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THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education discussed multiple scenarios Monday for having kids in class in the 2020-21 school year. The discussion came as Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifted the state’s stay-at-home order the same day, allowing retail and restaurants to...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - (From left to right) St. Joseph County Road Commission chair Dave Allen and board members John Bippus and Vince Mifsud review the road commission’s annual audit during their meeting Wednesday. Their meeting was one of the first in the county to be held in person since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
CENTREVILLE — The St. Joseph County Road Commission approved a policy during their meeting Wednesday outlining guidelines and procedures for converting private roads to public roads. Road Commission Manager John Lindsey said the purpose of the plan was to have an in-depth policy outlining...
CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County Emergency Management Director Erin Goff provided an update to county commissioners Tuesday on the county’s response to COVID-19. Goff told commissioners the county’s emergency operations center is continuing to make a transition from “very active” to “more of a...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers citizens will get another chance to weigh in on the city’s Master Plan. Three Rivers City Commissioners approved a resolution during their meeting Tuesday to open a 63-day public comment period on the full drafted plan, which has been in development for the past several...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Protestors hold signs outside Three Rivers City Hall during Monday’s “Stand for the Right to Breathe” protest. The peaceful protest drew between 250 to 300 people, and called for justice for George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in police custody last week, and an end to police violence. The protest started at the East Alley, and protestors marched afterward to City Hall and other locations around Three Rivers.
THREE RIVERS — Peaceful protestors gathered at the East Alley in downtown Three Rivers Monday, demanding justice for George Floyd and calling for the end of police violence against people of color. With many holding signs along Main Street such as “Black Lives Matter,” “I Can’t Breathe,” “End...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Three Rivers High School senior Ryan Mauldin acknowledges his fellow classmates’ cheers as he passes by them during the Senior Salute parade in Three Rivers Friday. The parade, as well as other events earlier in the day, celebrated the seniors’ accomplishments throughout the year, as well as their official graduation from high school.
THREE RIVERS — It wasn’t the celebration they expected, but it was the celebration they needed. All 130 students of Three Rivers High School’s Class of 2020 were honored as part of the school’s Senior Salute all day Friday by TRHS staff, administrators, and the Three Rivers community on what would...
UPDATED 9:30 A.M. June 4, 2020 CENTREVILLE — Inspired by the successes of similar programs in Three Rivers and Sturgis, Centreville is the latest community that will be offering a gift certificate program for local businesses. Starting June 8 and going until June 30, people who stop by the Southern...
CENTREVILLE — As Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order is lifted, employees at Glen Oaks Community College will begin to return to work on June 15, and the faculty and staff are learning what those plans entail. “We take this seriously and want to be sure we are taking the necessary...
THREE RIVERS — COVID-19 has claimed another big festival, and this time, it’s one of the biggest in St. Joseph County. Friday, the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the 64th Annual Water Festival has been canceled for the first time in history. “It was a very difficult decision...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - The American Legion Honor Detail performs a 21-gun salute during a Memorial Day ceremony at Riverside Cemetery in Three Rivers Monday.
THREE RIVERS — It may have been a smaller and more brief Memorial Day ceremony at Three Rivers’ Riverside Cemetery Monday morning, but the importance of it still remained the same. More than 50 people attended the annual ceremony, dedicated to honor those veterans who gave their lives for their...

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