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White Pigeon wastewater treatment plant open house tomorrow

A major public works project in White Pigeon Township will be showcased during an open house Wednesay. The $3.1 million undertaking at the township’s wastewater-treatment plant started in June 2012, when the first of its two wastewater lagoons was drained, sludge removed, and a new aeration system and new liners installed. That project was finished late in the year before …

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Sixth Street paving project begins today

The Three Rivers Department of Public Services has received confirmation that the Sixth Street asphalt mill and paving project will begin today. Plans call to begin milling around 8:30 this morning. Milling is scheduled to be completed this afternoon and paving will be completed Tuesday. This project includes the milling and paving of Sixth Street between South Main Street and …

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Glen Oaks College Night takes place tomorrow

Glen Oaks Community College is staging its 24th annual College Night Tuesday at the Centreville-area campus. School officials said more than 55 colleges and military organizations are expected to be on hand to meet prospective students and share information on their institutions. The event, which takes place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will be in the college gymnasium. Tonya Howden, Glen …

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Search warrant leads to arrest

Narcotics investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant Friday morning in Three Rivers. Investigators had received information about marijuana trafficking occurring from a residence in the 1000 block of Washington Street. Officers confirmed that a resident there was supplying marijuana and investigators obtained a search warrant, according to sheriff’s officials. Inside the residence, officers …

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Three Rivers brush pickup begins today

Here’s a reminder from the Three Rivers Department of Public Services regarding its fall brush pickup schedule. Brush pickup begins today and will start in the city’s Third District. The process continues Tuesday in the First District; Wednesday in the Fourth District; and Thursday in the Second District. DPS officials said brush should not have leaves mixed in and it …

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Man injured in motorcycle crash

A Marcellus man was seriously injured early Sunday in a motorcycle crash on Dewy Lake Street in Cass County’s Volinia Township. 38-year-old Keven Kinipp was westbound when he lost control of his cycle. He was transported to Lakeview Hospital in Paw Paw for treatment. Kinipp was not wearing a helmet.

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Preliminary hearing held for former Sturgis firefighter

Following a preliminary hearing Wednesday in St. Joseph County District Court, it was decided that the case of a former Sturgis firefighter charged with criminal sexual conduct will be heard in Circuit Court. Judge Jeff Middleton ruled that the case against Joshua Snyder move on to the next level on two counts of fourth-degree CSC. The charges stem from a …

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September theft in Leonidas Township

A number of items were reported stolen from a building in Leonidas Township. St. Joseph County Sheriff’s officials said a breaking-and-entering occurred in the 32000 block of Depot Street. The incident was reported Monday and it is believed the theft took place within the last two to three weeks of September. Antiques, copper wire and several sheets of particle board …

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Sturgis awarded job training grant

The city of Sturgis has been awarded a state grant to be used for job training at Sturgis Molded Products, according to State Rep. Matt Lori. The grant is projected to create up to 50 jobs, at least half will benefit low- to moderate-income workers. The $442,000 Community Development Block Grant will allow the company to expand its workforce. Sturgis …

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Centreville Schools begin late starts on Monday

Students at Centreville Public Schools are reminded that the first of eight late starts this year is Monday. School begins two hours later than usual to allow for professional development for its staff members. Elementary students will start the day at 9:43 a.m., while junior high and high school classes commence at 9:48. With the exception of January, the district’s …

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