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Assault charges for man in Constantine incident

A 31- year-old Dearborn Heights man is in the St. Joseph County jail on several assault charges. Robert Brueck faces charges of attempted murder, home invasion, possessing body armor and several other weapons offenses, according to authorities. Investigators said Central Dispatch responded around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday to a home in the 62000 block of Youngs Prairie Road in Constantine Township to …

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Miller announces in-district office hours

State Rep. Aaron Miller has announced an in-district office hour location for the month of May. Miller said the monthly regular office hours allow him to connect directly with his constituents. He said he enjoys the opportunity to have a sit-down discussion and hear what people have to say. Miller will be available 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 31 …

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Constantine discussing wastewater treatment plant options

Constantine village manager Mark Honeysett gave a brief update Monday on the village’s plan to build a wastewater treatment plant. The village currently pipes waste to a treatment plant in Three Rivers, and a sewer treatment contract between the village and Three Rivers expired in 2016. USDA offers a long-term loan through World Development, Honeysett said, and building a plant …

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Sturgis selects new principal

Sturgis Public Schools Board of Education has selected Nick Herblet as principal at Sturgis High School. Herblet has 10 years of experience in educational administration as Lakeview Community Schools assistant principal/ athletic director, Ithaca Public Schools assistant principal/athletic director, Sturgis High School assistant principal, and Congress and Wenzel elementary principal. Prior to his career in educational administration, he worked nine …

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Annie

I am “Annie”.  I am looking for a new home.  I am a year old, tri colored, female aussie mix.  I am super sweet, and partially housebroke and I know a few commands.  I am getting my spay surgery and will be available to be adopted Friday, May 24,2019.My docket number is 46202, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control …

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Two people injured in Constantine

Two people were injured following an incident Wednesday in Constantine Township. Details were limited but deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department were called to the 62000 block of Youngs Prairie Road in response to a report that two people received stab wounds. More information is expected to be released today.

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Booth deadline for TR Water Festival

Organizers of the 2019 Three Rivers Water Festival are offering a reminder that the deadline for booth applications is Friday. Anyone interested in reserving a booth for the festival is encouraged to contact the chamber at: trchamber.com. The annual community festival is June 13-15.

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Lake and Home Tour date set

Here’s a reminder that this year’s Lake and Home Tour, an event sponsored by the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 13. This year’s tour will feature Corey, Fishers, Omena, Palmer, Long and Pleasant lakes, as well as Lake Templene. Rain date will be July 14.

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Sturgis Schools discontinue Fawn River School lease

Sturgis Public Schools Board of Education voted Monday to discontinue the lease at the former Fawn River School and prepare the property for sale. Ray Sterling, director of finance for the district, said it was recommended by the finance committee not to renew the lease at the property for the 2019-20 school year. That lease expires June 30, at which time the …

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County commission approves energy-savings resolution

St. Joseph County’s government buildings will likely be undergoing an energy-savings process, following action taken Tuesday by the board of commissioners. The five-member panel approved a resolution in support of pursuing an agreement with New York-based ABM Building Solutions, which has guaranteed energy savings through analysis of county-owned buildings, including its historic courthouse, courts building, jail and annex buildings. County …

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