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08-26-15 12773 KELLY kitten

Hello. My name is Kelly and I am a long-haired, buff color male kitten. If you are looking for a kitten who is full of vim and vinegar, I am your little man. I am only 3 months old and have lots of energy but I also like to cuddle and am very loving. I surely would like to have ...

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One person died in Florence Township accident

A 22-year-old Sturgis resident died in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening in Florence Township. State police said Jesse Haack was the operator of a vehicle backing out of a driveway on Dickinson Road shortly before 7 p.m., when it was struck by a westbound car driven by Delrico McGee, 20, of Constantine. The incident took place just west of Sevison ...

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Judge rules three CMHSAS board members reinstated to panel

A Jackson County judge declared Tuesday that the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners did not follow proper procedure when voting last week to remove three people from the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Authority Board of St. Joseph County. As a result, Gaylene Adams, Larry Walton and board president Barb Parker were reinstated to the 12-member panel ...

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Information gathering for possible library move

A period of information gathering will begin soon, as the city of Three Rivers and the Three Rivers Public Library consider a feasibility study regarding a new location for the library. Library officials during their monthly board meeting Tuesday said the former Whitehouse Manufacturing building, at the southwest corner of Main Street and Michigan Avenue, is being considered. A plan ...

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New Extension educator named

Michigan State University Extension’s Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute has announced Eric Anderson will be the new Extension educator for field crops and specialty crop production in St. Joseph County. Anderson, who will begin work in late September, will work with faculty, specialists, field-based educators and farmers to achieve efficient and economical crop production and overall advancement of the Michigan agricultural ...

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40,000 expected for 58th annual Mackinac Bridge Walk

While it’s too soon to know what the weather will be like, it’s not too early to start planning your trip for the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk, which is a little more than a week away. Gov. Rick Snyder will lead the expected 40,000 walkers across the 5-mile span beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 7. Walkers can ...

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KALAMAZOO EAST MENARDS SLATED TO OPEN DOORS ON SEPTEMBER 1ST

The new Kalamazoo East, MI Menards Mega Store located at 5300 Gull Road (Just West of N. Sprinkle Road on Gull Road) will open for business on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. With the opening of this new store, the Kalamazoo and surrounding area can further enjoy all of the great services, low prices and shopping convenience that Menards has to ...

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Out and About – Week of August 24th

Stress is not a good thing. Too much stress can be fatal, so we must continue to find ways to relieve it. One way that I’ve found to do just that is to get away from my daily routine for a day or two. We decided to take three days in the middle of the week and go camping. Yankee ...

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Breaking and entering in Fabius

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department responded this week to a breaking-and-entering incident at a residence in Fabius Township. According to a department media release, the situation was investigated Monday in the 12000 block of Coon Hollow Road. Sheriff’s officials said it appears the suspects made entry through a basement window at the rear of the residence. Items just small ...

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Local officials participate in CTA tour

Nearly two dozen local officials, including State Rep. Aaron Miller and State Sen. John Proos, took part Tuesday in a tour of the St. Joseph County Transportation Authority headquarters as well as a ride-along. Officials from the CTA said the first-of-its-kind event was staged to help promote the services it offers countywide. The group, which featured representation from Sturgis police, ...

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