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Successful waste collection event

By all accounts, last weekend’s collection of household hazardous waste and electronics recycling was a success. St. Joseph County Solid Waste Committee Secretary Pat Kulikowski said Saturday’s four-hour collection netted 9,000 pounds of household hazardous waste, 1,000 cans of latex paint, 40,000 pounds of electronics, 600 tires, half a semi-trailer of paper and two fully loaded trailers of appliances. For …

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Chainsaw stolen in Lockport

A chainsaw was stolen from a Lockport Township residence last week. Deputies were called Friday to the 20000 block of South River Road in response to a larceny incident. The victim told authorities the theft occurred between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. The chainsaw is an orange, Echo brand Model CS490, with a 20-inch bar.

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Bicyclist hit by car

A 60-year-old Sturgis man was injured after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a car in Sturgis over the weekend. According to a Sturgis Police media release, officers were called at 12:50 p.m. Saturday to the Walmart parking lot, in the 1500 block of South Centerville Road, where the man’s bicycle was struck by a moving vehicle. The …

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Halloween events in Constantine

The date of a “Trunk or Treat” event in Constantine has been changed. Village officials said the free event will take place 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the American Legion Hall. Meanwhile, the Constantine Boy Scout Troop 410 is staging its haunted house. The event runs 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and on Halloween night. Also in Constantine, …

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Man killed in incident with police

A Three Rivers man was shot and killed by a police officer last week in White Pigeon. State police said the incident started around 12:30 a.m. Friday in Bristol, Ind., where officers from its police department were involved in a vehicle pursuit led by 46-year-old David Sanders. The pursuit entered White Pigeon and concluded when Sanders allegedly drove his vehicle …

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Historic sites tour planned

Downtown Development Authorities and Chambers of Commerce in St. Joseph County have combined efforts to present a first-of-its kind event next week. Interesting and significant historic sites throughout St. Joseph County are the focus of a self-guided tour Nov. 2. Diana Lammott, director of the Constantine Downtown Development Authority, said the event is a family activity that also provides an …

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Police investigate auto thefts

State police are investigating the theft and subsequent arson of a vehicle. According to a department media release, a 2000 Saturn, brown in color, was stolen from Three Rivers Sept. 29 and found on fire later that day on Garber Road in Constantine Township. In what appears to be an unrelated incident, a pickup was stolen Friday last week from …

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Anonymous complaint leads to animal cruelty arrests

Cass County sheriff’s deputies responded earlier this month to an anonymous complaint about animal cruelty in the village of Edwardsburg. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies, along with Cass County Animal Control, executed a search warrant Oct. 8 at a residence in the 24000 block of May St. Law-enforcement officials located numerous animals in varying states of health and living in …

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Sadowy powers K-Wings past Cyclones

Dylan Sadowy is used to scoring goals at Wings Event Center. Those goals, however, were scored against the Kalamazoo Wings (1-1-0-0) when Sadowy was a member of the Toledo Walleye. Now a member of the K-Wings, Sadowy made his presence known in a big way during the K-Wings 46th home opener against the Cincinnati Cyclones (1-0-1-0) on Saturday night. The …

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Out and About by Norm Stutesman

Food items can be used for other things besides being consumed. Read on: Lemon and wood ashes remove tarnish from brass. Salts of lemon will aid in removing ink stains. Lemon and salt will invariably remove iron rust from linens. There are many things that are hard to believe these days. It’s amazing what people get away with and manage …

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