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Attempted theft of motorcycle in Mottville

Sheriff’s deputies were called Wednesday to a residence in Mottville Township regarding the attempted theft of a motorcycle. According to a department media release, someone between 3 a.m. and 3 p.m. attempted to steal the motorcycle from the 68000 block of Mann Road in Mottville Township. Though the motorcycle itself was not stolen, several of its parts were taken, the …

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Trine names Centreville center director

Trine University has named Regina Schinker director of its education center in Centreville. Schinker previously worked at Trine as an adjunct faculty member. She also had served in several capacities, including most recently as teaching and learning coordinator at Davenport University in Grand Rapids. During her time as an adjunct instructor for Trine, Schinker said she has been impressed with …

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Centreville considers medical marijuana proposal

A potential medical-marijuana facility drew a crowd to this week’s Centreville Village Council meeting. Opponents of the proposal said their concerns include the effects marijuana has on students; the village’s ability to handle zoning, fees and legal ramifications; that marijuana fails criteria for acceptable medical use in the U. S.; and that it is not the type of facility needed …

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Road Commission will match funds for local roadwork

The St. Joseph County Road Commission agreed this week that it will offer an even match for work on local roads. Managing director Chris Minger said the road commission has allocated $500,000 toward reconstruction and rehabilitation of local roads. In December, the agency will ask townships for submission of potential road repair projects, he said. When submissions are received, the …

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Soldier who went MIA in Korean War finally getting memorial

A northern Indiana man who went missing in action during the Korean War is finally getting a memorial service thanks to his sister’s dying wish. Cpl. Clyde R. Clifford was declared dead by the U.S. military in December 1953, more than three years after the 20-year-old Elkhart man was reported missing in action. But The Elkhart Truth reports that his …

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Lights of Love fundraiser underway

Three Rivers Health Auxiliary is once again sponsoring its annual “Lights of Love” fundraiser this season. A $3 donation will place a light on the tree located on the hospital grounds. Proceeds from this year’s drive will go toward the hospital’s effort to purchase a bladder scanner for its emergency room department. The auxiliary urges prospective donors to make a …

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Two injured in Cass County crash

Two Cass County residents were involved in an accident Wednesday morning in Pokagon Township. Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke said 55-year-old Dowagiac resident Donald Fazi was driving north on M-51 when his vehicle crashed into the back of a car driven by Elizabeth Ecker, 28, of Niles. Ecker had stopped her car to turn left onto Indian Lake Road, authorities …

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Glen Oaks honors supporters of college

Glen Oaks President David Devier has recognized two individuals with long-time ties to the college during the 2017 annual Glen Oaks Community College Foundation gala. He named the Raymond H. Jr. & Gretchen M. Dresser Business Development Center in honor of the Sturgis couple for their dedication to the college. Next, the campus student services wing was named the Philip …

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Hunters hitting the woods, fields for firearms deer season

Hunters are flocking to Michigan woods and fields for what wildlife biologists say should be a productive firearms deer season. The season runs through Nov. 30. Chad Stewart of the Department of Natural Resources says relatively mild weather over the past year is a good sign for deer fitness and fawn survival. He says hunter success rates should be as …

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Roy

They call me Roy.  I am a very nice chihuahua mix, five and a half years old.  I have had my neuter surgery.  I am current on my License.  I lost my home due to family health issues.  I get along with other small dogs.  I hope you will want me to join your family. My docket number is BIO17-000338, …

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