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One injured in Cass County crash

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called Wednesday to a traffic accident at Oak Grove and Beeson roads in Lagrange Township. Deputies said 36-year-old Cassopolis resident Virgil Cook was northbound on Oak Grove shortly before 1 p.m. when he failed to yield for an oncoming vehicle driven by 45-year-old Michael Ellis of Marcellus. Ellis was transported by ambulance ... Read More »

Free Microchip & Vaccine Clinic

Up-Cycled Pets, a local pet foster-care network, will stage a “Microchip and Vaccine Clinic” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at the St. Joseph County Fairgrounds. The service is offered at no charge; participants are urged to enter the fairgrounds off Franklin Street and then look for the Up-Cycled Pets banner. The event benefitted more than 300 animals last ... Read More »

Rose

10-08-14 12314 - ROSE cat

  Hello. My name is Rose and I am a female calico kitten, about 3 months old. I am a very sweet little girl and like to be held. I like being with people and would surely love to have a home with you. Please visit me and see how cute I am. My docket number is 12314, at the ... Read More »

Search warrant leads to arrest of Sturgis resident

Investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit served a search warrant and arrested a parole absconder Wednesday in Sturgis. Sheriff’s officials said investigators received information about a Michigan Department of Corrections parole absconder who was staying on South Centreville Road and possibly trafficking illegal narcotics. Officers were able to obtain a search warrant for the residence and take ... Read More »

Three Rivers Main Street program accepting applications for Design Assistance program

The Three Rivers Main Street program is accepting applications for design services from downtown property and business owners located within the Michigan Main Street footprint. The design assistance provides information and recommendations on exterior façade improvements that will improve the appearance and visibility of the building and business, while also maintaining the historic integrity of the building and making functional ... Read More »

Miss USA and Daniel Booko visit local schools

Students at Centreville, Constantine and Three Rivers high schools were treated to a special appearance Wednesday during assemblies at their respective schools. Daniel Booko, a 2002 Three Rivers High School graduate, was accompanied during visits to the schools by his fiancée, Nia Sanchez, Miss USA 2014. The 30-year-old Booko and 24-year-old Sanchez during their visits discussed their days as junior ... Read More »

Colon Community Schools holding Showcase

Officials from Colon Community Schools have announced details of the Colon Community Schools Showcase. The event is set to take place 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Colon High School cafeteria. Those attending will have the opportunity to get a flu shot for $30, with the option for using insurance but only if registering in advance through the ... Read More »

Invited guests tour upgraded Wastewater Treatment Plant

About 75 people representing nearly two dozen entities attended a by-invitation-only gathering prior to the general public’s turn to tour the White Pigeon Township Wastewater Treatment Plant Wednesday.. Township Supervisor Don Gloy said the gathering of invited guests provided an opportunity to discuss the plant and elaborate on details of its $3.1 million upgrade of its treatment lagoons. The two-year ... Read More »

Train problems in Dunlap, Indiana

A northern Indiana sheriff’s department has written nearly 60 traffic tickets to Norfolk Southern so far this month over stopped freight trains blocking intersections.  Officials and residents say the trains are often stopped for a couple hours or more on the rail line through the Elkhart County town of Dunlap.  The Goshen News and The Elkhart Truth report county officers ... Read More »

Funding approved for senior center in Sturgis

Despite concerns from a pair of commissioners, a plan to allocate $2.6 million toward construction of a senior center in Sturgis was approved Tuesday. The funding marks a major step in what has been a four-year process to build such a facility to benefit seniors on the east side of the county. Proponents of a new Sturgis site have said ... Read More »