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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 »

Clara Schmucker, 75

clara Schmucker

Clara Sue Schmucker, age 75, of Centreville, passed away Tuesday, November 25th, at her home. Clara was born in White Pigeon, MI on September 25, 1939, a daughter of Raymond Earl and Barbara (Wickey) Schmucker. She worked as a Housekeeper at Froh Community Home in Sturgis for 19 years. Clara enjoyed crafting and researching her Amish geanology. She was a member ... Read More »

Mia

11-25-14 12389 - Mia - Mastiff

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 »

Central Dispatch to receive new recorder system

St. Joseph County’s Central Dispatch will soon be receiving a new recorder system. During last week’s county commission meeting, approval was given to replace the 20-year-old recorder currently used by the Centreville-based agency. Human resources director Elishia Arver said the current recorder is plagued with viruses and is long overdue to be retired. Grand Rapids-based software company Van Belkum provided ... Read More »

Task force for road-dedicated millage proposed

The formation of a task force, whose members would attempt to raise public support for a millage request to improve county roads, was proposed last week. During their quarterly St. Joseph County Township Supervisors meeting, members talked at length about the two-question ballot measure road commission officials posed to county voters in August. The requests sought a 1-mill renewal and ... Read More »

Police investigating breaking and entering of RVs

State police are investigating a breaking-and-entering incident involving a number of RV trailers in White Pigeon Township. According to an agency media release, troopers were summoned at 3 p.m. Saturday to the 69000 block of U.S. 131, where 17 new trailers were entered. Numerous items valued in excess of several thousand dollars were stolen from inside the trailers. Furthermore, several ... Read More »