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Not to Be Missed: 'Inside|Out' brings art masterpieces to Sturgis

Attention, art lovers: an art opportunity awaits in Sturgis. Attention, art lovers: an art opportunity awaits in Sturgis. Detroit Institute of Arts has provided reproductions of masterpieces from the museum's collection to outdoor venues in Sturgis through the DIA"Inside|Out" program. "They've had t

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 19:00:00

Roots in Sturgis: Randi Ford describes inspiration for her work

Randi Ford graduated from Sturgis High School in 2007 and went on to pursue an art career. Randi Ford graduated from Sturgis High School in 2007 and went on to pursue an art career. Ford grew up in Sturgis and was supported by Sturgis High School art teachers Sally Baldwin and Stephen Erts. Now, she

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

Sturgis school board approves hiring of two teachers

It was a brief meeting Monday for Sturgis Public Schools Board of Education. Board members approved the hiring of Patricia Goble, choir teacher, and Patricia Spudich, fourth grade teacher at Eastwood School. The board also approved Joe Kelly to serve as a member of the special education parent advis

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 23:47:50

Path delayed on medical marijuana plan

The Sturgis planning commission has recommended to city commissioners that they allow all five types of medical marijuana facilities: grower, processor, transporter, provisioning center, safety compliance facility, within manufacturing districts in the city, and provisioning centers (the retail oper

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Two injured in early morning shooting

Two men are recovering after a shooting early Thursday in Battle Creek's Post Addition neighborhood. Battle Creek police were called at 12:56 a.m. about a man shot in the 100 block of Euclid Avenue. When the first officers arrived they stopped a car leaving in the area and found a 20-year-old man in

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2017-09-21 11:47:41

White Pigeon man accused of kidnapping woman

WSBT 22 A White Pigeon man is in jail, accused of kidnapping a woman Tuesday. Police say it happened on Indian Prairie Road near U.S. 131. A witness reported seeing the suspect chase the victim down the road and forced her into a vehicle. That witness then followed the suspect's vehicle as it cross

22 WSBT - 2017-09-20 08:42:55

Grange Fair: Youth indulge on 'Kids Day'

It was Kids' Day Monday at the St. Joseph County Grange Fair. Local schools dismissed class for the afternoon, the fair midway open early at 11 a.m., and many students took advantage. Among them were 7-year-old Madison Powell of Colon, who was riding "Movie Magic" when the Journal caught up with he

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

State Police hoping new picture will help drum up lead in travel trailer theft

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - State police hope a new picture will help drum up leads in the theft of a travel trailer. Someone took a 2018 Riverstone Legacy fifth wheel from a lot off of US-131 in Mottville Township, near White Pigeon. Troopers say it happened overnight last Wednesday. The thieves took off wit

WWMT - 2017-09-20 18:34:30

The Haven to hold open house

The Haven hosts "Open Center" 3-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons during the school year. The backs of the volunteer staff members' shirts at The Haven in White Pigeon read: "Because of Christ's love, The Haven exists to impact the community by offering a safe place and building relations

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Marker unveiled at original Glen Oaks site

Glen Oaks Community College officials, past and present, unveiled a historical marker Monday as people gathered outside Central Elementary School in White Pigeon. It was the site of the former White Pigeon High School. Glen Oaks had used the building to conduct its first classes which began 50 years

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

St. Joseph wins SMAC West girls golf title for 6th straight season

The St. Joseph girls golf team shot a 176 in Wednesday's Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference West Division jamboree, clinching the division title. The Bears won all four SMAC West events. St. Joseph's Haley Kutchie shot a 40 on Wednesday, earning medalist honors. The Bears were without their t

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

OJT Spotlight: T.J. Wallo

Why he's in the news T.J. Wallo is a senior at Bronson Jr/Sr High School and a student in the Computer Networking Technologies program at the Branch Area Careers Center. OJT Placement T.J. is an Information Technology Help Desk Technician at Southern Michigan Bank & Trust in Coldwater under the supe

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-20 14:04:36

Local burn survivor helps launch support group for others

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A local burn survivor has helped launch a support group for other survivors. We met Andy Hemker and his young son Wyatt a little more than two years ago, after they were badly burned in a skid steer accident. Since that time, Andy has been searching for a local sup

WWMT - 2017-09-20 19:14:25

Village gets first draft of medical marijuana ordinance

Constantine Village Council on Monday studied a draft of an ordinance to amend the village code to provide for the licensing and regulation of medical marijuana facilities within the village. By Angie Birdsall | Special to the Journal Constantine Village Council on Monday studied a draft of an ordi

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 03:00:00

BCS hosts OK2SAY program; no parent participation

BRONSON- Recently, Bronson Community Schools partnered with OK2SAY program, a student safety initiative developed by the Michigan Department of Attorney General, to better inform parents of cyber issues students are currently facing. The initiative, a cooperative effort between the MDAG, Michigan St

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 15:06:32

Waterfront Stadium groundbreaking set for Sept. 29

That's the date when the city hosts a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Lynne Sherwood Waterfront Stadium. The announcement comes following a City Council decision Monday night to approve $2.2 million in construction bids for the upcoming stadium reconstruction project. This upcoming phase of wo

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

State gives $150M for road projects

INDIANAPOLIS - Nearly 400 Indiana cities, towns and counties will receive a combined $150 million in state-matching funds for local road projects through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative, Governor Eric J. Holcomb and INDOT Commissioner Joe McGuinness announced Wednesday. More tha

GOSHEN NEWS - 2017-09-21 08:00:00

Zongker to prison for 18 years in sex cases

COLDWATER - Tony Zongker, 51, will serve a minimum 18 to 40 years in prison after he pleaded "no contest" to two charges of first-degree criminal sexual contest in Branch County Circuit Court on July 10. "This (case) is absolutely horrific," said Branch County Circuit Court Judge Bill O'Grady. "I un

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 15:03:54

Barnett charged with assault by car

COLDWATER - Devin Barnett, 20, will face charges of assault with a dangerous weapon - his car - in a continuing domestic dispute. The trouble stemmed from a break up with girlfriend Madison Fox this summer. There was a report of domestic violence in Quincy and reckless driving as Barnett fled. Later

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-21 14:57:37

Cargo trailer manufacturer opening 2nd Indiana factory

MARION, Ind. An Indiana-based cargo trailer manufacturer says it will boost production by opening a second factory in the state. Stealth Trailers announced Wednesday it is leasing and equipping a factory in Marion, where it expects to start operations by Oct. 1. The company based in the Elkhart Cou

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 19:33:00