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COLDWATER — The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency (BHSJ) shared Wednesday they have only a “very limited supply” of COVID-19 vaccines available in the tri-county area. The announcement comes as the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Constantine Village Manager Mark Honeysett talks with Constantine Village Council members about their attorney's recommendations for changing the village's medical marijuana ordinance following a closed session during their meeting Monday.
CONSTANTINE — A change to Constantine’s medical marijuana ordinance could be coming down the pipeline this month. The Constantine Village Council voted Monday to set a public hearing for Monday, Jan. 18 at 7:03 p.m. to consider approving a number of recommended changes to Ordinance 238, the village...
Photo provided - Three Rivers Health Laboratory Technician Chantelle Jepson receives her COVID-19 vaccination during a clinic for TRH employees last week. Around 90 Three Rivers Health employees, including nurses, doctors and lab workers, received the vaccination during the clinic, with more to be expected in future clinics being held this week.
THREE RIVERS — The COVID-19 vaccination process has begun in earnest in the Three Rivers area, and it started with those on the front lines of the pandemic. On Wednesday, Dec. 30, Three Rivers Health held its first COVID-19 vaccination clinic, exclusively for its health care workers, clinical staff...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - A view of the new sign in front of downtown Three Rivers’ East Alley walkthrough. The sign was installed in late December as part of the project to turn the walkthrough into a public space.
THREE RIVERS — The transformation of the East Alley walkway in downtown Three Rivers got a big boost in late December. On Saturday, Dec. 19, workers put the finishing touches on installing a new metal sign and archway at the entrance to the East Alley. The sign was one of the last few parts of the...
PARK TWP. — Police are investigating a hit and run incident in Park Township Monday afternoon that also involved the suspect assaulting a store clerk. According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, the incident occurred when the suspect vehicle struck the building of a gas station in the...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Firefighters work on putting out a fire at a home in the 56000 block of Brave Drive in the Tamarac subdivision in Lockport Township Thursday. According to officials on scene, the fire took about 45 minutes to get under control, and the house appeared to be a total loss.
LOCKPORT TWP. — No one was injured in a fire that occurred Thursday afternoon in the Tamarac subdivision. According to the Three Rivers Fire Department, firefighters were called to a home in the 56000 block of Brave Drive in Lockport Township’s Tamarac subdivision at 1:22 p.m. for a house fire....
CONSTANTINE — A sewer spill in Constantine Tuesday released 5,000 gallons of sewage near U.S. 131. According to officials with the Village of Constantine, the spill occurred north of the village, in a ditch near the northernmost intersection of the U.S. 131 business route. It was detected at 8 a.m...
Photo provided - Outgoing 59th District Rep. Aaron Miller of Sturgis will be leaving the Michigan House of Representatives in January after being termed out of office after six years of service.
STURGIS — Before Aaron Miller began his tenure as 59th District representative in the Michigan House of Representatives in 2015, his brother Isaac had one simple, tongue-in-cheek request for him: To never change who he was as a person, lest Isaac punch him in the face. Safe to say, Miller reports,...
Photo provided by Eley Funeral Home - Fred Henningsen, who helped bring irrigation and other agricultural industries to St. Joseph County, passed away on Dec. 8 at the age of 86.
CENTREVILLE — Talk with anybody that worked with Fred Henningsen over the years, whether it be with the Michigan State University Extension, where he spent 24 years and served as director, with the St. Joseph County Fair Board or any other place he served, and you will hear the same thing about his...
COLDWATER — The COVID-19 vaccine is on its way to St. Joseph County. The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency (BHSJ) announced in a press release Monday the agency has received their initial allotment of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, with vaccinations beginning for frontline healthcare...

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