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Marijuana found

Fifty-five marijuana plants and equipment used to cultivate marijuana were removed over the weekend from a residence in Colon Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said officers patrolling the area around 9 p.m. Saturday noticed the smell of marijuana and traced the odor to a residence in the 32000 block of Custer Road. During a consensual search of the …

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River clean-up successful

About 100 pounds of debris was removed from the Prairie River Saturday, thanks to the efforts of 10 volunteers. The St. Joseph County Conservation District on Saturday started the third year of its five-year campaign to clean all 150 miles of the county’s rivers. A 4.7-mile stretch of the Prairie River – from Hoshel Road to Lutz Road in Lockport Township …

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Marijuana plants and guns seized

Nearly 90 marijuana plants, an unspecified quantity of packaged marijuana and two handguns were seized from a Constantine residence last week. Three men were arrested at a residence in the 200 block of Florence Road following the culmination of an investigation executed Thursday by the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit. Two additional men, including the homeowner, were found later …

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TR graduate to receive scholarship

A Three Rivers High School graduate planning to attend Grand Valley State University was named the recipient of the 12th Ron Reece Scholarship. Lizzy Skalski, a 2013 high school graduate, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship, renewable annually for a total of four years. Named in honor of the late Three Rivers Community Schools superintendent, the Ron Reece Memorial Scholarship is …

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CPR Training

The Three Rivers Fire Department is overseeing a free CPR/AED training session, thanks to a grant received by the St. Joseph County United Way. Training will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 22 at the Church of the Nazarene, on Coon Hollow Road in Three Rivers. Participation will be limited to the first 50 registered participants, who must …

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River cleanup

The St. Joseph County Conservation District will stage the first of its seven river cleanups for 2013 Saturday. Weather permitting, a 4.7-mile stretch of the Prairie River will be cleared in Lockport Township, from Hoshel Road to Lutz Road. The 2013 campaign is the third of a five-year mission to clean all 150 miles of rivers in the county. The …

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