THREE RIVERS — For eight weeks, 17 third- through fifth-grade girls of Hoppin Elementary School’s Hoppin Hustlers Running Club prepared for Western Michigan University’s 5K Turkey Trot on Saturday, Nov. 18.
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers High School senior volleyball standout Tessa Hawkins is taking her talent on the court to the next level.
Celebration time: After finding the winning rubber duck, three-year-old Lilli-Ann Gemmell of Sturgis celebrates and holds up a duck to show to her father during the Fall Carnival in Sturgis on Saturday.   - Commercial-News/Samantha May
STURGIS — After months of hard work and elbow grease, volunteers and employees of Doyle Community Center in Sturgis presented the first annual Fall Carnival on Saturday, Nov. 18.
Kirsch Company and its impact: President of the Colon Historical Society Joe Ganger gave a history of Charles Wendell Kirsch, his company the Kirsch Company, its historical impact as well as its impact on the community at the St. Joseph County Historical Society on Sunday, Nov. 19.   Commercial-News/Samantha May
THREE RIVERS — In January of 1908, at age 40, Charles Wendell Kirsch founded the Kirsch Company in Three Rivers, which later called Sturgis home.
Precious carry: Wyatt Cool (37) from Mendon finds the going touch in Hornets territory as he takes a hand off and tries to pick up some yardage against Ottawa Lake Whiteford defense. Photo submitted by Nicci Plummer
HOWELL — Mendon’s drive to a Division 8 state football title stalled in the rain and wind Saturday at Howell High School with a 50-21 semifinal loss to Ottawa Lake Whiteford.
CENTREVILLE — The Glen Oaks Community College women’s basketball team pulled away in the final three minutes and recorded a 60-50 non-conference win Thursday at home on Ken Schuler Court over Andrews University’s JV team.
Celebration time: After finding the winning rubber duck, three-year-old Lilli-Ann Gemmell of Sturgis celebrates and holds up a duck to show to her father during the Fall Carnival in Sturgis on Saturday.   - Commercial-News/Samantha May
Kirsch Company and its impact: President of the Colon Historical Society Joe Ganger gave a history of Charles Wendell Kirsch, his company the Kirsch Company, its historical impact as well as its impact on the community at the St. Joseph County Historical Society on Sunday, Nov. 19.   Commercial-News/Samantha May
Precious carry: Wyatt Cool (37) from Mendon finds the going touch in Hornets territory as he takes a hand off and tries to pick up some yardage against Ottawa Lake Whiteford defense. Photo submitted by Nicci Plummer
THREE RIVERS — For eight weeks, 17 third- through fifth-grade girls of Hoppin Elementary School’s Hoppin Hustlers Running Club prepared for Western Michigan University’s 5K Turkey Trot on Saturday, Nov. 18. Head coach and third-grade teacher Bridget Griffioen said she was not surprised when all of...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers High School senior volleyball standout Tessa Hawkins is taking her talent on the court to the next level. Hawkins’ family and friends will be able to see her play at the collegiate level next fall after the All-Wolverine Conference libero officially signed a national...
Celebration time: After finding the winning rubber duck, three-year-old Lilli-Ann Gemmell of Sturgis celebrates and holds up a duck to show to her father during the Fall Carnival in Sturgis on Saturday.   - Commercial-News/Samantha May
STURGIS — After months of hard work and elbow grease, volunteers and employees of Doyle Community Center in Sturgis presented the first annual Fall Carnival on Saturday, Nov. 18. “I wanted to get families back together for one day to enjoy some goodhearted, wholesome games. Instead of just giving...
Kirsch Company and its impact: President of the Colon Historical Society Joe Ganger gave a history of Charles Wendell Kirsch, his company the Kirsch Company, its historical impact as well as its impact on the community at the St. Joseph County Historical Society on Sunday, Nov. 19.   Commercial-News/Samantha May
THREE RIVERS — In January of 1908, at age 40, Charles Wendell Kirsch founded the Kirsch Company in Three Rivers, which later called Sturgis home. Decades later the company became one of the largest drapery hardware manufacturers in the world. President of the Colon Historical Society Joe Ganger...
On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Chris Minger, Managing Director of the St. Joseph County Road Commission, along with Road Commissioners John Bippus, Eric Shafer and Rodney Chupp, presented at the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce Early Bird Breakfast. Minger has worked in multiple capacities for over 40...
Precious carry: Wyatt Cool (37) from Mendon finds the going touch in Hornets territory as he takes a hand off and tries to pick up some yardage against Ottawa Lake Whiteford defense. Photo submitted by Nicci Plummer
HOWELL — Mendon’s drive to a Division 8 state football title stalled in the rain and wind Saturday at Howell High School with a 50-21 semifinal loss to Ottawa Lake Whiteford. No. 2-ranked Ottawa Lake Whiteford (13-0) advances to face Saginaw Nouvel (13-0) in Friday’s 10 a.m. state championship...
THREE RIVERS — Two-time defending champion Willie B. Wrong and rookie Wing-T-ing-It have finished the 2017 prep football season tied for the overall title. Willie B. Wrong and Wing-T-ing-It both finished the season in a deadlock for first place with an overall record of 90-19. After finishing...
JOLIET, Ill. — The Glen Oaks Community College men’s basketball team dropped a 93-73 decision on the road Saturday at Joliet Junior College. Glen Oaks falls to 2-3 overall while Joliet, the No. 8-ranked team in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association poll, improves to 4-1. The...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers DDA/Main Street program and the downtown merchants say they are once again pleased to host Christmas Around Town on Main Street. By tradition, this three-day-plus celebration of the holiday season’s official kickoff will take place in the historic district on the...
  Three Rivers Classic and Antique Restorers Club collected non-perishable food items from members for donation to the Constantine Community Food Pantry. Pictured (left to right) are Sue Outman, pantry director; and Libby Owens, TR C.A.R. Club member; Terry Owens, president of the pantry...

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