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Centreville begins superintendent search

Board members from Centreville Public School will begin next month a search for a new superintendent. Rob Kuhlman announced this week he plans to retire at the end of the current academic year. A Minnesota native, the 60-year-old Kuhlman made the announcement during Monday’s board of education meeting. He is in his seventh year as the district’s superintendent, spending the …

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New council members meet in Constantine

Constantine’s village council has three new trustees, a new clerk and a new village president who all assembled at its Nov. 21 meeting. Anthony Scott, Rita Ganus and Kenda Cartagena were elected earlier in the month as trustees, and Myra Mathers as clerk, by write-in vote. Gary Mathers, meanwhile, ran unchallenged for the village president. No one ran for village …

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United Way plans fundraiser

The St. Joseph County United Way is in the midst of staging its latest fundraising effort. Executive director Kelly Hostetler said tickets for the Christmas Cash Raffle, a 50/50 drawing, remain for sale ahead of next month’s drawing. Half of all proceeds will be awarded to the person whose name is drawn Dec. 12 at the onset of the Sturgis …

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Local church fills Operation Christmas Child boxes

Parishioners and community volunteers were responsible for filling more than 100 shoeboxes with toys, personal care items and other surprises as part of Operation Christmas Child earlier this month at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Colon. Ben and Diane Crist, summer residents at Gilead Lake, introduced Kathy Schemmel of Colon to the project last year. Using church and community connections, …

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Constantine senior named First Team All State

Constantine senior Anthony Evilsizor was rewarded for his season-long effort on the gridiron. The Falcons’ leader was named First Team All-State for Division 5- 6 by the Associated Press. Constantine finished the season in a district semifinals loss to Schoolcraft, giving the Falcons a 6-and-4 record on the season. Head coach Shawn Griffith said Evilsizor is a hard runner and …

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Arson investigation

Indiana State Police are investigating three separate fires they believe were intentionally set in rural northeastern Indiana. Detective David Poe said in a Monday news release that all three fires are “suspicious in nature” and likely set intentionally. The fires were set on a property in rural Howe in LaGrange County. A barn burned down on Feb. 17 and authorities …

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