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Cover Crop Termination – How’s, When’s and What-if’s

“Cover crops that have overwintered need to be terminated in a timely manner in the spring to avoid interfering with planting the row crop, taking up needed soil water in a dry spring, or acting as a weed for the subsequent crop,” says Dr. Dean Baas, Michigan State University Extension Educator and a specialist in sustainable agriculture and cover crops …

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Commissioners hear park update

Members of the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners were given an update on a master plan for the county’s newest park during Wednesday’s executive committee meeting. Suzanne Fromson, representing St. Joseph-based Edgewater Resources, reviewed a number of details related to the six-acre Covered Bridge Farm park before commissioners agreed to put the matter on their agenda for a vote …

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Liberty Bell Award recipient named

The St. Joseph County Bar Association has announced its recipient of the organization’s 29th annual Liberty Bell Award. Spencer Price, who began working at St. Joseph County Community Mental Health in January 2008, will be honored during a ceremony next week. According to Judge Jeff Middleton, chairman of the Liberty Bell Committee, Price has become an important link between Community …

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Dowagiac honors Firefighter of the Year

State Rep. Aaron Miller will be in Dowagiac Saturday to help recognize a member of the city’s fire department. During a ceremony at 1 p.m., Miller will take part in a tribute to James Carpenter. Carpenter has been named the department’s “Firefighter of the Year.” Miller plans to present Carpenter a state tribute for his service to the Dowagiac community.

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Gunshots fired in White Pigeon

State police are investigating reports of gunshots fired last week in White Pigeon Township. Agency officials said troopers were called around 5 p.m. April 20 to the 17000 block of Tomahawk Trail, where residents reported hearing gunshots. A second call was placed from a nearby residence reporting the same information. Troopers found that a camper and a boat had been …

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Smokey

04-26-16 B1016-000099 SMOKEY cat

Hello. My name is Smokey and I am a beautiful, dilute long-hair calico. I’m about 1 year old and am a sweet little lady. I had a litter of kittens and they have just been weaned from me. They have all found homes and now I need a good home for myself. I am very friendly and like people. I’m …

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TRHS golf news

Both the Wildcats Varsity and JV golf teams were in action at South Haven on Wednesday. On the JV side the Cats took home top honors in the six team field at the Beeches Golf Club. The final totals were as follows: Three Rivers 207 Edwardsburg 213 Vicksburg 221 South Haven 222 Dowagiac 225 Paw Paw 242 Calvin Trammell was …

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Three Rivers home damaged in fire

A Three Rivers residence sustained damage following an attic fire late Monday. Three Rivers fire officials were called at 11:20 p.m. to the 100 block of Wood Street regarding smoke emitting from the roofline. The fire was extinguished quickly and all occupants were able to evacuate safely. Investigators were expected to return to the location Tuesday, but an initial report …

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Sturgis Meijer sets grand opening

Meijer in Sturgis has announced the date of its grand opening. Company officials said the South Centerville Road store will open June 2, when Meijer officials and local dignitaries will mark the store’s first day of business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Company officials from the Grand Rapids-based retailer said the store-opening event will feature special promotions to commemorate the store’s …

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Sturgis approves business signs

The Sturgis Township Planning Commission has approved sign permits for three new businesses. Biggby Coffee will open Monday in the renovated storefront that previously housed Fawn River Meats on Fawn River Road, east of South Centerville Road. Planning commissioners on Monday also granted sign plans for TSC and Dunham Sports, two businesses that will share the former Kmart building on …

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