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Road commission shows off upgraded buildings

The new-look St. Joseph County Road Commission headquarters in Centreville and an adjacent barn for equipment storage received high praise during a tour for township supervisors Tuesday. The two projects were at the center of the event, led by road commission officials and board members. It featured a look at the 24,000-square-foot barn and a fully rehabilitated administrative office. The …

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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Three Rivers police last weekend arrested an Indiana man on a drug-related charge. According to a department media release, a vehicle was stopped Sunday near the intersection of South Constantine and Millard streets for a traffic violation. The officer who initiated the stop noticed suspicious behavior by one of the three occupants inside the vehicle. Upon further investigation, a 30-year-old …

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Millage renewal resolution before White Pigeon School Board

Members of the White Pigeon Community Schools Board of Education this evening are expected to approve a resolution seeking renewal of a sinking-fund millage in May. Superintendent Jon Keyer said board members will decide what to include in the May 2 vote, when they plan to seek approval of a five-year, 3-mill, sinking-fund-renewal request. Keyer said based on feedback provided …

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Firearms stolen in Mendon

A number of firearms were reported stolen from a pole barn in Mendon Township earlier this week. St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department deputies said the incident occurred at some point during the night between Sunday and Monday in the 27000 block of Michigan Avenue. Investigators said access was gained through windows that were pried open. Numerous long guns and other …

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Homeless count takes place today

St. Joseph County’s annual “Point-in-Time” count will take place 6-8 p.m. today. The St Joseph County Housing Task Force will conduct a count of homeless and unsheltered individuals on the streets and in shelters. Volunteers will seek people who are homeless, living in cars, or dwelling at retail establishments, laundromats, grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants, and other areas commonly known …

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Man arrested after fleeing police in stolen car

A Kalamazoo County man was arrested for possession of a stolen motor vehicle and several other offenses following a traffic stop in Park Township over the weekend. Sheriff’s deputies said a pursuit started around 2 a.m. Sunday on U.S. 131 near Flowerfield Road. Central Dispatch received a call from a motorist about a SUV traveling southbound on U.S. 131 at …

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