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Missing person found safe

The Three Rivers Police Department would like to thank the public for its help in response to a voluntary missing person. Eighteen-year-old Zachary Allen Kelley has been located in Georgia, safe with a family member. According to a Three Rivers Police media report, Kelley was last seen by his parents Tuesday. He had spent the night at a family member’s …

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Firefighters extinguish fire

Sturgis firefighters were called to a home in the 300 block of South Fourth Street just after 7 p.m. Wednesday for a kitchen fire. Fire personnel arrived to find the homeowner with a garden hose spraying water through the back door of the home. Fire crews entered the structure and extinguished the fire. Officials said the house sustained considerable smoke …

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Conservation Partner of the Year

Jennifer Miller, administrator of the St. Joseph County Conservation District, was honored as the Conservation Partner of the Year by the Branch County Conservation District. The Branch County Conservation District gives the annual award to recognize a deserving person who goes above and beyond the call of duty for the cause of conservation. The award was presented to Miller last …

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County Board to meet with county road commission

St. Joseph County’s Board of Commissioners has set a time and date for a work session to meet with the county road commission. The meeting, set for 3 p.m. April 30 at the county courthouse, will center on the road commission’s millage renewal request this year and an update on road conditions in general. County administrator Pat Yoder said he …

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Colon Schools have two candidates

Colon Community Schools officials have whittled their list of top administrative candidates from three to two. Victor Bungi and Mike Corey made the final cut following a day-long session of meetings Tuesday with committees and the district’s board of education. Candidate Drew Bordner was eliminated Tuesday. Bungi, of Gladstone, is curriculum and instruction supervisor for the Delta/Schoolcraft Intermediate School District …

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Firearms and more stolen

Firearms, jewelry and a laptop computer were stolen during a breaking-and-entering incident earlier this week in Sherman Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the incident occurred during the daytime Monday in the 22000 block of Roys Road. Among the items taken: a Dell laptop computer, a Remington semi-auto .22-caliber rifle, a Mossberg 12-gauge pump shotgun, a Marlin .22-caliber …

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