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Reeves named to all-state

Three Rivers High School junior Teagan Reeves was announced Thursday as a member of the Associated Press all-state, Class B girls basketball first-team. Reeves, who has verbally committed to playing basketball and volleyball at Western Michigan University, averaged 21.3 points in the 2012-13 season. Her presence played a major role in the Wildcats’ 22-2 season record, Wolverine Conference championship and …

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No brush pick-up this spring

Amy Roth, director of the Three Rivers Public Services Department, said the city will not conduct a leaf or brush pickup this spring. Roth issued a reminder that it is against city ordinance to place yard waste or debris in the street or terrace area. Residents must make their own arrangements to dispose of yard waste, limbs and brush, Roth …

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Friends of the St. Joe River Assoc. meeting

The South Bend-based Friends of the St. Joe River Association will stage its sixth annual meeting Monday at the Sturges-Young Auditorium, in Sturgis. Matt Meersman, president of the not-for-profit association, said the annual meetings are typically staged in Sturgis or Three Rivers because they are central to the 5,000-square-mile The event typically draws county and township officials, lake association representatives, …

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Mendon receives state accolades

The Mendon High School girls basketball team received state accolades earlier this week. Leasa Griffith was named Class D coach of the year by the Michigan Associated Press. Griffith oversaw a squad that finished 19-2, with its only losses coming to Niles Brandywine and Athens, a pair of state-ranked teams still in the playoffs. In addition, junior Brooke Howard was …

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Two injured in accident

Two people were taken to Three Rivers Health for injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident shortly after 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon in Park Township. The St Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said a 21-year-old Vicksburg woman was driving west on Michigan Avenue when her vehicle was struck on the driver’s side as she attempted to turn left onto Parkville Road. The …

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Playoffs for basketball

The last basketball team in St. Joseph County still in the state playoffs was defeated Wednesday. The White Pigeon boys basketball squad was stopped by Schoolcraft, 73-44, in a regional final at Constantine High School. The Chiefs finish the season 15 and 9, while Schoolcraft advances with a 23 and 2 record

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