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Items stolen in Florence Township

Several items and collectables of significant value were taken from a residence during a daytime break-in Thursday last week in Florence Township. State police investigators said the incident took place in the 17000 block of Featherstone Road. In addition to Playstation and Xbox games and consoles, other items taken include a Remington rifle, chainsaw, Dell laptop computer, and jewelry and ...

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Caswell and Lori office hours

State Sen. Bruce Caswell plans to stage in-district office hours in St. Joseph County this week. Caswell will be at the Covered Bridge Diner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in Centreville. Caswell said the opportunity is an informal gathering where the public is invited to raise issues relevant to his legislative duties. Meanwhile, State Rep. Matt Lori will host ...

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Flushing hydrants today

The Three Rivers Department of Public Services has announced it will be flushing hydrants starting Tuesday and the process should continue through the month. For now, the flushing is slated to take place weeknights starting at 11 o’clock and continuing to 5 a.m. DPS officials said some rusty water may be experienced during this time. Any city resident experiencing prolonged ...

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First Day of School

Today is the first day of school in St. Joseph County and public school districts across the state. Locally, students in Colon Community Schools will see fully refurbished elementary and jr./sr. high buildings after a $15 million, district-wide building and technology upgrade was completed over the summer. In Three Rivers, new principals at Park and Norton elementary schools are in ...

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Paddle Poker Fest was Sunday

A small group of participants took part in the inaugural Paddle Poker Fest Sunday on the St. Joseph River. Sponsored by the St. Joseph County Conservation District, the fundraiser for the Centreville-based agency competed against early-morning rain and prospective participants who had made other holiday-weekend commitments. The six-mile ride down the St. Joseph River started in Mendon and concluded at ...

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Man injured in crash

A Colon man was seriously injured Friday evening in a 1-car crash on Blossom Road in Leonidas Township. 40-year-old Steven McClish lost control of the vehicle he was driving, and it overturned, ejecting him. McClish was airlifted to Borgess Medical Center for treatment.

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We’re in this together

When my wife and I became engaged and eventually got married, many of our family and friends said it came as no surprise as they always knew we would end up together. I guess we just had that “they are going to get married and live happily ever after” appeal to us. For the past nine years, we have done ...

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Transportation Authority recognized

The St. Joseph County Transportation Authority was recognized last week by the Michigan Department of Transportation for attaining 10 years of service. CTA executive director Steve Yorks said the state agency issued plaques to transportation agencies across the state observing milestone anniversaries this year. He said the St. Joseph County Transportation Authority was acknowledged for being in existence for 10 ...

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Tesha

Teddy still needs a good home. I am Tesha. I am a female Lab mix, I am only five months old. I seem to do something to bother people. You see, I am full of energy and I need someone who wants to spend time with me and help me to understand how to act. I am smart and have ...

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Burglary at a residence

A burglary to a residence is being investigated by the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department. Around 11:45 a.m. Monday, a complaint was made regarding an incident at a home in the 300 Block of West Fisher Street in Centreville. The incident occurred either Aug. 25 or 26 and entry was made through a door on the north side of the ...

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