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ATV stolen in Sturgis

An all-terrain vehicle was stolen this week from a location in Sturgis Township. Sheriff’s department officials said the four-wheeler was taken between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday from a residence near the intersection of Haven Street and White School Road. The Honda TRX-125 is red and has a broken front-right fender covered by a gray sticker.

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S Lincoln road project on schedule

Three Rivers Department of Public Services Director Amy Roth said a significant street-improvement project is progressing on schedule. Work related to South Lincoln Avenue is on pace to conclude in November. Started March 13, the $1.9 million task covers an area from Broadway to Millard streets. Roth said the old pavement and gutter have been removed, thanks to the labor …

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CPS receives grant to help displaced children

St. Joseph County United Way, with the help of the Department of Health and Human Services Board of Directors, recently awarded a grant to St. Joseph County Child Protective Services for special use. Eighty $25 and 100 $10 gift cards were given to CPS to use for children who are removed from their homes. United Way director Kelly Hostetler said the …

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Judge denies dismissal of charges

St. Joseph County Circuit Court Judge Paul Stutesman last week denied a defense motion to dismiss criminal sexual conduct charges against a former Centreville teacher. An attorney for Terry Miller, who is charged with criminal sexual conduct, argued Friday that a number of legal delays over the past two years have violated Miller’s right to an expeditious trial. Stutesman told the …

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Colon students selected for community service award

Students representing six Michigan high schools, including a team from Colon High School, have been selected as winners of the inaugural Community Service Awards. Sponsored by the Michigan High School Athletic Association and Lake Trust Credit Union, the awards recognize students for their efforts to improve the lives of others in their communities. The “Yard Squad” is comprised of sophomores …

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Investigation into school threats continues

Centreville Public Schools Superintendent Rob Kuhlman issued a second media release regarding the cancellation of classes a second consecutive day Friday. Kuhlman said district administrators along with the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department have been investigating a potential threat of violence at the high school. The investigation came after a message was submitted on the “OK 2 Say” anonymous tip …

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