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Two arrested following farm equipment theft

Two Three Rivers men allegedly involved in the theft of equipment from Corey Lake Orchards last week were taken into custody after they initially eluded police. According to state police, Shannon David Kimble, 40, was arrested Tuesday night in a wooded area near Purgatory Road and Millers Mill Road in Constantine Township after a resident called 911 to report hearing ... Read More »

Inaugural Adoption Fund color run fundraiser a success

Nearly 100 people took part in Saturday’s inaugural St. Joseph County United Way Adoption Fund color run, a 5K event that drew runners, joggers and walkers to the cross country course at Colon High School. Kelly Hostetler, director of the St. Joseph County United Way, said considering the fundraiser was in its first year, turnout was better than expected. The ... Read More »

Cass woman treated following single vehicle crash

A 41-year-old Cassopolis woman sought medical treatment after she was involved in a one-vehicle accident Saturday morning. Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies responded to the accident shortly after 10 o’clock on M-62, south of Kamp Kozy Street. A vehicle driven by Heather Bowman was southbound on M-62 when she lost control and the vehicle went off the road and overturned. ... Read More »

One injured in three vehicle crash

A White Pigeon woman was cited for speeding after causing a three-vehicle, chain-reaction crash Thursday afternoon in Sturgis Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Rosemary Regan, 59, was driving west on U.S. 12 near Shimmel Road when her vehicle struck the back of a Dodge Caravan driven by Lynda Hagen, 49, of Sturgis. Hagen’s vehicle, in turn, rear-ended ... Read More »

Hoppin student brought knife to school

Three Rivers Police were called to Hoppin School Wednesday morning in response to a report of a student who brought a knife onto a school bus. According to Three Rivers Police, two students engaged in a verbal exchange and one of the students showed a knife and made threatening statements. No further action was taken by the suspect. The incident ... Read More »

Battery and plastic pipe stolen from Colon field

A battery from an irrigation pump was stolen in the past week from a field in Colon Township. In addition, 12 feet of three-quarter-inch plastic pipe was also stolen. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the suspects drove three-quarters of a mile off Steinke Road to an irrigation pump in which the battery was housed. A portion of an ... Read More »

Constantine High School Hall of Fame ceremony tonight

Constantine High School’s Hall of Fame will welcome seven new members tonight during a ceremony before its homecoming football game. Inductees are the cross country teams from 1970, ’71 and ’72, football coach Clyde Lowler, three-sport star and class of ’91 graduate Scott Stears, three-sport athlete Angela Welburn from the class of 1994, and three-sport participant Jerrod Ambris, class of ... Read More »

Goldie

goldie

If you are looking for a super-sweet cat, Goldie is your guy. He is a real lover boy who craves your attention. He is about 5 years old so he isn’t high energy. He has already been neutered and is litter-trained. He is very lonely without his brother who was adopted already and he misses having a home and family ... Read More »

Sturgis City Manager finalist for Portage City Manager job

Sturgis City Manager Mike Hughes is a finalist for the job of city manager in Portage. Hughes was chosen by Portage officials Tuesday as one of three finalists for the post after a pool of five candidates was interviewed last week. The 40-year-old Hughes, who has served as Sturgis city manager since 2005, will join Paul Brake, city manager in ... Read More »