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Woman Injured In Accident

A 19-year-old woman from Vicksburg was injured in a single-car accident Friday in Leonidas Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Danielle Chambers was driving south on Fulton Road around 4:30 p.m. Friday when she lost control of her vehicle on a snow-covered road. Police said Chambers’ vehicle went off the roadway and struck a tree just south of …

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Let’s promote Michigan products!

Retailer Meijer Inc. and Michigan State University are teaming up to promote products from Michigan businesses.   The Grand Rapids-based company and the Michigan State University Product Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources on Monday announced the Made in Michigan initiative that’s launching this month.  The effort will begin when the new grocery items will fill designated areas in 33 Meijer …

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Man Shot Near Edwardsburg

Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a person shot at a residence near Edwardsburg around noon Sunday. Law-enforcement officials were summoned to a residence in the 70000 block of 5 Points Rd in Mason Township. Upon arrival, deputies discovered that Edwardsburg resident Trevor Clair, 44, had been shot during an altercation with another man …

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Man Still On The Lose

Sturgis Police said a man they suspect of a carjacking incident outside the Sturgis Walmart last week patronized a gas station in Tekonsha then headed north on Interstate 69. A follow-up news release from the original incident last Wednesday indicates it appears the man also switched footwear while in the store. The 59-year-old victim, who was pulled from her Chevy …

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Revival Of The Menards Plan

Three Rivers municipal officials said a home-improvement chain has expressed interest in revisiting its plans to open a store in Three Rivers. Wisconsin-based Menards is contemplating moving forward to build on land it owns on the south side of Broadway Road, just west of Big Lots. The company owns a 59-acre parcel and has had tentative plans for years to …

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Former K-Wings coach scouting the talent

KALAMAZOO — Bob Hoffmeyer knows a thing or two about hockey. Now a pro scout for the New Jersey Devils of the NHL, Hoffmeyer is a former player and coach whose path always seems to lead him back to Kalamazoo and K-Wings hockey in one way or another. Before Hoffmeyer’s playing days took him up the ladder to the NHL, …

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K-WINGS DISMANTLE TITANS

Dominating from the opening period, the Kalamazoo Wings used a 60-minute effort to conclude a three-game road swing by defeating the Trenton Titans 6-2. Veteran wisdom paved the way for the K-Wings in the first period. Deflecting a John Kivisto slap shot 5:37 into the contest; Kory Karlander (9th) put Kalamazoo on the board. Also assisting on the tally was …

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Royals Revenge

In their first meeting since last year’s postseason encounter won by the Kalamazoo Wings, the Reading Royals used a solid effort in the second period to defeated the K-Wings 4-1 Friday night at the Sovereign Center. Dictating the action in the opening 20 minutes by outshooting Reading 15-4, Kalamazoo not only generated many scoring chances, but the lone goal of …

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Woman Forced From Vehicle

A 59-year-old woman was forced from her SUV late Wednesday night outside the Sturgis Walmart. Police said the woman told them a black man, in his late 20s or early 30s, dragged her from her vehicle as she was entering the gray 2004 Chevy Trailblazer. The vehicle was last seen heading north on South Centerville Road. The vehicle has a …

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Blood-Alcohol Levels Change For Boaters

State Rep. Matt Lori announced this week that legislation he introduced, regarding a change to the legal blood-alcohol content for which boaters are considered legally drunk, has passed a vote by the State House Judiciary Committee. The two bills set the legal blood-alcohol content for watercraft operators from 0.10 percent to 0.08 percent. They also modify sentencing guidelines to make …

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