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St. Joseph County Conservation District names award recipients

Representatives from a Sturgis company, and a Kalamazoo County authority on macroinvertebrate, were recognized by the St. Joseph County Conservation District at its annual meeting Wednesday. Kim Bush, Environmental Health and Safety Specialist for Abbott Nutrition, was on hand to accept the “River Stewardship Award.” Bush and Abbott’s 42-member “Green Team” last summer spent a day tackling a portion of …

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Police search for suspect in break-ins

Police are looking for a person who broke into four businesses late Monday and early Tuesday in Sturgis. Police said a man forced his way into businesses on South Centerville and East Chicago roads. The suspect is believed to be driving an early- to mid-2000, dark-colored minivan.

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Happel awarded math scholarship

Glen Oaks Community College has awarded Mendon High School’s Megan Happel the Professor Emeritus B. Swartz Scholarship for Excellence in Mathematics. Happel graduated with an associate of general studies degree during Glen Oaks’ graduation May 4, prior to receiving her high school diploma from Mendon on June 3. She plans to attend Michigan Technical University this fall to study engineering …

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Centreville to put millage request on ballot

Members of the Centreville Village Council agreed this week to put a request for two mills on the November ballot. Funds from the millage request, if approved, would benefit the village’s fire department. Specifically, it would help cover the costs of fire trucks and a new truck bay. Chief Chris Loker told the board a rescue truck recently had to …

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Becca

Hello.  My name is Becca and I am about one year old.  I have long black fur and am very loving and sweet.  I had a litter of kittens and they have all been adopted.  I hope now it is my turn to find a home to love me.   Please come in and see me and make me part …

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Teenager injured in crash

An Indiana teenager was injured in a single-vehicle accident this week in Nottawa Township. Sheriff’s officials said the 17-year-old driver from Osceola, Ind., appeared to have suffered a medical condition while driving at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday. Her vehicle left the roadway near Shimmel Road and M-86, and struck a tree, according to investigators. She was transported to Three Rivers Health …

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Planning underway for Huss Future Fest

Coordinators of the annual Huss Future Fest are looking for community organizations to be a part of this year’s one-day event. The 2018 festival is July 21 and will take place, as it does every summer, at the Huss Project building on 8th Street in Three Rivers. Nearly 1,000 people attended last year’s Huss Festival, which featured live music, food, art, …

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Out-of-state training approved

Two county employees have been approved to attend an out-of-state training session. During last week’s county commission meeting, the five-member board endorsed a request from county clerk Lindsay Oswald for Kathryn Griffin and Dena Clark to attend a follow-up session to a System Administration Certification training in which they took part earlier this year. The program is a prerequisite to …

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Volunteers needed for Color Dash

Organizers of the 2018 Triple Creek Color Dash are still looking for volunteers to assist with next month’s event. Sponsored by Three Rivers Health, the 5K and 1-mile run take place at 9 a.m. June 16 in Three Rivers as part of its Three Rivers Water Festival. Prospective volunteers are asked to call 273-9758.

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Child abuse prevention calendars available

The St. Joseph County Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect still has a few 2018 Raffle Calendars for sale. They will be available through the end of May. All proceeds go to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. For more information or to purchase a calendar, phone 269-888-3510.

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