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ISD President announces resignation

After serving 10 years on the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District Board, president Sally Boeschenstein is resigning. Boeschenstein said her resignation will be in effect June 30. A Three Rivers-area resident, Boeschenstein said she and her husband are planning more travel next year and she said it is unfair to the board to hold the position. Filling Boeschenstein’s position …

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Three Rivers Health celebrates graduates

Three Rivers Health proudly recognizes graduation from high school, college, a skilled training program, or other types of continued education and training. Please join us in celebrating with the Three Rivers Health employees below, the accomplishments of themselves and of their families. CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY Desiree Massey, Speech Pathology – daughter of Venita Massey CONSTANTINE HIGH SCHOOL Sierra Mullins – …

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Former superintendent sentenced in armed bank robbery

A former superintendent at a Michigan school district has been sentenced in the armed robbery of a St. Clair County bank. According to court records, 51-year-old Thomas Goulette was sentenced to three-and-a-half to 20 years in prison on a charge of armed robbery Monday. He pleaded guilty last month to the January robbery of a Brockway Township bank. The Times …

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Out and About – Week of May 16th

I wish that I were more of a reader. I read about two books a year, which is something that I’m not proud of. I receive several magazines monthly and I usually end up adding them to a stack of other magazines, with intentions of reading them later when I have more time. What I should do is set aside …

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Hit and run in Lockport

St. Joseph County sheriff’s officials responded to a hit-and-run, property-damage incident over the weekend in Lockport Township. According to a department media release, a 2006 Chevy Impala was parked at the Sturgis Dam, as its owner was fishing in the St. Joseph River. The car’s owner told police he noticed the rear bumper of his vehicle had been torn off. …

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Items stolen from vehicles

At least three vehicles were illegally entered and various items removed over the weekend in Fawn River Township. State police were called Saturday to Rickey and Eisenhower roads, where the victims said their unlocked vehicles were entered and a variety of items were taken. During their investigation, troopers found various tools and other items in the vicinity. Troopers said they …

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Several Sturgis School Board seats up for election

Sturgis Public Schools Board of Education will have five seats on the November election ballot. There are three six-year terms, one four-year term and one two-year term. Information for anyone interested in seeking a position is available at the superintendent’s office or by calling 659-1502. To be eligible to run for a school board position, a person must be a …

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Brother of man killed by police sentenced for role in chase

The brother of a man who was fatally shot by police in southwestern Michigan has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in fleeing officers before the shooting. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports Aaron Pelletier learned his punishment Monday. A Kalamazoo County jury earlier convicted him of third-degree fleeing and eluding and felony firearm possession. He was acquitted …

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Driver facing charges after 1 dead in western Michigan crash

Charges are being filed after one person was killed and two others injured after the vehicle they were in was struck by a suspected drunken driver in western Michigan. The Allegan County sheriff’s office says the vehicle rolled over in a dense tree line early Saturday morning in Wayland Township, south of Grand Rapids, and 36-year-old Jemimah Palsce of Albuquerque, …

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Three Rivers police search for missing man

Three Rivers Police Det. Mike Mohney said the department is looking for a person who is believed to be voluntarily missing. According to a department media release, the agency is seeking the location of Justin Berg, a 45-year-old white man who was last seen around 5 p.m. a week ago. Berg’s cell phone was found Thursday under a St. Joseph …

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