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THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers High School went into a brief lockdown Friday afternoon following a threat posted on social media. According to district officials, the school was made aware of a threat on social media directed toward the safety of the school around 12:22 p.m. Officials say they were...
MOTTVILLE TWP. — St. Joseph County sheriff’s deputies are asking for help finding a suspect in a hit-and-run incident in Mottville Township Thursday morning. According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, the incident occurred at around 5:35 a.m. on U.S. 12 near Riverside Drive, when...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Community Schools could be one step away from enacting a new classroom display policy that would govern what can and cannot be displayed officially in the district’s classrooms. TRCS’ Board of Education had a first reading Monday night of the draft policy, which lists...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - The Baker (right, played by Eathan Bingaman) and the Baker’s Wife (center, played by Camille Van Dien) meet the Witch (left, played by Angela Talmadge) for the first time in the prologue of the Three Rivers Community Players’ production of “Into The Woods.” The show opens Friday and runs from Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 28-30.
THREE RIVERS — The way is clear, the light is good, and the Three Rivers Community Players will open their 2022-23 season by going “Into the Woods” with their production of the famous Stephen Sondheim musical. “Into the Woods” will run from Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 28-30 with seven shows in total....
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - St. Joseph County Grange Fair Board President Keith Bower (left) and Vice President Angie Mingus (right) discuss office worker pay during Friday’s special meeting of the board.
CENTREVILLE — In what was at times a contentious meeting Friday night, the board of directors of the St. Joseph County Grange Fair attempted to move forward following the firing of now-former Fair Manager Missi Tefft. In a special meeting that saw the fair’s small office space packed in to the brim...
THREE RIVERS — After hours of searching Friday, police in Three Rivers arrested a person accused of an armed robbery at a local gas station. According to the Three Rivers Police Department, at 11:10 a.m. Friday, police responded to the Sunoco gas station in the 700 block of West Michigan Avenue for...
KALAMAZOO — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is setting two open houses this week to discuss a planned rebuilding and repaving project on U.S. 131 beginning in 2023. The open houses will take place Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 4-6 p.m. at the Schoolcraft Municipal Complex at 442 N. Grand...
Photo provided - St. Joseph County Grange Fair Manager Missi Tefft, pictured here, was fired by the fair’s board of directors Monday.
CENTREVILLE — A seismic shift at the St. Joseph County Grange Fair was made Monday when the fair’s Board of Directors voted to fire Fair Manager Missi Tefft. The 7-5 vote, which came after an hours-long closed session at the end of an already three-hour-long meeting, was reportedly unexpected by...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Fabius Township resident Lisa Rockwell presents on her proposal for a “simple” solar overlay on behalf of landowners involved in a potential solar energy project in Fabius Township during Tuesday’s Fabius Township Planning Commission meeting. While the proposal was not ultimately discussed by the board, the commission voted 5-0 to recommend the township’s updated master plan to the township board, where it was approved unanimously as well.
FABIUS TWP. — After nearly a year and a half without a valid master plan in place, Fabius Township now has an updated one in place. Fabius Township’s board Wednesday approved a resolution to adopt the township’s updated master plan by a unanimous 4-0 vote, with trustee Judy Holman absent. This...
CENTREVILLE — Over 500 prospective students are expected to attend the 2022 St. Joseph County College Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Ken Schuler Court, the college’s gymnasium.  Schools in St. Joseph County will bus upper-level students to the event where they will be able to...

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