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Here is how some of St. Joseph County’s state and national representatives voted on selected legislation in the month of March. State Rep. Steve Carra and State Sen. Kim LaSata’s voting records and details of the legislation are courtesy of MichiganVotes.org. United States Rep. Fred Upton’s voting...
CENTREVILLE — Operating policy changes and how they are handled at the board level were the main topics of discussion at the Tuesday, March 29 Community Mental Health board meeting. The topic came up during a discussion on reviewing bylaws and policies for the board, which is a standard procedure....
Photo provided by Donna Kinne/Facebook - An eight-foot metal Sasquatch sculpture was reportedly stolen from a home on West End Road in Park Township between Monday evening and Wednesday morning.
PARK TWP. — As the legend goes, Sasquatch is an elusive fellow. When you think you have him in your sights, he vanishes or is just out of focus. An eight-foot metal version of Sasquatch on one Park Township family’s property imitated its namesake this week, however it was reportedly stolen from the...
Photo via Three Rivers Police Department - Three Rivers police are searching for 66-year-old David Michael Abrams, who was last seen Christmas Day in the 200 block of East Michigan Ave. in Three Rivers.
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers police are asking for the community’s assistance in finding a missing man from the area. Police say David Michael Abrams, 66, was last seen in the 200 block of East Michigan Avenue in Three Rivers on Christmas Day and has been missing ever since. He is described as a 5-...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Three Rivers Rotary President Jeffrey Middleton discusses the club’s “Ukrainian Challenge” fundraising effort for relief efforts in Ukraine during the club’s meeting Thursday. The group is looking to raise $5,000 to donate to Rotary’s International Emergency Relief Fund to send relief to the areas in Ukraine that need it most.
THREE RIVERS — A local service organization is asking its members, as well as the Three Rivers community, to donate to a good cause to help those in need in Ukraine during the conflict in the region. The Three Rivers Rotary Club recently began what they are calling “The Ukrainian Challenge,” which...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Todd (left, played by Jacob Huff), a Scottish assassin, prepares to play the bagpipes in preparation for a possible kill while Officer Billie Dwyer (right, played by Amber Anderson) watches on during a scene in the Three Rivers Community Players’ production of Unnecessary Farce.
THREE RIVERS — Two incompetent cops, three crooks, and eight doors set the stage for a hilarious play opening at the Three Rivers Community Players beginning this Friday. Unnecessary Farce, a farcical comedy written by Paul Slade Smith, will be performed at the Community Players from April 1-3 and...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Audrey Galvan (right) and her daughter Aliyah Galvan (left), a Three Rivers Area Mentoring student, enjoy their dinners during the annual TRAM walleye dinner fundraiser, held at the Eagles club building in Three Rivers Saturday. The event, which featured the dinner and a silent auction, raised $3,000 for TRAM.
THREE RIVERS — Food and fun times were on tap Saturday at the Eagles in Three Rivers for Three Rivers Area Mentoring’s annual walleye dinner fundraiser. The event raised money for TRAM’s programming and services, which have helped out countless numbers of kids in the Three Rivers community for...
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — St. Joseph County, along with two other municipalities in the county, will soon be receiving a portion of funds from recreational marijuana sales in the state. The Michigan Department of Treasury announced Thursday that St. Joseph County will receive $169,360.32 from the state’s...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - (From left to right) Habitat For Humanity of St. Joseph County Director Nick Metzger, Rudy Flores, Wendy Kelley and Javier Kelley pose for a picture in their new Habitat home in Three Rivers during an open house ceremony Friday, March 18. The house, built in partnership with Habitat and the St. Joseph County CTE’s residential construction program, was recently completed after two and a half years.
THREE RIVERS — Tom Petty sang in a 1981 hit song that “the waiting is the hardest part.” However, waiting, as well as plenty of patience, can pay off, especially when it comes to a deserving family finally getting a home of their own after two and a half years of it. On Friday, March 18, an open...
Photo Provided - Rick Shaffer, a former state representative, former county commissioner and current Director of Outreach Patient Services at Covered Bridge Healthcare, announced his candidacy Tuesday for the Second District seat on the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners on the Aug. 4 ballot.
LOCKPORT TWP. — Rick Shaffer, a longtime Lockport Township resident and key figure in local healthcare and government, announced Tuesday his candidacy for Second District County Commissioner. “As a former county commissioner, with over 20 years of service/experience, I look forward to serving again...

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