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Unemployment numbers down from a year ago

The January unemployment rate in St. Joseph County increased by 1 percent compared to a month earlier. The monthly labor-market analysis by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget showed St. Joseph County’s 5.2 percent January unemployment rate was more than December’s 4.2 percent. January’s unemployment rate, however, was 1.9 percent less than the same month one year earlier, ...

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June Glide, 82

June Joy Glide, age 82, of Three Rivers, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Three Rivers. June was born in Monroe, MI on September 7, 1932, a daughter of Paul Richard Thackery and Olga Herrmann. June graduated from Northwestern High School, Detroit. On September 24, 1962, she married Robert H. Glide in Detroit. She worked as a ...

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Betty Hassenger, 88

Betty Hassenger

Betty Jane Hassenger, age 88, of White Pigeon, made her triumphant entry into Heaven on Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015. Betty was born in Mendon on January 20, 1927, a daughter of Charles and Laura (Yunker) Crotser. She graduated from Mendon High School in 1944. On February 1, 1969, she married R. Duane Hassenger at Howardsville Gospel Chapel. Betty worked as a ...

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Peggy King, 84

Peggy A. King, age 84, of White Pigeon, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Constantine on February 22, 1931, she was a daughter of Harley & Clara (Roberts) Leister. Peggy graduated from Constantine High School in 1949 and went to South Bend Business College. On December 15, 1951 she married Robert King ...

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Arline Brown, 84

Arline A. Brown, age 84, of Colon, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her family. Arline was born May 11, 1930, in Evergreen Park, Ill., a daughter of the late Edwin and Sophie (Schwer) Jacques. She lived in the Chicago area early in life, graduating from Calumet High School with the class of 1948. On ...

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Leo Hurley, 82

Leo Russell Hurley, 82, of White Pigeon, died Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Three Rivers Health, following a short illness. He was born June 22, 1932, in Rensselaer, Ind., a son of Leo B. and Martha J. (Critser) Hurley. He had been a resident of White Pigeon since 1974, coming from Rensselaer. He was a high school graduate and a ...

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