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Sturgis traffic light to be replaced with stop signs

  Sturgis city commissioners last week approved removing a traffic light at the intersection of North Centerville Road and West West Street. The signal is to be replaced by stop signs. Beginning in late June, the traffic light was converted to flashing red and yellow signals at the intersection. After a six-week trial period, evaluations concluded that the traffic volume ... Read More »

Two injured in crash

  Three people were treated for minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident earlier this week in Three Rivers. According to Three Rivers police, Warren Rumsey, 92, of Fabius Township, was eastbound on Hoffman Street around 12:20 p.m. Wednesday and had stopped at a flashing-red signal at North Main Street. Police said Rumsey then proceeded through the intersection, where the rear ... Read More »

Truck stolen

  A Ford 350 pickup truck was stolen last weekend from a public parking space in White Pigeon Township. State police said the 1999 dual-wheeled vehicle was in the Klinger Lake public access parking lot when it was stolen between noon and 4 p.m. Saturday. The truck featured a fifth-wheel hitch and had an Indiana license plate.   Read More »

Purchase of wayfinding signs

  The city of Three Rivers has agreed to the purchase of wayfinding signs to aid motorists with locating destinations and points of interest in the city. Mayor Tom Lowry said the matter, which was approved at last week’s city commission meeting, calls for the purchase of nine signs featuring a city logo and a direction to the destination. Valley ... Read More »

Complaints of phone scam in the area

  The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department’s Criminal Investigation Division received a complaint in regards to a phone scam. The complainant advised they received a call indicating their debit card had been temporarily locked. The complainant was instructed to press a combination of numbers that would transfer them to a call center. Sheriff’s officials are suggesting anyone who receives a ... Read More »

Accident causes minor injuries

  A two-vehicle accident last week in Mendon Township left four people with minor injuries. Officers from St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department were called at 9 p.m. Friday to the intersection of Silver Street and M-60. A northbound vehicle driven by George Labonte, 79, of Mendon, pulled in front an eastbound SUV driven by Spencer Ford, 29, also of Mendon. ... Read More »