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St. Joseph County National Night Out

  The city of Sturgis will host the St. Joseph County National Night Out event next week. Sturgis police deputy chief and Night Out coordinator David Ives said the annual event will run 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday on the east lawn at Sturgis High School. The event kicks off with a silent parade heading east in Chicago Road from …

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Three injured after crash

  Three people were treated at Three Rivers Health after a two-car crash Tuesday in Constantine Township. The incident occurred around 12:30 p. m. Michigan State Police said a vehicle driven by Steven Hesher, 51, of Constantine, was eastbound on Riverside Drive when he proceeded through the intersection and his car struck a vehicle traveling south on U.S. 131. The …

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Color Fun Run Fundraiser

The St. Joseph County United Way and Five Star Pizza in Colon have announced a Color Fun Run fundraiser will take place this fall. The color run, a 5K running/walking event where participants go through periodic color stations, is being sponsored by Five Star. Volunteers from the United Way will lend a hand to the project, which benefits the Adoption …

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MDOT open house

  The Michigan Department of Transportation is staging an open house next week in advance of a major reconstruction project in downtown Mendon in 2015. The open house takes place 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mendon village office. MDOT next year plans to reconstruct more than a mile of M-60 through the downtown area. In addition, new sewer, …

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Three Rivers Fire Dept. get new truck

    The Three Rivers Fire Department added a new vehicle to its fleet, as a fourth truck was delivered last week. Interim chief Jeff Bloomfield said the department’s fourth truck has a capacity for up to 3,000 gallons of water, a feature that will benefit residents in Lockport Township, where hydrants are not available. Bloomfield said the truck also …

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Missing woman is okay

Police in southwest Michigan say a Dowagiac woman who went missing last week is okay. 25-year-old Rose Morris checked in with both her family and the police Tuesday night. Family members had told police she was last seen Thursday evening when Morris said she was going out with friends. Morris told her family that she had been arrested and was …

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