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South Nottawa at South Street in Sturgis to be closed Wednesday for repair work

Posted July 30, 2013 by Bruce Snook

STURGIS – The intersection of S. Nottawa and South Street will be closed Wednesday (July 31st) as part of the street and utility work taking place on South Street.  The intersection is expected to remain closed only on Wednesday until work is completed.  As part of the closure a detour route will be set up […]

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Sturgis City Commission to consider tobacco use ordinance for city property Wednesday evening

Posted July 9, 2013 by Bruce Snook

STURGIS – As part of their regular meeting on Wednesday (July 10th), the Sturgis City Commission will consider the second reading and approval of an ordinance which would prohibit the use of tobacco products on all City property. Under the ordinance, the use of all tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes and smokeless tobacco such […]

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South Nottawa at South Street in Sturgis to be closed Friday for repair work

Posted June 26, 2013 by Bruce Snook

STURGIS – The intersection of S. Nottawa and South Street will be closed Friday (June 28) as part of the street and utility work taking place on South Street.  The intersection is expected to remain closed only on Friday, until work is completed.  As part of the closure a detour route will be set up […]

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Burning in the City of Sturgis

Posted May 8, 2013 by Bruce Snook

With spring’s arrival, so comes yard clean up time.  Please keep in mind the following guidelines when it comes to burning in the City of Sturgis: RESIDENTIAL BURNING Only clean burning paper or processed wood Must be burned in a metal container No burning of trash Must be 15 feet from structure and or fence […]

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Power outage for electric distribution system maintenance scheduled for Friday in Sturgis

Posted April 25, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The City of Sturgis reports there will be a power outage for electric distribution system maintenance on Friday (April 26). The outage will affect the 100 block of N. Prospect St., 500-800 blocks of E. West St., 100-200 blocks of Jean St., 100-200 blocks of Susan St., 100-200 blocks of N. Lakeview Ave. and the […]

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March brings Sturgis City Commission approval of tax abatements for growing local businesses

Posted April 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

In March the Sturgis City Commission approved tax abatements for two local industries. In 2013 the two companies have invested almost $1 million in business improvements which will allow them to improve and expand their operations. Summit Polymers Inc. is a leading Tier I supplier to the automotive industry specializing in the design, engineering, and […]

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City of Sturgis to host ‘large item drop off’ on Saturday, April 20th

Posted April 13, 2013 by Bruce Snook

On Saturday, April 20th, the City of Sturgis will be hosting a large item drop off at the Compost Site on Fawn River Road.  City residents are encouraged to bring their items for disposal between 9:00 a.m. and noon.  No hazardous waste or tires will be collected at the Compost Site.  If you require assistance […]

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Scheduled power outage set for April 14th in City of Sturgis

Posted April 12, 2013 by Bruce Snook

STURGIS – The City of Sturgis Electric Department will be conducting a system upgrade on April 14th, 2013.  This upgrade will cause a power outage beginning at around 8:00 a.m. and lasting approximately four hours.  The power outage will affect some properties within the following areas: The 400 block of E. Chicago Rd. The 100-200 […]

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Sturgis 2022 Partnership

Posted February 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

This past year the City of Sturgis began the Sturgis 2022 program in an effort to create a vision for the future of Sturgis.  From the beginning we wanted this to be a community-wide effort, with feedback from as many people as possible. With this in mind, we worked over the summer to engage as […]

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Sturgis City Commission to discuss placing street millage on ballot during Wednesday meeting

Posted February 11, 2013 by Bruce Snook

STURGIS – At their Wednesday (February 13th) meeting, the Sturgis City Commission will hold a public hearing on the issue of placing a dedicated street millage on the ballot this May. It is not the first time the Commission has considered the issue in recent years.  In 2011 the Commission held an open house on […]

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Ice rink open in Sturgis!

Posted January 23, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The ice rink in Sturgis is officially open!  Grab your skates and enjoy open skating or hockey!  The ice rink is located at the corner of N. Monroe St. and E. Chicago Rd. Hours for the ice rink will be as follows: Open Skate Hours: Sunday – Thursday:  Noon to Dusk Friday and Saturday: Noon […]

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Ice Rink update

Posted January 18, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The City of Sturgis has installed an Ice Rink at the corner of N. Monroe St. and E. Chicago Rd.   The ice rink is currently not open for skating as it is not frozen.  Notification will be made when the rink is open for skating. Hours for the ice rink will be as follows: Open […]

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Boil water advisory lifted in Sturgis

Posted January 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

STURGIS –The boil water advisory issued on January 11, 2013, for the areas affected by the water main break, has now been lifted.  The affected areas include: Homes on the east side of North Lakeview Avenue between Robin Hood Street and Marian Street. Homes on the west side of North Lakeview Avenue between Buckingham Drive […]

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Water main break update from City of Sturgis

Posted January 15, 2013 by Bruce Snook

STURGIS – On Friday, January 11th, the City of Sturgis had a water main break at the intersection of North Lakeview and Wilshire Park Drive that resulted in flooding in basements of several residences and the issuance of a boil water notice to homes in the area.  Since Friday, several questions have been asked. Question:  […]

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Water main break in Sturgis

Posted January 11, 2013 by Bruce Snook

STURGIS – Friday (January 11th) the City of Sturgis had a water main break at the intersection of North Lakeview and Wilshire Park Drive.  The break resulted in the complete shutoff of water to several houses in the area while repairs were completed. Due to the drop in pressure in the Sturgis water supply that […]

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City of Sturgis to host first annual Sturgitarod

Posted January 9, 2013 by Bruce Snook

STURGIS – Winter has made an appearance in Sturgis, and in response Sturgis is bringing a winter-time tradition to town.  Inspired by the long-standing Alaskan Iditarod dog sled race, the City of Sturgis is hosting the first annual Sturgitarod, a human sled race, on January 18th at 5:00 p.m. as part of Winter Blues in […]

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Ice skating rink to be installed in Sturgis

Posted January 4, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The City of Sturgis is installing an ice skating rink at the corner of N. Monroe St. and E. Chicago Rd., next to Headlines Hair Design and Spa.  Installation will begin next week, but opening for skating will depend on the weather.  More information will be forthcoming regarding hours of operation and when skating can […]

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UM-Dearborn’s iLabs eCities Research recognizes City of Sturgis for its positive entrepreneurial climate

Posted January 4, 2013 by Bruce Snook

STURGIS – For the third year in a row, the City of Sturgis has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development. The annual honor was given following the 2012 annual eCities research project survey conducted by iLabs through the University of Michigan-Dearborn Center for Innovation Research. The City of Sturgis […]

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City of Sturgis Low Impact Development (LID) demonstration project highlighted in Michigan Municipal League magazine

Posted December 24, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The City of Sturgis and its Low Impact Development (LID) demonstration project are in the spotlight in the November/December 2012 issue of The Review, a magazine published by the Michigan Municipal League (MML). The article – entitled ‘Evolutonary Change in Sturgis’ – was written by Andrew Kuk, assistant to the city manager at Sturgis.  It notes […]

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Winter reminders from the City of Sturgis

Posted December 20, 2012 by Bruce Snook

As winter approaches, so too does snow and snow removal season.  The City of Sturgis handles snow removal based on the amount of snowfall received.  Snowfalls between less than one inch and three inches will be met with applications of deicers and plowing; depending on the amount of snow, this may include plowing of intersections, […]

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