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Melody

03-21-17 BIO17-000078 MELODY dog

Hi! My name is Melody and I am a female tan and white chihuahua mix. I’m 3 years old and about as cute as can be. If you want a dog who fits just right in your lap, I’m your girl. I’m the perfect size for being a traveling pup, too. And, how about those cute freckles on my legs? …

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Centreville chooses next superintendent

A Portage native has been selected as the next superintendent of Centreville Public Schools. Members of the district’s board of education chose Stephanie Lemmer to replace Rob Kuhlman after he concludes a seven-year tenure as superintendent in June. The decision was made based on two finalist interviews Saturday at Centreville High School. Lemmer has served as director of Head Start …

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Two arrested after high speed chase

Two Indiana men are in the Elkhart County Jail awaiting extradition to Michigan after leading Michigan State Police on a high-speed chase last weekend. The pair, a 21-year-old from Topeka and a 20-year-old from Goshen, was arrested by Indiana authorities after crashing a stolen car. About 7 p.m. Sunday, a state police trooper attempted to stop the northbound vehicle on …

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Colon crash causes minor injuries

A 38-year-old Calhoun County man was treated for minor injuries after he was involved in a single-vehicle accident over the weekend in Colon Township. Sheriff’s officials said Lawrence Riggio III, of Athens, was driving east on M-86 when he swerved his vehicle to avoid striking an animal in the path of his travel near Farrand Road. The vehicle proceeded about …

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Miller announces in-district gatherings

State Rep State Rep. Aaron Miller of Sturgis invites his constituents to meet with him during in-district gatherings later this week. Miller emphasized the importance of accountability and availability to people, saying accessibility goes hand-in-hand with good representation. Miller will be available 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Vandalia Village Hall in Cass County, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. …

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4 wheeler stolen in Fabius Township

A Yamaha four-wheeler was stolen last week from a residence in Fabius Township. Sheriff’s investigators said the incident occurred between 10 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Friday behind a residence in the 14000 block of Drummond Road. Deputies said the suspects had removed a black, 2002 Yamaha 347-CC quad from the property. The vehicle was being restored and not operable in …

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Pedestrian injured in White Pigeon crash

A White Pigeon man was injured Tuesday morning in a car/pedestrian accident. County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the intersection of US-131 and US-12 shortly before 6am. The pedestrian was identified as 51-year-old Lonnie Bingaman. The car, driven by Matthew Thomas, 27, of White Pigeon, was westbound on US-12. The incident remains under investigation.

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Out and About – Week of March 20th

I consider myself to be one of the luckiest guys around. I’m retired, so I have plenty of time to do what I want, or what needs to be done, and if I don’t get things done today, there’s always tomorrow. I volunteer with several groups and try my best to be a good citizen and a nice guy. Most …

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GRIEF SUPPORT SYSTEM GROUP TO MEET AT THREE RIVERS HEALTH

Three Rivers Health Hospice is inviting you to join their care group for an eight-week grief support program called “Journey of the Heart.” This is an opportunity for those who are grieving the death of a loved one to come together and support one another. You can come to a safe space to share the stories of your loved ones, …

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One injured in Mendon crash

Alcohol is considered a factor in a single-vehicle accident over the weekend in Mendon Township. State police said 23-year-old Tylre Gaiser of Vicksburg was driving north on Silver Street at 1:50 a.m. Saturday when he failed to stop at Michigan Avenue. His vehicle crashed into a retaining wall and boulder at the north end of the three-way intersection, according to …

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