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Operators of Deer Forest in court

The operators of the Deer Forest Exotic Animal Sanctuary in Coloma have 10 days to come up with $13,000 or they will be evicted.  Jon Stolarz and Amie Gadberry have been running the park since March, but admitted in a Berrien County court Tuesday they have not paid any rent or insurance to owner John Modica. Stolarz took to Facebook ... Read More »

Sturgis Toy Run a success

Organizers of Saturday’s 31st Sturgis Toy Run are calling the event a success, as more than 1,500 toys were collected. Not only were toys and money collected from the 390 riders who took part in the 75-mile procession, but people who attended the Toy Run after-party were required to make a toy and financial contribution. The Toy Run also drew ... Read More »

Two injured in motorcycle crash

Two people were injured in a motorcycle accident Wednesday in Constantine Township. Michigan State Police said Gary Purcell, 60, and a passenger, his wife, Patricia, 64, both of Coloma, were riding south on Youngs Prairie Road near Millers Mill Road around 1:30 p.m. Purcell was unable to negotiate a curve and lost control. The motorcycle and its riders traveled across ... Read More »

Pay-it-forward streak continues with local business

A Three Rivers business and its pay-it-forward concept is scheduled to be profiled on a local news broadcast Friday. Mike King, proprietor of the Weenie Kings push-cart stand, said the segment is slated to run twice between 5 and 7 a.m. on WWMT, Channel 3. King said the pay-it-forward concept started during HarmonyFest 2012, when a customer gave him extra ... Read More »

Tax exemptions for two Sturgis businesses

Sturgis city commissioners last week approved tax exemptions for two local companies. Each exemption is for a 12-year period. The first was Parma Tube, for investing $450,000 in two CNC tube benders, a tube-end-forming machine and supporting equipment. The exemption will also help maintain 62 existing jobs and create three new positions. The other was granted to Morgan Olson, for ... Read More »

Good news for the RV industry

The RV industry is enjoying a smooth ride as the recession that devastated it fades into the distance.  Industry leaders say key manufacturers and suppliers have announced recent expansions, the stock market is at an all-time high and consumers are more confident in the future.  Recreation Vehicle Indiana Council executive director Mark Bowersox tells the South Bend Tribune the rebound ... Read More »