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Motorcycle crash sends man to hospital

A 32-year-old Three Rivers man was airlifted to a Kalamazoo hospital after he was injured in a crash on his motorcycle earlier this week in White Pigeon Township. State police said Christopher Reynier was driving east on U.S. 12 at 10 p.m. Monday when a pickup turned south onto Lima Road and in the path of Reynier. The pickup was ...

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Woman arrested after wrecking stolen vehicle

An 18-year-old Burr Oak woman was taken to the county jail after she stole and wrecked a relative’s vehicle last week in Burr Oak Township. According to state police, the incident started when a report of a stolen car was filed July 14 from the 31000 block of Kelly Road. The owner of the 2003 Chevy Monte Carlo told authorities ...

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Man injured in accident

A Jones man was airlifted to a Kalamazoo hospital after he was involved in a one-vehicle accident last weekend in Newburg Township. Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies were called at 2:07 a.m. Saturday to Born Street, near Patterson Hill Road. Deputies found 50-year-old Kenneth Duke trapped inside his vehicle after it had run off the road and struck ...

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Arson suspected as cause of TR house fire

A warrant is being sought for an Indiana man suspected of being involved in an arson incident Monday at a residence in Three Rivers. Fire crews were called to the 400 block of South Main Street around 2:30 a.m., where the front end of a residence was in flames upon firefighters’ arrival. The victim told investigators she was trying to ...

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Fatal motorcycle accident

A 33-year-old Constantine man died in a motorcycle accident over the weekend in Constantine Township. Sheriff’s deputies said James Carlson was driving east on Featherstone Road at 3:05 a.m. Saturday when he failed to negotiate a curve a half mile west of Constantine Road. His 2014 Harley Davidson went off the roadway and crashed into two trees. Authorities said Carlson ...

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Promotions for two TRFD members

Two members of the Three Rivers Fire Department were recently promoted. Paul Schoon, an 11-year full-time employee, was named captain. Meanwhile, Chad Witt was promoted to lieutenant. He joined the agency in 2010. A pinning ceremony to formalize the occasion took place June 16 before the Three Rivers City Commission.

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