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COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Nine-year-old Claire Seager (center) runs through a football drill with members of the Grand Rapids Tidal Waves women’s football team during a “Women In Sports” event held Saturday at Park Elementary School. The event was part of a Bronze Award project for a local Girl Scout, giving local girls the opportunity to explore non-traditional women’s sports, such as football, wrestling and hockey.
THREE RIVERS — Nearly 20 girls from the local community got the chance to try out non-traditional girls’ sports Saturday as part of a local Girl Scout’s project. Held at Park Elementary School, the “Women in Sports” event featured female members of the Three Rivers High School wrestling team,...
CENTREVILLE — An outgoing United States Congressman will be receiving a special honor from the St. Joseph County Bar Association. On Monday, the Bar Association announced their 37th annual Liberty Bell Award winner is U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, the current representative for Michigan’s Sixth...
THREE RIVERS — Spring cleanup in the City of Three Rivers is underway, but it will have a different procedure than in years past. Last week, city officials announced that instead of coordinated curbside pickups of materials by Waste Management as have been done in previous years, spring cleanups in...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - (From left to right) Constantine Village Manager Mark Honeysett, Three Rivers City Manager Joe Bippus, St. Joseph County Administrator Teresa Doehring and Centreville Downtown Development Authority Program Manager Pattie Bender gave updates on what’s going on in their respective communities during the annual State of the Area address at the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce on April 19.
THREE RIVERS — Local leaders from a few communities gave updates on how things were going in their neck of the woods during an annual “State of the Area” address on April 19. Hosted by the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce, the presentation focused on the happenings in Centreville, Three Rivers...
CENTREVILLE — Public interviews are now ready to begin for the CEO position of Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County (CMH). Three candidates will be interviewing at a special public meeting of the CMH board, which will be held Tuesday, May 10 from 4-7 p.m. in the...
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — The first St. Joseph County Commission race of the new seven-commissioner era officially has its competitors. The filing deadline for candidates to file for the race was last week, and a total of 10 candidates will be on the ballot for the August primary election for the seven...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Runners take off from the starting line at the first Run For The Future 5K for the Three Rivers Promise at Meyer Broadway Park in Three Rivers Saturday. More than 220 runners signed up for the event, which raised $20,000 for the Three Rivers Promise’s scholarship fund.
THREE RIVERS — Runners from all over the area descended upon Meyer Broadway Park in Three Rivers Saturday morning to run for a good cause, one which Mother Nature appeared to agree with too. Sunny conditions highlighted Saturday’s Run For The Future 5K, a race benefitting the Three Rivers Promise...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Iraqi Christian Relief Council (ICRC) Founder Juliana Taimoorazy (left) and Anahit Khosoreva, PhD (right) present Riverside Church founder John Booko (center) with a bouquet of flowers and the ICRC’s David William Lazar Assyrian Freedom Award at his home April 9, in recognition of Booko’s decades of advocacy for the Assyrian people and the Assyrian nation
THREE RIVERS — In the Christian Bible, in Isaiah 19:23-25, it talks about three nations that will exist in the end times: Israel, Egypt, and Assyria, the current-day area of northern Iraq, southeastern Turkey, northwestern Iran and northeastern Syria. While for some, Assyria may be a lesser-known...
CENTREVILLE — A newly-added road project in Fabius Township that will be paid for with funds from the recently-passed federal bipartisan infrastructure bill will be completed this summer. During their meeting Wednesday, the St. Joseph County Road Commission board approved a motion to sign a...
CENTREVILLE — Four funding requests for county departments using American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds were approved by the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners Tuesday. Of the $2 million in ARP funds the county has set aside for capital improvements in the county, the board approved using...

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