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Constantine names Citizen of the Year

Chuck Frisbie has been named Citizen of the Year in Constantine. Frisbie, 53, has been the superintendent at Constantine Public Schools for seven years and plans to retire after the 2015-16 academic year. He previously taught in Mendon for eight years, coached and taught physical education at Glen Oaks Community College for two years, then returned to Mendon, where he ...

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Police investigate Flowerfield theft

Michigan State Police continue to investigate the theft of items from a vehicle in the 11000 block of Flowerfield Road in Flowerfield Township. Stolen were several locksmith tools, including a portable key-making machine.

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Small earthquake recorded in Michigan, felt miles away

A geological expert says a small earthquake centered in southern Michigan likely was an aftershock of a larger quake that hit eight weeks earlier. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.3-magnitude that hit Tuesday morning at 11:42 was centered 3 miles underground in Calhoun County’s Tekonsha Township. It’s northeast of Union City, about 20 miles from where a 4.2-magnitude earthquake ...

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Another earthquake hits southern Michigan

The United States Geological Survey has confirmed that another earthquake has rattled Michigan. The magnitude 3.3 quake was centered seven miles northeast of Union City, and occurred at 11:42 Tuesday morning. The earthquake appears to be an aftershock from the quake which happened on May 2nd, five miles south of Galesburg, and had a magnitude of 4.2 on the richter ...

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Constantine principal moves to superintendent at Colon

Constantine High School Principal Christine Barnes has accepted an offer from Colon Community Schools to serve as its superintendent. The job was presented following interviews with three candidates last week. Board president Eric Wagner said Barnes brings to the 600-student district an impressive work ethic. In addition, Wagner said, she used to live in Colon, still attends church in the ...

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Man injured in motorcycle accident

A 33-year-old Marcellus man was injured over the weekend in a motorcycle accident in Fabius Township. County sheriff’s deputies said the man was driving east on Coon Hollow Road around 6 p.m. Saturday when he lost control near Vernon Road, went off the right side of the roadway and the motorcycle struck a mailbox. The driver was thrown into the ...

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