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CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County commissioners gave special recognition Tuesday to two people who made a sizable donation to the county’s Veterans’ Affairs department. Commissioners passed a resolution at their regular meeting acknowledging Sturgis residents Robert and Marilee Yoder, who recently...
Screenshot via Zoom - Three Rivers Public Library Board of Trustees Vice President Mike Fleckenstein discusses his motion to reject a Park Township counteroffer on a library services contract during a special meeting Wednesday.
THREE RIVERS — Park Township’s library services contract with the Three Rivers Public Library is now on track to expire on March 19. During a special meeting Wednesday, the Three Rivers Public Library Board of Trustees voted unanimously to reject a counteroffer for library services recently sent by...
Here is how some of St. Joseph County’s state and national representatives voted on selected legislation from Feb. 5, 2021 to the end of the month. State Rep. Steve Carra and State Sen. Kim LaSata’s voting records and details of the legislation are courtesy of MichiganVotes.org, and United States...
Screenshot via YouTube - Three Rivers Community Schools Superintendent Ron Moag listens to public comments during Monday’s TRCS Board of Education meeting. More than 50 parents, community members and students spoke at the meeting regarding the district’s decision last week to return to hybrid learning.
THREE RIVERS — A controversial letter of agreement between Three Rivers Community Schools Superintendent Ron Moag and the Three Rivers Education Association could soon be revised. Following a half-hour closed session at Monday’s TRCS Board of Education work session, the board directed Moag to work...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Constantine Village Manager Mark Honeysett (left), Village Council President Gary Mathers (center) and Trustee Cathy Piper (right) review recreational marijuana permits submitted by Atlas Cannabis Company during Monday’s Constantine Village Council meeting.
CONSTANTINE — Two more marijuana businesses got their recreational marijuana permit applications approved by the Village of Constantine Monday. Fawn River Cultivation Company and Atlas Cannabis Company received approvals for recreational marijuana provisioning centers at Monday’s Constantine...
THREE RIVERS — Get out your ruby red slippers, because the Three Rivers Water Festival will travel to the Land of Oz for its 64th edition this summer. After considering several options, the Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced in a release Monday the theme for this year’s...
Screenshot via YouTube - Members of the Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education discuss returning to hybrid learning during a special meeting Tuesday.
THREE RIVERS — After just a little over two weeks of full in-person learning, the Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education is changing course again with Three Rivers High School and Three Rivers Middle School. During a two-hour special meeting Tuesday, the board voted 4-3 to have both...
Screenshot via Zoom - Fabius Township Supervisor Ken Linn discusses the township’s retainment of a consulting firm at a special meeting Tuesday to help the township’s board following disagreements between himself and Zoning Administrator Doug Kuhlman after a resolution vote at the board’s Feb. 10 meeting.
FABIUS TWP. — Long-simmering disagreements between Fabius Township Supervisor Ken Linn and Township Zoning Administrator Doug Kuhlman could cost township residents money after the township board voted to retain an outside consulting firm to help their board work in a more cohesive manner. The...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Stephen Bradley of Three Rivers (left) receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic held at Bethel Baptist Church in Three Rivers Thursday. Almost 150 residents showed up at the clinic, held in partnership with the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency.
THREE RIVERS — On the same day the state of Michigan reached the milestone of 2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered, some of those shots were administered Thursday at a clinic in Three Rivers. Thursday’s clinic, held at Bethel Baptist Church, drew nearly 150 residents to receive their first...
The Constantine school board discussed adding a new culinary class, and Advanced Placement (AP) classes at the high school and middle school, at a Feb.22 school board meeting. During building reports, assistant high school principal Shad Fish said that 82 percent of the students polled were...

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