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Snow-removal emergency

Sturgis municipal officials have has declared a city-wide, snow-removal emergency. A  forecast calling for heavy snow and strong winds prompted the declaration, city leaders said. By ordinance, parking is prohibited on all city streets during a snow-removal emergency. Any vehicle parked in violation is subject to being towed at the owner’s expense. The parking prohibition is effective until the snow …

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Ice rink is open

The city of Sturgis has announced its ice rink is open for the season. Open-skating hours are noon to dusk Sunday through Thursday, and noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Open hockey is available 8 a.m. to noon seven days a week.

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Sturgis rated five star

Sturgis city manager Mike Hughes said the municipality has been rated a “Five-Star Community” for the second consecutive year for its positive entrepreneurial climate. In addition to receiving the five-star designation, which is the highest ranking awarded, the city also received recognition as a 2013 “Best Practice Community.” The city is one of only eight communities in the state to …

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Snow removal emergency

A city-wide snow removal emergency remains in place in Sturgis, where the declaration was imposed Saturday afternoon due to snow accumulations of greater than four inches. By ordinance, during a declared snow removal emergency parking is prohibited on all city streets. This parking prohibition is in effect until the snow removal emergency is terminated by the city or a street …

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Village seeking donations for decorations

The village of White Pigeon is seeking donations to help with the purchase of new Christmas decorations in 2014. The fundraising effort is being spearheaded by village council Trustee Shireen Cline. She said the village decided to end a three-year tradition and not hire a company that installed and took down rented decorations. The rental and service was about $1,300 …

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TR polling locations are discussed

Three Rivers Mayor Tom Lowry said he received comments from residents earlier this month regarding the city’s polling place being inside a church. Lowry said the concerns centered on people having to go into a church to cast a vote. The city commission in 2009 consolidated polling places to Riverside Church as a money-saving measure. Voting locations were previously scattered …

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