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Police investigate home invasion

State police investigators are looking into a home invasion that occurred last week in Constantine Township. Troopers were called Thursday afternoon to the 65000 block of Constantine Road, where force was used to enter a residence between noon and 4 p.m. Among items stolen were a long gun, knives, jewelry boxes and jewelry.

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Frisbie accepts position at GOCC

Glen Oaks Community College has announced that Chuck Frisbie has accepted the position as the college’s part-time director of institutional innovation. In the newly created position, Frisbie will work with all units of the college to help with special and developing initiatives in areas such as grants, partnerships, program development, K-12 engagement and others, according to David Devier, Glen Oaks …

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Constantine prepares for car show

Organizers behind the 2016 Constantine Car Show have announced details related to this year’s event. The show takes place 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13th, on East Water Street. Registration is free and dash plaques will be presented to the first 60 participants. The village’s farmers market will be staged during the car show, which will also feature …

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Constantine names Citizen of the Year

Constantine Fire Chief Mike Haydon this week was named the community’s 2016 Citizen of the Year. The announcement was made before Tuesday’s village council meeting. Members of the fire department and Haydon’s family were on hand when he received the award, presented by Pat Stears, chairman of the Citizen of the Year committee. Haydon has worked for the fire department …

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New entrance sign coming to GOCC

Sturgis Bank and Trust Company has donated $45,000 to Glen Oaks Community College to be used toward the cost of a new high-tech digital entrance sign for the college. College president David Devier said the existing sign has been in place since the early 1990s, and that the school has been working with a vendor to create an entrance sign …

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Sturgis man injured in crash

A Sturgis man suffered injuries after the vehicle in which he was a passenger was struck in the rear last weekend in Burr Oak Township. Sheriff’s deputies said a truck driven by 55-year-old Kenelm Digby, of Otsego, was northbound on M-66 at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, when it hit a trailered boat hitched to an SUV waiting to turn westbound onto …

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