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Mattawan School District voters will go to the polls May 7

MATTAWAN – On Tuesday, May 7, residents who live within the Mattawan Consolidated School boundaries will have the opportunity to vote on a comprehensive school bond.In a press release from the Mattawan Board of Education and District Superintendent Randy Fleenor, it said, “We trust that you share our enthusiasm for the future of Mattawan. This Read More…

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Labor trafficking charges levied against three former TR business owners

By Robert TomlinsonNews Director LANSING — Three former owners of the Broadway Market convenience store in Three Rivers were charged Tuesday by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office with two charges related to human trafficking. According to a press release from Attorney General Dana Nessel, Ikbahl Singh Machhal, 40, Kartar Chand, 67, and Shila Devi, 66, Read More…

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Fire Chief: Electrical short caused barn fire at fairgrounds

By Robert TomlinsonNews Director CENTREVILLE — An electrical short was deemed to be the cause of a fire that destroyed Barn 42 at the St. Joseph County Fairgrounds Saturday. Centreville Fire Department Chief Dave Miracle said in a statement relayed by the fairgrounds Tuesday that the fire’s cause was a power line coming from a Read More…

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Police seeking surveillance footage in Mendon break-ins

MENDON — The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone for security camera footage to help catch a suspect in a recent rash of break-ins in the Mendon area over the weekend. There were three incidents reported between Sunday night, April 28, and Monday morning, April 29, in the village, according to police. On Read More…