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Woman stabbed during residential breakin

A Three Rivers woman was stabbed last week at her residence. According to a department media release, a man broke into a residence in the 600 block of 15th Street shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday. The victim, whose age was not disclosed in the release, was assaulted as she called for help. The man, described as black with a larger …

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Update – Solid waste collection

Saturday’s collection of electronics and household hazardous waste followed a pattern consistent with past fall collections. Event organizers said the fall collection typically generates about half as much as what the St. Joseph County Solid Waste Committee takes in during the spring event. This weekend’s collection was no different, according to solid waste committee secretary Pat Kulikowski. Estimates show 600 …

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Man dies on Cass County farm

A Benton Harbor man died during a farm-related accident over the weekend in Cass County’s Silver Creek Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday to a location on Dixon Street. Deputies were told 69-year-old Roger Molter was parking a cherry picker in a barn for the winter, and while repositioning the equipment he ended …

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Fundraiser – Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services

Organizers behind the second annual fundraiser for Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services of St. Joseph County said a limited number of tickets remain for Saturday’s “Behind the Mask” masquerade benefit. The event starts at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Riviera Theatre in downtown Three Rivers. Tickets are $30 per person or two for $50. Each ticket will include admission, a …

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K-Wings defeat Brampton in home opener; win on the road

The Kalamazoo Wings (3-0-0-0) erupted for four third period goals in route to a 5-2 home opening victory over the Brampton Beast (0-4-1-0) on Saturday night. The Beast scored the first goal of the game midway into the opening period while on the power play.  Willie Corrin scored his first of the year.  Corrin was assisted on the goal by …

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Fireworks lit on porch starts fire that burns Kalamazoo home

A home in western Michigan has burned after fireworks were lit on the porch. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that the blaze was reported Sunday morning in Kalamazoo and took several hours to put out. Kalamazoo Public Safety Lt. Rafael Diaz says the “porch had fireworks exploding all over the place … all kinds of colors. It was lit up like …

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Friday night football

Vicksburg 30,  Three Rivers 20 Edwardsburg 50,  Sturgis 6 Mendon 45,  Marcellus 0 White Pigeon 28,  Bangor 6 Hackett Catholic 31,  Schoolcraft 28  

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COA director updates project

The task of converting the former Three Rivers Inn from a hotel to senior housing and Commission On Aging headquarters is progressing well. Tim Stoll, COA director, addressed county commissioners Tuesday with an update on the plan. Stoll said assessments regarding the building and its potential re-design are ongoing. Stoll said the COA is working on a community-wide meeting for …

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Board meet rescheduled

Board members of the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County have released an announcement regarding the agency’s October meeting. Its monthly meeting originally slated for Oct. 31 has been moved to Monday, Oct. 30. The meeting will start at its usual time, 5 p.m., and take place at the agency’s Centreville office.

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MDOT open house in Edwardsburg

Michigan Department of Transportation officials plan a meeting next week regarding a road project that impacts U.S. 12 in Cass County. An open house is scheduled 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday (October 25th) at Ontwa Township Hall, located on U.S. 12 near Edwardsburg. MDOT next year will be repaving US-12, improving drainage, upgrading sidewalk ramps, and reconstructing the Canadian National …

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