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4 by 4 stolen

Deputies from the St Joseph County Sheriff’s Office last week investigated the larceny of a motor vehicle in Florence Township. A 2000 Polaris Sportsman 4-by-4 was stolen between Sept. 22 and 24 from a residence in the 65000 block of Constantine Road. The suspects drove through a corn field off Centreville-Constantine Road and parked near the residence. The suspects either ... Read More »

Sturgis man injured in motorcycle accident

A 57-year-old Sturgis man suffered minor injuries after he was involved in a motorcycle accident Sunday in Sherman Township. St. Joseph County Sheriff’s officials said the man was driving east on Featherstone Road when a vehicle attempted to turn south onto North Centerville Road and did not see him. The turning vehicle was driven by a 51-year-old woman from Goshen. ... Read More »

White Pigeon receives 5 new buses

Officials from White Pigeon Community Schools said the district recently took delivery of five new buses. Purchased for nearly $400,000 with funds generated as a result of a 1-mill, $1.6 million millage request in May, the buses are being fitted with radios, cameras and other equipment. High school principal and acting superintendent Jon Keyer said the first of the five ... Read More »

One injured in car-bicycle accident

 Three Rivers police responded to a car-bicycle accident shortly after 11 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Broadway and Fourth streets. The incident occurred when a 52-year-old Three Rivers resident started to turn west onto Broadway from Fourth and failed to see a 54-year-old Three Rivers resident on a bicycle crossing the street. The victim was airlifted to Bronson Hospital ... Read More »

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 »