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Man arrested after fleeing probation center

A resident of the Twin County Community Probation Center was apprehended after he apparently left the probation center’s program unlawfully. Three Rivers police said the 35-year-old man was tracked Saturday to a residence at the Meadow Lane Trailer Park after probation center officials alerted police the man was out of place. Officers were allowed through the front door of the …

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Ladies basketball hosts Allegan

The Three Rivers ladies basketball team is ready for some home cooking in prep hoops action tonight, welcoming in the Allegan Tigers. Three Rivers comes in having lost two straight since the new year, falling to Otsego and Westview in road contests. The Lady Cats are now 2-4 on the season and 0-1 in conference action. Meanwhile, Allegan enters tonight’s …

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Search warrant leads to arrest

A 30-year-old Three Rivers man was taken into police custody last week following the execution of a search warrant in Flowerfield Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department carried out the warrant Wednesday at a residence in the 53000 block of Pulver Road. The county’s Special Response Team was in charge of the operation. No additional information about the incident …

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County commission holds first meeting of year

A few major issues from 2016 were brought before the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners during their inaugural meeting of 2017 last week. Tuesday’s commission meeting, the first for three of the board’s five members, afforded Jared Hoffmaster and a few other county residents an opportunity to keep some key topics at the forefront. Hoffmaster, a Fabius Township resident, …

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Area school counselor traveled to White House

A Centreville High School counselor had the opportunity last week to witness what may go in the presidential annals as a historical footnote. Sarah Dickman was a party Friday to what was described as the final official event in which Michelle Obama participated as first lady. The program, which took place at the White House, was the “School Counselor of …

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County commission approves 3 grants

Members of the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners this week approved three grants. The first accepted Tuesday was an $80,000 federal allocation through the Bryne Justice Assistance Program, administered by Michigan State Police. The funds will cover operations, including salary, related to 45th Circuit Court’s DWI/Drug Court program. Next, commissioners approved a $10,000 federal grant bestowed through the Michigan …

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