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Sturgis Hospital receives ultrasound accreditation

Sturgis Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound, as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology. Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of internal body parts to help providers diagnose illness, injury or other medical problems. The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image …

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4 agencies receive grants

The 24th Annual Doyle/ Exchange Club Community Service Awards were recently approved, and four local agencies will be recipients of grant awards. Children’s Trauma Assessment Group: $ 4,000 to assist with needs assessments. Safety Town: $ 500. Sturgis Neighborhood Program: $ 750 for program support. Doyle Community Center: $ 375 to assist with the Summer Adventure Club. The annual awards …

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Sturgis agrees to provide support for Toy Run

The 2016 Sturgis Toy Run is set for Sept. 10 and the city of Sturgis will again provide police and public-services support. Sturgis city commissioners earlier this month agreed to supply a police presence for the event, and department of public services workers to place and remove street barricades for the procession of motorcycles through town on U.S. 12. The …

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Sturgis follows through with property sale

The Sturgis Housing Development Corporation has followed through on its decision to sell a South Nottawa Street property that may result in its demolition, despite neighborhood objections. The residence was obtained by the city when the house went through a bank foreclosure and the Sturgis Neighborhood Program determined it could not afford to undertake rehabilitation. An adjacent property owner submitted …

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TR Chamber plans candidate forum

The Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce is providing residents a final opportunity to hear from local candidates involved in next week’s primary election. A candidates’ forum involving only county positions takes place this evening in the Dresser Business Center at Glen Oaks Community College. At 5:30 p.m., county treasurer candidates Gwen Donmyer and incumbent Judie Ratering are scheduled to …

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Arrests made with help from Sturgis K-9

Sturgis police officers in the past week have benefitted twice from the department’s K-9 officer, Tuckey. According to a department media release, Tuckey was brought to a traffic stop at 7 p.m. July 19 at St. Joseph and Clay streets. Officers were suspicious of two male suspects and Tuckey’s search alerted officers to the presence of narcotics inside the vehicle. …

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