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ISD to interview for superintendent

Two candidates will be interviewed for the position of superintendent of St. Joseph County Intermediate School District. The candidates are Teresa Belote, superintendent of Bronson Community Schools, and Patrick Kreger, superintendent of Union City Community Schools. Belote has been superintendent at Bronson for three years, coming from a long history working for Sturgis Public Schools. Meanwhile, Kreger has been the …

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Bowls for Hunger fundraiser planned

Bowls for Hunger, featuring about 14 soup choices, takes place 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Open Door Gallery in downtown Sturgis. Proceeds from the annual event are divided between Sturgis Salvation Army and Open Door Gallery. Participants will have the chance to eat soup made by local restaurants and food-service providers, whether they choose a handcrafted pottery mug, bowl …

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Distracted driving simulator visits GOCC

The Glen Oaks Community College Campus Activity Board will host an Aware TXT/ distracted driving simulator on campus from noon to 6 p. m. Monday. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are encouraged to stop in and experience the Aware TXT simulator. Participants are able to learn the dangers of texting and driving, and see consequences of their …

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Allegan woman missing

Police are looking for a 48-year-old woman reported missing from the Allegan area. Amy Lynn Harker, originally from Sturgis, was last heard from around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, when she had told a friend she was going to Illinois to visit friends, according to the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department. Harker’s family and friends said they have been unable to reach her …

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Hydrant flushing begins in Three Rivers

The Three Rivers Department of Public Services this week started its biannual hydrant flushing. Department officials said they expect flushing to continue through April 28, as flushing will occur Sundays thru Thursdays between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Due to many variables, the department is not able to determine the exact date it will be in each district. The order …

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Board will debate meeting start times

The debate over the start time for St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners meetings will be settled later this year. At the request of Commissioner John Dobberteen, the issue of a 5 p.m. start versus a 6 p.m. call to order will be revisited in June. The new-look county commission – a five-member board that starting Jan. 1 featured three …

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