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Obama to make another visit to Indiana’s Elkhart County

President Barack Obama has scheduled another visit to Elkhart. During the June 1 visit, the president will participate in a town hall meeting to discuss the economic progress Elkhart and the nation have made, the remaining economic challenges and decisions that must be made, the White House said in a statement Tuesday. It will be Obama’s third trip to Elkhart …

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Drivers who are late renewing registration may get a break

Some drivers who are late renewing their license plate could have the $10 late fee waived under legislation heading toward Gov. Rick Snyder for his signature. The Senate unanimously approved the bill Tuesday after the House passed it in February. The legislation would require the secretary of state to waive a late fee if the motorist presents proof of storage …

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Autopsy confirms identity of body found

Sheriff Brad Balk said results of an autopsy conducted on a body found Friday in the St. Joseph River confirmed it was the man who police had thought. Balk said the body was Justin Berg, 45, who had been missing since May 9. Members of the St. Joseph County Dive/Rescue team recovered the body in Three Rivers. Berg was last …

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Man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

A Constantine man was arrested over the weekend after drugs were found inside his vehicle. Three Rivers police said the vehicle being operated by the 36-year-old man was stopped Saturday morning on West Michigan Avenue at Railroad Drive for an equipment violation. According to a department media release, officers became suspicious during their interview with the driver. The department’s canine …

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Trailer stolen in Lockport Township

A car trailer was stolen within the past week from a property in Lockport Township. State police said the incident was reported around 3:20 p.m. Sunday, when troopers responded to the 59000 block of Lambert Road. The victim told authorities the double-axle, flatbed trailer was stolen between Wednesday and Sunday from a vacant property. The suspect cut a chain lock …

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Body found in St. Joseph River

A body recovered last week from the St. Joseph River could be a Three Rivers man who was reported missing earlier this month, according to sheriff’s department officials. Members of the St. Joseph County Dive/Rescue team recovered the body in Three Rivers Friday. Investigators are awaiting autopsy results for confirmation it is the body of Justin Berg, 45, who had …

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