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Police investigate thefts from vehicles in Schoolcraft

Schoolcraft Police Chief Bryan Campbell said the department is investigating several thefts from motor vehicles this week. Four complaints were received Monday morning involving vehicles on the west side of the village that were entered at some point overnight. Then, according to Campbell, a complaint was received Wednesday morning from a victim on the east side of the village. The …

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Fatal industrial accident in Edwardsburg

Law-enforcement officials from the Ontwa Township Edwardsburg Police Department responded to a location in Edwardsburg Wednesday afternoon regarding a fatal industrial accident. Officers were called around 3 p.m. to a manufacturing facility in the 69000 block of Kraus Road to assist Edwardsburg Ambulance. Officials from the two agencies said a man was injured in a machine press and he died …

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Sturgis agrees to provide support for Toy Run

The 2016 Sturgis Toy Run is set for Sept. 10 and the city of Sturgis will again provide police and public-services support. Sturgis city commissioners earlier this month agreed to supply a police presence for the event, and department of public services workers to place and remove street barricades for the procession of motorcycles through town on U.S. 12. The …

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Sturgis follows through with property sale

The Sturgis Housing Development Corporation has followed through on its decision to sell a South Nottawa Street property that may result in its demolition, despite neighborhood objections. The residence was obtained by the city when the house went through a bank foreclosure and the Sturgis Neighborhood Program determined it could not afford to undertake rehabilitation. An adjacent property owner submitted …

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TR Chamber plans candidate forum

The Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce is providing residents a final opportunity to hear from local candidates involved in next week’s primary election. A candidates’ forum involving only county positions takes place this evening in the Dresser Business Center at Glen Oaks Community College. At 5:30 p.m., county treasurer candidates Gwen Donmyer and incumbent Judie Ratering are scheduled to …

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Arrests made with help from Sturgis K-9

Sturgis police officers in the past week have benefitted twice from the department’s K-9 officer, Tuckey. According to a department media release, Tuckey was brought to a traffic stop at 7 p.m. July 19 at St. Joseph and Clay streets. Officers were suspicious of two male suspects and Tuckey’s search alerted officers to the presence of narcotics inside the vehicle. …

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