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Colon Food Pantry benefit on Saturday

Colon-based FAB Magic Co. is sponsoring its third annual benefit magic show Saturday in support of the Colon Food Pantry. Event organizer Rick Fisher said the show will feature five acts and admission to the 7 p.m. event is the contribution of non-perishable food items or a financial donation. The show was moved from the high school to the elementary ... Read More »

Man arrested on a felony warrant

A 27-year-old man was arrested this week on a felony warrant from Elkhart County. According to authorities, a White Pigeon Police K-9 unit on Monday stopped a driver on a 4-wheeler in the 400 block of Elkhart Street. Police said a check on the subject revealed a warrant for delivery and manufacturing methamphetamines. The suspect was found to be in ... Read More »

Indigent-defense services contract renewed

The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners this week renewed a three-year contract for indigent-defense services. County administrator Pat Yoder said a pool of nine area attorneys were accepted to represent defendants who cannot afford legal services during their judicial process. The agreement, between the county and the Michigan Municipal Corporation, comes with a cost averaging about $480,000 each year ... Read More »

Sturgis man arrested following attempted breaking and entering

Sturgis police said a 45-year-old man was arrested this week for attempted breaking and entering into a residence, possession of burglary tools, malicious destruction of property, and resisting and obstructing police. The incident happened just after 1:25 a.m. Wednesday, as officers were dispatched to the 800 block of East Chicago Road for a suspected breaking and entering. The suspect fled ... Read More »

ARF fundraiser on Saturday

A fundraiser to benefit the Animal Rescue Fund of St. Joseph County takes place this weekend in Three Rivers. “Wine for Whiskers,” starts at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Riviera Theatre. Tickets are $25. Participants will receive up to five samples of wines being specially presented during the event. In addition, the fundraiser will feature a silent auction. Tickets to ... Read More »


10-22-14 12321 ANNIE beagle

Hi, my name is Annie and I am a 4 year old tricolor beagle. The picture lady said I am one adorable little girl because I have cute freckles on my nose and front legs. I’m not very big – only about 12” to the top of my back and only weigh about 19 pounds, so I am just right ... Read More »