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Scott Fischer, 59

Scott Fischer, age 59, of Marcellus, MI passed away Saturday afternoon, September 13, 2014 at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI following an extended illness. He was born May 8, 1955 in Pontiac, MI the son of Henry and Jere M. (Cleary) Fischer. Scott was a 20 year Veteran of the United States Navy. Surviving is one son, Gregory S. Fischer ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of September 15th

For those interested, a brief update on my health condition. I have been a diabetic for several years and in August 2013, my doctor put me on insulin. He also mentioned that, if I would take better control of my diet and lose some weight, my condition would improve. On September 2, I visited an endocrinologist in Ann Arbor. I ... Read More »

Car vs deer


The odds of hitting a deer with your vehicle in Michigan have gone down slightly but they’re still 1 in 94, according to claims data from State Farm Insurance. Michigan ranked 11th in the nation when it comes to deer-vehicle collisions. That’s down from 10th the previous year. The insurer estimates that, nationwide, the cost per claim of a collision ... Read More »

Vic Myers, 78

Victor T. Myers, age 78, of Granger, Ind., passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning, Sept. 14, 2014, at his home. He was born July 25, 1936, in Sturgis, a son of the late Victor and Dorothy (Gay) Myers. Vic resided in Granger for the past 30 years. Prior to moving to Granger, he lived in Elkhart, Ind., and his early life ... Read More »

St. Joseph County Fair continues with Education Day

The third day of the St. Joseph County Grange Fair continues today. It’s Education Day and highlights include 4-H horse, beef cattle, dairy beef and sheep shows, harness racing, the Three Rivers German Band and chuck wagon races. The showcase event at the fair grandstand is “A Night of Destruction,” featuring off-road derby and a demolition derby. Show time is ... Read More »

St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners meets this afternoon

A full agenda featuring 12 items of new business awaits the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners this afternoon. Four matters of employment, a request for funding in support of the Three Rivers trail project, a soil-erosion and sedimentation-control ordinance, and review of the annual child-care and fund-plan budget are included on the agenda. Today’s meeting begins at 5 o’clock ... Read More »