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Two arrested for multiple charges

A pair of Three Rivers residents was arrested early Tuesday following a disturbance at their residence in the 600 block of French Street. Three Rivers Police Chief Tom Bringman said a man and a woman, both 22, were arrested after they were involved in a confrontation around 4:30 a.m. with two guests. Bringman said the four had spent the night ...

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Man arrested on meth charges

Cass County law-enforcement officials arrested a 42-year-old Marcellus man Friday on methamphetamine- and other drug-related charges. Investigators from the Cass County Drug Enforcement Team said Carl Fields III was charged with possession of meth, manufacturing meth, possession of marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, maintaining a drug house, maintaining a lab producing hazardous waste and receiving/concealing stolen property. Fields was arrested at his ...

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Agency to be part of bigger region

A high-profile St. Joseph County agency is closer to becoming part of an eight-county region following action its board members took Tuesday. The St. Joseph County Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Board authorized director Liz O’Dell to proceed with a state-mandated plan to move from a four-county district to the eight-county region. The eight-county Region 4 takes effect ...

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Winners of pet-costume contest

The Animal Rescue Fund of St. Joseph County has announced the winners of its first pet-costume contest, which took place Sunday at the Three Rivers TSC store. A total of eight contestants participated; the winners received a gift certificate for a pet photo with Santa, a Webkinz virtual pet , candy, pet treats and a movie theater coupon. Look-alike winners ...

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Out and About – Week of October 29th

This Saturday, November 3, is the date for the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church’s Christmas Bazaar. From 9AM until 6 PM, you’ll be able to look over and purchase all sorts of Christmas crafts and baked goods. A special event this year is the School Afghan raffle. The five afghans are crocheted in Granny Squares and each has a block in ...

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Unemployment rate fell

St. Joseph County‘s September unemployment rate fell seven-tenths of a percent from its August figure, according to the monthly labor-market analysis by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. The decrease to an unemployment rate of 7.3 percent from August to September followed a 1.7 percent decline from the previous one-month period. Gains in education-related fields and fewer people ...

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Hit-and-Run incident

A hit-and-run incident involving a parked vehicle is being investigated by the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department. A department-issued media release indicated a Chrysler van was struck between 8 and 10 a.m. Friday in the Kendall Electric parking lot.

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Pickup stolen

            A 2000 Dodge 3500 dual-wheel pickup truck was stolen earlier this month from a residence in the 12000 block of Riverside Drive, in White Pigeon Township.             The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department reports the vehicle had four flat tires and had remained in place at least five years. The vehicle is inoperable and has a 100-gallon fuel tank, ...

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Matt Lori honored

State Rep. Matt Lori was recently honored with a Health Advocacy Award from the Cassopolis Family Clinic Network. Lori was recognized for his support of the clinic’s mission to provide necessary, compassionate health care to the people of Cass County. Cassopolis Family Clinic Network has identified 11,700 low-income residents in Cass County and the immediate service area who are not ...

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33-foot waves on Lake Michigan

Severe weather bearing down on the Eastern Seaboard could lead to waves as high as 33 feet on parts of Lake Michigan and dangerous conditions on other Great Lakes.  The National Weather Service has issued Great Lakes gale and storm warnings in effect through Wednesday. It says waves on Lake Michigan could be 10 to 18 feet by Monday afternoon, ...

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