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Police arrest man on outstanding warrant

State police last week arrested a White Pigeon-area man on a felony warrant from the city of Three Rivers. According to a department media release, troopers along with deputies from the sheriff’s department arrived to a residence on Blue School Road at 7:45 p.m. Friday to execute the warrant. Troopers spotted the man outside his garage but he fled into …

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No urban chickens in Constantine

Members of the Constantine Village Council voted earlier this month against urban chickens being raised inside the village limits. At several meetings this year, the council discussed an ordinance allowing urban chickens stemming from a June 20 discussion with Charlie and Beth Cauffman. They requested to keep up to six chickens in their yard. Then, Jeff and Nancy Cale in …

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Two arrested in Sturgis on drug and weapons charges

Two Indiana residents were arrested on drug-related offenses as well as a weapons violation earlier this week in Sturgis. Sturgis police said a vehicle was stopped at 11:41 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Buckingham and Canterbury streets for a plate-registration violation. The driver, a 24-year-old man from Elkhart, advised officers he was in possession of a firearm, which was …

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Free rides home for New Year’s Eve

Here’s a reminder that the St. Joseph County Transportation Authority will once again offer its annual New Year’s Eve “Free Ride Home.” Steve Yorks, director of the Three Rivers-based agency, said the free rides will be available from and to any St. Joseph County location and will start at 10 p.m. Saturday and conclude at 4 a.m. Sunday. The event …

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Sturgis man arrested on drug charges

Three Rivers police arrested a Sturgis man early Wednesday on drug-related offenses. According to a department media release, a vehicle was stopped shortly before 1:30 a.m. on Broadway Street near South Douglas Avenue for an undisclosed moving violation. Police observed evidence that led them to conclude the occupants of the vehicle were seeking components to manufacture methamphetamine. The department’s K9 …

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Annual Walk for Warmth planned

A longtime supporter of the annual “Walk For Warmth” fundraiser made her annual pitch to the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners earlier this month. Nancy Percival, who has been involved with the event for more than 25 years, reminded that the 32nd annual “Walk For Warmth” will take place Feb. 25 at the Three Rivers Community Center. The goal …

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