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Cassopolis woman arraigned on arson charges

A Cassopolis woman was arraigned last week on charges related to a fire she allegedly set at the Three Rivers Walmart earlier this summer. Fawn Mott, 30, was charged with third-degree arson in connection with the June 23 fire that forced the store to close for two days. She was arraigned in St. Joseph County District Court Friday. Bond was ... Read More »

Sturgis Police warning residents of phone scam

The Sturgis Police Department wishes to alert the public that residents have been receiving phone calls from individuals posing as a representative from the Internal Revenue Service. The phone calls are scams and an attempt to obtain personal information. The suspects use the threat of jail time if they do not cooperate and provide information relating to a Social Security ... Read More »

Bond revoked for White Pigeon man

A St. Joseph County judge has revoked bond for Mark Holst, who was arrested last week on methamphetamine-related charges. Early Tuesday, St. Joseph County Circuit Court Judge Paul Stutesman revoked the bond on two charges leveled against Holst in June, citing issues of public safety. Holst, 50, of White Pigeon, had been out on bond from the June charges; he ... Read More »

St. Joseph County Fair begins Sunday

Sunday marks the start of the 164th St. Joseph County Grange Fair, and it has been declared Family Day. The roster for opening day includes mule and pony pulls, 4-H horse and rabbit shows, live music and farm truck pulls at 4 o’clock. The 4-H dog show takes place at 8:30 a.m. Saturday and the 4-H poultry show later in ... Read More »

Woman responsible for Walmart fire identified

Three Rivers police said they have positively identified the woman responsible for starting a fire at Walmart earlier in the summer June. Though the woman’s name was not disclosed, police said they know who she is and are in the process of finding her for questioning related to the June 23 fire that forced the Three Rivers store to close ... Read More »

United Way event successful

The St. Joseph County United Way benefitted from a three-hour roof-sit event Wednesday staged by Sturgis Hospital. Due to inclement weather, however, the fourth annual event was modified; would-be sitters instead assembled in the Sturgis Woman’s Center made phone calls soliciting donations. Their effort netted more than $22,000 in pledges. Read More »