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Glen Oaks hosts candidate forum

A candidate forum involving the incumbent and challenger for the 59th House District will take place Thursday. State Rep. Aaron Miller and Mendon Township resident Carol Higgins will be the focus at the 7 p.m. event at Glen Oaks Community College’s Dresser Business Development Center. Miller is the Republican party candidate while Higgins represents the Democratic party. The forum is …

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Three men arrested in Three Rivers

A trio of Three Rivers men was charged with various offenses following an incident at Riverside Townhouses Tuesday. According to the Three Rivers Police Department, officers were called around 1 a.m. to 1200 Hov Aire Drive in response to someone jumping on a car and smashing its windshield. Three suspects fled the scene when officers arrived. One was arrested along …

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Lockport fire under investigation

Fire investigators from Michigan State Police are looking into a blaze that occurred Thursday morning at a home in the 20000 block of South River Road in Lockport Township. Officials believe the cause of the fire is suspicious. Heavy smoke was coming from the home when Centreville firefighters arrived at the scene around 11 a.m. The homeowners were not present …

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Vapor intrusion evaluation at Sturgis site

An EPA Superfund site in Sturgis is being re-evaluated for a new concern called vapor intrusion. The Sturgis Municipal Wells Superfund Site was placed in the Superfund Program in 1984 for chemical contamination from the Kirsch Company impacting local drinking water wells. Vapor intrusion occurs when contaminated vapor gets into the indoor air of a building. The current owner of …

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Fatal crash near Sturgis

A Sturgis man died Tuesday as a result of injuries he suffered in a two-vehicle crash in Sturgis Township. State police said Robert Riddle, 82, attempted to make a left-hand turn from southbound White School Road onto eastbound Fawn River Road shortly before 3 p.m. Investigators said Riddle, who was driving a Ford F-150, turned into the path of a …

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Kalamazoo takes step toward using $70M in private donations

The Kalamazoo City Commission has taken a step toward using roughly $70 million in private donations to help cover city costs. The commission voted 6-1 to approve the memorandum of understanding during a public meeting Monday. The document outlines the agreement between donors and the city as well as each party’s commitment to the Foundation for Excellence. The foundation, introduced …

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