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Law enforcement participating in Crisis Intervention Training

Law-enforcement officials in the area and from as far away as Marquette have been participating in Crisis Intervention Training at Glen Oaks Community College. T. J. Baker, CIT instructor on behalf of the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s department, said the focus is to help participants identify the signs and symptoms of mental illness. The program emphasizes communication skills to help ... Read More »

Centreville Police Department names acting chief

A Lansing-area native who joined the Centreville Police Department in April was named its acting chief Monday. Sgt. David Richmond, 30, replaces Luke Delcourt, who resigned Thursday before he was to meet with the village council’s three-person police committee. Delcourt on Sept. 29 was suspended with pay pending the police committee’s investigation of matters that have not been made public. ... Read More »

Three Rivers City Commission meets tonight

Public comment and consideration of a resolution regarding a show-cause hearing for 512 W. Michigan Ave. highlights this evening’s Three Rivers City Commission meeting. Two other matters of business will be handled by Mayor Tom Lowry and commissioners:  discussing and potentially approving a pavement maintenance project in the amount of $115,000, and a $14,000 plan for airport taxiway improvements with ... Read More »

White Pigeon wastewater treatment plant open house tomorrow

A major public works project in White Pigeon Township will be showcased during an open house Wednesay. The $3.1 million undertaking at the township’s wastewater-treatment plant started in June 2012, when the first of its two wastewater lagoons was drained, sludge removed, and a new aeration system and new liners installed. That project was finished late in the year before ... Read More »

Sixth Street paving project begins today

The Three Rivers Department of Public Services has received confirmation that the Sixth Street asphalt mill and paving project will begin today. Plans call to begin milling around 8:30 this morning. Milling is scheduled to be completed this afternoon and paving will be completed Tuesday. This project includes the milling and paving of Sixth Street between South Main Street and ... Read More »

Glen Oaks College Night takes place tomorrow

Glen Oaks Community College is staging its 24th annual College Night Tuesday at the Centreville-area campus. School officials said more than 55 colleges and military organizations are expected to be on hand to meet prospective students and share information on their institutions. The event, which takes place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will be in the college gymnasium. Tonya Howden, Glen ... Read More »