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Multiple injured in Sherman Township crash

Four people, including two children, were injured in a two-car crash Thursday at the intersection of Shimmel and Featherstone roads in Sherman Township. Michigan State Police said a pickup driven by Jessica Goble, a 35-year-old Sturgis resident, was eastbound on Featherstone Road at 8 a.m., when she failed to stop at the intersection. The truck was struck by a car …

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Woman injured in crash

A Niles woman was treated for injuries she received after her vehicle ran into a car driven by a Constantine resident. Cass County Sheriff’s Department officials said Janel Chappell, 18, was driving west on U.S. 12 at 4:21 p.m. March 17 when her vehicle collided with a car driven by Dakota Hicks, 20, of Constantine. The incident occurred near M-217 …

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ISD to interview for superintendent

Two candidates will be interviewed for the position of superintendent of St. Joseph County Intermediate School District. The candidates are Teresa Belote, superintendent of Bronson Community Schools, and Patrick Kreger, superintendent of Union City Community Schools. Belote has been superintendent at Bronson for three years, coming from a long history working for Sturgis Public Schools. Meanwhile, Kreger has been the …

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Allegan woman missing

Police are looking for a 48-year-old woman reported missing from the Allegan area. Amy Lynn Harker, originally from Sturgis, was last heard from around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, when she had told a friend she was going to Illinois to visit friends, according to the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department. Harker’s family and friends said they have been unable to reach her …

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Hydrant flushing begins in Three Rivers

The Three Rivers Department of Public Services this week started its biannual hydrant flushing. Department officials said they expect flushing to continue through April 28, as flushing will occur Sundays thru Thursdays between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Due to many variables, the department is not able to determine the exact date it will be in each district. The order …

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Vicksburg man dies after being struck in head by airplane propeller

Authorities say a 52-year-old man has died after being struck in the head by a propeller while trying to start a single-engine airplane in southwestern Michigan. The Kalamazoo County sheriff’s department says Michael Westveer of Vicksburg died following the Monday accident at a private airstrip in Brady Township. Undersheriff Paul Matyas says investigators believe the man was trying to hand-crank …

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