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Hazel M. Ritchie

Hazel Mary Ritchie, 96, of Cassopolis, died peacefully June 13, 2023 in Cass County Medical Care Facility. Her life began March 2, 1927 in London, England, the younger of two daughters born to Archibald Constable and Harriet

Bernard L “Bernie” Harroff

Bernard L. “Bernie” Harroff, 83, of Galien, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2023 at West Woods of Niles. A celebration of life service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, June 15, 2023 at Swem

Summer camps are popping in SWMI


Summer camps are popping up in Southwest Michigan. One of the more artistic activities is coordinated by St. Joe’s Krasl Art Center. Starting the week of June 19th the Krasl Art Center is beginning their youth summer

I-94 Crash In Paw Paw Township Kills One


Michigan State Police are investigating a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 in Van Buren County’s Paw Paw Township that took one life last evening. It happened around 6:30 p.m. near Exit 56 heading eastbound. The crash closed

St. Joseph schools honor eight retirees


St. Joseph Public Schools said goodbye to eight longtime district employees this week. The retirees have a combined 122 years of experience in various schools and departments within the district, and were recognized at Monday’s regular school

Nature wants their radio


One of the great things about living in Michigan’s Great Southwest is the wildlife. This morning, we had the pleasure of a visit from a turkey mom and her poult. Clearly, the Generation T’s interest was piqued