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Winners of the Three Rivers Commercial-News’ Halloween coloring contest were (above left, for ages 5-7) Madison Wiley, 7, of White Pigeon and (above right, for ages 8-10) Natalie Bachinski, 9, of Three Rivers. Both received a $25 Meijer gift card.  
NouVeau Salon in Three Rivers celebrated its 10th anniversary with an open house Friday, Nov. 4. In the spirit of their “Keeping it Local” theme they offered baskets donated by numerous local businesses, and every client was entered into four drawings, one for their personal stylist’s basket and...
On Friday, Oct. 28, Kelly Monahan’s fourth-grade students at Park Elementary welcomed a special guest, PFC Cameron Cottingham, U.S. Marine. PFC Cottingham was a fourth- and fifth-grade student of Monahan’s and graduated in 2016 from Three Rivers High School. The students prepared questions for PFC...
SCHOOLCRAFT — The Schoolcraft Police Department reports that Grand Street/US-131 is back open again. It had been closed for railroad repairs since Oct. 24. There were a couple of traffic crashes along the detour route in Schoolcraft; numerous traffic citations for violations were written along the...
CENTREVILLE — A 29-year-old Colon woman was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop Thursday, Nov. 3 at 2:13 p.m., according to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department. A deputy with the road patrol division performed a traffic stop on a vehicle for a defective equipment violation....
COLDWATER — The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency is working closely with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) on a nationwide recall of frozen strawberries that were contaminated with...
THREE RIVERS — The Acts of Random Kindness (ARK) Club at Three Rivers Middle School has been busy this week. On Thursday, Nov. 3, they held their first rake-and-run of the year on the streets near the middle school, stopping at yards that had leaves and clearing them out before moving on to the...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers city commission Tuesday set a public hearing for its Nov. 15 meeting (6 p.m., City Hall) on granting two industrial facilities tax exemptions. Both are seeking 12-year, 50-percent abatements. •W.E. Slitt for real property improvements at a cost of $499,795 (a...
FLOWERFIELD TOWNSHIP — Flowerfield Township residents will have the opportunity to vote for a proposed millage increase on Tuesday, Nov. 8 that would finance a new township hall. If the proposal passes, Flowerfield Township would impose an increase of up to one mill or $1 per $1,000 of taxable...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Police Department auxiliary officer Mike Fleckenstein, who served under police chiefs Ken Baker, Joe Bippus, Earl Stark and Tom Bringman during his tenure of 21 years and three months, was honored at the Three Rivers city commission meeting Tuesday, Nov. 1 before city...

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