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One person died in Florence Township accident

A 22-year-old Sturgis resident died in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening in Florence Township. State police said Jesse Haack was the operator of a vehicle backing out of a driveway on Dickinson Road shortly before 7 p.m., when it was struck by a westbound car driven by Delrico McGee, 20, of Constantine. The incident took place just west of Sevison ...

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Information gathering for possible library move

A period of information gathering will begin soon, as the city of Three Rivers and the Three Rivers Public Library consider a feasibility study regarding a new location for the library. Library officials during their monthly board meeting Tuesday said the former Whitehouse Manufacturing building, at the southwest corner of Main Street and Michigan Avenue, is being considered. A plan ...

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New Extension educator named

Michigan State University Extension’s Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute has announced Eric Anderson will be the new Extension educator for field crops and specialty crop production in St. Joseph County. Anderson, who will begin work in late September, will work with faculty, specialists, field-based educators and farmers to achieve efficient and economical crop production and overall advancement of the Michigan agricultural ...

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40,000 expected for 58th annual Mackinac Bridge Walk

While it’s too soon to know what the weather will be like, it’s not too early to start planning your trip for the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk, which is a little more than a week away. Gov. Rick Snyder will lead the expected 40,000 walkers across the 5-mile span beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 7. Walkers can ...

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Breaking and entering in Fabius

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department responded this week to a breaking-and-entering incident at a residence in Fabius Township. According to a department media release, the situation was investigated Monday in the 12000 block of Coon Hollow Road. Sheriff’s officials said it appears the suspects made entry through a basement window at the rear of the residence. Items just small ...

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Local officials participate in CTA tour

Nearly two dozen local officials, including State Rep. Aaron Miller and State Sen. John Proos, took part Tuesday in a tour of the St. Joseph County Transportation Authority headquarters as well as a ride-along. Officials from the CTA said the first-of-its-kind event was staged to help promote the services it offers countywide. The group, which featured representation from Sturgis police, ...

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