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COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus greet those waiting in line Saturday after arriving via firetruck in downtown Three Rivers, kicking off this past weekend’s Christmas Around Town festivities.
THREE RIVERS — Downtown Three Rivers was bustling with activity this past weekend with a big turnout for an annual holiday tradition. The official kickoff to the holiday season in downtown Three Rivers, Christmas Around Town brought hundreds, if not thousands to the area over the weekend for...
Photo provided (From left to right) - The Herdman kids (played by Linden Musser, Kyle Brandys, Cadon Musser, Robin Musser, Aubrey Miller and Helena Pradna) plan how to put their own spin on the titular Christmas pageant in the Three Rivers Community Players production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” which comes this weekend to the TRCP Theatre.
THREE RIVERS — What happens when a group of rambunctious kids make their mark on an annual church Christmas pageant? The result is the Three Rivers Community Players’ newest production, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” coming to the TRCP theatre this weekend, Dec. 2-4. The one-weekend-only show...
CONSTANTINE — The Constantine Village Council approved a Michigan Spark Grant application for $225,000 for a splash pad at a Nov. 21 council meeting. Administered by the Department of Natural Resources, the grants support public recreational facilities that make it easier for people to enjoy both...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Volunteers at Tuesday’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Trinity Episcopal Church load up a tray full of food. Pictured from left to right are Jan Kelly, David Berry, Anissa Ellis, and Pastor James Smith.
THREE RIVERS — For many people, an ideal Thanksgiving dinner involves good food, good community, with maybe a dash of holiday music in the background. By those standards, Tuesday’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner hosted at Trinity Episcopal Church in Three Rivers was very much an ideal one. Attended...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Pictured is the Nottawa Road bridge Friday morning. The Michigan Department of Transportation wrapped up a project on the bridge this week, which replaced its superstructure, including full removal and replacement of the bridge deck and supporting beams.
LANSING ­- The Nottawa Road bridge in St. Joseph County, under repair since late August, reopened to traffic Tuesday as one of the last Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) bridge bundling pilot projects for the year. The 60-foot Nottawa Road bridge over the Prairie River, built in 1963,...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Public Library will have gutter work performed on its building in the near future. TRPL’s Board of Trustees approved a quote from Galesburg-based Gutter Worx for $6,450 plus a 10 percent contingency for gutter replacement on its building. Gutter Worx was one of two...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus pose for a picture during the 2021 Christmas Around Town festivities in downtown Three Rivers. Santa will be making an appearance on Saturday afternoon when he rides into downtown TR on a Three Rivers Fire Department truck during this year’s Christmas Around Town.
THREE RIVERS — A decades-old Christmas tradition in downtown Three Rivers returns this weekend with some new events to bolster the Black Friday weekend. Christmas Around Town, the official kickoff to the holiday season in the city, returns on Nov. 25-27, with downtown festivities beginning at 6 p.m...
Photo provided - John Graham (center), a 2005 Three Rivers High School graduate, raises the trophy for winning the 2022 USA Memory Championship in Winter Park, Fla. on Oct. 22. He is flanked by Bob Schafer (left), CEO of Lumos Labs, and Tony Dottino (right), the founder and president of the US Memory Championship.
THREE RIVERS — Just two days prior to one of the biggest competitions of his year back in October, John Graham was dealt a shocking piece of news. Graham, a 36-year-old Three Rivers native, learned that a family member had died by suicide, something that hit him fairly hard in the run-up to the...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Cameron Mains addresses those in attendance about the DDA and what they do during the first Make Your Mark Awards/Community Engagement Event at A Place In Time Friday night. The event recognized downtown businesses for their longevity as well as gave people an opportunity to learn more about the city’s boards and master plan.
THREE RIVERS — A chilly night didn’t deter the more than two dozen who attended the first-ever Three Rivers Community Engagement Event and Make Your Mark awards ceremony Friday night in downtown Three Rivers. Held at A Place In Time, the night was a mix of networking, learning and celebrating, with...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Pictured is the current cold storage barn the St. Joseph County Road Commission uses to store their off-season equipment. The barn will be replaced with a new steel structure next year, as the road commission board approved a $668,309 bid for one at their meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16.
CENTREVILLE — The St. Joseph County Road Commission will be getting a new cold storage barn for its seasonal equipment next year, due to the deteriorating condition of its current one. At their Wednesday, Nov. 16 meeting, the road commission board approved a $668,309 bid from James Ware...

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