Home » County Information (page 4)

County Information

Man found dead after accident

A Dowagiac man was found dead after being involved in a single-car accident at 3 a.m. Wednesday in Wayne Township. Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies responded to Lakeview Drive, near Woodlawn Road, after a witness had contacted central dispatch to advise that he had come upon a vehicle off the roadway. Underwood said John Shilney, 74, was unresponsive ...

Read More »

Spaces available for job fair

A few spaces remain for employers to participate in a job fair, which takes place 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 23 at Glen Oaks Community College. The event, typically the largest job fair in St. Joseph County, is made possible through a partnership between Michigan Works, St. Joseph County Department of Human Services and Glen Oaks Community College. Details ...

Read More »

Missing boater located

A Cassopolis man missing since last week on Diamond Lake was found alive Tuesday morning on the shore of Diamond Island. Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood Jr. said Kurt DeYoung was located not far from where his pontoon boat was recovered. Underwood said DeYoung indicated that his boat motor quit working while he was fishing last Wednesday. DeYoung told authorities his ...

Read More »

One vehicle accident in Mendon

Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department were called Tuesday morning to a one-vehicle accident in Mendon Township. Shortly after midnight, deputies responded to the 22000 block of Marcellus Road, where a vehicle had crashed into a tree. The driver, whose name, age and community of residence was not listed in a department media release, lost control of his ...

Read More »

St Joseph County awarded animal welfare grant

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s State Veterinarian James Averill announced the Michigan Companion Animal Welfare Fund check-off will fund projects totaling more than $155,000 for 26 registered shelters in 2015. St. Joseph County is one of the recipients, as it will be awarded nearly $5,600. This year’s awards will go to the spaying and neutering of animals, fund ...

Read More »

One injured in Sherman Township car crash

The driver of a car that flipped during an accident Tuesday in Sherman Township was hospitalized due to injuries suffered in the one-vehicle accident. According to a media release from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, the incident occurred shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday in the 21000 block of Banker Road. The driver lost control of his vehicle at the ...

Read More »