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Embezzlement charges issued

A warrant was issued Wednesday for the former executive assistant of the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce. The action comes a day after the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office authorized a charge of embezzlement against Deb Herring, 57, of Schoolcraft. Investigators said Herring allegedly stole between $20,000 and $50,000 over a seven-year period starting in 2007. She was dismissed ... Read More »

Great start for MagiCelebration

The second annual MagiCelebration got off to a good start Wednesday, as out-of-town visitors and area residents descended on the village of Colon for some magic and fun during the four-day event. The afternoon highlight centered on FAB Magic Co., where owner Rick Fisher drew a standing-room-only crowd for a free magic show. Fisher said registration for magicians is up ... Read More »

Man assaulted and robbed

Michigan Southern Railroad is offering a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the parties responsible for an assault and robbery of one of its employees. Around 8 p.m. Thursday, White Pigeon police were called to the railroad office at 501 Sol Morris Drive. A railroad employee told police he was confronted by someone and an altercation took place. ... Read More »

August 1st deadline

Michigan’s attorney general is reminding people who bought DRAM or computers or computerized devices that contain D-RAM between 1998 and 2002, that they may be entitled to a cash payment of at least ten dollars and possibly as high as 50-dollars or more. Attorney General Bill Schuette says at issue are devices like laptops, desktops, servers, graphic cards, video game ... Read More »

Follow-up on South Bend power outage

A utility official says an unlikely set of factors led to an underground fire and a downtown South Bend power outage in May. Indiana Michigan Power CEO Paul Chodak III says a company investigation found a low-voltage cable overheated at one of the spots where most of the downtown grid’s largest cables feed into a transformer. Chodak says the utility ... Read More »

Deer Forest controversy

The former owner of Deer Forest in Coloma is the target of a complaint filed against the animal park by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Spokeswoman Tanya Espinosa tells WSJM Radio the complaint was filed within the past several weeks in the federal court system and is based on several complaints that were filed ... Read More »