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CENTREVILLE — The results of a culture survey at the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District were presented at the ISD Board of Education’s meeting Monday night. The culture survey, known as Humanex, was given to staff at the ISD back in September, surveying 171 staff members. The final...
THREE RIVERS — For the first time ever, the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual IceBreaker event outside of the winter months. The 19th annual IceBreaker silent auction fundraiser and community gathering will be held Saturday, May 1 beginning at 7 p.m. at the St. Joseph...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Pictured is an unofficial rough outline of the proposed area of a potential Fabius Township solar project, currently in its initial stages. The area covers 1,500 acres, according to Orion Renewable Energy Group, the company behind the proposed project, with Broadway Road to the north, Harder Road to the south, Roberts Road to the east and Williams Road to the west. An official outline is expected to be presented in the coming weeks.
FABIUS TWP. — A potential solar energy project in Fabius Township has generated some controversy as to how local farmers and residents could be affected if it is approved by township officials. Orion Renewable Energy Group, a California-based solar energy company, is behind the proposed project,...
Screenshot via Zoom - St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners chair Dennis Allen discusses a hiring freeze exception request for St. Joseph County 3B District Court during the board’s Executive Committee meeting Wednesday via Zoom.
CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County commissioners debated whether or not to forward a hiring freeze exception for St. Joseph County 3B District Court during its Executive Committee meeting Wednesday. After a lengthy discussion, the matter was placed on the agenda for approval at the commissioners’ next...
CENTREVILLE — A lawsuit over whether or not a referendum vote on a marijuana ordinance will proceed in Constantine has been assigned to a new judge. On Monday, an assignment was filed that would assign the lawsuit filed by Constantine Products LLC against St. Joseph County Clerk Lindsay Oswald and...
LANSING — The Michigan Court of Appeals last week denied a request for a new trial for Zachary Patton in the 2017 murder of Shane Richardson. The court ruled that Patton hadn’t “identified any errors that warrant a new trial,” and reaffirmed his 2019 conviction on first-degree murder in the death...
THREE RIVERS — A total of 18 Three Rivers High School students and staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week, according to Three Rivers Community Schools. The cases were announced on Tuesday and Wednesday in separate releases. Sixteen cases were reported on Tuesday, with two...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Constantine code enforcement officer Mike Haydon speaks to Constantine Village Council members about approving local enforcement of the village’s property maintenance code during the council’s meeting April 5.
CONSTANTINE — The Constantine Village Council voted Monday, April 5 to adopt an ordinance to allow for local enforcement of the village’s property maintenance code. The move comes after a couple of months of brief discussion by the council about approving it, with code enforcement officer Mike...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville Elementary School will have a new reading curriculum implemented in the next couple of years. Elementary Principal Mark VanderKlok gave a presentation at Monday’s Centreville Board of Education meeting on how his school is going about finding its new reading curriculum and...
CENTREVILLE — Because of instructional changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, for the first time in many years, the cost of tuition at Glen Oaks Community College will not be changed for the next academic year. The GOCC Board of Trustees voted unanimously during their regular meeting Thursday on...

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