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COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Members of Light and Life Wesleyan Church’s women’s group gather around some of the items on sale during their annual Yard and Bake Sale, happening Saturday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
THREE RIVERS — A tradition for over a decade, one local church’s annual yard sale will look a bit different this year due to COVID-19. Light and Life Wesleyan Church, located on 15765 Hoffman Rd. in Three Rivers, will be holding its annual Yard and Bake Sale Saturday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - The Riverside Church Band performs at HarmonyFest in downtown Three Rivers in 2019. On Friday, the Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors voted to cancel HarmonyFest until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
THREE RIVERS — Another event in St. Joseph County has bitten the dust this year due to COVID-19. The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors Friday voted to cancel HarmonyFest until 2021. “It is with great sadness and disappointment that we are cancelling HarmonyFest 2020 due...
Photo Provided - Cheryl Thomas was hired June 29 to be the new Director of Bands at Three Rivers High School and Middle School.
THREE RIVERS — New Three Rivers Director of Bands Cheryl Thomas is ready to continue the standard of excellence the Wildcats’ band family and the community have become accustomed to. Thomas was hired by the TRCS Board of Education on June 29 to replace Bryan Van Toll, who resigned in late spring...
Photo provided - Newly-promoted United States Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Steve Schink (second from left), a 2004 Three Rivers High School graduate, celebrates his promotion and recognition as the 2020 Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Year with his family aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Active in June.
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — Steve Schink credits a great deal of people for where he’s at with the United States Coast Guard. Schink, a newly-promoted Chief Petty Officer and Chief Health Services Technician aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Active in Port Angeles, Wash., says it takes a lot of hard work and...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville Public Schools will look a little different when kids return to school Aug. 24. CPS Superintendent Stephanie Lemmer discussed the district’s back-to-school plan during the CPS Board of Education’s organizational meeting Monday, which lays out a few scenarios for what...
FABIUS TWP. — Fabius Township officials on Wednesday, July 8 approved the initial foundation for a revised special assessment district in the township. The township approved the boundaries for the Edgewood Special Assessment District, located on Edgewood Drive near Clear Lake, which has been in...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - The Three Rivers City Commission approved a resolution supporting a sidewalk café permit for the Riviera Theatre and Bar during their meeting Tuesday. The bar has been closed due to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order, and getting a permit would permit the bar to re-open with outdoor seating.
THREE RIVERS — Sidewalk seating could be coming soon to the Riviera Theatre Bar. The Three Rivers City Commission approved a resolution Tuesday to support a sidewalk café permit with the Michigan Department of Transportation requested and submitted by the Riviera Theatre and Bar. If approved by...
Photos Provided - Current St. Joseph County Sheriff Mark Lillywhite (left) and Florence Township Supervisor Gordon Evilsizor (right) are the two candidates running for St. Joseph County Sheriff in the Aug. 4 primary election.
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — One of the big races in St. Joseph County in the 2020 election is for the position of county Sheriff. Former Sheriff Brad Balk officially retired at the end of January after 25 years at the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department and 11 as Sheriff, handing over the reins to Mark...
CENTREVILLE — After more than two decades with the St. Joseph County 45th District Court helping at-risk youth, a longtime juvenile probation officer is celebrating what Judge David Tomlinson called a “well-deserved” retirement. Jim Jacobs, an Intensive Juvenile Probation Officer with the court for...
THREE RIVERS — The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency (BHSJ) published data Wednesday with more details about the confirmed COVID-19 cases in St. Joseph County. The data includes breakdowns by zip code, age, race and gender. This is the second release of detailed data from BHSJ,...

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