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Arrest made following pursuit

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Constantine man this week after he led law-enforcement officials on a pursuit that concluded in Sturgis. Investigators said deputies attempted to stop the vehicle after it was observed driving left of center around 10 p.m. Wednesday. Its driver failed to stop and instead sped from Fawn River Township into Sturgis. The 22-year-old driver continued onto Orange, …

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Fresh food distributions planned

Here’s a reminder that a few dates remain this month for a Fresh Food Distribution, sponsored by South Michigan Food Bank and the St. Joseph County United Way. Volunteers will be on hand at 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Fabius Park Township Fire Department; 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday next week at Colon High School; 4 to 6 p.m. …

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Local health department board approves van purchase

COVID19 Cares Act and other funding sources will allow Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency the opportunity to purchase a long-awaited mobile health van. Board members recently approved the $150,000 bid from Tesco Transportation Equipment Sales Corp. The vehicle will be built on a 2021 Ford F-350 frame. Health officer Rebecca Burns said the van will fill a real need but …

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High school playoffs continue

Centreville High School Athletic Director Jill Peterson said she received notice late Thursday that Clarkston Everest Collegiate will have to forfeit tonight’s state semi-final football game due to COVID-19. The forfeit means Centreville advances to the state’s Division 8 championship game next week. The contest will take place at 10 a.m. next Friday against the winner of Saturday’s contest between …

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Lulu

I am Lulu.  I am part Cane Corso breed.  A Cane Corso is one of two Italian Mastiff breeds.  We are descended from a Roman breed of dog.  We tend not to do well with other dogs in the house and we need training.  I am current on my rabies vaccination.  I am one year old, and have been spayed.  …

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Annual Legislative Update scheduled

Three Rivers area Chamber of Commerce has announced information about its annual Legislative Update. State Sen. Kim LaSata and State Rep. Steve Carra will be featured in the Zoom session. It will take place 8 to 9 a.m. Jan. 29. Event organizers urge anyone interested in participating to call the chamber to register and receive the Zoom link. Its email …

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Limited vaccine available for eligible recipients

Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency is asking for patience as scheduling for COVID-19 vaccine appointments become available to category 1B and 65-to-74 year olds. COVID-19 vaccine supplies remain limited. As a result, the Coldwater-based agency said it is following prioritization guidelines issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, which gives priority to people with greater risk. Any …

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Free COVID-19 testing available

Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency will offer no-cost, drive-through COVID-19 testing next week in Three Rivers. The testing will take place noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph County Transit Authority, 810 Webber Ave. Free testing will be done on a first-come, first-served basis and is available to Michigan residents with a state-issued identification card. Residents may be tested, …

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Carra sworn in as state representative

State Rep. Steve Carra was sworn in Wednesday for his first term as a Michigan state representative. Carra’s swearing-in was conducted by House Clerk Gary Randall. The 101st Michigan Legislature began session following the ceremony. A Three Rivers resident, Carra said he takes an oath to uphold and defend the United States and Michigan constitutions and to represent the people …

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Police investigate attempted break-in

Michigan State Police troopers are investigating the attempted breaking and entering of a storage unit. The incident occurred at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday in the 57000 Block of North Main Street in Three Rivers. The suspects attempted to enter a storage unit and left in an unknown direction in an older model, light blue Jeep Cherokee Sport.

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