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Photo Provided - Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Doug Humbert has retired after 19 years of employment at the plant.
THREE RIVERS – Doug Humbert celebrated his retirement as Wastewater Treatment Plant supervisor with a lunch for colleagues, friends and family on Friday, August 26. Humbert began at the plant as an operator in August 2003; he filled the role of interim superintendent in 2010 until the city hired...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Public Library will be having some parking lot maintenance done in the very near future. During the Tuesday, Aug. 23 meeting of the TRPL’s Board of Trustees, the board approved the hiring of an asphalt company for up to $3,600, with the money coming out of the...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Friday, Aug. 12 during downtown Three Rivers’ Sass in the City event for the new Cedar and Sage Boutique, located at 109 Portage Ave. The ceremonial ribbon was cut by owner Katie Jacobs (third from left, holding scissors), who officially opened the store back on Memorial Day weekend.
THREE RIVERS — A new women’s boutique in Three Rivers opened up shop recently in downtown, with a perfect event-filled backdrop to do so. The Cedar and Sage Boutique, located at 109 Portage Ave., officially had its grand opening celebration on Friday, Aug. 12 during the Sass in the City event in...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Pictured is the building at 1020 Millard St. in Three Rivers Friday. The Three Rivers Planning Commission will be awaiting the outcome of the next Three Rivers City Commission meeting to schedule a public hearing on a zoning amendment petition for the building, currently owned by Clark Logic.
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Planning Commission will be awaiting the outcome of the next Three Rivers City Commission meeting before scheduling a public hearing on a potential zoning amendment petition. During their meeting Monday, the planning commission voted to schedule a public hearing,...
CENTREVILLE — Teacher shortages plaguing St. Joseph County, and the state and country as a whole, as well as its causes and possible solutions, were a major topic of discussion at Monday’s St. Joseph County ISD Board of Education meeting. Currently, a number of school districts in St. Joseph County...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville’s Board of Education will be looking into how they will proceed with potentially placing HVAC systems in their school buildings. During their meeting Monday, Centreville Public Schools Superintendent Chad Brady gave an update on putting in the HVAC systems, saying in an...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - A summery float from TH Plastics passes by during Mendon’s Riverfest Parade Saturday afternoon. There were many colorful entries in this year’s parade, part of the three-day long event that occurred last weekend.
MENDON — Mendon’s annual Riverfest festival had to dodge some raindrops right at the end, but organizers said the event that closes out the summer in St. Joseph County had one of its strongest turnouts in quite a while. “This year's festival, I believe, went great. In comparison to other years, I...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Assistant City Attorney John Barnes (left) shakes hands with Three Rivers Mayor Tom Lowry (right) after receiving a wall clock from the city in honor of Barnes’ more than 30 years of service to the city. Barnes has been the assistant city attorney since 1991, and will be retiring in the near future.
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers city officials recognized one of their own for over 30 years of service during Tuesday’s city commission meeting. Assistant City Attorney John Barnes was honored with a brief ceremony near the beginning of the meeting for his decades of service to the city, as he intends...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Some of the nearly 40 walkers at Saturday’s “Walk a Mile in Their Shoes” event blow bubbles as they begin their one-mile walk from Lafayette Park. The event helped fundraise for Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services of St. Joseph County, raising awareness and paying tribute to those who have been affected by domestic violence and sexual abuse.
THREE RIVERS — Around 40 walkers took to the North Main Street sidewalks Saturday morning to bring awareness of an issue that has affected the lives of many around the country. The walk was part of the annual “Walk a Mile in Their Shoes” event, put on by Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services of St....
CENTREVILLE — Glen Oaks Community College’s Board of Trustees received an update on the college’s south side renovation during their monthly meeting on Thursday, Aug. 11. GOCC President Dr. David Devier said the project, which he estimated back in March could be around $7 million to ultimately...

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