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Accident causes minor injuries

  A two-vehicle accident last week in Mendon Township left four people with minor injuries. Officers from St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department were called at 9 p.m. Friday to the intersection of Silver Street and M-60. A northbound vehicle driven by George Labonte, 79, of Mendon, pulled in front an eastbound SUV driven by Spencer Ford, 29, also of Mendon. …

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Injures after car strikes tree

  Two Sturgis men were injured after they were involved in a traffic accident Monday in Nottawa Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Sturgis resident Charles Smith, was driving east on M-86 when he lost control of his car in the 25000 block. The car left the roadway and struck a tree. Smith and his passenger Michael Wolfinger, …

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Motorcycle accident causes injuries

  An Edwardsburg man was treated for injuries he suffered as the result of a motorcycle accident over the weekend in Cass County. John Janasiak, 55, told sheriff’s officials he was eastbound on Marcellus Highway in Wayne Township around 11:20 a.m. Saturday when he failed to properly negotiate a curve near Glenwood Road. Janasiak drove off the roadway and lost …

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Two-vehicle collision

    Two people sought medical treatment following a two-vehicle collision over the weekend in Cass County. Sheriff Joe Underwood Jr. said Keith Vail III, 30, of Niles, was driving west on Calvin Hill Street when he failed to stop at the intersection of Calvin Center Road at 11 a.m. Saturday in Calvin Township. Vail’s vehicle struck a northbound car …

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Man injured after crash

  A 72-year-old Kalamazoo man was injured Friday in a head-on crash on M-60 near Roberts Road in Fabius Township. Michigan State Police said a vehicle driven by Ronald Heath crossed the center line on M-60 and collided head-on with a semi-truck driven by 40-year-old Richard Trethwey. M-60 was closed for several hours after the 9 am crash. Heath was …

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Dr. Govier joins medical staff at Three Rivers Health

Three Rivers Health is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jackalyn Govier to the Three Rivers Health Medical Staff. She is practicing at Family Care White Pigeon and started seeing patients in June. “We are extremely fortunate to have Dr. Govier join our team,” said Chief Executive Officer, William Russell. Dr. Govier studied at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic …

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Three Rivers Health announces arrival of Dr. Van Marel

Three Rivers Health is proud to announce that Dr. Van Marel has joined the medical team in May and is practicing at Internal Medicine. “We are extremely pleased that Dr. Van Marel is a part of our medical staff,” said Chief Executive Officer, William Russell. “He is an excellent internist who will capture the heart of our community. His skills …

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Three injured after crash

  Three people were treated at Three Rivers Health after a two-car crash Tuesday in Constantine Township. The incident occurred around 12:30 p. m. Michigan State Police said a vehicle driven by Steven Hesher, 51, of Constantine, was eastbound on Riverside Drive when he proceeded through the intersection and his car struck a vehicle traveling south on U.S. 131. The …

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Man suffers injuries

A 30-year-old Marcellus man suffered injuries as the result of a one-vehicle accident last week in Mottville Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Charles Harris indicated he was driving on Barker Road around 5 a.m. Thursday when he dropped his coffee cup. Barker told police he leaned over to pick it up, lost control of his truck, drove …

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Woman cited for crash

Two Centreville-area residents were involved in a one-vehicle accident over the weekend in Nottawa Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said 24-year-old Sheery Hilyard was driving in an unknown direction on Truckenmiller Road at 11:26 p.m. Friday when she took her eyes off the roadway and wound up driving down an embankment and her vehicle struck a tree near …

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