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Police credit dog for saving missing Paw Paw toddler

Michigan parents have their dog to thank for leaving a trail of paw prints that police used to track a 2-year-old who was missing for several hours. Van Buren County authorities returned Princeton Peake to his parents after he escaped his locked home in Paw Paw early Wednesday. Myhia Perez, Princeton’s mother, said she woke up Wednesday to find her …

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Gloria Dunham, 76

Gloria J. Jordan Gilbo Dunham, age 76, of Sturgis, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis. She was born Jan. 19, 1942, in Sturgis, a daughter of the late Carl Henry and Hazel (Randall) Jordan. Gloria was a lifelong Sturgis resident. She had been employed as a bartender and waitress at Neuman-Wenzel Post #1355 VFW …

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Kyle Poley, 21

Kyle Jeffery Poley, age 21, of Sturgis, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at his home. He was born July 19, 1996, in Sturgis, a son of Roger and Martha (Andaverde) Poley Jr. Kyle resided in Sturgis for the past five years, coming from White Pigeon, where he lived most of his life. He was a graduate of White Pigeon …

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Disaster loan deadline approaching

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that July 23 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Michigan as a result of frost and freeze from March 14 through May 20, 2017. The disaster declaration includes Cass and St. Joseph counties, …

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Klinger Lake hosts art event

Sunday’s seventh annual Art on the Green art show will feature a wide selection of genres by 15 different vendors from 11 a.m.to 5 p.m. at the Klinger Lake Country Club. Organizer Shireen Cline said the vendor lineup includes Coldwater’s Kitty Wilcox, who specializes in jewelry, painter Kim Sovine of Sturgis and pottery artist Elizabeth Wamsley of Syracuse, Ind. She …

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Centreville softball team recognized for state win

Four days after claiming the Division 4 state softball crown, Centreville Bulldogs players and coaches were recognized Wednesday during the squad’s sports banquet, which doubled as a community rally. With parents, grandparents and even fans with no ties to the school in attendance, high school principal Matt Hawkins said the team should be remembered for its character as much as …

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Three Rivers Schools tentative budget calls for teacher raise

A 3 percent raise for teachers is included in a tentative 2018-19 budget for Three Rivers Community Schools. Its board of education this week approved the preliminary budget before discussion focused on the need for a potential millage or sinking-fund request. The district’s need for facilities improvements are a major need, according to interim superintendent Rob Kuhlman. Board member Pete …

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Louise Hassinger, 99

Louise Hassinger, age 99, of Constantine, died on Monday, June 18, 2018, at Bowman Place in Three Rivers. She was born July 17, 1918, in Henderson, Ky., a daughter of Joseph and Laura Catherine (Gabe) Dickens. Louise moved with her family to South Bend, and graduated June of 1937, from Central High School in South Bend. In 1939, Mary Louise, …

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Barbara Vanderaa, 72

Barbara Louise Vanderaa, age 72, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2018 at the Heartland Health Care Center. She was born on Jan. 28, 1946 in Paw Paw, the daughter of the late Lloyd and Myrtle (Weston) Calloway. Barb has been a longtime resident of Three Rivers and a life member of First United Methodist Church where …

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COA millage-renewal request on November ballot

St. Joseph County’s registered voters will have another ballot question before them in November. County commissioners on Tuesday authorized a millage-renewal request sought by the St. Joseph County Commission On Aging. The renewal will not seek any additional money, but will simply continue funding three-quarters of a mill the agency receives presently. If approved, the request will cover a six-year …

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