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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Dr. Lawless International Dark-Sky Park Logo Contest

Dark sky logo contest

The logo should be something simple and eye-catching that ties the park with its new designation of being an international dark-sky park that will be identifiable on T-shirts, cups, caps and other items that will be marketed.

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  1. Design must be o...
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Posted on: February 18, 2020

HBCU Series

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HBCU Series

Value of an HBCU Education:

https://www.bestcolleges.com/blog/value-of-an-hbcu-education

Historically Black Colleges & Universities:

https://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-30-historically-black-colleges/

Information About Fellowships:

https:/...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Dr. T.K. Lawless Designated International Dark-Sky Park

Parks Director Scott Wyman with Dark-Sky advocate Robert Parrish

The Cass County Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that Dr. T.K. Lawless County Park has been designated an International Dark-Sky Park by the International Dark-Sky Association, making it one of only two located in the state of Michig...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

New Swine Rules Impact Cass County Fair Exhibitors

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Announcements have been made from several commercial pork processing plants indicting that they will be eliminating the purchase of pigs that have been fed ractopamine from their markets. This decision is driven by the restrictions placed on pork products...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Cassopolis Selected for National 4-H Billboard

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Much to the surprise of Cass County 4-H Coordinator, Hailey Harman, Cassopolis is one of the locations chosen for a national billboard campaign supporting 4-H, as is evident when you are pulling into McDonalds when traveling eastbound on M-60. National 4-...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Cass County 4-H Builds Buddy Benches

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On a not-so-cold Saturday in early January, 17 4-H youth members and 16 adults met in the maintenance building of the Cass County Parks Department to construct “buddy benches” for area schools as a county-wide community service project...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Brian Kuemin Elected MAFE President

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In an almost unprecedented move, the Michigan Association of Fairs and Exhibitions reelected local Cass County resident, Brian Kuemin for his third term as president. “Celebrating their 135th year, MAFE normally elects their presidents for two t...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Michigan Department of Environment Grants

Small manufacturers are eligible for matching funds of up to $15,000 to partially cover the costs of energy efficiency upgrades through the Small Manufacturers Energy Waste Reduction Incentive Pilot [ https://www.michigan.gov/energy/0,4580,7-364-85455_855...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Boards and Commissions

There are current vacancies and terms that are expiring in the next 60 days on many Cass County Boards and Commissions. Read more...

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