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COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Graduates from Glen Oaks Community College turn their tassels during the 54th annual commencement ceremony at the college Friday. Over 180 graduates were honored during the ceremony, the first one with an in-person audience since 2019.
CENTREVILLE — Glen Oaks Community College’s graduation returned to a sense of normalcy Friday night. For the first time since 2019, Glen Oaks hosted in-person guests to its 54th annual commencement ceremonies, where they graduated 181 students of the Class of 2022. In 2021, Glen Oaks held a virtual...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Representatives from Mercury Broadband and the Southwest Michigan First Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon on Mercury’s first southwest Michigan service center in Schoolcraft on Monday, May 2. Mercury is looking to bring broadband internet services to southwest Michigan, including St. Joseph County, by the end of September. Cutting the ribbon in the middle are Mercury Broadband Co-founder and CEO Garrett Wiseman and regional general manager Robert Dow.
SCHOOLCRAFT — A new option for internet services will be coming to St. Joseph County within the next few months. On May 2, Kansas City-based internet and phone provider Mercury Broadband opened the doors on its new 16,000-square foot service center at 610 E. Eliza St. in Schoolcraft, the beginning...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Members of the cast of the Sturgis Civic Players/GOCC production of “Gilligan’s Island: The Musical” prepare to set sail on a three-hour tour during the show, which opens this Friday at the Nora Hagen Theater. Pictured from left to right are Mary Ann (played by Amanda Camburn), Ginger (played by Laura Kemp), Mrs. Howell (played by Michelle Kiar), Thurston Howell (played by Uriah Geroux), the Skipper (played by Kenton Kelley), and Gilligan (played by Colin Eastman).
CENTREVILLE — The tale of Gilligan, the Skipper, the millionaire and his wife, the movie star, the professor and Mary Ann is coming to the Glen Oaks Community College stage in musical form this weekend. The Sturgis Civic Players, in collaboration with Glen Oaks Community College, will put on “...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Three Rivers High School student Amanda Damewood’s piece “Lady Death” was awarded Best In Show in the 36th annual Celebration of the Visual Arts art show at the Carnegie Center for the Arts in Three Rivers Tuesday, May 3, which featured pieces from across the Three Rivers Community Schools district and Immaculate Conception Catholic School. Damewood received a $150 cash prize and a ribbon as Best In Show.
THREE RIVERS — Over 1,000 pieces of art created by students at Three Rivers Community Schools and Immaculate Conception Catholic School are on display this month at the Carnegie Center for the Arts. Opened on May 3, the 36th annual Celebration of the Visual Arts showcases the artistic talents of...
Photo provided - Susan Louis, a nursing professor at Glen Oaks Community College, was named the recipient of the E.J. Shaheen Teaching Excellence Award at the college for the 2021-22 academic year.
CENTREVILLE — Working as a professor at a community college was more happenstance and the result of a series of doors that opened for this year’s Glen Oaks E. J. Shaheen recipient, Susan Louis, professor of nursing. A Vicksburg native, and fourth-generation graduate of Vicksburg High School, Louis...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Over 70 Three Rivers High School seniors were honored at Thursday’s Rotary Honors Night event, the 64th annual event put on by the high school and the Three Rivers Rotary Club.
THREE RIVERS — For the 64th time, a number of outstanding Three Rivers High School seniors were honored for their academic, athletic, and scholarship achievements. Thursday night, Three Rivers High School’s Performing Arts Center hosted the annual Rotary Honors Night ceremony, honoring a few dozen...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Cameron Mains was named one of two finalists for the Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority’s executive director position after first round interviews on April 29. Mains had his second interview Thursday.
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority could have a new executive director as early as next week. Over the last two weeks, the DDA board interviewed three potential candidates for the position, with two finalists selected for interviews: Cameron Mains and Jacob Young. Mains...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Members of the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce help Harbor Farmz founder and CEO Michael Ward (center, holding scissors) cut the ceremonial ribbon during a ribbon-cutting event at the flagship store for Harbor Farmz Tuesday. The store, located at 503 S. U.S. 131, is the first recreational marijuana store to open in Three Rivers.
THREE RIVERS — Legal recreational marijuana is now available to purchase in Three Rivers. On Saturday, the first adult-use marijuana retailer in the city, Harbor Farmz, opened its doors to the public with a considerable turnout. According to Harbor Farmz CEO and founder Michael Ward, 350 people...
The Constantine village council approved a resolution to apply for $250,000 in funding through MDOT from the Transportation Economic Development B Program to assist with resurface improvements on Florence Road, Industrial Drive and Meyers Street, at a May 2 council meeting. The resolution states...
THREE RIVERS — Residents in District 2 will soon have funds available through the city to make exterior home repairs on their property. On Tuesday, the Three Rivers City Commission approved a motion to sign an agreement to receive $50,000 from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority’s (...

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