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Three injured in Cass County crash

Cass County sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident Tuesday in Wayne Township. According to a department media release, 29-year-old John Richey of Vandalia was driving west on M-62 when an eastbound vehicle driven by 19-year-old Donovan Schoff of Cassopolis crossed the center line. The vehicles collided near Twin Lakes Road. Richey, Schoff and a 14-year-old passenger in Schoff’s vehicle …

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Fire destroys Mottville business

Investigators from Michigan State Police and local fire agencies remain at the scene of a Mottville Township business to determine what caused a devastating blaze Monday. Crews were summoned around 4 p.m. to Green Stream recycling, in the 69000 block of M-103. In all, more than a dozen different departments responded and attempted to put out the blaze that burned …

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Man arrested after police pursuit

A Burr Oak man was arrested after leading authorities on a pursuit last week. According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were aware of two cars racing through Sturgis around 6 p.m. Friday. Central dispatch received a call around 7:30 p.m. concerning a suspicious vehicle in the vicinity of Burr Oak and Deer Park roads. The vehicle fit …

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Sheriff releases name of boy who died in accident

Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke said the name of the 6-year-old boy who died last week after being partially run over by a skid loader was Holden High of Dowagiac. High died Wednesday afternoon in Volinia Township, where he was helping with a landscape project. Investigators said High and two teenagers were riding in the bucket of the skid loader …

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Traffic stop leads to arrests

Two people were arrested on drug-related offenses following a traffic stop last week in Burr Oak Township. Sheriff’s deputies pulled over a car around 11:30 p.m. Friday on Spaid Road, near Lafaytte Road. A passenger attempted to discard out the window a bag that ended up containing more than 57 grams of crystal methamphetamine. Deputies found inside the car meth …

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Downtown Dave – Downtown TR is gaining momentum

Three Rivers is a great place to be right now. Maybe you have noticed it too, but we’ve got an honest-to-goodness, renewed sense of spirit right now. I overhear people talking about what’s happening, and they are excited. I am too. We aren’t out of the proverbial woods yet, but we have potential in spades—market opportunities, exceptional assets, and hard …

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