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Constantine – No change to recreational marijuana ordinance

Recreational marijuana facilities will continue operating in Constantine, as voters decided Tuesday to support a measure retaining that option. By a margin of 396 to 74, voters opposed a request that would have amended two sections of the village ordinance related to the issue. The amended ordinance would have banned all components of recreational marijuana. In essence, the 396 “no” …

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White Pigeon – Ambulance millage renewed by voters

Voters in the village of White Pigeon overwhelmingly endorsed a request to renew a millage to financially support ambulance service. The final vote was 102 in favor of the renewal to 26 opposed. The request centered on 0.35 mills originally established in 2017. The fraction of a mill generates slightly more than $11,000 annually and is dedicated specifically to Emergent …

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Michigan lifts outdoor mask requirement for crowds under 100

Michigan late Tuesday lifted an outdoor mask requirement except in gatherings of at least 100 people and in organized contact sports, and said teen athletes no longer must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if they are fully vaccinated. Under a revised pandemic order that takes effect Thursday, the state health department also eased outdoor event sizes and said vaccinated people are …

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TR Varsity Baseball – Tuesday

Wildcats drop both games against Niles at home. 1-0 and 8-3. Game 1:  Gavin Beuter threw 5 2/3 giving up zero hits and striking out 8. Game 2:  Gahan, Stasiuk, And Keene had multi hit games with 2 each. Quake, Garrick, Gidley, and Stasiuk combined on the mound giving up 7 hits total. “We have to get our bats going …

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Mendon business receives award

State Sen. Kim LaSata has announced a St. Joseph County venue has been named the inaugural recipient of her “Small Business of the Month” award. Mendon-based Cowboy Up was named Monday as the award’s first recipient. LaSata said she is proud to recognize Cowboy Up as the first winner of the award, which is issued in conjunction with Small Business …

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Three Rivers Golf – Monday

The Three Rivers Golf team traveled to Klinger Lake Country Club today (Monday, May 3, 2021) to take on host Sturgis, and the Tigers of Allegan.  The course got the best of the Cats, as they finished with a total of 212 on the night.  Host Sturgis was second, with a score of 200, and Allegan took the match firing …

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Armstrong Park holds opening ceremony

A ribbon-cutting event 13 months later than planned took place Saturday in Three Rivers. The ceremonial gesture marked the official opening of Armstrong Park, an 80-acre development between Main Street and Buckhorn Road. Jared Hoffmaster, vice president of River Country Sports Commission said the 80-acre development, for generations to come, will be at the center of youth athletics and the …

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Sheriff’s department investigate car theft

Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the theft of a motor vehicle. Sheriff Mark Lillywhite said the department was notified last week that a blue, 2013 Buick Encore was stolen from a residence in the 26000 block of Fawn River Road in Sturgis Township. The theft is believed to have occurred sometime between Thursday night and …

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Out and About – Week of May 3rd

“All great achievements require time.” ~ Maya Angelou Three Rivers has been known as the half-way point between Detroit, the “Motor City”, and Chicago, the “Windy City”. Detroit’s nickname is understandable, but Chicago’s nickname did not come about just because of the average 10.3 miles per hour winds. In 1893, Chicago hosted the World’s Colombian Exposition, honoring the 400th anniversary …

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Kalamazoo State Theatre – Disney Princess – The Concert

Disney Plus Only Presale: Online Only Presale: Tuesday, May 4th 10:00am – May 6th 10:00pm Thursday, May 6th 10:00am – 10:00pm Public Onsale: Friday, May 7th @ 10:00am For generations, Disney’s Princesses have enchanted us with their courage and kindness. Their music has been the soundtrack to our lives. Now, for the first time in forever, that beloved music will …

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