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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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Teen guilty of murder when he was 13 sentenced to 63 years

A teenager who was 13 when accused of killing another youth in northern Indiana was sentenced Thursday to 63 years in prison. Alphonso James III, now 16, was convicted of murder in the death of 18-year-old Jaren Minies in Elkhart on Sept. 12, 2018. Minies was shot multiple times during a dispute over a gun, money and a video game system. He …

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Tour the Kalamazoo State Theatre!

The Kalamazoo State Theatre has been connecting artists and fans for more than 90 years and now you can take a private tour of our historic venue! Take a walk through our Vaudeville Theatre’s history in our extended tour and go backstage in your home with the stars. During your guided tour, you will learn about our atmospheric sky, architecture, …

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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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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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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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Michigan restaurants likely can offer dining Feb. 1

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday she hopes to let restaurants reopen for indoor dining on Feb. 1, as her health department extended a two-month ban by an additional two weeks while letting non-contact sports resume this weekend. The plan is to allow dining with mitigation measures, capacity limits and a curfew. Organized non-contact sports and group exercise classes can start …

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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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State Rep. Carra asks for indoor dining to resume

State Rep. Steve Carra is calling on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to allow Michigan restaurants to resume indoor dining. Whitmer’s administration has banned indoor dining through Jan. 15. Carra said it’s imperative the governor not further extend the restriction. He said business owners should be allowed to make common-sense decisions best for their workers, customers and business. Carra noted thousands of …

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Land Conservancy exceeds fundraising goal

Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy has announced it met and exceeded its 2020 year-end fundraising goal. Donations surpassed the $40,000 goal, which triggered a matching challenge issued by former SWMLC board chair Dave Coleman. The goal, in fact, was exceeded by 44 percent. SWMLC’s Miko Dargitz said the agency last year was unable to hold regular events or workdays, but volunteers …

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