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CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County Sheriff Mark Lillywhite told county commissioners during their executive committee meeting Wednesday the St. Joseph County Jail will begin to establish a jail K9 program by spring. Lillywhite said the dog this program would get would not be a patrol dog, but rather a...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority Secretary Sherri Rivers (left) and Vice Chair Mike Hogoboom (right) discussed changes to be made with the DDA's new retail recruitment grant during their meeting Friday, Feb. 7.
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority finalized the details of their new retail recruitment grant during their meeting Friday, Feb. 7. Back in January, the DDA allocated $18,000 to establish the grant, which Board President Andrew George said would be an extension of the...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Jared Hoffmaster, the emcee and auctioneer for Saturday’s Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce Icebreaker fundraiser, conducts the auction of one of the eight marquee items that were up for bids, with proceeds going to support the Chamber.
THREE RIVERS — Hundreds of people from around the area gathered at the Armstrong Recreational Hall in Three Rivers for the Three Rivers Area Chamber Of Commerce’s 18th annual Icebreaker event Saturday. The annual event is a fundraiser for the Chamber, which featured a silent auction with a...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - The winners from this year’s “A Chocolate Affair” competition, held at World Fare and Kelsey Block Brewery in Three Rivers Saturday. Pictured from left to right are Brian and Marian Deames, second place; Cassy and Christen Kipker, third place; Allie Yost, first place; Janell Hart, best presentation; and Sara McDonald, most original.
THREE RIVERS — Downtown Three Rivers was abuzz with chocolate Saturday, as two local businesses helped host the 10th “A Chocolate Affair” bake-off and fundraiser. The event, held at both World Fare and Kelsey Block Brewery, featured 10 entrants with different chocolate-based creations, all made...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Mark Hatley, Chief Financial Officer of TekModo, a new manufacturer coming to Three Rivers, talks to the Three Rivers City Commission about his company during a public hearing at Tuesday’s city commission meeting prior to a vote on an industrial facilities tax exemption for TekModo.
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers City Commission approved during its meeting Tuesday a 12-year industrial facilities tax abatement on machinery for TekModo, a new composites manufacturer coming to Three Rivers which specializes in making sheeting products used in the recreational vehicle, trailer...
(Originally Published Jan. 22, 2020)   THREE RIVERS — The Carnegie Center for the Arts held a reception for its 2020 Regional Juried Arts competition and exhibit Sunday. The exhibit drew dozens of people to the Carnegie, where 199 pieces from over 100 area artists were on display. This year’s top...
FLORENCE TOWNSHIP — Tabulator machines for the March presidential primary election will be “reprogrammed” in St. Joseph County for security purposes following an incident where ballots were found on a road in Florence Township. According to a press release from the St. Joseph County Clerk’s Office...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Bob Storen, president of Allison Financial of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. and the developer of a potential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program-financed project in Fabius Township, discusses the potential project, a licensed assisted living and memory care facility on Broadway Road, and how PACE funding would help the project during the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday.
Published Feb. 5, 2020   CENTREVILLE — The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to establish a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program district in St. Joseph County during its meeting Tuesday. The unanimous approval followed a public hearing on the program...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Three Rivers Middle School Secretary Kim McCurdy (far left) stands next to a sign supporting her in her treatment for stage I breast cancer during a homecoming assembly at the middle school Friday. The sign was made by art students (from left to right) Ava Forman, Raquel Lewis, Mallory Guiter, and Madelyn O’Hara.
Published Feb. 4, 2020   THREE RIVERS — When the Katy Perry song “Roar” started playing on the Three Rivers Middle School intercom around 2:20 p.m. Friday, TRMS secretary Kim McCurdy said she didn’t know what to expect. “I kept saying, ‘I didn’t know we were going to have an assembly,’” McCurdy...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - (From left to right) Constantine resident Devon Harper, Constantine Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Diana Lammott, and Constantine residents Jodi Juday and Wendy Rodewald pose for a photo with homemade picture frames as part of an event Saturday at the Harvey House Restaurant to fill out submissions for Constantine be featured on the upcoming HGTV series “Home Town Takeover.” The show would focus on rehabbing homes, public spaces and downtown buildings.
Published Feb. 4, 2020   CONSTANTINE — Residents of Constantine are hoping to lobby a popular cable television network to help revitalize their town, and an event at the Harvey House Restaurant Saturday helped kick-start that effort. Constantine residents came out in droves to submit applications...

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