E. Dodge in Cass County's 43rd Circuit Court earlier this month after pleading guilty to a felony illegal gambling charge in the Cassopolis court. George ...

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