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Board of Commissioners meets this afternoon

Remonumentation contract agreements with three different companies highlight the agenda for today’s St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners meeting. The contracts are likely to be signed with Mostrom and Associates, Car and Associates, and Keiser Land Surveying. Also on the agenda is the county’s annual equalization report. In addition, a Nottawa Park Campground attendant agreement with Denise Franklin, and an ...

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Mendon begins major reconstruction project

Motorists passing through downtown Mendon have discovered work on a major infrastructure-improvement project has already started. The five-month, $4.1 million task began Monday last week. The Michigan Department of Transportation has routed traffic one-way through the village, resulting in a detour for westbound traffic on M-60. The 1.1-mile reconstruction, which runs the length of the village limits, has been on ...

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St Joseph County unemployment rate down

The February unemployment rate in St. Joseph County decreased by seven-tenths of a percent compared to a month earlier. The monthly labor-market analysis by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget showed St. Joseph County’s 4.5 percent February unemployment rate was less than January’s 5.2 percent. February’s unemployment rate was 2.3 percent less than the same month a year ...

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No injuries in Sherman Township crash

A 20-year-old Constantine man escaped injury last week after the vehicle he was driving went off the roadway and struck a tree in Sherman Township. Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff Department were dispatched at 5 p.m. Wednesday to Balk Road, where they found Jason Gagliardo. He told police he was traveling north on Balk Road when he swerved ...

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Symbolic pinwheels placed throughout county

Officials from Centreville-based St. Joseph County Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect spent portions of the day Wednesday and Thursday placing almost 400 pinwheels outside city hall in Three Rivers, and at Free Church and Thurston Woods parks in Sturgis. Eventually, the pinwheels will be in locations throughout all 16 townships in St. Joseph County, according to Myra ...

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Breaking-and-entering in White Pigeon

Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department responded last week to a breaking-and-entering incident in White Pigeon Township. Investigators were called to the 20000 block of Saunder Shores Road. The incident occurred within the past month, according to deputies.

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