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Suspects sought by police

Two men are being sought by state police after, under false pretenses, entering the home of an elderly Sturgis woman, and stealing jewelry and money. The incident occurred between 3:15 and 4 p.m. Saturday in the 69000 block of South Nottawa Road. Investigators said a white male advised the resident he was there to inspect electrical wiring in the basement. …

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White Pigeon video in the works

A promotional video showcasing White Pigeon Community Schools appears to be in store for an update. Board of education members last week agreed to look further into the proposal of new footage after fielding two bids for the work. The video and still photos would appear on the district’s webpage and replace content that Superintendent Jon Keyer said is about …

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Nominees are being accepted

Three Rivers Rotary has announced it is accepting nominees for its annual “Distinguished Educator” award. The civic group since 1994 has been recognizing Three Rivers educators for excellence in the classroom. The award is given to professional educators within Three Rivers Community Schools. Nomination forms are due on or before March 1 at the superintendent’s office. A monetary award of …

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Tulley receives award

Mike Tulley, who has been coaching football at Constantine High School for 25 years, has been named one of the 2016 “Assistant Coaches of the Year” by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association. Tulley said the award was nice recognition and was respectful of the honor. Tulley has spent the past 12 seasons as the special-teams coordinator as well …

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Fatal crash in Cass County

Authorities say a 30-year-old woman has died after crashing a car while being chased by a sheriff’s deputy in southwestern Michigan. State police say a Cass County sheriff’s deputy was on routine patrol Saturday night when Amanda Fay Bowers was spotted stopped in the roadway with her car’s lights off. Police say she drove around the deputy’s car and fled. …

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Unemployment decreases in St. Joseph County

The December unemployment rate in St. Joseph County decreased by half a percent compared to a month earlier. The monthly labor-market analysis by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget showed St. Joseph County’s 3.4 percent December unemployment rate was less than November’s 3.9 percent. However, December’s unemployment rate was three-tenths of a percent higher than the same month …

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Man arrested on drug charges

A Three Rivers man was arrested last week on drug-related charges following a traffic stop in Three Rivers. Police said a vehicle was stopped early Friday at Broadway Street and U.S. 131 for an improper-lighting violation. K9 Django was brought to the scene and reacted to the presence of narcotics. Officer found evidence of drug use inside the vehicle. The …

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TR Lions Club – Nominations are being accepted

The Three Rivers Lions Club is accepting nominations for the “Three Rivers Lions Club Bruce C. Snook Citizen of the Year” award. The citizen of the year will be honored during a public banquet and program that will be in late April or early May. Nominations should include a thorough description of why the nominee is deserving of the honor, …

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K-Wings earn 5th straight with win over Nailers

The good times keep rolling for the Kalamazoo Wings (21-18-1-3). After defeating the Brampton Beast by a score of 2-1 in the shootout on Friday, the K-Wings had a day off on Saturday to prepare for the Wheeling Nailers on Sunday. Connor Crisp gave the Beast an early 1-0 lead by scoring his sixth goal of the season just over …

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Mark My Words

The hardest words to say… For some people it comes easy. For others, not so much. Some people say it way too easily while others refuse. There are people who look at it as a sign of weakness while others just feel there is no need for it. And yet, there are even those who are afraid to say it …

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