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Youth had a gun

A Three Rivers juvenile was detained by police after he was found to be in possession of a gun. According to a department media release, officers were called April 29 to the Thomas Street Apartments in response to a report of someone in possession of a firearm. Officers eventually found the two juveniles, though not before one fled on foot. …

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Tuesday voting results

School officials in White Pigeon and Constantine can start planning a variety of projects, as voters in the two school systems approved proposals Tuesday. Meanwhile, a sinking-fund millage request sought by Sturgis Public Schools failed Tuesday, the second defeat in less than nine months. In White Pigeon, a funding source that generates nearly $5 million over its five-year life was …

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Youth sports complex moves forward

Over the objections of a vocal opponent and despite concerns from a pair of its members, Three Rivers City Commission has authorized design, bidding and construction-engineering services related to a proposed youth sports complex. Tuesday’s action allocates more than $300,000 to Kalamazoo-based Virdis Design Group. The decision came after resident Kathy Bingaman questioned whether it was premature to act on …

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Miller will seek re-election next year

State Rep. Aaron Miller announced this week he will seek re-election to a third, two-year term in 2018. Though he was just re-elected in November to serve a term that began in January and concludes in December 2018, Miller said this week’s announcement ultimately lays to rest the possibility that he would vie for the seat of the 21st District …

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Man rescued from tank

A White Pigeon Township worker was injured Monday when he fell into a chlorination tank at the White Pigeon water treatment facility. Authorities said the man was cleaning the empty tank around 4 p.m. when he fell about 12 feet to the concrete floor. He suffered a severe leg injury, according to authorities. The man was trapped in a confined …

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Police investigate 2 thefts

State police investigators are looking into the breaking-and-entering of a residence around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday last week in the 58000 block of Covered Bridge Road. The suspects are believed to have gained access to a garage and shed by going through the back yard of the residence. Multiple totes full of items were reported stolen as well as a bench …

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