Experts in the field agree that some old methods of treating mental illness belong in the past. But one may be due for revival, a professor at Western Michigan University said.
#MomLife columnist Steph Hightree writes, “I love being a mother and a wife. I am happy to take care of my family. But I am also going to learn how to say no more often to allow for some me time.”
The event will take place in partnership with Iron Fish, a “field-to-glass craft distillery” in northern Michigan named for the steelhead trout that swim in the region’s rivers.
“A Retrospective of 22 Years at the Oaks,” a collection of artworks by Professor Michael Northrop, is now on display in the Flora Kirsch-Beck Art Gallery on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College.
A bipartisan bill package aimed at preventing sexual assault and protecting survivors cleared the Michigan Senate on Tuesday, nearly two years after the measures were first introduced.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department announced it will conduct overtime speed enforcement beginning on December 1, continuing through the end of February 2023. The initiative, which is also being deployed by the Michigan State Police and a number of municipalities statewide, hopes to curve a recent spike in speed-related fatalities.
The U.S. Senate approved legislation Tuesday that would enshrine protections for same-sex and interracial marriages, codifying many of the rights that would disappear if the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn those landmark decisions the way it overturned the nationwide right to an abortion this summer.
#GivingTuesday is also #GivingNewsDay and we’re hoping you’ll consider donating to Watershed Voice this giving season. Our goal is to raise $5,000 by day’s end in order to hire freelance journalists to bolster our already award-winning coverage.
The downtown block of Three Rivers was filled with shoppers, carolers, wagon rides, and more this weekend as the annual Christmas Around Town event kicked off the holiday season.
This week’s episode of Keep Your Voice Down includes the harrowing tale of a vet visit with three cats, thoughts on Doug and Alek’s respective and very different Thanksgiving dinners, an award-winning trip to Austin, #GivingTuesday, and future plans for Watershed Voice.
House Bill 4722, which narrowly passed the House in a late-night session last October, essentially strips a local Michigan municipality’s ability to regulate short-term rentals through local zoning ordinances or makes them subject to a special-use or conditional-use permit.
Christmas Around Town is Three Rivers’ official kickoff to the holiday season, and it’s almost here.
Amid a surge in visits to pediatric emergency rooms, doctors and public health officials are advising families to take preventative measures to stop the spread of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other respiratory illnesses.
American Electric Power said last year that it plans to spend $23.3 billion between 2022 and 2026 on transmission and distribution. But there’s been growing concern at the state and federal level that too much of it is occurring without enough transparency and oversight to ensure transmission owners are appropriately planning for new technology, considering more cost-effective regional approaches or alternate solutions and not ripping off their ratepayers.
A 22-year-old Three Rivers man was transported to an area hospital Thursday after crashing his vehicle in Park Township.
A 74-year-old South Bend man died Tuesday after the vehicle he was riding in left the roadway and struck a tree in Constantine Township.
Following the spray-painting of antisemitic symbols on a West Michigan Democratic Party office, a newly elected state lawmaker says he plans to introduce legislation that would better deal with such incidents.
Attorney T.J. Reed will succeed longtime Three Rivers City Attorney J. Patrick O’Malley upon O’Malley’s retirement at year’s end. Reed, currently serving as assistant city attorney, was named O’Malley’s successor by the Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday.