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FABIUS TWP. — Two men were arrested following a vehicle pursuit in Fabius Township Monday morning. According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, the incident began around 11 a.m., when deputies were originally sent to the area of Harrison Road near Crampton Road in Mottville Township to...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - At the Huss Project’s Saturday Market held on June 6, Larry Headley (right) of Three Rivers watches as Shaina Opperman (left), one of the personal shoppers at the market, loads one of his items into a basket. The market, which features produce, grocery and dry goods from local farms and businesses, will be open every Saturday until Sept. 26.
THREE RIVERS — With the Three Rivers Farmer’s Market announcing its cancellation for the season on June 4, one organization has stepped up to host their own farmer’s market to fill the void in the city. *culture is not optional (*cino) and The Huss Project officially opened its Saturday Market for...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - The Local Beer Cellar and Pizza Oven in Centreville (left) will be expanding its operations to the building that currently houses the Building Hope Free Store (center building). The free store will subsequently be moving to a bigger space next door, which formerly housed the St. Joseph County Abstract Office (right building).
CENTREVILLE — A local restaurant, a local charity and a retiring business owner in Centreville are set to mutually benefit thanks to some friendly cooperation. The Local Beer Cellar and Pizza Oven recently announced its plans to expand its restaurant by about 2,500 square feet, while the Building...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville Public Schools are anticipating an overall revenue cut of more than $517,000 for the 2020-21 school year, according to a proposed budget unveiled at Monday’s Board of Education meeting by Superintendent Stephanie Lemmer. Lemmer said the budget wasn’t final yet, as there is...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority approved an $8,000 loan to World Fare as part of the DDA’s revolving loan fund program during its meeting via Zoom teleconference Friday. The loan is a five-year loan with 1 percent interest and six months of deferred payments....
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Mendon High School senior Luke Rubio rides through downtown Mendon during a community parade Sunday. The parade honored Mendon’s Class of 2020 prior to a commencement ceremony that took place in the high school’s parking lot immediately following.
MENDON — The first official high school commencement ceremony of the year in St. Joseph County celebrated the 42 graduating seniors of Mendon High School Sunday. The event was starkly different from past ceremonies, due to the situation revolving around the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of Mendon’s...
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...

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