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East Street construction continues

Here’s an important construction announcement regarding work being done in the city of Three Rivers. Niles-based Northern Construction on Monday was planning to start laying cement curbs in the 700 block of East Street. It is anticipated that the entire street will be closed to all traffic, including residents who live in the area. Residents impacted by the work have ... Read More »

Constantine man injured in single vehicle crash

A Constantine man was injured after he was involved in a single-vehicle accident earlier this week in Constantine Township. State police said 81-year-old William Skelton was driving south on Brick Chapel Road at 6:30 p.m. Monday when his vehicle left the roadway near Garber Road, crossed the centerline, drove through a ditch and came to rest after striking a tree. ... 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 »

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 »

Detours in Sturgis

  City of Sturgis officials are reminding motorists about the detours in place as a result of the reconstruction of North Centerville Road. Detour signs were placed last week at West Chicago Road and Progress Street diverting traffic to Broadus Street. Construction will span from West Chicago Road to the railroad track just south of Progress Street. A complete rebuild ... Read More »