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Traffic stop leads to arrest

A traffic stop last week in Three Rivers netted the arrest of a man wanted on a warrant and for drug-related offenses. Three Rivers police stopped the vehicle Friday for an equipment violation near the intersection of Broadway and Third streets. Officers became suspicious of a passenger who was not cooperating. He was later found to be wanted on a …

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Man arrested after fleeing probation center

A resident of the Twin County Community Probation Center was apprehended after he apparently left the probation center’s program unlawfully. Three Rivers police said the 35-year-old man was tracked Saturday to a residence at the Meadow Lane Trailer Park after probation center officials alerted police the man was out of place. Officers were allowed through the front door of the …

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Ladies basketball hosts Allegan

The Three Rivers ladies basketball team is ready for some home cooking in prep hoops action tonight, welcoming in the Allegan Tigers. Three Rivers comes in having lost two straight since the new year, falling to Otsego and Westview in road contests. The Lady Cats are now 2-4 on the season and 0-1 in conference action. Meanwhile, Allegan enters tonight’s …

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Search warrant leads to arrest

A 30-year-old Three Rivers man was taken into police custody last week following the execution of a search warrant in Flowerfield Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department carried out the warrant Wednesday at a residence in the 53000 block of Pulver Road. The county’s Special Response Team was in charge of the operation. No additional information about the incident …

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County commission holds first meeting of year

A few major issues from 2016 were brought before the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners during their inaugural meeting of 2017 last week. Tuesday’s commission meeting, the first for three of the board’s five members, afforded Jared Hoffmaster and a few other county residents an opportunity to keep some key topics at the forefront. Hoffmaster, a Fabius Township resident, …

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Area school counselor traveled to White House

A Centreville High School counselor had the opportunity last week to witness what may go in the presidential annals as a historical footnote. Sarah Dickman was a party Friday to what was described as the final official event in which Michelle Obama participated as first lady. The program, which took place at the White House, was the “School Counselor of …

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Snowmobile safety class planned

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department is hosting a one-day snowmobile safety class later this month. Sheriff Richard Behnke said the event takes place 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 28 at the Cass County 911 Center, 130 N. Broadway St., in Cassopolis. Michigan law requires anyone between the ages of 12 and 17 to possess a valid snowmobile safety certificate to …

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K-Wings undefeated so far in 2017

Brampton, Ontario – The Kalamazoo Wings (14-17-0-3) are off to a great start in 2017. Starting with their 5-3 win over the Brampton Beast on New Year’s Eve, the K-Wings find themselves on a three game winning streak with all the wins coming against the Beast. On Friday, the K-Wings jumped out to a three-goal lead in route to a …

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Kalamazoo woman dies after fire in senior apartment building

Authorities say one person has been killed after a fire broke out in a senior apartment complex. Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officials say the woman was rescued early Saturday from a seventh-floor balcony of the nine-story Crosstown Parkway Senior Community Apartments building. She was taken to a hospital, where she died. Fire officials say the blaze was contained to …

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Snyder approves higher speed limits on rural highways

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation to let Michigan motorists drive faster on at least 1,500 miles of rural highways as long as safety studies say the higher speed limits are OK. The bill enacted Thursday authorizes a 75 mph speed limit on 600 miles of freeways and a 65 mph limit on 900 miles of other roads. The limits …

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