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Theft from vehicle in Park Township

Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department investigated a larceny from a motor vehicle at a residence in the 56300 block of Buckhorn Road in Park Township. The theft is suspected to have taken place between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. It was reported at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Reappointments to COA Board

Six people were recently reappointed to serve on the St. Joseph County Commission on Aging Board. County commissioners agreed to reappoint Allen Balog, Barbara Fisher, Charles Thompson, Dawn Everett, Jim MacTavish and Joseph Heivilin. Their terms will expire June 30, 2017. In an unrelated matter, county commissioners approved permission to fill the position of probation officer following the resignation of ...

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6th Avenue construction expected to begin

Three Rivers Department of Public Services Director Amy Roth said work will begin on 6th Avenue between M-60 and the city limits starting Wednesday next week. The work, to be completed by Northern Construction Services, will include complete pavement reconstruction and limited water-main installation. During construction, the roadway will only be open to local traffic, while thru traffic will be ...

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Sturgis Museum bricks on sale

A brick campaign by Sturgis Historical Museum at the Depot is underway once again. An initial brick campaign ran through April 17. By popular demand, bricks will remain on sale through Aug. 27. A 4-by-8-inch brick offers up to three lines of personalized text – 14 characters and spaces per line – for $55. An 8-by-8-inch brick allows up to ...

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Police chase ends in arrest

A Three Rivers-area man is at the Branch County jail following a police pursuit involving a stolen vehicle. Around 6:45 p.m. Sunday, Michigan State Police attempted to stop a vehicle with improper plates in the area of U.S. 12 and St. Joseph Road. The driver fled south on St. Joseph Road, but eventually pulled over and gave himself up. Christopher ...

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Travel requests approved by commissioners

St. Joseph County’s board of commissioners last week approved a pair of out-of-state travel requests. Clerk Lindsay Oswald requested permission for deputy county clerk Catherine Rigby to attend OnBase computer training in Cleveland on two separate occasions. The first session is Aug. 17-21 and the second is Sept. 21-25. The other request was made by E-911 Central Dispatch Director Dennis ...

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