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EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Edwardsburg Public Schools will be closing face-to-face instruction at the Primary, Eagle Lake and Intermediate buildings starting Monday, saying the change to remote instruction was due to the number of ill staff members and lack of substitute teachers at these buildings.

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WHITE PIGEON, Mich. — Excessive speed was blamed in a collision between two pickup trucks that killed a White Pigeon man Friday.  

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SHIPSHEWANA — Three people suspected in an auto-theft spree face attempted murder charges after slamming into police vehicles and leading officers on a high-speed chase that ended in a crash that killed a horse and with an officer firing his weapon. 

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CONSTANTINE, Mich. — A 27-year-old Constantine man was arrested after crashing his vehicle into a ditch to end a high-speed police chase in St. Joseph County.

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EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — An Elkhart woman was injured Sunday when she rear-ended another vehicle making a left turn off U.S. 12 at Fir Road in Milton Township.

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CENTREVILLE, Mich. — A 19-year-old Three Rivers resident was killed Tuesday when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree in Nottawa Township.

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ELKHART — Elkhart County saw a 0.4 percent increase in population between 2018 and 2019, twice the growth rate for the five counties that make up the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership.

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NILES, Mich. — A more than 12-hour armed standoff with police at a residence in Cass County ended early Thursday, first with the release of a child and, after authorities stormed the house, the arrest of a man and woman. 

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DOWAGIAC, Mich. — A Dowagiac man faces life in prison a fter he was convicted of multiple drug crimes in Cass County Circuit Court.

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ADAMSVILLE, Mich. —  An Edwardsburg man was taken to the hospital with injuries following a crash Thursday in Cass County.

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DETROIT (AP) — A "well-organized machine" of thieves appears to be behind the theft of tons of apples and pumpkins from orchards and farms in Michigan and Indiana, according to authorities.

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WHITE PIGEON, Mich. — A police officer from the Bristol Police Department fatally shot a man who rammed his patrol car following a pursuit across the state line into White Pigeon early Friday. 

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LANSING, Mich. — Aerial treatment covering more than 557,000 acres targeting 14 counties  has been completed to help combat eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday.

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CASSOPOLIS, Mich. — A Cass County jury found a Cassopolis man guilty Wednesday of receiving and concealing a 1996 Ram pickup truck that had been stolen from an Elkhart business.

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THREE RIVERS, Mich. — Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl who drowned Thursday in a pool at her home despite safety precautions taken by the family.   

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MASON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An ATV crash on private property in the 20000 block of Old M205 in Mason Township injured an Edwardsburg man.

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VANDALIA, Mich — A 50-year-old Aurora, Illinois, man was transported to Elkhart General Hospital in critical condition Saturday after being knocked off a dock by his sons and into the water at Donnell Lake. 

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NEWBERG TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 28-year-old man riding in the bed of a pickup truck fell out when the driver drove through a curve. 

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MARSHALL, Mich. — Two children were killed and two others were seriously injured Friday when a pickup truck rear-ended their horse-drawn carriage in Branch County's Algansee Township, police said.

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A damaged truck sits on the side of the road after an accident involving a horse-drawn carriage on Friday, June 7, 2019 in California Township, Mich. Michigan State Police said the pick up truck was headed southbound when the driver rear ended an Amish, horse-drawn carriage. Two adults and f…

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PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Bristol man was injured Sunday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Porter Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

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PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Cass County man was injured Saturday while standing inside his garage when a driver on the road lost control and crashed into the garage, according to Cass County Sheriff Richard J. Behnke. 

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DOWAGIAC, Mich. — Southwestern Michigan College’s $9.6-million nursing project remains on track for Nov. 1 completion, according to college officials.

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DOWAGIAC, Mich. — Southwestern Michigan College student Ethan Pawelski, of Cassopolis, Michigan, earned a $2,500 scholarship as national Student Developer Champion for software development at the League for Innovation in the Community College’s conference in National Harbor, Maryland.

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VANDALIA, Mich. — A woman hiking the trails at TK Lawless Park with her dog required the help of Cass County deputies after being unable to find her way out.

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CENTREVILLE, MICH. — It won’t be long before agricultural students will be gaining valuable first-hand experience actually farming over 65 tillable acres of ground on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College.

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DELHI TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Sidestepping the debate over gun laws, Michigan’s law enforcement and education leaders on Thursday proposed a $120 million security plan that includes staffing schools with more police and counselors in light of last month’s shooting massacre at a Florida high school.

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DOWAGIAC, Mich. — Southwestern Michigan College debuted its remodeled and enlarged art gallery at a reception on Feb. 14 by showcasing alumna Jessika Clement’s series of eight outsized oil paintings, “The Generous Deceit of Elusive Darkness.”

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CASSOPOLIS — Join the SWxSW Corner CISMA for a free event on forest pests and tree health FROM 6 - 7 P.M. on Feb. 6  at the Cassopolis Main Library.

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