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COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Three Rivers Community Schools Curriculum Director Nikki Nash gives TRCS Board of Education members an update on the district’s extended learning plan and Lincoln Learning during their meeting Monday.
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education received a status update on Lincoln Learning and the district’s extended learning plan during their regular meeting Monday. Superintendent Ron Moag and Curriculum Director Nikki Nash’s report to the board covered enrollment in...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - St. Joseph County Commission on Aging Finance Clerk Kristina Butler discusses the 2020 and 2021 COA budget with COA Advisory Board members during their meeting Wednesday.
THREE RIVERS — The St. Joseph County Commission on Aging reviewed its year-end budget projections for 2020 and its proposed budget for 2021 during their monthly Advisory Board meeting Wednesday. COA Finance Clerk Kristina Butler told board members they are projected to end the 2020 fiscal year with...
CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County Administrator Teresa Doehring told county commissioners during their meeting Tuesday that a proposal for a 35-hour work week for employees has been rejected by one of the county’s union groups. Doehring told commissioners the plan did not pass the county’s base...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Three Rivers Fire Department firefighters review what remains of an RV fire that occurred Friday behind a home in the 16000 block of Lover’s Lane in Three Rivers. A 40-year-old man was arrested for arson in connection with the fire.
THREE RIVERS — A man was arrested Friday morning for arson after an RV burned down at a home in Three Rivers. According to reports from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department and Three Rivers Fire Department, both were called to a house on the 16000 block of Lover’s Lane in Three Rivers around...
Photo via Zoom Teleconference - Three Rivers resident Ann Hermen shares a story from her collection of “Center of the Universe” stories during Tuesday’s Three Rivers City Commission meeting. Commissioners declared the city the Center of the Universe during the meeting, as part of both a friendly competition with a small town in Idaho and a collaboration between Hermen and Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Tricia Meyer.
THREE RIVERS — While some long-time residents have long believed the city of Three Rivers to be the Center of the Universe, it has not officially been declared to be so. Until now. On Tuesday, the Three Rivers City Commission passed a motion declaring the city as the Center of the Universe. Of...
Photo provided by the Michigan Department of Transportation/Tim Burke - Pictured is an aerial view of the U.S. 131 corridor through Three Rivers, taken last week. The two-year project to reconfigure the highway into a boulevard with Michigan left turns is expected to wrap up on Nov. 15, with a tentative date to re-open to full traffic on Oct. 28.
THREE RIVERS — After two years of detours, construction and some traffic backups, the U.S. 131 reconstruction project in Three Rivers is now in its final stages. The two-phase project, which cost $20 million and included reconstruction and reconfiguration of the highway corridor into a boulevard...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Patricia Keller reads the oath of office after her unanimous appointment to the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District Board of Education Monday. Keller, who has 30 years of experience in both special education and general education, fills the seat left vacant following Geoffrey Smith’s resignation in September.
CENTREVILLE — After interviewing two candidates during their in-person meeting Monday, the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District now has a full board of education once again. The ISD board Monday appointed Patricia Keller to fill their vacancy and make whole again the five-person board....
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Third District St. Joseph County Commissioner Dennis Allen (left) and First District County Commissioner Al Balog (right) listen to one of the requests for an exception to the hiring freeze during their meeting Wednesday.
CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County is not expected to make new hires in a couple of areas until the county’s 2021 budget is put in place. County commissioners discussed the forthcoming budget projections and hiring options during their executive committee meeting Wednesday, Oct. 14 amid a request to...
Photo provided - Peter Butts was hired as the new Children’s Librarian for the Three Rivers Public Library last month.
THREE RIVERS — The new location of the Three Rivers Public Library will have a lot of new things going for it. With a new layout, new shelves, new furniture, new activity spaces and some new books, the library has a lot of brand-new items ready for when they allow limited in-person visits starting...
THREE RIVERS — The smell of food will permeate the Immaculate Conception Catholic School parking lot Thursday, as a food truck rally and fundraiser will take place at the school that day from 4-8 p.m. A total of four food trucks will be available that day, with a percentage of the proceeds going to...

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