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K-9 assists in drug arrest

Two people were arrested Tuesday following a traffic stop made by Three Rivers Police with the help of the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics (SCAN) team. A routine stop was made by police, who suspected some drug activity following contact with the driver. K-9 D’Jango was called in to assist and positively detected narcotics in the car. Police were able …

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American Legion hosts fundraiser

The Three Rivers American Legion is holding a garage sale today and Friday. Both days will have time slots from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Legion for the garage sale. Come out to the sale to help out the veterans put a new roof on their building. If you can donate goods, time, buy something or just give …

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Realtor wins award

Martie Clark has earned another prestigious award as part of the St. Joseph County Association of Realtors. Clark was recently named the 2016 Realtor of the Year, an award given for recognition of leadership and service for the association, the community and the real estate industry. Nominees for the award are evaluated on community services, business accomplishments, education and service …

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Trial begins in 2015 murder case

The trial of Westly George, 30, of Three Rivers is now underway. George is charged with the 2015 shooting death of Eugene Jackson on the south side of Three Rivers. Jury selection and opening statements were made in County Circuit Court, there are seven men and seven women currently on the jury before two will be dropped. St. Joseph County …

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Local man wins lottery instant game

An anonymous St. Joseph County man is now $100,000 richer after winning the Michigan Lottery’s Bonus Ball Bingo instant game recently. The man chose to remain anonymous, according to a press release from the Michigan State Lottery. The ticket was purchased at the Centreville Shell gas station, located at 201 E. Main St. Originally, the man thought he had won …

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Police chase leads to arrest

A 47-year-old Bristol, Ind. man was arrested following a pursuit with Michigan State Police Saturday. Troopers attempted to make a traffic stop on the vehicle driven by Timothy Clair Barrett, which had a defective tail light, but the man refused to stop and fled. Eventually the chase ended on Lane 25, a private drive, where Barrett fled on foot into …

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