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Here I am at St. Joseph County Animal Control. My name is Archer. I am a boxer mix, male, Fawn and white. I sit upon command, I am friendly. The people here noticed that I get vocal for attention. I think I am about two years old. Come visit me. My docket number is B1517-000012, at the St. Joseph...
STURGIS — The Boil Water Advisory issued Tuesday Jan. 24 for those areas in Sturgis affected by the water main break has now officially been lifted. Samples taken throughout the area on Wednesday, Jan. 25 and Thursday, Jan. 26 have returned negative results for coliform bacteria. These results mean...
Representative speaks - State Rep. Aaron Miller (right) answers a question during the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce legislative update Friday. Looking on are other participants: (from left) Griffin Working representing U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, State Sen. John Proos, Lynn Turner representing U.S. Rep. Fred Upton. Commercial-News/Elena Meadows
THREE RIVERS — Four local legislators or their designees provided an update on what’s been happening in Washington and Lansing, during a Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast Friday, Jan. 27 at the Three Rivers Community Center. Griffin Working from U.S. Sen. Gary Peters’ office said...
Colleagues say goodbye - Retiring St. Joseph County Victim’s Rights Coordinator Linda Baker talks to District Judge Jeff Middleton (right) and Three Rivers police chief Tom Bringman at her retirement reception Friday. Between Baker and Middleton are new retirement schedules for Peppi the dog (top) and Baker. Commercial-News/Elena Meadows
CENTREVILLE — When people reach low points in their life that come with being a victim of crime, there is a hand that reaches out to them — Linda Baker, Victim’s Rights Coordinator at the St. Joseph County courthouse. Her role developed over the years, but her time in it will come to an end this...
Comfort and style - Takoda Farris, 8, and Jill Richmond, 10, try on hats Friday at the newly-opened free store in the Three Rivers High School office. “This hat is so comfortable,” Takoda said. Commercial-News/Elena Meadows
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers High School’s free store officially opened on Friday, Jan. 27. “For several years, TRHS has been collecting and distributing clothing to students in need,” principal Carrie Balk said. “We’ve always run our ‘store’ out of a small closet in the main office which was...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers police officers stopped a compact truck for a lighting violation early Friday, Jan. 27 at Broadway Street and US-131. During this stop, officers determined that multiple violations were possibly afoot. The driver and passenger were detained while officers continued...
Marcelino Bautista, 9, practices for the WIDA test as Amelia Bautista, 6, looks on during a WIDA test prep session held Wednesday, Jan. 25 at Three Rivers Community Schools’ District Training Room, following an overview of the test provided by district English as a Second Language coordinator...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Public Library board held a strategic planning session on Thursday, Jan. 26 and discussed a list of goals for the year. The list, with additions suggested by board members, will be presented to the full board at its meeting in February. The library will develop a...
Buck Wilder (Tim Smith) speaks to Norton Elementary students and families during the school’s Literacy Night Thursday, Jan. 26. The Traverse City-based author of 10 books talked about the value of an eraser, which is on there so people can make mistakes and try new things. He encouraged them not to...
LANSING — State Rep. Aaron Miller has been named to the House Appropriations Committee by Speaker Tom Leonard, and will again serve as chair of the State Police Appropriations Subcommittee. Miller, R-Sturgis, also will serve as a member of the subcommittees on School Aid and Michigan Department of...

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