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Photo via Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office - Fabius Township Supervisor Ken Linn was charged with four counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct in Kalamazoo County District Court Wednesday, related to an incident 12 years ago following a golf outing.
KALAMAZOO — Fabius Township Supervisor Ken Linn was charged with four counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct in Kalamazoo County District Court Wednesday. According to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office and Kalamazoo County Prosecutor Jeff Getting, Linn is accused of assaulting...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - MDOT Project Manager Sarah Fedders (center) helps two people navigate what’s to come with an upcoming U.S. 131 project in St. Joseph and Kalamazoo counties during an open house for the project at the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce Thursday. The project, which will take place in 2023 and 2024, will repave and improve U.S. 131 from the Rocky River to Shaver Road.
THREE RIVERS — A number of community members got a sneak preview of what will be occurring on U.S. 131 over the next two years at an open house held at the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce Thursday. Representatives from the Michigan Department of Transportation held the open house for a new $...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - A look at the M-86 bridge project as of Wednesday, Oct. 19. The board of the St. Joseph County Road Commission expressed their concerns with the project as part of discussion at their meeting last week, notably that bumps in the bridge that were supposed to be fixed as part of an MDOT project are possibly still there.
CENTREVILLE — Members of the St. Joseph County Road Commission’s board could be sending a letter to the Michigan Department of Transportation complaining about the quality of work being done right outside the agency’s window. During an engineering report by Road Commission Engineer Garrett Myland...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Community Schools could potentially rethink the proposed school resource officer (SRO) position currently listed in its strategic plan. During discussion at the Monday, Oct. 17 TRCS Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Nikki Nash said the district could explore...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Chad Spence (right), the instructor for St. Joseph County Career and Technical Education’s public safety program, presents on the program and what it does to the St. Joseph County ISD’s Board of Education Monday, Oct. 17. Flanking him are (from left to right) Jeremiah Delhomme, Jace Fuller and Matthew Jacobs, members of the first class of the program.
CENTREVILLE — One of the two new Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in the county was highlighted for the first time at the Monday, Oct. 17 St. Joseph County ISD meeting. Instructors and students from CTE’s Public Safety program stopped by the meeting to talk about the benefits of the...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Tim Dempsey of Public Sector Consultants breaks down the methodology of which entities got how much in funds from St. Joseph County’s $1 million in American Rescue Plan funding during Tuesday’s county commission meeting.
CENTREVILLE — Every organization who submitted funding requests to St. Joseph County for a piece of $1 million of their American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds received some funding as part of a resolution passed Tuesday night by the county’s Board of Commissioners. All 31 requests approved by...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Members of the St. Joseph County Grange Fair board read out the fair’s mission statement in unison at the beginning of their meeting Wednesday.
CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County’s Grange Fair Board heard a proposal from one board member on potential changes for “major” votes, while also implementing a new committee during a meeting held Wednesday at the fair office. In the end, the board voted unanimously to implement a personnel committee...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Representatives from the St. Joseph County ISD, the Career and Technical Education program, Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County, and students in the CTE Building Trades program break ground on a new Habitat home build project at the corner of West Street and Armitage Street in Three Rivers Friday, Oct. 14. The build is a partnership between CTE and Habitat to place a family in a newly-built home.
THREE RIVERS — A new house for a family in need in Three Rivers began its journey of being built last week. On Friday, Oct. 14, the St. Joseph County Career and Technical Education Building Trades program broke ground on a new house for Habitat For Humanity at the southwest corner of West Street...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Police Chief Scott Boling admitted there was a “slight delay” in communication with local schools about an armed robbery situation and the subsequent manhunt in comments to the Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday. On Friday, Oct. 14, Three Rivers police, along with...
CONSTANTINE — The Constantine Village Council decided not to allow the construction of a marijuana consumption lounge, or Sunday marijuana sales, at a Monday, Oct. 17 council meeting. The issues were tabled after public hearings were held at a Sept. 19 council meeting. Village president Gary...

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