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THREE RIVERS — For those in the mood for a good family movie, but don’t like the prices of the movie theater or don’t have a Netflix account, the Three Rivers Public Library has a program that could be a solution. For almost the past two months, the library has been showing family movies for...
THREE RIVERS — Downtown Three Rivers will be ringing in 2020 in style with a special event on New Year’s Eve. The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority, in partnership with many downtown businesses, will be hosting their “Midnight on Main” event on from 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 to 12:30 a.m....
More than 30 people, assisted by the DPW, participated in setting out and lighting luminaries in Constantine on Christmas Eve. Luminaries were set out on North and South Washington Streets. Students at Constantine Tech High School filled empty water jugs with sand, and added candles for luminaries...
LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP — Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the larceny of irrigation wire in the area of Fairchild Road and Constantine Road in Lockport Township between late October and mid-December 2019. The suspect(s) damaged an irrigation system and stole...
LANSING (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court said Friday it won’t take an expedited appeal from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a dispute over flavored e-cigarettes. The court said any appeal should follow a traditional path to the Court of Appeals. A Court of Claims judge in October blocked Whitmer’s ban on...
COLON (AP) — A southern Michigan family is mourning the loss of all five of their dogs in a Christmas Eve fire that broke out when the family was at a holiday celebration. MLive cites a relative, Karen Herman, as saying that the family’s dogs died in Tuesday evening’s fire and the family also...
Here is how some of St. Joseph County’s state and national representatives voted on selected legislation in the month of November. State Rep. Aaron Miller and State Sen. Kim LaSata’s voting records and details of the legislation are courtesy of MichiganVotes.org, and United States Rep. Fred Upton’s...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers-based nonprofit *culture is not optional has been committed to community development work in the area since 2009, when the group purchased the former Huss School property and transformed it into  “a vibrant space for a wide variety of community-building activities.” The...
CENTREVILLE — Growing up on a farm on a dirt road in Mendon, St. Joseph County Administrator Teresa Doehring had a sense of public service instilled in her from a young age. That mindset, she said, drew her to want to go into her line of work. “In my line of work, in human resources or...
THREE RIVERS — McLeod Chiropractic Center of Three Rivers held its 36th annual food drive Friday. Considered to be one of the biggest food drive in the city, outside of the United States Postal Service’s annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive, patients who made a donation of food or cash during the...

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