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County commission agrees to funding for economic development agency

St. Joseph County’s board of commissioners pledged $140,000 to Southwest Michigan First, more than four months after the agency’s contract with the county expired. Tuesday’s funding agreement ends a lengthy impasse during which county officials not only debated the merits of the economic-development benefits from Southwest Michigan First, but also at a time when they began intensifying their scrutiny on …

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Multiple injuries in Lockport crash

Three people were injured in a one-car crash around noon Monday in Lockport Township. St. Joseph County sheriff ’s deputies said a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed was heading southwest in the 20000 block of Centreville-Constantine Road, when the car went off the road, re-entered the roadway, then began to spin out of control. The vehicle crossed …

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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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