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K-Wings split weekend series with Gwinnett

GWINNETT, GA – After dropping a 4-2 decision the night before, the Kalamazoo Wings (16-18-2-1) turned the tables on the Gwinnett Gladiators (25-12-1-1) to win 4-3 in the overtime shootout on Sunday evening. Leading the Gladiators by a single goal for much of the third period, the K-Wings found themselves heading to overtime after Rylan Galiardi knotted the game with …

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Jobs being cut at Three Rivers Health

Eight jobs are being cut at Three Rivers Health as the result of restructuring, according to hospital CEO William Russell. With the current economic environment in the health-care industry, Russell noted the management reduction is necessary to ensure a sustainable path for the future of Three Rivers Health. Russell expressed his gratitude to all management leaders for their service. He …

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Woman arrested for meth

The St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit arrested a White Pigeon woman this week at her residence. SCAN officials said the 38-year-old woman, whose identity was not released pending arraignment, was taken into custody Monday after officers executed a search warrant at her residence, 201 N. St. Joseph St. Police discovered methamphetamine and evidence of meth having been manufactured on …

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Man in fair condition

An Indiana man who was airlifted from the scene of a fatal car accident Wednesday morning is in fair condition at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Menno Schwartz, 23, of Geneva, Ind., was injured following the 6:40 a.m. accident Wednesday on Fawn River Road in White Pigeon Township. The nature of his injuries was not disclosed by hospital officials or in a …

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Upton: Examine entitlement reforms

If you thought Congress and the White House had all that “fiscal cliff” stuff solved last week, there’s bad news. It’s coming up again in February, but southwest Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he doesn’t think it will be the mess it was last month. The St. Joseph Republican says he would not be surprised to see a race between …

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Spice

Walter still needs a good home. They call me Spice. I have been here with my sister Sugar for a very long time. We would both like to have nice homes. We are nice snuggly kitties and only eight months old. I am a Calico and my sister is a Tiger. We can be found in pen 1 docket 10042 …

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Pair of rollover accidents

Wet roads that froze late Tuesday and early Wednesday resulted in a pair of rollover accidents in St. Joseph County Wednesday. Sheriff’s department officials said the first incident took place at 7:10 a.m. in Park Township, where a van driven by 35-year-old Three Rivers resident Sherry Lynn Johnson ran off the road, into a ditch and rolled over. The accident …

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Check mailboxes for survey

Residents in St. Joseph and Branch counties are asked to check their mailboxes for a survey to be sent soon by the Prairie River Watershed Planning Project. Project director Rachel Smith said as part of the Prairie River Watershed Planning Project, replies from residents in the watershed area are critical, as they are considered the people who know the watershed …

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Lori takes oath

State Rep. Matt Lori on Wednesday took the ceremonial oath of office as a state representative in the Michigan House. Lori’s third and final term, due to term limits, was made official with Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administering the ceremonial oath in the state Capitol in Lansing. Lori, whose term expires at the end of 2014, was joined during the …

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Two men killed in crash

Two people were killed Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash in White Pigeon Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department says a van, driven by 30-year-old Kirk Miller of Keystone, Indiana, was westbound on Fawn River Road, left the road, and rolled over several times shortly after 6:30am. Two of the six passengers were killed in the crash. They were …

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