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10th Annual Doggy Wash

  Organizers of the 10th annual Doggy Wash are optimistic about a good turnout this weekend. Sponsored by the St. Joseph County Animal Rescue Fund, the event takes place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the TSC store on U.S. 131 in Three Rivers. Pet owners also have the opportunity for their dogs to have their nails done and ... Read More »

Arrest – Kalamazoo murder

The teenager suspected of killing a Kalamazoo man last week is now in police custody.  18-year-old DaQuan Pritchett turned himself in to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety on Sunday. 19-year-old Christopher Adams was shot and killed on the city’s northeast side on July 23.  According to reports, the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor plans to charge Pritchett with open murder. He ... Read More »

Lake Michigan water is cold!

Even though its the middle of summer when beach water is usually warm, officials this week are warning swimmers and boaters about the dangers of hypothermia. Brandon  Hoving of the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids, says Lake Michigan water temperatures this week are down into the 40s in some areas. He says the sustained cool air temperatures, and the ... Read More »

Woman missing in Cass County

Police in southwest Michigan are looking for a missing Dowagiac woman. 25-year old Rose Morris was reported missing Sunday morning. Family members told police she was last seen Thursday evening when Morris said she was going out with friends. Police believe she was at a friend’s house for most of the night, but later left just before midnight. Morris is ... Read More »

Texas man struck by vehicle

A Texas man, whose identity has not yet been confirmed, was struck by a vehicle and killed Sunday night in Sturgis Township. Sheriff’s department officials said the 40-year-old man was walking on M-66 when he was struck by a northbound car driven by a 58-year-old woman from Washtenaw County. The incident occurred near the intersection of Bogen Road.   Read More »

Road resurfacing projects

A Bristol, Ind., firm was chosen for the 2014 enhanced mill-and-resurface project in the city of Sturgis. During their meeting last week, members of the Sturgis City Commission awarded the job to low bidder Niblock Excavating Inc. The company’s bid was just over $1 million. Streets involved in the project are South Clay from U.S. 12 to West South Street; ... Read More »