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STURGIS — A Sturgis Police Officer attempted to stop a vehicle for an equipment violation in the area of N. Lakeview and E. Lafayette streets on Wednesday, Jan. 11 around 2:23 a.m. The vehicle refused to stop for the officer and accelerated away from the squad car. Officers pursued the vehicle a...
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David Berry (center), manager of the Three Rivers Food Site, accepts a check for $3,600 from Three Rivers Rotary Club president Cassidy Munn and member Larry Campbell, representing the amount the Club raised at its annual Christmas party. Berry said the Food Site was serving an average of 50...
Underclassmen  presentation - College Access Network advisor Brian McDaniel gives a presentation to Teresa Smola’s 10th grade ELA class at Three Rivers High School on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Commercial-News/Alek Frost
THREE RIVERS — St. Joseph County College Access Network (CAN) advisor Brian McDaniel prepares Three Rivers, Mendon and Colon high school students for life after graduation, by emphasizing informed decision-making and preparation. McDaniel, as well as CAN Administrator/Supervisor Tracy Harker and...
He nominated  the winner - Three Rivers High School graduate Tim Staffen sits in the Blue Room of the White House while in Washington D.C. for the National School Counselor of the Year recognition. Photo provided
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two people with local ties were recently represented at the White House’s 2017 National School Counselor of the Year recognition this past week: Centreville Jr./Sr. High counselor Sarah Dickman, who is on the governing board of the Michigan School Counselor Association as its...
MENDON — The Mendon Village Council Monday approved its annual well and pump testing and servicing contract with Peerless-Midwest, Inc. in the amount of $900. The contract amount for 2017 is the same as it was a year ago and will include service and testing of three well and pump installations at...
Heather Wilcox, great-niece of Jean Williams of Three Rivers, presents a check for $20,000 from Williams’ trust to the Three Rivers Health Foundation on Monday, Jan. 9. The gift will help advance hospice and homecare services at Three Rivers Health. Williams was under hospice care for at least two...
LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP — The Lockport Township Board Monday, Jan. 9, decided to table the matter of pay for various township boards. Trustee Paul Bungart said that the planning commission, with him abstaining, voted that they wanted a $10 per meeting raise. In 2016, they did not spend all the money...
THREE RIVERS — Cody Sharpe of Three Rivers announces his candidacy for the position of Three Rivers first district city commissioner, which will be on the ballot in the August primary election. “After the unfortunate loss for county commission [District 1], I still want to help the community,” he...
Centreville Elementary fourth-grade teacher Stacy Messner posed a question to her class before the break: “Would you be willing to give up the $5 gift exchange and use $5 toward giving to others?” Without hesitation, they said yes; they did not think of themselves first, rather others; a lesson you...
LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP — The Lockport Township Board Monday, Jan. 9 approved providing township residents with two dump passes each. They are handed out upon request by township board members (who keep lists to ensure compliance with the two per household maximum, and to check that the requestor is a...

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