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Daily COVID-19 cases explode to new highs in Michigan

Michigan on Wednesday recorded all-time high COVID-19 case counts, reporting nearly 13,000 a day — almost a third more than the peak set more than a year ago. The two-day average was 12,929, some 3,100 infections above the nearly 9,800 from a single day in November 2020. The explosive growth came as the state already grapples with a fourth, months-long …

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Berry

I want to wish you a “Berry” Happy New Year.  I would like to be in a new home for 2022.  I am called “Berry” because my coat is kinda berry colored with some creme.  I am about ten months old.  I am a female and I am only 38 pounds.  I am housetrained and I get along with other …

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Cass County crash injures three people

Three people, including a 5-year-old boy, were injured in a two-vehicle collision Monday in Cass County’s Porter Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 4:30 p.m. to the intersection of U.S. 12 and Baldwin Prairie Road. Investigators said 30-year-old Crystal Adkins of White Pigeon was driving east on U.S. 12 when a southbound vehicle on Baldwin Prairie Road, …

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COVID-19 testing available

Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency has announced a change in its schedule for COVID-19 testing locally. The free testing will be held 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at its Marshall Road location in Coldwater and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at its Three Rivers site on Hill Street. Event organizers said the tests are recommended for people who …

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K-Wings defeat Walleye in ECHL Winterfest Game

The Kalamazoo Wings(13-10-0-0) and the Toledo Walleye (16-6-0-2) met this past Sunday to play in the ECHL Winterfest Game which was held outdoors at Fifth Third Field, home of the Toledo Mud Hens. It was the first time in seven years for the outdoor game.  The K-Wings and Walleye played in the first outdoor Winterfest game on December 27, 2014, …

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COVID-19 cases down across state

Michigan reported fewer coronavirus cases in the week ending Sunday, adding more than 31,000 new cases. That’s down 32 percent from the previous week’s tally of more than 46,500 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19. St. Joseph County reported 103 cases and five deaths in the latest week. A week earlier, it had reported 227 cases and 10 …

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Fatal pedestrian accident in Three Rivers

A 39-year-old Three Rivers resident died after being struck by a car while crossing a street in Three Rivers. According to a department media release, local police officers were called shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday to the intersection of North Main and Cushman streets. The pedestrian was crossing North Main Street when struck by a southbound vehicle. The pedestrian was …

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Man arrested on multiple outstanding warrants

Sturgis police arrested a Three Rivers man wanted on nine active warrants. According to a department media release, officers responded around 8 p.m. Dec. 21 to the 1000 block of Cato Lane regarding a suspicious vehicle. Officers discovered the vehicle had been reported stolen from a location in Elkhart a few days earlier. A 30-year-old man fled from the vehicle …

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Organization aids Proxmire family

A New York-based organization recently aided the family of Three Rivers native Ryan Proxmire, who was killed in the line of duty back in August. Tunnel to Towers Foundation, based on Staten Island, has paid off the home mortgage for Proxmire’s wife and four children. Proxmire, 39, was a Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s deputy who was shot and died after his …

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Multiple injuries in Cass County crash

Three people sought medical aid following a two-vehicle collision Sunday in Cass County’s Volinia Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 10:40 a.m. to the intersection of Marcellus Highway and Decatur Road. Investigators said the first vehicle was driven by Marcellus resident Christopher Cleveland, 36. Cleveland was traveling westbound on Marcellus Highway when a vehicle driven by ChenSheng …

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