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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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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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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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Multiple arrests made in Mendon theft incident

Six people were taken into custody and others are being sought related to the theft of hemp in Mendon Township earlier this week. Sherriff’s deputies were called around 9:30 p.m. Monday to a field near the intersection of Clark and Hass roads in reference to an incident of larceny. Farmers working in the area located a suspicious vehicle parked in …

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Tula

MMMMMMM that hot dog was good!  My name is “Tula”.  I was found as a stray.  I think I am spayed, housetrained and about two to three years old.  I have a short puggish nose with a beagle coloring.  Maybe I am a beagle-boxer.  Let me come to your house to love you.  My docket number is 46818, at the St. …

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County commission honors milestone employees

Twenty-six people were recognized Tuesday for milestone years of service as St. Joseph County employees. Members of the county commission and county administrator Teresa Doehring acknowledged those who attended the annual recognition. The roster featured eight 10-year employees; 10 people who have worked 15 years each; and a quartet for two decades of employment. Jim Jacobs, family division caseworker; Kole …

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