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ATHENS — A 35-year-old Three Rivers man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday, Dec. 31 around 4:10 a.m., according to the Michigan State Police Marshall Post. Troopers were dispatched to the intersection of S. Capitol and Hawthorne streets in Athens for a personal injury accident. A 2007...
THREE RIVERS — The St. Joseph County Transportation Authority had a total of 14 riders on two buses during the six hours they offered free rides for New Year’s Eve revelers. “This was a good year in that we may have saved one or more lives by providing this service,” SJCTA executive director Steve...
WHITE PIGEON — The Michigan State Police Marshall Post, White Pigeon Detachment along with St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department attempted to locate a subject on a Three Rivers Police Department felony warrant on Friday, Dec. 30 around 7:45 p.m. As the trooper pulled into the 60000 block of Blue...
STURGIS TOWNSHIP — The Michigan State Police Marshall Post, White Pigeon Detachment is investigating a hit and run that occurred between two vehicles at US-12 and Hazel Street on Friday, Dec. 30 around 3 p.m. Investigating troopers had discovered that both vehicles had fled the scene of the...
CONSTANTINE — On Dec. 30 at approximately 9:41 a.m., Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) personnel were notified of a faulty Village of Constantine Forcemain Air Release Valve (ARV) south of the intersection of Quarterline Rd and N. Washington Street. The malfunctioning ARV caused a Sanitary Sewage...
STURGIS — A Sturgis Police officer pulled over a vehicle in the 400 block of W. West St. for an equipment violation on Saturday, Dec. 31 around 6:54 p.m. After the vehicle was stopped, officers found out the driver had a suspended license and had a warrant for his arrest. It was also determined...
CENTREVILLE — The St. Joseph County Intermediate School District (ISD) Board of Education held a special meeting Friday and approved a proposal from HUMANeX Ventures of Kalamazoo to assist with the ISD’s superintendent search. The Board’s decision comes after SJCISD Superintendent Barbara Marshall...
Commercial-News/Elena Meadows
The Talbot sisters of Three Rivers work on New Year’s related crafts at the “Noon Year’s Eve” celebration held Friday, Dec. 30 at the Three Rivers Public Library. From left, Helen, 6, answers time capsule questions; Claire, 6, decorates a tambourine shaker; Bridget, 9, wraps up her time capsule...
Travis Hoyt
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers High School alumnus Travis Hoyt says his education was less about any specific class but more the teachers, who were “developing a person as a well-rounded individual to go out into the world and do big things.” And he has done so in the apparel industry. After...
Photo provided by Rick Cordes
Fish finding is not always about swooping down on prey with talons outstretched, as this regal raptor demonstrates Tuesday afternoon. Alighting on Fisher Lake, the hungry bird pecked through thin ice to scavenge bluegills trapped just beneath the frozen surface.  

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