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Three injured after crash

  Three people were treated at Three Rivers Health after a two-car crash Tuesday in Constantine Township. The incident occurred around 12:30 p. m. Michigan State Police said a vehicle driven by Steven Hesher, 51, of Constantine, was eastbound on Riverside Drive when he proceeded through the intersection and his car struck a vehicle traveling south on U.S. 131. The ... Read More »

Color Fun Run Fundraiser

The St. Joseph County United Way and Five Star Pizza in Colon have announced a Color Fun Run fundraiser will take place this fall. The color run, a 5K running/walking event where participants go through periodic color stations, is being sponsored by Five Star. Volunteers from the United Way will lend a hand to the project, which benefits the Adoption ... Read More »

MDOT open house

  The Michigan Department of Transportation is staging an open house next week in advance of a major reconstruction project in downtown Mendon in 2015. The open house takes place 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mendon village office. MDOT next year plans to reconstruct more than a mile of M-60 through the downtown area. In addition, new sewer, ... Read More »

Three Rivers Fire Dept. get new truck

    The Three Rivers Fire Department added a new vehicle to its fleet, as a fourth truck was delivered last week. Interim chief Jeff Bloomfield said the department’s fourth truck has a capacity for up to 3,000 gallons of water, a feature that will benefit residents in Lockport Township, where hydrants are not available. Bloomfield said the truck also ... Read More »

Former administrative assistant arraigned

  The former administrative assistant for the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce was arraigned after she turned herself in Monday. Bond for Deb Herring, 57, of Schoolcraft, was set at $10,000 personal recognizance by magistrate Mark Books. A warrant for her arrest was issued Wednesday last week after a charge of embezzlement was authorized by the county prosecutor’s office. ... Read More »

Superintendent to retire

  Constantine Public Schools superintendent Chuck Frisbie told the board of education Monday that he is retiring in two years. Furthermore, Frisbie said athletic director Mike Messner is retiring at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. Frisbie, a Colon native who turns 53 next month, has served as superintendent since July 2008 following a 20-year career at Mendon Community ... Read More »