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Breaking-and-entering in White Pigeon

Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department responded last week to a breaking-and-entering incident in White Pigeon Township. Investigators were called to the 20000 block of Saunder Shores Road. The incident occurred within the past month, according to deputies.

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Possible dog park for St Joseph County

St. Joseph County could be just a few months from having its first dog park. Members of the St. Joseph County Parks and Recreation Board this week gave its endorsement to the concept, explained Wednesday by parks and recreation director Jaymes MacDonald. The proposed 4 1/2-acre park would be developed at the 150-acre Meyer Broadway Park in Fabius Township. MacDonald ...

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Special healthcare enrollment period continues

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have added a special enrollment period that began March 15 and runs through April 30. The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency offers a variety of reasons to enroll for healthcare coverage, including the fact that time is running out, it would provide peace of mind, applying is easy, it will potentially decrease out-of-pocket ...

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Sturgis joins building code library

Sturgis Township trustees have agreed to join a consortium of townships from at least four southwest Michigan counties to establish a central building code information library that will have its headquarters in Mottville Township. The idea of establishing a regional code library began recently when an existing law began to be enforced. The law requires governmental units with building-code authority ...

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Three Rivers Community Cleanup Day set for May 16

The Three Rivers DDA/Main Street program is inviting the community to take part in a traditional washing down of the downtown area May 16. Three Rivers Community Cleanup Day – formerly Pride Day and Wash-Down Day – is organized by members of the DDA/Main Street Promotions Committee, Organization Committee, and Design Committee. Events in previous years have seen more than ...

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Three men sentenced in fairground robbery

Circuit Court Judge Paul Stutesman last week sentenced three men involved in the robbery of two vendors in 2014 at the St. Joseph County fairgrounds. Samuel Davis, 28, of Toledo, Ohio, was sentenced to 16 to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of armed robbery. John Earl Gregory, 35, of Toledo, was sentenced to 14 to ...

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