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Three Rivers middle and high school return to hybrid

Three Rivers Middle School and its high school buildings are returning to a hybrid learning format, starting today. Superintendent Ron Moag said the district for the past two weeks has conducted in-person learning. There has been an upswing in positive COVID-19 cases, Moag said, and consequently, the board voted during a special meeting last week to return to the virtual …

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Three Rivers girls take on Edwardsburg tonight

Three Rivers High School’s girls basketball team returns to action tonight with a home contest. The matchup will take place against Edwardsburg, as the Wildcats square off against the Eddies in a Wolverine Conference matchup. On paper, it looks like a good game is in store, as Three Rivers is 5-2 on the season while Edwardsburg is 5-1. Tipoff for …

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Out and About – Week of March 1st

“If you’re too busy to laugh, you’re too busy.” – Proverb Please mark your calendars for next Monday, March 8. This is International Women’s Day. This is the one day we men should be extra nice to all the women we know. For most of us, this will not be difficult, because most of us are as nice as we …

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Police search for suspect in hit-and-run

Michigan State Police troopers are investigating a hit-and-run incident that occurred earlier this week in Sherman Township. According to a department media release, troopers responded to the 6000 block of Stubey Road. Additional information was not available but authorities said the suspect’s vehicle was described to be an older, box-shaped Jeep. It is white or silver in color and now …

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Police investigate attepted burglary

Michigan State Police troopers responded last weekend to an attempted burglary in the 6000 block of M-66 in Sturgis. Investigators were called to Dunham’s Sports, where the attempted burglary occurred between 8 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Troopers were unable to obtain a description of the suspect. More information was not available in a department media release.

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Mendon woman dies when vehicle goes into river

A Mendon woman died Thursday after the vehicle she was driving left the roadway and plunged into the Fawn River. Sheriff Mark Lillywhite said deputies were called shortly after 7 a.m. to Constantine Road at the Fawn River bridge, located on the border of Constantine and Florence townships. Lillywhite said the vehicle, a 2007 Jeep Liberty, was found upside down …

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COVID-19 vaccination eligibility is expanding

The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph health agency has announced it is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination to include residents 60 to 64 years of age. Beginning Monday, additional eligible individuals will include agricultural and food-processing workers who meet specific criteria. Food-processing workers include those whose jobs are at meat-processing and meatpacking facilities; who process fruit and vegetables; dairy processing; animal feed manufacturing; …

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State police investigate theft

State police troopers are investigating a larceny incident that took place this week in White Pigeon Township. According to a department media release, investigators were called to the 69000 block of Huff Road. The victim told authorities a trailer was stolen during the overnight hours between Monday and Tuesday. The stolen items included a DeWalt tool bag, a DeWalt one-half-inch …

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Voices of Hope and Recovery shares inspirational messages

The fifth annual “Voices of Hope and Recovery,” presented Tuesday in Three Rivers, captured inspirational messages from five people who remain committed to recovering from drug and alcohol abuse. Sponsored by the St. Joseph County Substance Abuse Task Force, “Voices of Hope and Recovery” took place at Riverside Church. Mark Olsen and Mikayla Finnerman, prevention specialists with the county’s Substance …

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Agriculture Preservation Board reappointments recommended

St. Joseph County commissioners recommended reappointing three people to the county’s Agriculture Preservation Board. During their executive committee meeting Wednesday, commissioners were told the terms for Carolyn Grace, Henry Miller and commissioner Dan Czajkowski are up for renewal. The terms for Grace, who represents the county’s conservation district, and Miller, representing the field of agriculture, are three years each. Czajkowski’s …

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