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Cass woman treated following single vehicle crash

A 41-year-old Cassopolis woman sought medical treatment after she was involved in a one-vehicle accident Saturday morning. Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies responded to the accident shortly after 10 o’clock on M-62, south of Kamp Kozy Street. A vehicle driven by Heather Bowman was southbound on M-62 when she lost control and the vehicle went off the road and overturned. ... Read More »

One injured in three vehicle crash

A White Pigeon woman was cited for speeding after causing a three-vehicle, chain-reaction crash Thursday afternoon in Sturgis Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Rosemary Regan, 59, was driving west on U.S. 12 near Shimmel Road when her vehicle struck the back of a Dodge Caravan driven by Lynda Hagen, 49, of Sturgis. Hagen’s vehicle, in turn, rear-ended ... Read More »

Hoppin student brought knife to school

Three Rivers Police were called to Hoppin School Wednesday morning in response to a report of a student who brought a knife onto a school bus. According to Three Rivers Police, two students engaged in a verbal exchange and one of the students showed a knife and made threatening statements. No further action was taken by the suspect. The incident ... Read More »

Battery and plastic pipe stolen from Colon field

A battery from an irrigation pump was stolen in the past week from a field in Colon Township. In addition, 12 feet of three-quarter-inch plastic pipe was also stolen. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the suspects drove three-quarters of a mile off Steinke Road to an irrigation pump in which the battery was housed. A portion of an ... Read More »

Constantine High School Hall of Fame ceremony tonight

Constantine High School’s Hall of Fame will welcome seven new members tonight during a ceremony before its homecoming football game. Inductees are the cross country teams from 1970, ’71 and ’72, football coach Clyde Lowler, three-sport star and class of ’91 graduate Scott Stears, three-sport athlete Angela Welburn from the class of 1994, and three-sport participant Jerrod Ambris, class of ... Read More »

Sturgis City Manager finalist for Portage City Manager job

Sturgis City Manager Mike Hughes is a finalist for the job of city manager in Portage. Hughes was chosen by Portage officials Tuesday as one of three finalists for the post after a pool of five candidates was interviewed last week. The 40-year-old Hughes, who has served as Sturgis city manager since 2005, will join Paul Brake, city manager in ... Read More »