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Chambers cancels Treasures event

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce will have to delay the fourth annual “Treasures of St. Joseph County” event. Designed after the CBS program, “The Amazing Race,” this year’s Treasures event was supposed to take place this coming Sunday. Chamber CEO Christy Trammell said a re-scheduled date has been tentatively set for Sept. 11. Additional …

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Trailers stolen in Mottville

Two enclosed trailers were stolen over the weekend from a location in Mottville Township. State police investigators were called around 7 a.m. Saturday to the 68000 block of Union Road, where the victim told authorities the trailers were likely taken between 6 and 7 o’clock that morning. One measures eight-feet-wide by 20-feet in length. The second trailer is five-feet wide …

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Sturgis completes dam repairs

Contractors for the city of Sturgis last week completed repairs to the earthen embankment at the Sturgis hydroelectric dam. With repairs completed, the city has started to raise water levels in the reservoir. Water levels were raised by six inches in all between Saturday and Sunday. Starting today, the reservoir will be raised approximately six inches per day until it …

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Police investigate home invasion

State police investigators are looking into a home invasion that occurred last week in Constantine Township. Troopers were called Thursday afternoon to the 65000 block of Constantine Road, where force was used to enter a residence between noon and 4 p.m. Among items stolen were a long gun, knives, jewelry boxes and jewelry.

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Dozens of show birds killed in Berrien County fire

Authorities say an accidental fire killed dozens of show birds in southwestern Michigan, including many homing and racing pigeons. Crews responded Wednesday to Dove Nest Bed & Breakfast in Berrien County’s Royalton Township and found a building on the property where the birds were kept was on fire. John Nelson tells The Herald-Palladium of St. Joseph he had between 200 …

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Frisbie accepts position at GOCC

Glen Oaks Community College has announced that Chuck Frisbie has accepted the position as the college’s part-time director of institutional innovation. In the newly created position, Frisbie will work with all units of the college to help with special and developing initiatives in areas such as grants, partnerships, program development, K-12 engagement and others, according to David Devier, Glen Oaks …

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