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Glen Oaks to apply for student housing loan

Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees last week voted to move forward with an application for a $ 6.5 million loan through the USDA for a proposed student-housing project. Approval followed a public hearing during which no one addressed the board about the matter. Glen Oaks President David Devier said Glen Oaks is the first community college in Michigan …

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Boat motor stolen from Kline’s Resort

State police are investigating a stolen boat motor last week in Mendon Township. The outboard motor was attached to a fishing boat for sale and parked at the entrance to Kline’s Resort in the 51000 block of Silver Street. Investigators said the victim indicated the theft occurred between Wednesday and Friday.

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Paddle for Paws raises money for Up-Cycled Pets

The fourth annual “Paddle for Paws” fundraiser event last weekend in Three Rivers attracted about two dozen people, including 10 kayakers who traversed the Rocky River from Null Road in Flowerfield Township to Liquid Therapy in downtown Three Rivers. Benefitting Up-Cycled Pets of St. Joseph County, the event took place Saturday after being rescheduled from July 9. Lynda Molter, president …

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County Commissioners consider grant requests

St. Joseph County commissioners are expected to consider whether to support a grant request from the village of Constantine. During last week’s executive committee meeting, commissioners heard from village manager Mark Honeysett regarding details of the $100,000 request. In addition, Diana Lammott, DDA director, said the money being sought from commissioners would be re-distributed to prospective recipients whose proposed projects …

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COA plans open houses

The St. Joseph County Commission on Aging is staging two open houses for the public to meet its new executive director, Tim Stoll. The occasion also will provide an opportunity for the public to find out more about what the agency has to offer. The first event will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Three Rivers …

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Man charged with DUI after crash

A Three Rivers man was charged with driving under the influence following a two-vehicle accident last week in Fabius Township. State police said the 38-year-old suspect was driving on M-60 around 8:30 p.m. Aug. 8, when he missed his turn at Roberts Road. He stopped his pickup and attempted to back it up, but was struck in the rear by …

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