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THREE RIVERS — The Michigan Department of Transportation announced an update on construction on U.S. 131 over the next two weeks, as part of the reconstruction of the U.S. 131 corridor through Three Rivers. Prior to the week of Aug. 10, Coon Hollow Road is expected to be re-opened Saturday. For the...
Photos provided - David Marvin (left) and Mark Lillywhite (right) won their respective races for the Republican nominations for St. Joseph County Prosecutor and St. Joseph County Sheriff in landslides during Tuesday’s primary election.
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — With a number of contested races on the ballot for state and local offices, St. Joseph County voters had plenty to vote on in Tuesday’s primary election. Here are the unofficial results of some of the notable races: Marvin defeats McDonough in landslide for prosecutor nomination...
CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County officials are currently working on ways to fill a budget deficit for the 2020 fiscal year. During Wednesday, July 29’s executive committee meeting of the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners, Finance Director Angie Steinman and County Administrator Teresa...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority is looking to hear from Three Rivers residents on what types of businesses they’d like to see downtown in the near future. Until Tuesday, Aug. 11, the DDA’s economic vitality committee is hosting an online survey in collaboration with...
THREE RIVERS — With the rising costs of tuition at colleges and universities in the United States, scholarships are more important than ever, and receiving them can help incoming college freshman get a head start on paying for classes. On Saturday, the Three Rivers Elks Club honored three...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Pictured is a close-up view of the sample ballot for the 2020 state and local primary election. which is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 4.
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — Tuesday is the primary election for state and local races in Michigan, and there are a number of things voters should know before heading to the polls. While voting absentee or by mail is an option during this election, if you choose to vote in person, polls will be open Tuesday...
THREE RIVERS — After being closed to the public for the last few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Carnegie Center for the Arts Director Donna Grubbs said it is “wonderful and exciting” to be back open. “We're so happy to be back up and open, and it's been a little bit of a time,” Grubbs said. “...
THREE RIVERS — A local township’s contribution to the Three Rivers Public Library was one of the big topics discussed at Tuesday’s TRPL Board of Trustees meeting. Interim Director Bobbi Schoon told board members she has been in contact with representatives of Park Township since January about their...
THREE RIVERS — The St. Joseph County Commission on Aging announced in a press release Monday their enrichment centers in Sturgis and Three Rivers will remain closed for activities and other programs “until further notice.” Monday’s news is a reversal of plans approved at their July 15 advisory...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON St. Joseph County Prosecutor John McDonough (highlighted) talks with county commissioners about his office and how it has been performing as of late during Wednesday’s executive committee meeting of the Board of Commissioners.
CENTREVILLE — County Prosecutor John McDonough’s job is safe for now. Following 15 minutes of discussion during Wednesday’s executive committee, commissioners said they could not ask for McDonough’s resignation as prosecutor. Commissioners invited McDonough to Wednesday’s meeting to answer...

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