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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...
THREE RIVERS — A hot-button issue at Three Rivers schools will not be decided just yet. On Monday, in an unexpected move, the Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education tabled a vote on a flags and display policy for district classrooms, due to the need to review a potential additional...
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...
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — Both of the Republican candidates for St. Joseph County’s representation in the state legislature easily won their races Tuesday. Steve Carra won his second two-year term in the state House of Representatives, dispatching Democratic challenger Roger Williams 66.1 percent to 33.6...
Photo Provided - Lucas Allen defeated Danielle Moreland in Tuesday's race for the At-Large seat on the Three Rivers City Commission, replacing Daryl Griffith.
THREE RIVERS — In one of the most closely-watched races in the city, the race to fill Daryl Griffith’s seat on the Three Rivers City Commission has a winner. Lucas Allen, an Iraq War veteran and nonprofit advisor, defeated his write-in challengers in a fairly comfortable victory, garnering 1,128...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Paul Morgan (left) of Willis Law makes the case for Union Hall Block Building Inc. (UHBBI) during an appeal hearing Tuesday in front of the White Pigeon Construction Board of Appeals with UHBBI Board President Gretchen Andersen (right) by his side.
WHITE PIGEON — The Tasty Nut Shop building has been given a chance. In what was the first meeting of a Construction Board of Appeals anywhere in St. Joseph County in decades Tuesday night in White Pigeon, the nonprofit that owns the historical Tasty Nut Shop building in the village was given a...

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