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Local 4-H supporters and youth honored

The St. Joseph County 4- H Youth Council recently recognized and honored local members, volunteers, leaders and donors at a recognition banquet. The MSU Extension of St. Joseph County annually pays tribute to those who support the program with their talents, time and money. In addition, young people are awarded for their efforts in a variety of project areas. Several ... Read More »

Glen Oaks exploring adding dormitories

Glen Oaks Community College officials have discussed a long-range concept of on-campus dormitories. During a meeting of the Board of Trustees earlier this month, Glen Oaks president David Devier said the college has been looking into the possibility of adding dormitories and that a developer has shown interest in financing those dormitories. Devier was quick to note the concept is ... Read More »

Public hearing in Sturgis regarding Magnolia Street

The city of Sturgis will stage a public hearing next month regarding the removal of a portion of Magnolia Street. The hearing, which takes place Dec. 17, will center on Magnolia Street from the Prairie Avenue right of way to the west property boundary of Carls Park. Sturgis voters earlier this month approved the transfer of Carls Park to Burr ... Read More »

Michigan Milk Producers Association gets new tank

Workers from Elkhart-based Days Machinery Movers, along with Crane Industrial Service have erected a 72-foot- tall tank at Michigan Milk Producers Association in Constantine. The tank weighs 28,000 pounds and holds 50,000 gallons of milk, according to Bill VanHusan, of Days Machinery Movers. Nearly $10 million is being invested in MMPA and Foremost Farms USA dairy cooperatives, following a July ... Read More »

Glen Oaks named new faculty and staff

Glen Oaks Community College has welcomed a number of new faculty and staff to campus this fall. Larry Diekman recently joined the college as a maintenance assistant. He was previously employed at Lippert Components in Elkhart, Ind. Ron Hofman is the college’s new automotive instructor. He has over 36 years of automotive experience including teaching the last ten years at ... Read More »

Miracle on Main Street events planned

The city of Three Rivers is kicking off its 2014 Christmas season this weekend with a tree-lighting ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Friday at the downtown Mural Mall. “Miracle on Main Street” is the theme of this year’s holiday celebration, which will include four weekends of special holiday events and shopping in the downtown district. Christmas caroling, a book reading of ... Read More »

Multiple arrests following search warrant

Two adults and a juvenile were arrested at 6 a. m. Sunday on weapon and drug charges in Sturgis. Sturgis officers obtained a search warrant for a residence at 213 N. Fourth St., where police seized two handguns, a rifle and packaged marijuana. A 24-year-old man was arrested for possession with intent to deliver, while a 19-year-old man was arrested ... Read More »

2014 Realtor of the Year named

St. Joseph County Association of Realtors has named Binnie Price of BPR Binnie Price Real Estate in Constantine as its 2014 Realtor of the Year. The award is given in recognition of outstanding leadership and service for the association, the community and the real estate industry. Nominees are evaluated on their community service, education, business accomplishments and service to the ... Read More »

Student arrested at MSU

A 19-year-old Michigan State University student is facing charges for allegedly making a threat to shoot up a school on a social media site. Matthew Mullen of Northbrook, Illinois was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of false report or threat of terrorism. He was released Wednesday from the Ingham County jail on $10,000 bond. Mullen faces up to 20 years in prison. His ... Read More »

Mia

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Hi. My name is Mia and I am a female brindle mastiff mix. Don’t let mastiff fool you, though, because I am only about 18” tall. I have short hair and a long tail.and am moderately active. I’m about 4-5 years old. I am a real baby and love nothing more than to crawl into your lap and snuggle. I ... Read More »