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Fleeing subject identified following pursuit

Deputies from St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department engaged in a vehicle pursuit over the weekend. According to a department media release, deputies attempted to stop a vehicle Sunday on Broadway Road, near Krull Road in Fabius Township, for multiple traffic violations. The pursuit was ended on Coon Hollow Road, near Avery Road, where deputies lost sight of the vehicle. However, ...

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Garage and home damaged by fire

A fire Monday afternoon destroyed a garage, its contents and heavily damaged a home in the 300 block of Florence Street in Constantine. Fire personnel were called to the home just before 6 p.m. Firefighters arrived to find the garage completely engulfed in flames, which were spreading through the home and endangering nearby residences. Crews were able to contain the ...

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Sturgis police seek man after he fled from officers

Sturgis police will seek several charges against a 47-year-old Sturgis man after he fled from officers. About 3:30 p.m. Monday, police were called to Family Video on South Centerville Road regarding a man passed out in a vehicle. Police said they found the man mumbling incoherently. Once he was awakened, he drove away from police. Officers located the car behind ...

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Man arrested following crash

A 23-year-old Three Rivers man was arrested last week following a one-vehicle crash in Nottawa Township. St. Joseph County Sheriff ’s deputies said the man’s pickup truck struck a guard rail Thursday on Covered Bridge Road, went over the rail, then collided with a base supporting an overhanging bridge sign. Deputies said the base sustained significant damage. The driver suffered ...

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River Country Tourism Council names officers

The River Country Tourism Council recently conducted elections and announced a new slate of officers for the two-year term of 2015 to 2017. Officers are: President Herb Howard of America’s Best Value Inn & Suites, Three Rivers; Vice President Beth Hubbard, Corey Lake Orchard, Three Rivers; Treasurer BK Patel, Holiday Inn Express, Three Rivers; and Secretary Victor Naik, The Hampton ...

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Board of Commissioners meets this afternoon

Remonumentation contract agreements with three different companies highlight the agenda for today’s St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners meeting. The contracts are likely to be signed with Mostrom and Associates, Car and Associates, and Keiser Land Surveying. Also on the agenda is the county’s annual equalization report. In addition, a Nottawa Park Campground attendant agreement with Denise Franklin, and an ...

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