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Jean Wedge, 86

Jean Jennette (Jenks) Wedge, age 86, of Centreville, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation Community. Jean was born in Three Rivers on October 29, 1928, a daughter of Franklin and Ruby (Sarf) Jenks. She attended Three Rivers Schools and later completed high school at Sturgis Adult Education in 1973. On November 29, 1946 she ...

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Woman arrested following search warrant

A citizen’s tip led to the arrest Monday of a woman charged with drug-related offenses. Investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant in Lockport Township. SCAN officers received information about a house in the 60000 block of Constantine Road that was alleged to have methamphetamine activity. After gathering probable cause, a search warrant was ...

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Minor damage in two weekend fires

Two residents at Riverside Townhouses, at 1200 Hov Aire Drive, were left homeless after a fire early Saturday night. The fire was reported in apartment 101 about 6:45 p.m. Investigators said the fire originated in the kitchen and is believed to have started because of careless cooking. No other residents were affected. Meanwhile, Centreville firefighters were called shortly after 10 ...

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No recommendation on Colon Schools budget

Faced with trimming $500,000 from a $6 million budget, members of the Colon Community Schools Board of Education expressed their frustrations during a special work session Monday. The target of their dismay was a state legislature that they said continues to force school districts to do more with less. Board member Eric Bower said he is frustrated at the state ...

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A decrease in Michigan traffic deaths

Traffic deaths in Michigan fell 8 percent in 2014. According to just-released information from the Michigan State Police Criminal Justice Information Center, traffic deaths last year fell below 900 for the first time since 2011, from 951 in 2013 to 876 in 2014. Michael Prince, director of the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, says while overall crashes increased 3 percent, there ...

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Gordon Preston, 66

Gordon Harold Preston, age 66, of Three Rivers, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015 at his home. He was born in Three Rivers on February 12, 1949, a son of Harold and Ruth (Church) Preston, Sr. Gordon served in the US Army during the Vietnam War, receiving both a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. On February 24, 1976 he married Ruth A. ...

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