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Cass County crash injures one

Cass County Sheriff’s Department officials were called this week to a single-vehicle accident in Porter Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 12:45 p.m. Monday to Silverhead Lake Road, near M-40. Investigators said 25-year-old Devin Neice, of Elkhart was eastbound on Shavehead Lake Road when he lost control of his vehicle. It went into a field and then …

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Glen Oaks establishes new Honor Society chapter

Glen Oaks Community College last week held its inaugural ceremony inducting 18 members into the newly established Delta Rho Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau, the International Honor Society for Professions in Technology. Epsilon Pi Tau is 81 years old and promotes excellence in academics, service, and research. As with all honor societies, EPT is dedicated to honoring high academic performance, …

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Restored cannon returned to Scidmore Park

A link to history has been restored and returned to its prominent location along West Michigan Avenue in Three Rivers. Following a $9,700 refurbishing of its carriage, the Scidmore Park cannon is back on public display. Amy Roth, Department of Public Services director, said the work on the carriage was done at the behest of the city in conjunction with …

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Omni celebrates White Pigeon opening

A grand-opening and ceremonial ribbon-cutting took place last week at Omni Community Credit Union in White Pigeon. The fanfare occurred with the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce. Ted Parsons, CEO of Omni Community Credit Union, said Omni is excited about being a part of the community. Chris Overbeek, chief marketing officer for OMNI Community Credit Union, presented a check for $1,000 …

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TRHS receives bronze medal in high school rankings

Three Rivers High School recently received accolades from the U.S. News and World Report. The 747-student school was ranked 125th out of 245 Michigan high schools included in the survey. To be eligible for a state ranking, a school has to have been awarded a national gold, silver or bronze medal. According to its website, U.S. News ranks schools based …

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COA looks at former hotel

The St. Joseph County Commission On Aging is eyeing a long-vacant hotel for not only its new headquarters, but senior housing as well. COA executive director Tim Stoll confirmed he is reviewing options and projected expenses related to converting Three Rivers Inn to suit the agency’s needs. Stoll, however, said the process is in its infancy and he plans to …

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