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Meeting on trailway master plan

The final public presentation of a non-motorized trailway master plan will be offered at 5:30 p.m. today at Sturgis Township Hall. The plan was developed in partnership between Sturgis, Fawn River, Sherman and Burr Oak townships, and the city of Sturgis, Sturgis Hospital, and the Sturgis Area Community Foundation. Centering on an abandoned railroad line from Sturgis to Coldwater, the ...

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Tiger Kitty

Goodboy is still waiting for a good home, time is short. I am a six month old male Tiger kitty and I need someone to play with! I speak nicely with everyone that comes by my cage but so far, still no home. I love to play and the attention of people just makes me so happy. Please stop by ...

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Hundreds support Constantine football team

Hundreds of people gathered Sunday evening at Constantine High School to salute the district’s 2012 football team. Despite falling short in their bid for the Division 6 state title Friday, the Falcons received a hero’s welcome at the community gathering. Coach Shawn Griffith and school personnel thanked the fans for their support and the team for its effort. Friday’s 37-27 ...

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Refurbished house for McBride

The unveiling of a refurbished house for Chandler McBride, his mother and sister last week in Three Rivers received strong support from the community. The 18-year-old McBride, who was paralyzed from the neck down following a June diving accident, had been hospitalized since the incident before returning to Three Rivers early this month. McBride and his family stayed in a ...

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New traffic pattern at Andrews Elementary

The city of Three Rivers and Three Rivers Community Schools have collaborated to develop a new traffic pattern at Andrews Elementary. City officials said the section of South Street, between Douglas and Grant avenues, is now one-way in an eastbound direction only. In addition, parking is allowed only on the stretch of South Street adjacent to the school. Also, there ...

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Three Rivers to gain more land

Municipal officials in Three Rivers have approved a plan that will see the city gain more than six acres of land. In exchange for deeding the 6.2-acre plot behind the city’s Department of Public Services facility, Three Rivers Health would benefit from having South Health Parkway included in the municipal street category. Mayor Tom Lowry and commissioners last week instructed ...

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Pedestrian dies in crash

A 35-year-old White Pigeon man was killed shortly after 3am Sunday in a car-pedestrian crash in the 69000 block of Kalamazoo Street in White Pigeon Township. County sheriff’s deputies identify the victim as Jeremy Overton. He was reportedly walking northbound in the roadway at the time of the crash. The driver, 23-year-old Eric Hill of White Pigeon, was arrested for ...

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Fungal meningitis takes Constantine woman

A woman from southwestern Michigan’s St. Joseph County has been identified as one of 13 state residents killed in a national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to contaminated steroids. MLive DOT com says 87-year-old Viola Copsey of Constantine got a steroid injection in September at a clinic in Elkhart, Indiana as treatment for a back problem. It says she died last ...

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Price increase for the state passport

Michigan’s two-year old Recreation Passport is getting its first price increase. The Department of Natural Resources says that effective January 2, 2013 the purchase price will change from $10 to $11. The Passport is required for vehicles entering Michigan’s state parks, recreation areas and forest campgrounds. The increase is based on a requirement built into the 2010 legislation that created the Recreation ...

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Walleye sneak past K-Wings

KALAMAZOO-A goal by Phil Rauch late in the third period broke a 2-2 tie and gave the Toledo Walleye the win over the Kalamazoo Wings and sole possession of first place in the ECHL’s North Division on Sunday evening at Wings Stadium. The Walleye (11-7-0-1) have a one point lead over the second place Cincinnati Cyclones and a five point ...

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