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Personnel changes at Sheriff’s Department

Approval of a sheriff’s department personnel change was the most noteworthy matter of business during Tuesday’s St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners meeting. In advance of Capt. Tim Schuler’s impending retirement, commissioners OK’d the department’s request to fill his position. Subsequently, the commission agreed to hire Kitty Buchner to succeed Schuler. Buchner, who has served as administrative secretary and is ...

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Several St Joseph County homes to be rehabilitated

St. Joseph County’s Board of Commissioners this week agreed to a change in program description related to the Michigan State Housing Development Authority Community Development. The amendment to the funding award calls for the county to use community development block grant funds for the Homeowner Rehabilitation and Emergency Repairs program. The project will include administrative costs. St. Joseph County will ...

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Board of Commissioners approves personnel matters

Four personnel matters were approved Tuesday by the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners. Mark Harter was brought aboard as a full-time park ranger at $15.90 an hour. Meanwhile, Linda Wyckoff and Virginia Soule were hired as home-care aides with a pay of $10.70 an hour. Also, Melton Powell was hired as a chore worker for $9.50 an hour. The ...

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Rededication ceremony held at Three Rivers Post Office

A number of officials representing the Free and Accepted Masons gathered Friday to attend a rededication ceremony at the Three Rivers Post Office. Staged in honor of the 100-year anniversary since the building’s cornerstone was laid, representatives from the group conducted a review of the cornerstone to assess its compliance with the building standards set by the Masons. Utilizing a ...

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Funding for State Police presented in budget

State Rep. Aaron Miller, chair of the House Appropriations State Police subcommittee, issued a statement after Gov. Rick Snyder last week presented his budget plan to the Legislature, which includes funding for the Michigan State Police. Miller said public safety must continue to be a priority and he will work closely with the governor’s office to see that the Michigan ...

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Sturgis Hospital names Associate of the Year

Teresa Horn, cardiac rehabilitation technician, has been named Sturgis Hospital’s Associate of the Year. Horn, who has worked at the hospital nearly 25 years, was nominated by co-workers Julie Stoll and Toni Clark. Stoll and Clark wrote about Horn’s dedication and accomplishments, saying she is a dedicated and hard-working employee for both cardiac rehab and the sleep center. Criteria for ...

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