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Sinking fund millage would benefit schools district-wide

Details related to the March 8 sinking-fund millage request being sought by the Three Rivers Board of Education were covered during a work session Monday. More than a dozen people attended the meeting, during which board vice president Susan Schmidtendorff led a PowerPoint presentation that covered the reasons for the request and potential uses of the money if the 1.95-mill …

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Two men fall through ice in Cass County

Two men in separate incidents fell through ice on lakes in Cass County over the weekend. Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood said the first incident was reported at 1:39 p.m. Saturday at Bogart Lake in Jones, where a man fell through the ice but managed to crawl out of the water and reach shore. He refused assistance and was taken …

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Foam over incident in Three Rivers

The Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant reports there was a foam-over incident at 5:35 p.m. Thursday as a result of electrical maintenance. Plant supervisor Doug Humbert said a passerby noticed foam in an area along the 400 block of Wolf Road. The event was believed to be caused by routine electrical maintenance that required all blowers to operate during part …

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Search warrants lead to arrests

Three adults were arrested on outstanding warrants last week following the execution of a search warrant in Park Township. Sheriff’s officials said investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed the search warrant Thursday in the 55000 block of Buckhorn Road. Investigators had received a tip about a residence involved in methamphetamine production. Investigators from SCAN, along with …

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Lockport plans appeal over contested land

Members of the Lockport Township Board agreed during a special meeting Thursday to appeal a judge’s decision regarding a contested piece of land being sought by the city of Three Rivers. By unanimous vote, Lockport Township officials agreed to appeal St. Joseph County District Court Judge Jeff Middleton’s decision made Wednesday in favor of the city of Three Rivers. Middleton …

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Cass man arrested on drug charges

A 34-year-old Cass County man was arrested on drug-related charges following a traffic stop Wednesday. Members of the Cass County Drug Enforcement Team pulled over the suspect’s vehicle near Guyer Road and Union Road, as the driver was under investigation for suspected manufacturing of methamphetamine. A search was conducted on the vehicle and detectives located methamphetamine, marijuana and methamphetamine paraphernalia. …

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