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ELKHART — A contingent of Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) employees was working to restore more than 9,900 remaining customers — down from 13,000 customers at peak — who lost electrical service Saturday and into Sunday morning after a barrage of severe storms.

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ELKHART — About 1,600 customers in the Elkhart area were still without power Tuesday as utility crews worked to repair electrical lines and poles knocked down from powerful storms Sunday evening and early Monday.

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ELKHART — Storms that produced heavy rain and damaging winds brought down trees and left thousands without power in Elkhart County.

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EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — A Shipshewana man was hospitalized after the crop duster he was flying crashed Sunday in a wooded area north of Edwardsburg.

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EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — RV parts and accessories supplier Duo Form is breaking ground on a 41,700-square-foot warehouse after diversifying and becoming a supplier of personal protective equipment during the pandemic.

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ELKHART — Crews continued their efforts to restore power after a winter ice storm caused extensive damage to equipment and disrupted service to more than 34,000 Indiana Michigan Power customers.

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EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — A gun malfunction Sunday night injured two people, including an 8-year-old, according to Cass County police.

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EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Edwardsburg Public Schools will be closing face-to-face instruction at the Primary, Eagle Lake and Intermediate buildings starting Monday, saying the change to remote instruction was due to the number of ill staff members and lack of substitute teachers at these buildings.

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WHITE PIGEON, Mich. — Excessive speed was blamed in a collision between two pickup trucks that killed a White Pigeon man Friday.  

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SHIPSHEWANA — Three people suspected in an auto-theft spree face attempted murder charges after slamming into police vehicles and leading officers on a high-speed chase that ended in a crash that killed a horse and with an officer firing his weapon. 

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CONSTANTINE, Mich. — A 27-year-old Constantine man was arrested after crashing his vehicle into a ditch to end a high-speed police chase in St. Joseph County.

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EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — An Elkhart woman was injured Sunday when she rear-ended another vehicle making a left turn off U.S. 12 at Fir Road in Milton Township.

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CENTREVILLE, Mich. — A 19-year-old Three Rivers resident was killed Tuesday when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree in Nottawa Township.

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ELKHART — Elkhart County saw a 0.4 percent increase in population between 2018 and 2019, twice the growth rate for the five counties that make up the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership.

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NILES, Mich. — A more than 12-hour armed standoff with police at a residence in Cass County ended early Thursday, first with the release of a child and, after authorities stormed the house, the arrest of a man and woman. 

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DOWAGIAC, Mich. — A Dowagiac man faces life in prison a fter he was convicted of multiple drug crimes in Cass County Circuit Court.

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ADAMSVILLE, Mich. —  An Edwardsburg man was taken to the hospital with injuries following a crash Thursday in Cass County.

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DETROIT (AP) — A "well-organized machine" of thieves appears to be behind the theft of tons of apples and pumpkins from orchards and farms in Michigan and Indiana, according to authorities.

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WHITE PIGEON, Mich. — A police officer from the Bristol Police Department fatally shot a man who rammed his patrol car following a pursuit across the state line into White Pigeon early Friday. 

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LANSING, Mich. — Aerial treatment covering more than 557,000 acres targeting 14 counties  has been completed to help combat eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday.

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CASSOPOLIS, Mich. — A Cass County jury found a Cassopolis man guilty Wednesday of receiving and concealing a 1996 Ram pickup truck that had been stolen from an Elkhart business.

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THREE RIVERS, Mich. — Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl who drowned Thursday in a pool at her home despite safety precautions taken by the family.   

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MASON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An ATV crash on private property in the 20000 block of Old M205 in Mason Township injured an Edwardsburg man.

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VANDALIA, Mich — A 50-year-old Aurora, Illinois, man was transported to Elkhart General Hospital in critical condition Saturday after being knocked off a dock by his sons and into the water at Donnell Lake. 

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NEWBERG TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 28-year-old man riding in the bed of a pickup truck fell out when the driver drove through a curve. 

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