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Shooting suspect captured in Alaska

Police in Fairbanks, Alaska, have captured the suspect in a shooting incident involving a Sturgis native last weekend. According to the Fairbanks News-Miner newspaper’s website, a 29-year-old Anchorage man was charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, vehicle theft, second-degree theft and tampering with evidence. The arrest stems from a Sunday morning incident during which Sgt. Allan Brandt was shot …

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City commissioners choose replacement

A lifelong Three Rivers resident has been selected from a field of seven candidates to complete an unexpired term on the Three Rivers City Commission. Pat Dane was the majority’s decision during Tuesday’s meeting to complete the remaining 13 months left on Jared Hoffmaster’s term. Hoffmaster resigned last month in advance of his family’s impending move to Fabius Township. Dane, …

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Man crashes into fallen tree

A Constantine Township man was injured after the truck he was driving struck a wind-fallen tree Monday night in Flowerfield Township. Sheriff’s deputies said 28-year-old Timothy Sherer was driving a Schwan’s food truck east on M-216 around 8:30 p.m. Sherer told deputies he was unable to stop the truck in time to prevent it from striking a tree in the …

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Missing Vandalia woman located

A Vandalia woman reported missing last week has been located. Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood said Ramona Huffman, 48, is safe and no longer considered a missing person. Huffman was last seen shortly after 9 p.m. Oct. 11, when she left her home to walk to a nearby gas station. Underwood said Huffman left on her own free will and …

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Schoolcraft road project delayed

The Michigan Department of Transportation has delayed the start of a road project in southern Kalamazoo County until next week. The railroad crossing at the south end of the village of Schoolcraft will be closed for up to two weeks beginning Monday. The project was originally slated to begin this week. MDOT officials said the project will include repaving the railroad …

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Man injured in crash

A Three Rivers man was seriously injured after attempting to avoid a deer in the roadway last week in Florence Township. Sheriff’s officials said Tawron Johnson, 29, was driving north on Lutz Road at 5:40 a.m. Thursday when his vehicle swerved to avoid the deer. The vehicle crossed the centerline and left the west side of the road before it …

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