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Strong arm robbery

County sheriff’s deputies investigated the robbery of a Pizza Hut delivery person late Tuesday night. The incident occurred in the area of Wilbur and Null Roads in Lockport Township. The suspect vehicle was stopped a short time later on North Main Street in Three Rivers. Four suspects were taken into custody.

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Out and About – Week of January 30th

The stage production Grease, started out in Chicago back in the late sixties and early seventies. It has gone on to New York and was even made into a movie. It has done very well, and in March, it will come to the stage of the Three Rivers High School Performing Arts Center (PAC). Oh, it won’t have a Broadway …

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Crash Claims Life

A two-vehicle crash late Monday afternoon in Florence Township resulted in the death of a Three Rivers man. Peter McDonough, age 62, died in the crash.  He was driving north on Constantine Road when his Jeep collided with a southbound semi truck between Fairchild and Withers roads. The driver of the truck, 61-year-old Glenn Miller of Constantine, was not injured. The incident remains …

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Candidates Announce Political Plans

Two candidates for different offices in St. Joseph County have announced their political plans. Sheriff Brad Balk, 58, filed his nominating petition Monday. Meanwhile, Sturgis attorney Rob Pattison, 46, has announced he will run for the office of St. Joseph County District Court judge. Balk, whose first four-year term as sheriff expires at the end of the year, said he …

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Website Donation Scam

The City of Three Rivers is warning Scidmore Park supporters about a website donation scam. There are links from Facebook pages to a website not created nor authorized by the city. The illicit website encourages people to send funds to any of three prospective recipients: the City of Three Rivers, Friends of Scidmore Park, or the Three Rivers Area Community …

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K-Wings win; Karlander plays in game 1,000

KALAMAZOO — The Kalamazoo Wings celebrated Kory Karlander’s personal milestone in a major way on Sunday at Wings Stadium by knocking off the Reading Royals 5-1 thanks in part to a three-point night by Darren Archibald and a stellar game in net for Maxime Clermont. Beginning his professional career with the Columbus Chill in the ECHL back in 1995, Karlander …

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Unemployment Increased

For the first time since the middle of 2011, St. Joseph County’s monthly unemployment rate saw an increase from the previous month. The county’s December unemployment rate was 9.2 percent, a nine-tenths of a percent increase from November’s 8.3 percent. Data released by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget Analysis shows the 9.2 percent figure was still a …

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No Winter Celebration In Colon

Village officials in Colon have indicated there will not be a Winter Festival this year. After an inaugural winter celebration took place in 2010, the one-day, end-of-January festival did not return for a follow-up in 2011 due to lack of volunteers, according to village president Tom Whitford. The idea of trying it again for 2012 was mulled last fall, but …

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Don’t Leave Keys In Vehicles

The Sturgis Department of Public Safety is cautioning residents to not leave keys in vehicles parked outside overnight, as the thefts of three vehicles were reported Friday. Between 4:30 and 8:30 a.m. Friday, vehicles left unlocked with keys in the ignition were stolen from outside residences in the 400 block of East South Street, the 400 block of Williams Street …

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Woman Arrested With List Of Offenses

A 26-year-old Constantine woman was charged with a list of offenses following an incident at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday last week in the town of LaGrange, Ind. An officer responding to a call of a disturbance at a residence in the 500 block of East Michigan Street was allegedly struck in the face while trying to arrest Rachael Gieber, a Constantine …

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