Sheriff’s office hosting snowmobile safety class

EDWARDSBURG — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office will host a snowmobile safety class on Saturday at the Edwardsburg Snowmobile Club at 26839 Redfield Road in Edwardsburg.

The class will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Michigan law requires anyone ages 12 to 17 to possess a valid snowmobile safety certificate to travel on state designated trails or any area other than private property.

Pre-registration is required at 269-445-1240. A light lunch will be provided by the Edwardsburg Snowmobile Club. There is no fee for the class.

SJ Township extends leaf/yard waste pickup

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph Township residents have a little extra time to have their leaves and yard waste picked up. 

Township Manager Denise Cook said the township has extended the pickup, which was to have stopped at the end of November, to the end of this week.

Cook said the waste will be picked up on the regular weekly schedule now through Thursday, and a final sweep of the whole township will be made on Friday.