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Two arrest for armed robbery

Two suspects involved in an armed robbery at a Sturgis convenience store were taken into custody by Sheriff’s Department deputies Friday. The men, whose names and community of residence were not indicated in a department press release, were arrested following a 12:30 a.m. incident Friday at a business in the 400 block of North Nottawa Street. A subsequent investigation led ...

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Mendon Fall Fest

Organizers of Saturday’s fourth annual Mendon Fall Fest stayed optimistic throughout the day despite bouts of rain that crippled attendance at the five-hour, one-day event. Jennifer Hayward, chair of the Fall Fest Committee, said with rain already in the forecast, intermittent showers were not a surprise. Still, Hayward said, the small crowd that did attend enjoyed free food, games and ...

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Leaf pickup begins

Now that it has completed residential brush removal, the Three Rivers Department of Public Services will begin fall leaf pickup today. DPS officials are reminding the public that any household that include items other than leafs will potentially damage equipment and likely result in a code-enforcement citation. Leaves may be placed in the street along the curb but not in ...

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Cabrera deserves spotlight

Miguel Cabrera has been hailed as the best player in the game of baseball right now. In fact, some are saying the slugger is the best in baseball period. Ever. That assumption is a little premature. Cabrera is only 29 years old, and no one knows what the future holds for this current one-man wrecking crew. For now, though, I ...

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K-Wings split opening weekend

The Kalamazoo Wings opened their 39th season with a big win over the Fort Wayne Komets on Friday night defeating the home team by a score of 4-1. After a scoreless, yet high energy opening period in which the teams combined for 20 shots, the K-Wings came out flying in the second with a four-goal outburst. A lucky bounce led ...

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Frazee

Jax has a new home! Hi, my new name is Frazee. I was left behind when everyone left. Oh well, that will be ok. Now I just need someone to take care of me. I am a very small (< 10 pounds ) two year old female Chihuahua. I am very small and love to be carried around and fussed ...

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Enhanced Narcotics Unit makes first arrest

The first arrest made by the enhanced St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit was made in the city of Sturgis this week. A 42-year-old man was arrested following a raid at his residence in the 700 block of Lancashire Drive. The arrest completes an investigation of several months and was made by the SCAN unit, which was recently expanded to ...

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Accident causes injuries

A two-car accident Monday afternoon east of Centreville resulted in a local woman and two children seeking medical treatment. According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’ Department, a 31-year-old Sturgis woman was driving east on M-86 when her vehicle was struck by an 80-year-old White Pigeon woman shortly after 3 p.m. The White Pigeon woman was attempting to turn west ...

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New Dean at Glen Oaks

The new dean of finance and administration at Glen Oaks Community College was introduced at Wednesday’s board meeting. Bruce Zakrzewski previously worked in finance and administration positions at Lake Michigan College, and a pair of Indiana-based businesses in the South Bend region before that.

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TR Schools and City receives check

The city of Three Rivers and Three Rivers Community Schools both landed a handsome windfall Tuesday from St. Joseph County’s largest employer. During a ceremonial check presentation at Three Rivers-based American Axle & Manufacturing, Mayor Tom Lowry was given $400,000 from American Axle officials. The city will retain $300,000 of the amount, while the $100,000 balance was earmarked for the ...

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