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Teenager injured in crash

An Indiana teenager was injured in a single-vehicle accident this week in Nottawa Township. Sheriff’s officials said the 17-year-old driver from Osceola, Ind., appeared to have suffered a medical condition while driving at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday. Her vehicle left the roadway near Shimmel Road and M-86, and struck a tree, according to investigators. She was transported to Three Rivers Health …

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Planning underway for Huss Future Fest

Coordinators of the annual Huss Future Fest are looking for community organizations to be a part of this year’s one-day event. The 2018 festival is July 21 and will take place, as it does every summer, at the Huss Project building on 8th Street in Three Rivers. Nearly 1,000 people attended last year’s Huss Festival, which featured live music, food, art, …

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Out-of-state training approved

Two county employees have been approved to attend an out-of-state training session. During last week’s county commission meeting, the five-member board endorsed a request from county clerk Lindsay Oswald for Kathryn Griffin and Dena Clark to attend a follow-up session to a System Administration Certification training in which they took part earlier this year. The program is a prerequisite to …

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Volunteers needed for Color Dash

Organizers of the 2018 Triple Creek Color Dash are still looking for volunteers to assist with next month’s event. Sponsored by Three Rivers Health, the 5K and 1-mile run take place at 9 a.m. June 16 in Three Rivers as part of its Three Rivers Water Festival. Prospective volunteers are asked to call 273-9758.

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Child abuse prevention calendars available

The St. Joseph County Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect still has a few 2018 Raffle Calendars for sale. They will be available through the end of May. All proceeds go to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. For more information or to purchase a calendar, phone 269-888-3510.

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Constantine schools get new resource officer

Members of Constantine’s board of education have announced that Holly Cerny is the school’s new resource officer. Superintendent Steve Wilson said village police chief Mark Honeysett confirmed that Cerny would fill the position. Wilson said Cerny has worked with the DARE program, previously served as the school liaison and has taught a program called TEAM. Wilson said Cerny will be …

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Glen Oaks names Foundation executive director

Glen Oaks Community College has tapped Vonda Marrow to serve as its executive director of the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation. Marrow, who began the job March 5, will lead the college’s advancement initiatives. She will continue to build and retain relationships with alumni and friends of the college to establish funds, which will in turn provide scholarship assistance to …

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Constantine approves medical marijuana permit amendments

The Constantine Village Council earlier this month approved amendments to medical marijuana permits. Permits for a grow operation and a processing center were issued Feb. 19 to Brett Thompson and Terry Rodino, co-owners of Apogee Processing. Village manager Mark Honeysett said there are no changes proposed except for the names of the facilities. He reiterated that the owner/applicant is unchanged …

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Disc golf course opens at Cade Lake County Park

St. Joseph County Parks and Recreation Department officials over the weekend opened the agency’s newest amenity: a disc golf course. A tournament to celebrate the newest attraction at Cade Lake County Park in Fawn River Township drew 53 participants Saturday to what has been named Deadwood Disc Golf Course. The 18-hole course threads through mature trees at the park, which …

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White Pigeon firemen receive Hero’s Award

Four members of the White Pigeon Fire Department were honored over the weekend by the Michigan State Fireman’s Association at a banquet in Lapeer. Receiving the Hero’s Award during the Saturday event were Chief Troy Andrews, Lt. Jeff Wagaman, Firefighter Thomas Law and Fire Cadet Merlin Zehr. The four were honored for their life-saving skills that rescued a man who …

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