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Centreville Schools discuss baseball field work

Centreville Public Schools Board of Education has voted to pay two invoices totaling $34,500 from Landscape Design Services. The Holland-based company conducted drainage work at the high school’s baseball field. Board members Jackie Bowen and Larry Walton, however, dissented. They said they have concerns about the quality of the work performed by Landscape Design Services. Superintendent Stephanie Lemmer said the …

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County officials get tour of new COA

A team of St. Joseph County officials was led earlier this week on a building tour of what will eventually be the new headquarters for the Commission On Aging. Rivers Enrichment Center and Residence, the still-under-construction redevelopment of the former Three Rivers Inn received high praise from the team that included county commissioners, administrator Teresa Doehring and clerk Lindsay Oswald. …

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Tucker

I’m a happy guy.  I am two and a half years old, neutered and have my current Rabies vaccination.  I am friendly, and I am athletic as I can jump –  HIGH.  I’m not good around cats and birds. My docket number is 45720, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 E. Main St., Centreville, MI.  …

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Tractor-trailer overturns in Jones

A semi tractor-trailer overturned Monday at the intersection of M-40 and M-60 in the Cass County community of Jones. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies responded to the incident and found the rig, driven by 35-year-old James Bradtke – whose community of residence was not listed in a department media release – had overturned onto M-40. As a result, an excessive …

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State police investigate assault

Michigan State Police troopers are investigating a felonious assault that occurred Tuesday in the 51000 block of Lang Road in Park Township. According to a department media release, troopers were dispatched to a report of a suicidal subject who was threatening to kill law-enforcement officials. As troopers arrived on scene, the suspect displayed a long gun out the second-floor window …

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Driver in fatal crash charged with multiple counts

Alcohol was a factor in a fatal accident in which a horse-drawn buggy was struck from behind by a pickup last week in Branch County’s Algansee Township. Michigan State Police Sgt. Seth Reed said the driver of the pickup, 21-year-old Tyler Frye, of Angola, was charged with three counts of operating while intoxicated causing death, two counts of operating while …

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Man injured after falling out of truck

A 28-year-old man was injured after he fell out of the bed of a moving pickup last weekend in Cass County’s Newberg Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 4 a.m. Sunday to Hoffman Street, near Kirk Lake Road. He said 21-year-old Marcellus resident Santanna Mosher was driving southbound on Cox Road and proceeded through a curve onto …

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Man arrested after fleeing police

A 31-year-old Berrien Springs man was arrested Friday after fleeing from police, authorities said. Around 4:30 p.m., White Pigeon officer Matt Hanson attempted to stop a motorcycle near U.S. 12 and South Elkhart Street for a traffic violation. However, the driver fled and attempted to elude as he continued on Stears and Dickenson roads, then onto a railroad bed near …

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Woman injured in single-vehicle crash

A Three Rivers woman, 51-year-old Misty Barnes, was injured in a single-vehicle accident last week in Cass County’s Newburg Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 4:45 a.m. Sunday to Savage Road, near Born Street. Barnes was driving north on Savage Road, when a deer ran out in front of her vehicle. Barnes told authorities she swerved to …

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Canoe and trailer stolen in Mendon

A canoe and trailer were taken from a location in Mendon Township. State Police troopers said the incident occurred during the afternoon May 30 in the 27000 block of Longnecker Road. The trailer is 8-to-10 feet in length with wooden, removable sides. The canoe is 12-to-14 feet in length and is green in color.

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