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Conservation District revises cleanup schedule

The St. Joseph County Conservation District agreed during its monthly meeting Wednesday to revise a leg of its river cleanup schedule. Agency director Carolyn Grace said the next cleanup will be Aug. 6, as scheduled. However, instead of completing a stretch of the Rocky River, the focus will center on a two and one-half-mile portion of the St. Joseph River …

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Three Rivers man injured in crash

A 53-year-old Three Rivers man was airlifted to Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo Wednesday following a two-vehicle accident in Fabius Township. The incident occurred around 3:30 p.m., when 85-year-old Lloyd Hagenbuch, of Three Rivers, was driving south on Krull Road and failed to come to a complete stop at the Gleason Road intersection, authorities said. His vehicle struck a pickup …

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Burr Oak hosts annual Heritage Festival

St. Joseph County’s smallest municipality will take its turn to host an annual community festival this weekend. The eighth Burr Oak Heritage Festival begins this evening and concludes with a community worship service Sunday at Church Park. Organizers said the event kicks off with the return of “Brats and Bingo in the Big Tent” starting at 6 o’clock tonight, while …

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Fatal industrial accident in Edwardsburg

Law-enforcement officials from the Ontwa Township Edwardsburg Police Department responded to a location in Edwardsburg Wednesday afternoon regarding a fatal industrial accident. Officers were called around 3 p.m. to a manufacturing facility in the 69000 block of Kraus Road to assist Edwardsburg Ambulance. Officials from the two agencies said a man was injured in a machine press and he died …

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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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