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Tools stolen

A gasoline-powered pole saw, chainsaw, air-powered nail guns and other tools were stolen recently from a residence in Mottville Township. State police investigators were called to the 12000 block of U.S. 12 to look into the matter. The time and date of the incident, and details regarding how access was gained into the residence was not stated in a department …

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Fine for Eaton

St. Joseph County Commissioner Don Eaton was fined $200 on a charge of disturbing the peace, related to a July incident at the Sturgis Applebee’s. The charge was reduced from what could have been possession of a firearm while intoxicated, as Eaton was found to have had a blood-alcohol level in excess of 0.08 percent while he was in possession …

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The Current-Three Rivers Movie

The first showing of “The Current – Three Rivers,” took place Friday for a by-invitation-only audience, including many who played a role in the movie. The full-length feature film received positive reviews. Financed by local businessman Tom Meyer and produced by longtime resident Jerry Wright, “The Current – Three Rivers,” showcases many aspects of the city, its people and businesses. …

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Marine Corps ball

Here‘s a reminder that the Marine Corps of St. Joseph County is hosting a ball, which is open to all veterans, active duty personnel and families of veterans. Event organizers said the ball is to celebrate the 238th anniversary of the founding of the USMC. Plenty of door prizes will be given away and other items will be auctioned off …

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Burr Oak gets computers

Burr Oak Community Schools recently received 28 Dell Computers and 68 Dell monitors thanks to a donation from Glen Oaks Community College. According to Bruce Zakrzewski, dean of finance and administrative services, the college recently purchased 22 Apple iMac computers for use in the school’s new graphic design program which kicked off this fall. He said Glen Oaks was committed …

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Potential misdemeanor charge

Details related to a potential misdemeanor charge against St. Joseph County Commissioner Don Eaton are expected to be yielded today by Cass County Prosecutor Victor Fitz. Fitz was designated to handle the case against Eaton, who faces a charge of possession of a firearm while intoxicated, stemming from a late-July incident at Appplebee’s in Sturgis. Fitz declined to elaborate on …

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Grants awarded

The Three Rivers Area Community Foundation recently awarded more than $13,000 collectively to four area non-profit organizations during its 2013 annual grant cycle.. Three Rivers Food Site was awarded $2,800 to assist with providing area residents with basic and emergency food and personal care supplies. The City of Three Rivers will benefit from a $2,800 grant award that will be …

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Scavenger Hunt successful

The Burr Oak Heritage Festival Committee last weekend conducted its twice-a-year Ride and Seek scavenger hunt. Grand prize winners of the “Golden Fork” awards were the six-member team consisting of Tina Pratt, Lara Weniger, Rhonda Gunter, Sue Sturwold, Cyndi Monte and Barb Wittlock. The team accumulated 915 points after photos were downloaded by Steven Sturwold and reviewed by judges John …

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Kittens

Hi, we are Eenie, Meenie, Minie and Mo – four very cute 5 week old kittens. We are all different variations of grey and white – one of us has a white stripe on its back, one has a white spot on its back, one is tiger striped and one doesn’t have much striping. We are very loving and like …

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Community Forum

A small group of people attended a community forum Tuesday to hear more about Centreville Public School’s upcoming millage request. Led by Superintendent Rob Kuhlman at Centreville Elementary School, the forum covered details related to the district’s Nov. 5 request for 2.95 additional mills to generate $12.8 million over a 15-year period for building and technology improvements. The third of …

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