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THREE RIVERS — Former Three Rivers Commercial-News staff writer Alek Frost has been promoted to managing editor, following the departure of longtime managing editor Elena Meadows. “We are excited to have Alek agree to step into our top newsroom job,” Commercial-News editor and publisher Dirk...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority Wednesday voted to increase its millage rate from one mill to two mills, and accepted its 2017-18 proposed budget with a balanced budget of $208,804, following a budget hearing. By statute, TRDDA can levy up to two mills for operating...
CENTREVILLE — The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees Thursday voted in favor of naming its student residence facility David H. & Patricia A. Devier Student Suites in honor of President David Devier and his wife. Devier is paying for the design, construction and installation of the...
Park Elementary students were challenged to read over 24 books in the month of March. Pictured are the “Dr. Seuss winners.”
LANSING — The State Boundary Commission Wednesday voted 3-2 in favor of recommending Docket #16-AR-1, a petition for annexation of land in Lockport Township to the City of Three Rivers, be approved, with the exception of modifying the boundaries to exclude “the rights of way“ on both Main Street...
KALAMAZOO — A decade ago, as a Three Rivers High School senior, Logan Shields came to Chenery Auditorium in Kalamazoo and saw the a capella male chorus Chanticleer. “I was completely blown away by the countertenors — the idea of men singing alto and soprano,” said Shields, a tenor at the time. On...
Emma Durand, 5, of Three Rivers, puts all her eggs in one bag during Heartland Health Care Center’s Easter egg hunt on Tuesday, April 11.
FLOWERFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Flowerfield Township Board Tuesday voted 4-1 in favor of hiring the St. Joseph County Road Commission to apply calcium chloride to all dirt roads in the township in the amount of $35,100. Treasurer Alan Pearson said he voted no because it’s a “waste of money.” The...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers varsity girls’ soccer team opened its season at home Wednesday with a 3-0 non-league win over Niles. “We came out strong possessing the ball tonight. I have a strong mix of talent in a young group of girls. We did a nice job of moving the ball and communicating as a...
The St. Joseph River is above flood stage and a sixth gate has been opened at Three Rivers’ dam. The land on which Scidmore Park’s lighthouse stands is completely underwater. The river was at 7.7 feet Tuesday, April 11; flood stage is seven feet. A flood warning is in effect until Saturday, April...

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