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Three-vehicle crash

A Minnesota man was cited for failure to yield as the result of a three-vehicle accident Saturday night in Three Rivers. State Police investigators said the 54-year-old driver of a mini van attempted to turn left from southbound U.S. 131 into the Super 8 hotel parking lot. He turned in front of a northbound car driven by a 38-year-old Three ... Read More »

Man arrested in Sturgis

Sturgis Police arrested a man around 1 p.m. Sunday following an incident in the 1300 block of Cato Lane. A man, whose age and community of residence were not listed in a department media release, was charged with aggravated assault and ethnic intimidation after he confronted the man and used racial slurs. The suspect was released to police custody following ... Read More »

Ellie Elzinga, 85

Ellen Mae “Ellie” Elzinga, age 85, of Centreville, died Monday, April 8, 2013 at Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Centreville where she had been a patient for two months. Ellie was born in Banks, MI and was the daughter of George M. and Ruth (Rubert) Elzinga. She was a graduate of Ellsworth High School in Antrim County, MI. Ellie worked ... Read More »

Bill Keith, 60

William “Bill” Marvin Keith, age 60, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Bronson Methodist Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born on April 30, 1952 in Three Rivers, MI the son of William and Myrtle Keith. Bill was a lifetime resident of Three Rivers. He also served his country in the U.S. Navy until his honorable ... Read More »

Menards opens

After more than a year of construction, the Three Rivers Menards home-improvement store opens this week. Jeff Abbott, spokesman for the Wisconsin-based company, said the store will open at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Located off Broadway Road, just west of U.S. 131, the new Menards is in excess of 200,000 square feet. Abbott said per company policy, however, the exact size ... Read More »

Agency on Aging unveiling survey

The Branch-St. Joseph Area Agency on Aging is unveiling its once-every-three-years survey seeking input from residents in Branch and St. Joseph counties, and local service providers and key leaders. Laura Sutter, agency coordinator, said the agency prepares a multi-year area plan, and input received from the survey helps spell out the needs and priorities of older adults, and targets funding ... Read More »