White Pigeon woman injured in two-vehicle Porter Township crash
PORTER TOWNSHIP — A White Pigeon woman was injured in a two-vehicle Porter Township crash Tuesday afternoon, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard J. Behnke, reports that at approximately 2:56 p.m. Tuesday, his office was called to investigate a personal injury crash at the intersection of US-12 and Baldwin Prairie Road in […] The post White Pigeon woman injured in two-vehicle Porter Township crash appeared first on Leader Publications.
Presidential primary recap: Millage increases shot down, many take part in early voting
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — Voters took to the polls Tuesday to vote for one of the Democratic or Republican nominees for president in the presidential primary election. In addition, some areas had key issues to vote on – an operating millage increase for Sturgis Public Schools and a road millage increase in Park Township.
County dismissing architect firm overseeing $7.7M courthouse renovations
CENTREVILLE – St. Joseph County is moving forward with dismissing the architect firm overseeing renovation of the county courts building. The move came by a 4-3 vote during last week’s county commission meeting. The decision means county administrator Teresa Cupp will work with the county’s legal team to terminate the contract with TowerPinkster.
Trump and Biden carry Branch County, Reading millage increase proposal defeated
BRANCH COUNTY, MI (WTVB) – The winners of Tuesday’s Michigan Presidential Preference Primary both carried Branch County. Former President Donald Trump got 4,084 votes in Branch County while Nikki Haley had 1,142 votes. Trump won Michigan with 68 percent of the vote compared to Haley’s 27 percent.
Vermontville, February 29 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Bronson High School basketball team will have a game with Maple Valley High School on February 29, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Hazelbaker to prepare history book of Coldwater State Home
COLDWATER — Randall Hazelbaker, known locally as Mr. History, will prepare a book and presentation of the now-gone Coldwater State Home. The site, as it evolved over 150 years, remain a major employer in the city. While most kids collected baseball cards, "I collected post cards," pictures of places...
Fire destroys pig barn in Gilead Twp.
GILEAD TWP. — A fire destroyed most of an empty pig barn at 486 Hoopingarner Road Sunday night while the volunteer departments saved surrounding barn buildings. One owner, Josh Norton, praised Bronson firefighters. Pointing to an adjacent metal building, "The fire department got here right away. They saved this barn. This barn actually had pigs in it," he said. ...
UC man who led police on high speed chase goes to MDOC on drug and weapons charges
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) – A Union City man was sentenced to serve 29 months to 10 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections on Monday after he led police on a high speed chase while driving a motorcycle last May. 48-year-old Brett Brooks entered no contest pleas to charges...
Support TRHS Class of 2024: Join the Project Graduation Meat Raffle
TRHS Project Graduation is hosting a raffle on March 18, 2024. Prizes include half a pig and a quarter of a cow. Tickets can be purchased for $10 each or three for $25. Winners do not need to be at the event to receive their prize.
BUSINESS BEAT: Bronson Chamber hosts first Member Appreciation Banquet
BRONSON, MI (WTVB) – The Bronson Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Member Appreciation Banquet at the Bronson American Legion banquet hall on Saturday, February 24. This event was the Chambers way of celebrating local businesses and giving back to them by honoring them with a fun night of music, food, silent auction items, door prizes, and networking.
Voters reject Sturgis school millage increase
STURGIS - Voters on Tuesday said "no" to a non-homestead millage increase request that would have resulted in 18 mills being assessed over the next 10 years. The millage increase, which is currently in effect but is being reduced yearly by the Headlee Amendment rollback, was defeated by 1,002 no votes to 868 yes votes. Within the Sturgis precincts, the measure only had positive support in Precinct 4, with 114 in favor and 84 against.
Quincy's dominant inside game prove to be the difference in Big 8 battle versus Union City
UNION CITY – As teams across the state of Michigan are making their final preparations for the Michigan High School Athletic Assocation (MHSAA) postseason, some teams still have a conference rivalry games to battle through, and that is just what happened Tuesday night as the Union City Chargers played host to the Quincy Orioles in girls varsity basketball.
Council turns down leaf collector, majority not happy with only one quote
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) – A majority of Coldwater City Council members showed their displeasure with only one quote being presented by the Department of Municipal Services on Monday night as they voted down a D.M.S. request to buy a truck-mounted leaf collection system. D.M.S. Director Bob Granger said in...
Altercation leads to forfeit of Division 4 district between Tekonsha and Pansophia Academy
LITCHFIELD – The Division 4 boys basketball district quarterfinal pitting Tekonsha versus Pansophia Academy held at Litchfield High School ended in quite a bit of controversy Monday night, as a fight between the two teams led to Pansophia Academy forfeiting the game with 4:27 left in the fourth quarter, giving Tekonsha the victory.
Girls Hoops: McCavit’s double-double powers Quincy past UC; Bronson defeats Athens
BRANCH COUNTY, MI (WTVB) – Playing their third game in four days did not bother the Quincy Orioles as they defeated Branch County rival Union City 42-36 on Tuesday night in a Big 8 Conference game. Quincy’s Alyssa McCavit had a double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds.
Thornton uses last chance meet to qualify for M.H.S.A.A. tournament in 100 Breaststroke
GRAND LEDGE, MI (WTVB) – The Coldwater varsity boys swim and dive team traveled to Grand Ledge Tuesday night for a last chance invite. The Cardinals swam well with a couple of small improvements and very close swims but all that changed when Drake Thornton qualified for the MHSAA state tournament in the 100 Breaststroke.
Union City comes through in the clutch in Division 3 district win over Quincy
BRONSON – Bronson High School was host to one of the greatest examples of postseason basketball in the state of Michigan as the Quincy Orioles faced off with Big 8 rival Union City in the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Division 3 district quarterfinals Monday night. Union City raced out to a big lead early, only to see the Orioles slowly chip away until taking a lead of their own to start the fourth quarter. Union...
BUSINESS BEAT: Michigan Gas Utilities says know the red flags about scammers
BRANCH COUNTY, MI (WTVB) – You may have noticed some tips to deal with scammers in this month’s Michigan Gas Utility’s bill. There are several red flags you should be aware of. Beware of scammers calling. Don’t be polite if you sense a phone call is fishy. Simply hang up on the scammer and follow your instincts.
Three Rivers Community Schools Presents 'Freaky Friday' Musical: An Educational and Inspirational Experience for Our Local Students
Three Rivers Community Schools will host a new musical, 'Freaky Friday'. The musical is based on the novel by Mary Rodgers and the Disney films. It tells the story of a mother and daughter who swap bodies for a day. The aim is to educate and inspire students through this entertaining story.