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UPDATED 11/11 @ 3:55 p.m. with Mendon Community Schools evening cancellation. Some area schools have announced early closings and evening activity changes for Monday, Nov. 11. Here is a list of those closings and changes: Glen Oaks Community College -- closing at 3 p.m. due to inclement weather...
Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman called them “the forlorn hope”— 150 Union soldiers who volunteered to lead the way against some 18,500 battle-seasoned Confederate troops ready and waiting to cut down them down from their highly fortified positions protecting Vicksburg, a strategically important port...
By the early 1970s, the Vietnam War had taken a tragic toll on America in both blood and treasure. President Richard Nixon working with his U.S. Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, attempted to forge a peace treaty between South Vietnam, America’s beleaguered ally, and North Vietnam, a communist...
At the break of dawn on August 2, 1990, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein ordered his infantry and tanks to cross into Kuwait with the goal of taking over the small, oil-rich emirate at the tip of the Persian Gulf nestled between Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Backed by superior firepower and troops battle-...
CENTREVILLE — For many college students, going to the library may not always be a fun experience. Now, thanks to two new amenities at Glen Oaks Community College’s E.J. Shaheen Library, that experience has become potentially more fun and educational at the same time. Glen Oaks held a two-day grand...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican lawmakers said Thursday that they were very close to agreeing to restore some funding she vetoed during a budget impasse, but a deal remained elusive due to their clash over limiting the governor’s power to shift funds within individual...
CENTREVILLE — The St. Joseph County Road Commission unanimously passed a resolution during their meeting Wednesday that gives permission for the use of part of their right-of-way on Broadway Road outside of Three Rivers for the creation of the Meyer Broadway Trail. Road Commission Manager John...
FABIUS TOWNSHIP — On Tuesday, Nov. 5 at approximately 4 p.m., deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department took a report of a larceny in the 11000 block of Coon Hollow Rd. in Fabius Township. A Generac generator and four solid wood overhead doors were taken. The incident is currently...
THREE RIVERS — City Manager Joe Bippus worked an average of 39 hours per week as a patrol officer for the Village of Schoolcraft in October, according to a document obtained by the Three Rivers Commercial-News through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. According to the Schoolcraft Police...
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — The 2019 election in St. Joseph County had a couple of big ticket items, mainly the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District’s Career and Technical Education millage request. Was that enough to get people to the polls this year? How many people voted for and against...

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