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Police investigate Mottville burglary

Michigan State Police troopers are investigating a residential burglary that occurred last week in Mottville Township. Troopers responded Oct. 14 to the 12000 block of U.S. 12 to a residence where a handgun and a small safe were reported stolen. No additional information was noted in an agency-issued media release.

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Horses killed in Branch County collision

State police troopers are investigating a collision that involved two cars, two horses and a pedestrian in Branch County’s Quincy Township. Troopers were called around 7:30 p.m. Monday to the 600 block of North Briggs Road in response to a personal-injury crash. Investigators said a northbound vehicle was passing the two pedestrians with horses while a south bound vehicle crossed …

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Man arrested after violating PPO

A Kalamazoo man was arrested after violating a personal-protection order last week in Three Rivers. Officers from the Three Rivers Police Department were called to the 600 block of 6th Avenue around 7:30 a.m. Friday in response to a report of a vehicle theft in progress. The suspects left the scene after being confronted by a school staff member but …

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TSA PreCheck application center at Kalamazoo airport

Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport officials say the facility will host a Temporary TSA PreCheck Application Center. As a result, residents of Southwest Michigan will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA PreCheck program at the Airport from November 15-19. Director Craig Williams said the airport is a convenient location to sign up for the program that …

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Three Rivers middle and high schools begin remote learning

Three Rivers High School and middle school are incorporating remote learning the rest of the week due to a staffing shortage. Interim superintendent Nikki Nash reported five positive COVID-19 cases – four students and one staff member at four different schools. The district’s four elementary schools have remained and will continue to remain open to in-person learning. Nash said all …

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Police searching for missing man

A “missing persons” report has been filed regarding a man with ties to Branch County. Michigan State Police troopers said Scott Randall Frasier, 32, has not been seen since late August. Frasier is 6-foot-2 and weighs about 160 pounds. Authorities said he has blond hair, blue eyes, several tattoos and answers to “Scotty.” Investigators said Frasier is possibly staying in …

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Wire stolen in Florence Township

Sheriff deputies are investigating a theft incident that took place last week in Florence Township. Sheriff Mark Lillywhite said deputies were called shortly after 8 p.m. Friday to the 62000 block of Constantine Road in response to a theft from an out building. Authorities said a 200-foot roll of heavy-gauge amp wire was stolen. Value of the wire was not …

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Clark Logic acquires FW Burns

Clark Logic, a highly regarded logistics and real estate development company in southwest Michigan, recently announced the acquisition of FW Burns, a 47- year-old plus Kalamazoo-based, family-owned mail contracting business. Clark Logic, founded in 1969 in Three Rivers, continues to grow and add more jobs to help support the local economy. “We are very excited about this latest acquisition and …

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Nottawa sheds burned in fire

Two sheds were set on fire last week at a location in Nottawa Township. Sheriff Mark Lillywhite said deputies were called around 1 a.m. Friday to the 60000 block of Railroad Street in response to buildings on fire. Upon arrival, deputies saw the two shed-type structures fully engulfed. In addition, deputies found materials commonly used to start a fire inside …

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Man injured in Cass County crash

A Battle Creek man was injured after the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and crashed into a tree in Cass County’s Penn Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly before 6 a.m. Friday to Decatur Road, north of Shurte Street. Emergency personnel arrived on scene and found the vehicle off the roadway. The driver, 20-year-old Wyatt …

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