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White Pigeon boil water advisory lifted

A boil-water advisory in the village of White Pigeon has been lifted. Municipal officials said the cancellation of the boil-water advisory was issued around 4:30 p.m. Monday after a series of tests reported negative for the presence of coliform bacteria. The advisory went into effect around 4 p.m. Wednesday after four of eight samples being tested as a routine procedure …

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Police investigate church financial irregularities

State police are conducting an investigation into allegations of financial irregularities at sister churches in Colon and Bronson. According to the Catholic Diocese of Kalamazoo, an audit of finances at St. Barbara in Colon and St. Mary Assumption in Bronson was conducted at the request of the diocese. Diocese officials said the audit yielded questionable financial practices and transactions over …

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Man arrested after exposing himself

A 32-year-old registered sex offender was arrested last week in White Pigeon on a charge of indecent exposure. According to police, the incident occurred at Wash King, where Deshawn Terrell Allen, 32, was loitering and exposed himself to a woman at the laundromat. Police obtained video surveillance and identified Allen, who confessed to the incident before being arrested, authorities said. …

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United Way – We have a winner!

Sturgis resident Lauren Roberts had the good fortune of holding the $5,000 winning ticket during Thursday’s Mega Raffle drawing conducted by the St. Joseph County United Way. The 33-year-old Morgan Olson employee actually won twice: Roberts was one of 10 employees whose names were randomly drawn last month and given a ticket from company president Mike Ownbey. Kelly Hostetler, executive …

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US Mail allegedly stolen

Two Elkhart residents were arrested last week after they allegedly stole mail in Cass County. Ontwa Township Edwardsburg Police Department Chief Timothy Kozal said officers responded around 11 p.m. Wednesday to the area of Sunrise Drive and Redfield in Ontwa Township in response to a report of a subject opening mailboxes. With the assistance of the Cass County Sheriff Department, …

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Woman crashes into police car

A 54-year-old woman was arrested after the vehicle she was driving struck a state police patrol car. The incident occurred at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday in the Wendy’s parking lot in Three Rivers. State police said a trooper was driving through the parking lot when the vehicle was struck by a Chevy Malibu driven by a Mendon woman. The suspect was …

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