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COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - (From left to right) New Second District Commissioner Steven Haigh and new At-Large Commissioner Lucas Allen were officially sworn into the Three Rivers City Commission prior to a joint meeting of the commission, Planning Commission and DDA Monday night.
THREE RIVERS — New and returning city commissioners learned more about various city boards and agencies and got updates from them during an annual joint meeting Monday. The joint meeting, held between the city commission, Downtown Development Authority and Planning Commission, is held every year as...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers community will get a chance to learn about local government initiatives and recognize downtown businesses for their contribution to the city as part of an event happening this week. On Friday, Nov. 18 at A Place In Time on 53 Railroad Dr., the Three Rivers Downtown...
Photo provided - During his tour of duty with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan (2011-12), Fred Kufeldt rotated between maintaining generators critical to America’s war effort there, and serving as a gunner protecting convoys delivering supplies to numerous forward operating bases in Kandahar City.
In May of 2011, Fred Kufeldt boarded a Chinook helicopter that flew him from Kandahar International Airport, the main U.S. military airport in southern Afghanistan, to Camp Nathan Smith some 25 minutes away. “That’s when it got real for me,” the Army veteran recalls. “I had on all my gear—battle...
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — A number of other local races were decided in Tuesday’s midterm elections. The following is a rundown of many of these races. All results are unofficial as of press time. Four of five township proposals pass There were five total proposals in townships around St. Joseph County,...
CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County commissioners will be considering an updated public defender contract at its next meeting this coming Tuesday. During Tuesday’s Executive Committee meeting of the commissioners, discussion was held on the 2022-23 Indigent Defense Agreement, which covers public...
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — A number of municipalities in St. Joseph County, and the county as a whole, saw high turnout percentages in Tuesday’s midterm election. As a whole, according to unofficial results from electionreporting.com, St. Joseph County had 52.69 percent turnout Tuesday, slightly higher...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers’ Downtown Development Authority will have some additional funds for its small business grant program, thanks to the county government. On Thursday, the DDA approved the allocation of $15,000 in funding to go toward its small business recruitment and retention grant...
CENTREVILLE — Following an incident where a Sturgis Middle School student was hit by a car near Sturgis, the St. Joseph County Road Commission is looking into doing what they can to help make the stretch of road it occurred on safer. The road commission will begin to gather data on Fawn River Road...
CENTREVILLE — Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County (CMH) will be looking into hiring a new public relations firm to help them out in several areas of need. CMH board members were given three proposals for PR/marketing services to review at their board meeting...
Photo Provided - Republican Rick Shaffer defeated Democrat Erin Schultes in the race for the Second District seat on the new seven-member St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners Tuesday.
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — A winner was decided in the lone contested race for a seat on the new seven-member St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night. Republican Rick Shaffer, a former state representative and county commissioner, defeated Democrat Erin Schultes by a margin of 61.7 percent...

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