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Three Rivers brush pickup begins today

Here’s a reminder from the Three Rivers Department of Public Services regarding its fall brush pickup schedule. Brush pickup begins today and will start in the city’s Third District. The process continues Tuesday in the First District; Wednesday in the Fourth District; and Thursday in the Second District. DPS officials said brush should not have leaves mixed in and it ... Read More »

Man injured in motorcycle crash

A Marcellus man was seriously injured early Sunday in a motorcycle crash on Dewy Lake Street in Cass County’s Volinia Township. 38-year-old Keven Kinipp was westbound when he lost control of his cycle. He was transported to Lakeview Hospital in Paw Paw for treatment. Kinipp was not wearing a helmet. Read More »

Preliminary hearing held for former Sturgis firefighter

Following a preliminary hearing Wednesday in St. Joseph County District Court, it was decided that the case of a former Sturgis firefighter charged with criminal sexual conduct will be heard in Circuit Court. Judge Jeff Middleton ruled that the case against Joshua Snyder move on to the next level on two counts of fourth-degree CSC. The charges stem from a ... Read More »

September theft in Leonidas Township

A number of items were reported stolen from a building in Leonidas Township. St. Joseph County Sheriff’s officials said a breaking-and-entering occurred in the 32000 block of Depot Street. The incident was reported Monday and it is believed the theft took place within the last two to three weeks of September. Antiques, copper wire and several sheets of particle board ... Read More »

Sturgis awarded job training grant

The city of Sturgis has been awarded a state grant to be used for job training at Sturgis Molded Products, according to State Rep. Matt Lori. The grant is projected to create up to 50 jobs, at least half will benefit low- to moderate-income workers. The $442,000 Community Development Block Grant will allow the company to expand its workforce. Sturgis ... Read More »

Centreville Schools begin late starts on Monday

Students at Centreville Public Schools are reminded that the first of eight late starts this year is Monday. School begins two hours later than usual to allow for professional development for its staff members. Elementary students will start the day at 9:43 a.m., while junior high and high school classes commence at 9:48. With the exception of January, the district’s ... Read More »